Thursday, January 5, 2012
Mark Gundrum, now a Court of Appeals judge, says he is saddened that donations apparently did not reach wounded veterans.
A local appeals court judge and Iraq veteran is one of the victims of an alleged embezzlement scheme that diverted funds meant to help war veterans, according to a court document filed Thursday in Milwaukee County Circuit Court. Nearly $5,000 donated to the Military Order of the Purple Heart by Court of Appeals Judge Mark Gundrum never made it to the veterans and their families, according to a criminal complaint filed in Milwaukee County. Gundrum took a leave of absence from the state Assembly when he was a representative to serve in Iraq. The alleged embezzlement was uncovered during a Milwaukee County John Doe investigation into Gov. Scott Walker's staffers, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. “My wife and I are just saddened …
Thursday, November 10, 2011
New judge will replace Mark Gundrum, who is leaving for the District II Court of Appeals.
Thursday, November 10, 2011
Editor's Note: This information was provided to Patch by a news release from Gov. Scott Walker's office. Gov. Scott Walker announced today that he is seeking applicants for appointment to the Waukesha County Circuit Court. The new appointee will replace outgoing Waukesha County Circuit Court Judge Mark Gundrum, who was recently appointed to the District II Court of Appeals. To apply, submit the following: Complete application materials should be submitted via email to the following: firstname.lastname@example.org All application materials for this judicial appointment must be received no later than 5 p.m., Friday, Nov. 25, 2011. Following submission, you will receive an email confirming that we have received your application, and …
Friday, November 4, 2011
Gov. Scott Walker appointed Mark Gundrum, a Waukesha County circuit judge and former GOP state legislator, to serve on the District II Court of Appeals.
Gov. Scott Walker has appointed Waukesha County Circuit Judge Mark Gundrum, a former longtime Republican state legislator, to serve as an appellate court judge. Gundrum, who replaces Appellate Judge Daniel P. Anderson, will have to run for election in April to the District II Court of Appeal based in Waukesha. Gundrum served in the state Assembly from 1999 until April 2010, when he was elected to the circuit court bench defeating Rick Congdon, who had been appointed by Democratic Gov. Jim Doyle. “Judge Gundrum will treat the citizens of Wisconsin with respect, act fairly and be a blind arbiter of justice,” Walker said. “The tremendous amount of support from the community coupled with his outstanding legal education and experience make …