Patience D. Roggensack

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Patience Drake Roggensack
Associate Justice of the Wisconsin Supreme Court
Assumed office
Personal details
Born (1940-07-07) July 7, 1940 (age 74)
Joliet, Illinois
Alma mater Drake University (B.A.), University of Wisconsin Law School (J.D.)

Patience Drake Roggensack (born July 7, 1940) is a justice on the Wisconsin Supreme Court.[1] She was elected to the Supreme Court in 2003 and was re-elected in 2013. Her current term expires July 31, 2023.[2]

Roggensack was born in Joliet, Illinois. She graduated from Lockport Township High School in Lockport, Illinois; she then received her bachelor’s degree from Drake University in 1962, and her law degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 1980. Roggensack then practiced law in Madison, Wisconsin.

Before joining the Wisconsin Supreme Court, Roggensack was elected to the Wisconsin Court of Appeals in 1996 and re-elected in 2002. Prior to serving on the Court of Appeals, she practiced law for 16 years, including at the DeWitt Ross & Stevens S.C. firm in Madison, Wisconsin.


  1. ^ Patience D. Roggensack, Wisconsin Historical Society
  2. ^ Patience Roggensack, Wisconsin Supreme Court