Party affiliation: Republican
James Roland Klauser, American lawyer. Bar: Wisconsin 1964. Recipient Distinguished Service to State Government award National Governor's Association, 1991. een. chairman Thompson for Wisconsin, since 1986; member Governor's Commission on Taliesin, Madison, 1988-1992; board directors Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority, Madison, 1991-1997. Member Wisconsin Bar Association.
Attorney Chicago Title & Trust Company, 1964-1965. Private practice, Union Grove, Wisconsin, 1965-1968. Counsel, staff attorney Wisconsin Legislation Council, Madison, 1968-1971, Senate Republican Caucus, Madison, 1971-1979.
Partner DeWitt, Sundby, Huggett, Schumacher & Morgan South Carolina, 1979-1986. Secretary Wisconsin Department Administration, 1987-1997. Special counsel to governor State of Wisconsin, 1995-1997.
Partner DeWitt, Ross, Stevens, since 1997. Member Wisconsin State Investment Board, Madison, 1987-1997. Chairman Executive Cabinet Quality Workforce, Madison, 1991-1997.