Jan. 8, 1849 : Moses Strong signed-in as the first lawyer in the Wisconsin Supreme Courtís Roll of Attorneys on Jan.
8, 1849. Strong was born in 1810 and moved to Mineral Point in 1836 where he was active in territorial and state
politics. Strong, known as one of the most colorful lawyers in Wisconsinís history, founded the community of
Arena. His reputation was sullied when he was involved in delivering bribes to the legislature in 1856. Strong rebounded
later in life when he served as president of the state bar association and was a member of the state board of bar