Evers names Ellis as Lincoln County district attorney.

PositionLincoln County, Wisconsin, Tony Evers and Kristopher Ellis


Gov. Tony Evers has appointed Kristopher Ellis to serve as Lincoln County district attorney. His appointment fills a vacancy being created by District Attorney Galen Bayne-Allison's election to the Lincoln County Circuit Court.

Ellis will serve for the remainder of the unexpired term that ends January 2025.

Ellis has been an assistant district attorney in Lincoln County since June. For nearly four years prior, he served as an assistant state public defender in Merrill, representing clients in both Price and Lincoln counties. In addition to representing criminal defendants, he also took on juvenile, revocation, and termination of parental rights cases, as well as involuntary mental...

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