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  Schimel, Brad
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NameBrad Schimel
AddressW295 S2609 Jamie Ct
Waukesha, Wisconsin , United States
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Born 00, 1965 (54 years)
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Jun 02, 2018 01:10am
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InfoBrad was elected Waukesha County District Attorney in 2006. As District Attorney, he supervises 15 other attorneys and nearly three dozen support staff. As Chief Law Enforcement Officer for Waukesha County, he is responsible for prosecuting all crimes occurring in the county.

He began his career as a prosecutor during his internship in the Waukesha County District Attorney’s Office in 1989. In 1990, he was sworn in as an Assistant District Attorney and served in that position for the next 16 years. The largest part of his career has been focused on prosecution of sexual assault and child abuse. As part of his commitment to protecting our children, Brad was a founding member of the Waukesha County Child Advocacy Center Task Force. The team opened the Big Yellow House, Waukesha County’s first Child Advocacy Center, in April 2006 and Brad co-chairs the Center’s Steering Committee. The Center is the first full-service Child Advocacy Center in Wisconsin. In 2006, the Wisconsin Association of Victim and Witness Professionals named Brad “Professional of the Year” for his commitment to helping sexual assault victims.

Brad grew up in the Town of Vernon and is a 1983 graduate of Mukwonago High School. He went on to UW Waukesha and UW Milwaukee, where he graduated with Commencement Honors with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science. He earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 1990.

Brad enjoys being active in his home community. He currently serves on the Boards of Directors of the Waukesha Food Pantry, Interfaith Senior Programs (formerly the Interfaith Caregiving Network), the Pregnancy Support Connection (formerly the UP Connection) and the Honorable Marianne E. Becker Memorial Fund for Restorative Justice. He previously served as Treasurer and Secretary of the Board of Directors of the Addiction Resource Council and continues to serve on their Advisory Board. Brad is a founding member of the Waukesha County Victim Impact Panel for repeat drunk drivers. He also serves on the Advisory Boards of the Potawatomi Council Boy Scouts and the Enlight Program, a second-chance program for young offenders. Brad is President of the PARC (Preventing Alcohol-Related Crashes) Task Force and President of Waukesha County Crime Stoppers. He chairs the Human Concerns Committee at St. William Parish in Waukesha and serves on many other committees for organizations such as the United Way. Brad is also an active member of Rotary International and an Adjunct Professor at Concordia University and an Instructor at Waukesha County Technical College. He regularly gives presentations at continuing education conferences statewide for attorneys, law enforcement officers, educators and child protection workers.

Most importantly, Brad and his wife Sandi have two daughters, ages 4 and 6. In his spare time, Brad plays in several rock and roll bands and is a Harley Davidson enthusiast.


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  11/06/2018 WI Attorney General Lost 48.76% (-0.65%)
  08/14/2018 WI Attorney General - R Primary Won 99.77% (+99.55%)
  11/04/2014 WI Attorney General Won 51.54% (+6.15%)
  08/12/2014 WI Attorney General - R Primary Won 99.83% (+99.65%)
  11/06/2012 Waukesha County District Attorney Won 98.67% (+97.34%)
  11/04/2008 Waukesha County District Attorney Won 99.57% (+99.14%)
  11/07/2006 Waukesha County District Attorney Won 99.39% (+98.77%)
ENDORSEMENTS
WI State Assembly 98 - Special R Primary - Feb 19, 2013 R Jeanne Tarantino
WI State Assembly 13 - R Primary - Aug 14, 2012 R Rob Hutton
WI US Senate - R Primary - Aug 14, 2012 R Tommy Thompson