Cheryl Rosen Weston, 1946-2018

Distinguished Lecturer

In Memoriam 1946-2018

J.D. Univ. of Wisconsin
B.S. Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison

Teaching Areas:
Civil Procedure
Constitutional Law
Election Law

Recently Taught Courses
714 Civil Procedure I
731 Constitutional Law I
802 Civil Procedure II
822 Family Law: Marriage & Divorce (formerly 'Family Law I')


Cheryl Rosen Weston has been teaching at the Law School since the 1970s. She is the founder of the Madison law firm of Cullen, Weston, Pines & Bach, LLP, where she now is affiliated as "Of Counsel."

Prof. Weston spent over twenty years in private practice as a litigator in state and federal courts. She continues to serve as a Referee for the Wisconsin Supreme Court in attorney disciplinary matters; former service includes many years as a Dane County Court Commissioner, Chairperson of the Dane County Civil Service Commission , Board Member of the Wisconsin State Bar Family Law Section , Vice President of the ACLU of Wisconsin and Master Bencher of the James E. Doyle Inns of Court.

Over the years, Prof. Weston has taught courses in Civil Procedure, Torts, Constitutional Law, Professional Responsibilities, Family Law and Legal Process. She has published articles in Matthew Bender's Family Law Litigation Guide and Bender's Child Custody and Visitation Law and Practice as well as The Wisconsin International Law Journal.

Outside the law school, she is engaged as CEO of the  largest woman-owned business in the State of Wisconsin.  Some of her recent service activities include: serving as Chair of A Fund for Women, board membership  on the State of Wisconsin Economic Development Board, Dane County Alliant Energy Center Commission and Madison Public Library Foundation and the Women's Philanthrophy Council of the Wisconsin Alumni Association.


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