Boon Brunette sworn in as Clark County Circuit Court judge

Lyndsey Boon Brunette can remember her first time entering a courtroom as a legal intern, and the awe she felt as she walked into the hallowed halls of justice. Years later, she still gets that same sense of reverence in a courtroom, only now she’ll be walking in while wearing a black robe.
Boon Brunette was sworn-in on Aug. 3 as Clark County’s new circuit court judge, replacing Jon Counsell after 19 years on the bench. Boon Brunette is only the 11th judge to serve in Clark County’s judicial history, and the first female. Clark County judges historically serve long terms; Boon Brunette is just the fifth in the last 71 years, and only the third since 1970. She defeated attorney Roberta Heckes for the seat in an April election, and now begins a 6-year term.
Boon Brunette is a Christie-area native and a Neillsville High School graduate. She earned her bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from UW-Eau Claire and her law degree from William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, Minn.

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