Deborah Asher is a practicing family law attorney at Asher Law Office LLC. She received her undergraduate degree from Mount Senario College and her law degree from the University of North Dakota Law School in 2001. Since 2001, Ms. Asher has practiced family law and served as a guardian ad litem in family, paternity, CHIPS, and guardianships cases. She also participates in the Free Legal Clinic, represents pro bono clients, and provides legal representation to Judicare clients.
Sara Krall is the Homicide Prevention Program director at End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin. In this role, she co-authors the annual Wisconsin Domestic Violence Homicide Report and provides guidance to Wisconsin communities on research-based homicide prevention strategies.
Before coming to End Abuse in 2012, Ms. Krall provided direct services to victims of domestic violence for nine years at the Salvation Army in Seattle, WA, and Domestic Abuse Intervention Services (DAIS) in Madison, WI. She holds a B.A. degree in Sociology and a Master of Social Work degree, both from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Teresa (Tess) Meuer, a 1983 graduate of the University of Wisconsin Law School, is justice systems director at End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin. Hired by End Abuse as its first staff attorney in 1995, she oversees the legal technical assistance program for domestic abuse programs statewide.
Ms. Meuer is a frequent lecturer and trainer as well as author in state and national journals and periodicals on legal issues affecting domestic abuse victims. In 2004, the State Bar’s Public Interest Law Section awarded her the Dan Tuchscherer Memorial Award for her work in the domestic abuse field. The University of Wisconsin-Madison gave her the 2015 Adjunct Faculty of the Year Award for her creation of and 20 years of instruction in the domestic violence course at the law school.