Abele praises selection of Israel Ramón as Register of Deeds

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MILWAUKEE, WI (CBS 58) -- In a series of Saturday morning tweets, Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele praised Governor Tony Evers’ selection of Israel Ramón as the new Milwaukee County Register of Deeds.   Abele tweeted “There is no better public steward than Israel Ramón to bring the transparency, accountability and quality service to the Register of Deeds’ office.”  Abele also commended the Governor for “continuing to fulfill his campaign promise that he will work with Milwaukee County.”

On Friday, Governor Tony Evers announced the appointment of Ramón  to replace John La Fave.   La Fave resigned from the office effective April 12.

In his announcement, Gov. Evers said “With his deep ties to the community and decades of service in the private sector, often serving some of the most vulnerable populations, I am confident Israel will be an exemplary public servant and is the best candidate to lead the Register’s office.”

Ramón is a litigation attorney with 25 years of experience practicing in Wisconsin State Courts, a supplemental court commissioner for Milwaukee County Circuit Court and partner in Ramón & Medrano S.C..  Ramón also volunteers as a consultant for the Mexican Consulate in Chicago, is a pro bono lawyer for the AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin, established the Voces de la Frontera’s Free Legal Clinic, and has served on the executive boards of the Milwaukee LGBT Center and the Spanish Center of Milwaukee.

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