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Judges: Public has right to know former deputy’s discipline records

The Wisconsin Court of Appeals recently made a key ruling on police transparency and clarified that law enforcement discipline records are in fact public records. The ruling stems from a WISN 12 investigation into former…

Judges: Public has right to know former deputy’s discipline records

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Thomsen, Kinne and Sweatt Reach $862,500 Settlement in Civil Rights Lawsuit Filed Against Baraboo School District

Gingras, Thomsen & Wachs partners Mark Thomsen and Paul Kinne, along with GTW attorney Kimberly Sweatt and referring attorney Amy Bogost, have reached an $862,500 settlement with the Baraboo School District (BSD) on behalf of…

Thomsen, Kinne and Sweatt Reach $862,500 Settlement in Civil Rights Lawsuit Filed Against Baraboo School District

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Thomsen Files Civil Rights Lawsuit Against Milwaukee County and Former Sheriff’s Deputy Streicher for Collision That Resulted in the Death of Community Activist Ceasar Stinson

Partner Mark Thomsen and attorney Melissa Prost of Gingras, Thomsen and Wachs Lawyers filed a civil rights and wrongful death lawsuit against Milwaukee County and former Milwaukee County sheriff’s deputy Joel Striecher for the high-speed…

Thomsen Files Civil Rights Lawsuit Against Milwaukee County and Former Sheriff’s Deputy Streicher for Collision That Resulted in the Death of Community Activist Ceasar Stinson

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Milwaukee Common Council Approves Historic Settlement in Civil Rights Lawsuit Filed by Former Bucks Guard Sterling Brown and GTW Partner Mark Thomsen

More than three years after being wrongfully tased and unlawfully arrested by Milwaukee police officers, former Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown’s settlement agreement implements anti-racist policing policy for the city’s police force. The Milwaukee Common…

Milwaukee Common Council Approves Historic Settlement in Civil Rights Lawsuit Filed by Former Bucks Guard Sterling Brown and GTW Partner Mark Thomsen

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Gingras and Thompson Settle Title VII Lawsuit On Behalf of Client for $167,000

Partner Bob Gingras and attorney Scott Thompson of Gingras, Thomsen and Wachs Lawyers settled a lawsuit in the Western District of Wisconsin on behalf of our client for $167,000. Our client alleged in her complaint…

Gingras and Thompson Settle Title VII Lawsuit On Behalf of Client for $167,000
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Bucks Guard Sterling Brown Authorizes GTW Partner Mark Thomsen to Sign Historic Settlement in Civil Rights Lawsuit with the City of Milwaukee

Gingras, Thomsen and Wachs partner Mark Thomsen, on behalf of Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown, signed a settlement agreement with the City of Milwaukee. The City will admit to violating Brown’s constitutional rights and incorporate…

Bucks Guard Sterling Brown Authorizes GTW Partner Mark Thomsen to Sign Historic Settlement in Civil Rights Lawsuit with the City of Milwaukee

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Gingras, Thomsen & Wachs Lawyers File Civil Rights Lawsuit Against Baraboo School District

Attorneys Mark Thomsen and Paul Kinne of Gingras, Thomsen and Wachs Lawyers have filed a lawsuit in the Western District of Wisconsin against the Baraboo School District (BSD) for actions violating Title IX of the…

Gingras, Thomsen & Wachs Lawyers File Civil Rights Lawsuit Against Baraboo School District
Sterling Brown

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UPDATE: [VIDEO] GTW Holds Press Conference to Discuss Mr. Brown’s Civil Rights Lawsuit

On Thursday, October 10th, GTW attorney, Mark Thomsen, held a press conference at Milwaukee City Hall to discuss the latest updates in Mr. Brown's case.

UPDATE: [VIDEO] GTW Holds Press Conference to Discuss Mr. Brown’s Civil Rights Lawsuit
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GCW Lawyers Help Mental Health Advocate, Brenda Wesley, Seek Justice For Her Son

GCW Lawyers & Brenda Wesley have filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of her son over the alleged failure to provide him with mental illness medication during his time at the County Jail.

GCW Lawyers Help Mental Health Advocate, Brenda Wesley, Seek Justice For Her Son
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GCW Lawyer Helps Trammell Family Seek Justice After DA Declines to Press Charges

UPDATE: The Village of West Milwaukee and the family of Adam Trammell have come to a settlement in their federal civil rights lawsuit. The Village has agreed to pay $2.5 million to the Trammell family for the repeated tasing of their son before his death in May 2017.

GCW Lawyer Helps Trammell Family Seek Justice After DA Declines to Press Charges