ANTIGO, Wis. (WSAW) – Gov. Tony Evers has appointed Kelly Hays to function Langlade County District Legal professional.
The appointment fills a emptiness created by District Legal professional Elizabeth Gebert’s resignation. Hays will serve for the rest of the unexpired time period that ends January 2025.
“Kelly Hays has demonstrated a ardour for pursuing justice and has constructed robust working relationships to that finish,” mentioned Gov. Evers. “She will likely be a nice district legal professional for the folks of Langlade County.”
Hays joined the Langlade County District Legal professional’s Workplace in Might 2019, the place she is at the moment an assistant district legal professional. On this function, she handles all kinds of circumstances, starting from severe violent felonies to visitors and ordinance violations. She is the first legal professional chargeable for the county’s first offender program and THC diversion program, each of which she helped develop with the present district legal professional.
“It’s critically vital for our native legislation enforcement to have a collaborative working relationship with our District Legal professional’s Workplace,” mentioned Antigo Police Chief Dan Duley.
Hays is a graduate of the College of Wisconsin–Stevens Level and the College of Wisconsin Legislation Faculty. She beforehand served as the manager director of the Wisconsin District Attorneys Affiliation.
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