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Valerie Sklar Mannis

Valerie Sklar Mannis, American lawyer. Bar: Wisconsin 1974.


  • Mannis, Valerie Sklar was born on May 26, 1939 in Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States. Daughter of Phillip and Rose (Aaron) Sklar.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Wisconsin, 1970. Juris Doctor, University Wisconsin, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, 1997.


    • Staff attorney Legislation Council, Madison, Wisconsin, 1974-1975. Sole practice, 1975-1984. Assistant to president Bank of Shorewood Hills, Wisconsin, 1984-1986.

      Trust officer, senior account executive First Wisconsin National Bank, Madison, 1986-1990. Development director Young Women’s Christian Association-Madison, 1990-1992. Associate lecturer University Wisconsin, Madison, since 1997.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Wisconsin 1974.


    President National Women's Political Caucus Dane County, Madison, 1984. Board directors Madison Estate Planning Council, 1980-1984, Madison Jewish Community Council, 1975-1979, 82-84. Member State Bar Wisconsin (governor 1980-1986), Dane County Bar Association (chairman property committee 1978-1984), Legal Association for Women (founding), Business Forum Board (board directors 1988-1991, 98—), Rotary (president 1992-1993).


    • Married Kent Simon Mannis, December 28, 1958. Children: Andrea, Marci.
    • father: Phillip Sklar
    • mother: Rose (Aaron) Sklar
    • spouse: Kent Simon Mannis
    • children: Andrea Mannis
    • Marci Mannis
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