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Judicial Application

Open Applications:

  • St. Croix Circuit Court Judicial Vacancy (Deadline: Monday, December 10, 2018)

I have the honor of appointing Wisconsin's Justices. These individuals play an important role in interpreting and upholding state laws and protecting Wisconsin citizens.

Applications for these positions are being accepted on an ongoing basis. To submit your information, please follow the instructions below.

I look forward to working with you,


Scott Walker

Application Instructions:

Please submit the following:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Judicial Application (Available in PDF or Microsoft Word formats)
  4. Two Writing Samples
  5. Application Signature Page (Available in PDF or Microsoft Word formats)

How to Apply:

Send all materials to You should receive an immediate reply acknowledging receipt of your email.

All application materials (cover letter, resume, application, two writing samples, and signature page) must be attached to the email, preferably as PDFs. Please note the last page must be printed, signed, scanned, and attached to the application. If you are unable to scan, you may fax the last page to (608) 267-8983. All components of the application must be received by 5:00 P.M. CST on the date applications are due. You will be contacted to confirm receipt of your materials and to explain next steps.

When filling out this application please use additional pages as necessary to provide full and complete answers to every question.

Recommendation letters may be sent by email to, or by mail to the address below. Recommendation letters should be received before the application deadline, if possible.

Please note all letters and materials submitted are considered public records in accordance with Wisconsin's public record statues (Wis. Stat. §§ 19.31-19.39). Except as otherwise provided by law, any requester has a right to inspect any public record. Therefore, any information contained within your submission, including, but not limited to, your home or business address or telephone number, is open to public inspection upon request.

You may also wish to review the provisions of SCR Chapter 60 that apply to a sitting judge or a candidate for a judicial office, including SCR 60.06(5), which states that "[a] judge or candidate for judicial office shall not knowingly personally solicit or accept endorsements from parties who have a case pending before the court to which election or appointment is sought."

If you have any questions, please email If you need to speak with someone immediately, please call (608) 266-1212, and ask to speak with Kate Wiedel.

Contact Information:

Office of Governor Scott Walker
Attention: Chief Legal Counsel
115 East State Capitol
Madison, WI 53702
(608) 266-1212 - Please ask to speak with Kate Wiedel