The focus of Ed Thompson's practice has been in the areas of civil litigation, estate planning, banking law, probate litigation, lake rights, real estate and land use law. He draws on forty years of experience representing financial institutions, individuals, and businesses. Thompson's education includes an undergraduate degree from Manhattanville College in Purchase, New York (1975), and a law degree from Seattle University School of Law (1978). Thompson was admitted by the Supreme Court of the State of Washington to limited practice as a Legal Intern (1977). Attorney Thompson has been admitted to practice law in all state and federal courts of Wisconsin (1978); is also a member of District of Columbia Bar; North Carolina State Bar; United States Court of Federal Claims; United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit; and, Supreme Court of the United States of America. Thompson is also the Municipal Judge for the Town of Delavan, and was first elected to that position in 1983. He continues to serve as an instructor of Continuing Judicial Education programs; having been trained at the National Judicial College in Reno, Nevada; and, also contributes as an author for chapters in "Wisconsin Municipal Judge Benchbook." Attorney Thompson was appointed to the Supreme Court of Wisconsin Office of Lawyer Regulation (District I Committee), which administers the lawyer disciplinary system within the state, and served from 1995 through 2003. He has served on the State Bar of Wisconsin Fee Arbitration Panel since 1997. He is a past president of the Walworth County Bar Association (1985-86). Thompson has been active in his community and is currently serving as: Director and Vice-President of Borg Foundation, Inc. In 2013, the Walworth County Bar Association presented Attorney Thompson with its "Lifetime Achievement Award."