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LAWRENCE JOST, American Lawyer, Partner of REVISERS OF THE WISCONSIN LAW DIGEST FOR THIS DIRECTORY, specializing in the field of 1985 and Secretary/Treasurer, 1986-1988); Milwaukee Young Lawyers Association; American Intellectual Property Law Association. Patent, Trademark and Copyright and Litigation.


Jost, Lawrence John was born on October 9, 1944 in Alma, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Lester J. and Hazel L. (Johnson) Jost.


University of Wisconsin (Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, 1968. Juris Doctor, 1969). Research Editor, Wisconsin Law Review, 1968-1969. Law Clerk, Honorary Myron L. Gordon, United States.

District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1969-1970.


Law clerk to judge The United States of America District Court, Milwaukee, 1969-1970. Associate firm Brady, Tyrrell, Cotter & Cutler, 1970-1974. Associate Quarles & Brady, 1974-1976, partner, since 1976, chair real estate group, since 1985, chair real property section, since 2002.

Visiting teacher general practice Wisconsin Law School.


  • Bar: Wisconsin 1969, United States District Court (eastern district) Wisconsin 1969, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1969, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1980.


Board directors Milwaukee Chamber Theatre, 1998-2001, Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 2003^. President Visiting Nurse Association Milwaukee, 1982-1985, Visiting Nurse Association, Corporation, 1982-1986. Board directors Wisconsin Heritage Inc., 1980-1982, Visiting Nurse Foundation, 1986-1995, president, 1993-1994.

Board directors Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 1987-1995, since 2001, president, 1990-1992. Board directors United Performing Arts Fund, 1989-1993. Member American Bar Association, Wisconsin Bar Association (lecturer seminars), Milwaukee Bar Association, American College Real Estate Lawyers, American College Mortgage Attorneys (state chair), National Association Industrial and Office Properties (board directors Wisconsin chapter since 2003).


Married Anne E. Fisher, June 10, 1967. Children– Peter, Katherine, Susan.

Lester J. Jost

Hazel L. (Johnson) Jost

Anne E. Fisher

Peter Jost

Katherine Jost

Susan Jost