Richard S. Brown
Richard S. Brown is Chief Judge of the Wisconsin Court of Appeals.
Brown was born on March 31, 1946 in Racine, Wisconsin. His father, Manny, was a lawyer and a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly. Brown is a graduate of Miami University, the University of Wisconsin Law School and the University of Virginia.
Brown was Assistant District Attorney of Racine County, Wisconsin from 1971 to 1973. He then moved to Oshkosh, Wisconsin and worked in a private practice until his election to the Court of Appeals in 1978.