Restorative Justice Dialogue – Victims Meeting Their Offenders


We are pleased to announce a Niagara Forums with Janine Geske, Distinguished Professor of Law at Marquette University and Former Wisconsin Supreme Court Judge. She will talk about the Restorative Justice Dialogue – Victims Meeting Their Offenders

Lunch will be provided
Please Reserve your complimentary ticket (We have limited seating)
Fee: Complimentary


November 5th, Wednesday
12:00 PM – 1:15 PM
(Lunch service will start at 11:45 AM)


Hefter Center
3271 N Lake Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53211

Justice Janine P. Geske currently serves as a Distinguished Professor of Law at Marquette University Law School and Director of the Law School’s Restorative Justice Initiative. In the fall of 2011, she served as a Visiting Professor of law at the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium in Restorative Justice at its Institute of Criminology. She served as interim dean of Marquette Law School from July 2002 to July 2003 and as interim Milwaukee County Executive from February 28 to May 6, 2002.

She previously served on the Wisconsin Supreme Court from 1993-1998. From 1981-1993, she was a Milwaukee County Circuit Court judge. Prior to becoming a judge, she served as chief staff attorney for the Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee and then as clinical director and assistant professor of law at Marquette University.

Justice Geske is also a Fellow of the American College of Civil Trial Mediators, member of the Association for Confliction Resolution, member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution sections of the American and Wisconsin Bar Associations, member of the Standing Committee for Indigent Defense, Federal Public Defender’s Office, and member of the Board of Trustees for the Greater Milwaukee Foundation, member of the Board of Directors for the Opus Prize ( an annual $1 million humanitarian award), member of the Department of Corrections Victims Advisory Committee.

She has previously served as the Dean of the Wisconsin Judicial College, member of the Board of Trustees for the International Centre on Healing and the Law, Chair of the Marquette University High School board of directors, former member of Inns of Courts-Madison, Inns of Court-Milwaukee, Mayor John Norquist’s Task Force on Drugs/Crime in the Neighborhoods, Wisconsin Equal Justice Task Force, Task Force on Victims’ Rights Amendment, Milwaukee Homicide Advisory Panel, State Bar Commission on Delivery of Legal Services, Beloit College Board of Trustees, and Milwaukee Bar Association Board of Directors.

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