Steven R. Sorenson, Esq. is a shareholder in the law firm vonBriesen & Roper s.c. working out of offices in Ripon and Oshkosh. He is the former owner and principal of the Sorenson Law Office. He received his undergraduate degree in Business Administration and Political Science from Luther College in Decorah, Iowa in 1972 and his law degree from Marquette University in 1977.
Sorenson is a former newspaper editor and radio station broadcaster. As a lawyer Sorenson has served in many capacities with the State Bar of Wisconsin, chairing several of the State Bar Standing Committees, including the Finance, Solo and Small Firm, Communications, Convention and Entertainment Committees.
Sorenson served as Secretary in 1994-96 and then President in 1997-1998 of the State Bar of Wisconsin.
Sorenson is a Past-President of the National Conference of Bar Presidents, and a former member of the House of Delegates of the American Bar Association. Currently he is Life-Time Fellow of the ABA Law Foundation. He is also a founding member and past-president of the Fellows of the Wisconsin Law Foundation. Sorenson is President of the Senior Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Wisconsin.
Sorenson is an adjunct professor in the Business and Politics Departments at Ripon College and presents numerous seminars on Legal Ethics throughout the United States.
Sorenson is a frequent lecturer on Real Estate Law and Ethics. He has written articles on Land Use Management and Control, Water and Riparian Rights, Law Practice Management and Constitutional History. He currently services as a consultant on small business governance and mining projects throughout Wisconsin.