Law Office of John A. Best - - Washington County Lawyer

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Walk A Mile In Her Shoes

Law Office of John Best Supports Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® – Washington County is to raise awareness about what victims of sexual assault, domestic violence and human trafficking endure. Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® – Washington County will be held April 29th 2017 at Dublin’s in West Bend. The walk will begin and end at Dublin’s making a mile loop around the neighborhood.

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We support Optimist Club of West Bend 2017 Oratorical Contest!

Speaking with confidence and communicating well are prized talents in life.

  • Application Deadline: Friday, January 13, 2017
  • West Bend Contest: Tuesday, January 31, 2017
  • Zone Contest: Saturday, April 8, 2017
  • District Contest: Saturday, May 13, 2017
  • World Championship: Friday, June 16, 2017


Nice Thank You from the Family Center of Washington County!

The Family Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing parents and caregivers with the tools required for raising successful, confident children.


Big Brothers Big Sisters thanks John Best Law


Thank you John A Best for your continued support to match more Washington County Children with caring mentors!


Chix 4 A cause

Thank you John A. Best for your continued support

Please support these upcoming Events 4 a Cause»


Washington County "Every 15 Minutes" program supporter

This program is designed to dramatically instill among all teenagers the potentially dangerous consequences of drinking and driving. Every 15 minutes refers to the fact that a person is killed in an alcohol-related traffic crash every 15 minutes. Washington County Injury Prevention Coalition



West Bend Bombers Supporter

Once again proudly sponsoring West Bend Bombers Local Hockey Team!




Save the Date for Run For Safety

October 4th 2014 9:30am Regner Park, West Bend
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Bubble Wonders

Proud sponsor for West Bend Library show Bubble Wonders with Best-Selling Author and International Bubble Artist, GeoffAkins Hannah, creates moments of wonder and awe during his uplifting and captivating Bubble Wonders Show. June 26th 6:30pm come join the fun!





24 hour Online Giving Event!   3- ways to Give March 13, 2014

1. Donate Online - $10 gift or more
2. Attend the Breakfast Kick Off
3. Bring your family Open House Art Activity

*Please Contact


Supporter - Join us in the fight against cancer as we honor the care giving qualities of our canine friends!

November 3rd, 2013

Dawgs in Motion, LLC 

Registration Begins: 11:00 a.m. |    Opening Ceremony and Walk:  12:00 p.m.  |   Close of Event:  3:00 p.m.

Once again a Proud Sponsor - 4th Annual "Race to Safety:
Family Violence Stops Here!" 5k Race 2013. 

October 5th

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and this is our 4th annual run / walk to raise awareness in our county.
Registration is now open!  We would appreciate it greatly if everyone passes the word and shares this with family and friends.


Holy Angels 10th Annual Golf Classic - Sponsor 

Thanks John Best for "generous sponsorship



Big Brothers Big Sisters of Washington County - Sponsor 

Golf For Kids - Join us at the 22nd annual Golf For Kids
Friday June 7th 8am


West Bend Warriors Baseball - Team Sponsor

"Our mission is to provide a higher level baseball alternative for kids who wish to improve their baseball skills by participating against the best competition in the area, and by playing as many games as possible.”


Little Switzerland Ski Area - Nastar Sponsor

Thanks John Best for partnering with Little Switz and Nastar ski racing!!




Wisconsin Law Journal

Judge Andrew Gonring was honored as an outstanding member of the legal profession by the Wisconsin Law Journal. Local attorneys celebrate the honoree at a dinner in February.



Man Found not-guilty in hunting shooting


Law Office of John A. Best recent not-guilty verdict in Washington County.






John A. Best is now a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals(IACP).

IACP has 4,400 members in 22 Countries and is "committed to changing the way in which conflict is resolved throughout the world through Collaborative Practice."


John A. Best President Elect of the Optimist Club of West Bend SWIS Dist. Optimist Intl.

Promise Yourself-

  • To be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind.
  • To talk health, happiness and prosperity to every person you meet.
  • To make all your friends feel that there is something in them.
  • To look at the sunny side of everything and make your optimism come true.
  • To think only of the best, to work only for the best, and to expect only the best.
  • To be just as enthusiastic about the success of others as you are about your own.
  • To forget the mistakes of the past and press on to the greater achievements of the future.
  • To wear a cheerful countenance at all times and give every living creature you meet a smile.
  • To give so much time to the improvement of yourself that you have no time to criticize others.
  • To be too large for worry, too noble for anger, too strong for fear, and too happy to permit the presence of trouble.

Written in 1912 by Christian D. Larson, adopted by Optimist International in 1922.


Family Promise of Washington County - Board Member

Family Promise is a community response to the issue of homeless in Washington County. 
Specifically we are concerned with families with children.


Race To Safety 

Family Violence Stops Here Web Site - Sponsor

Regner Park  Saturday, October 6, 2012 @ 9:30 AM


The 2012 Bark For Life

of Southeastern Wisconsin

Thanks Attorney John Best for his support. - Sponsor


2012 Washington County Fair

Thanks John Best for his support - Supporter

- Congratulations 4H Home Bred and Raised Champion Tiffany and her hog "Glazed"


West-Bend Library - Summer Reading Program - Supporter

Dream Big - Read!   Registration MON June 11 - June 29

Activities begin MON June 18 - Get your reading Folder stamped for prize eligibility

Pres-School (K), Reader Group (1-5), and Young Adult (6-12)  Turn in Folders FRI July 27

5k /Run Walk Oct 8th -9:30am - Race to Safety Sponsor

Washington County Coordinated Community Response Team

Friends of Abused Families

Washington County Historical Society's "Brew Ha Ha"

sponsor -to be held on Sept 17 at the Old Court House Museum. $25 gets you beer and wine samples and plenty of surprises!
Need tickets? Call the office-262-335-2605

Lucky to be named a Judge for The Washington County Historical Society

Home Brew Contest at the Riverside Brewery in West Bend on July 25 at 7pm. The winning beer will be brewed by Riverside and sampled at the WCHS' Brew-HaHa event scheduled for Sept 17 at the Old Courthouse Museum. Hope to see you at both events.

Is Proud to be a hole sponsor for the July 16 charity Golf scramble at West Bend Golf Club for Chix 4 a Cause.

Chix 4 a Cause is a great organization that helps address the specific needs of individuals fighting cancer. FORE!!!

Is proud to be a Sponsor of the JINGLE BELL OPEN Golf Tourney which benefits the West Bend Christmas parade Aug 8th.

I am told that the West Bend Christmas Parade is the Second oldest in the State. Ten years ago the parade was at risk of being discontinued. However, community business owners joined forces and 10 years later the Parade is alive and kicking. This is the groups main Fundraiser. Contact me if you would like more info.

John A. Best appointed Court Commissioner 2010

-A court commissioner is appointed by a judge. Court Commissioners assist in finding facts, hearing testimony from witnesses and resolving issues. Court commissioners can also perform wedding ceremonies. Contact us with your needs.


Best Law Office

1797 Barton Avenue
West Bend, WI 53090
p. 262.335.2605
f. 262.335.3334

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