Private Bar Award

Starting in 2018, the Private Bar Award is an annual award handed out by the Public Defender Board in recognition of private bar lawyers who have consistently displayed great dedication and excellence in representing their SPD clients and in working to help improve services for indigent defense.

2018 Recipient:
Attorney Matthew Kirkpatrick for his dedication to his public defender clients and to the agency.  Attorney Kirkpatrick's mobile law office is based out of Menomonie, Wisconsin.