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Patricia Kay Hammel

Patricia Kay Hammel, American lawyer. Bar: Wisconsin 1981, United States District Court (western district) Wisconsin 1981. Member/organizer Reproductive Rights Coalition, Madison, 1980-1985; candidate for attorney general Labor Farm Party, Wisconsin, 1990. Member National Lawyers Guild (president-secretary 1977-1981), Legal Association for Women, Madison Shotokan Karate Club (Shodan).

Background

  • Hammel, Patricia Kay was born on August 23, 1954 in West Point, Nebraska, United States. Daughter of Donald Harry and Ruth Verner (Fischer) Hammel.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in History, University Wisconsin, 1977. Juris Doctor, University Wisconsin, 1980.

    Career

    • Private practice, Madison, 1981-1985. Staff attorney King St. Law Collective, since 1985, president board directors, 1985-1996. Treasurer board directors Kids Play Child cAre, Madison, 1991-1992.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Wisconsin 1981, United States District Court (western district) Wisconsin 1981.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: New Progressive Party

    Membership

    Member/organizer Reproductive Rights Coalition, Madison, 1980-1985. Candidate for attorney general Labor Farm Party, Wisconsin, 1990. Member National Lawyers Guild (president-secretary 1977-1981), Legal Association for Women, Madison Shotokan Karate Club (Shodan).

    Personality

    Interests

    Martial arts, fine arts, biking, skiing.

    Connections

    • Married Jerry Cullen Merriman, December 3, 1988. Children: Brendan Cullen, Fiona Jaye.
    • father: Donald Harry Hammel
    • mother: Ruth Verner (Fischer) Hammel
    • spouse: Jerry Cullen Merriman
    • children: Brendan Cullen Hammel
    • Fiona Jaye Hammel
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    Born August 23, 1954
    (age 63)
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