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MADISON – Governor Scott Walker announced today he is seeking applicants for appointment to the Milwaukee County Circuit Court. 

The new appointee will replace outgoing Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge John J. DiMotto, whose resignation is effective February 27, 2018.  The new appointee, should he or she choose to run, would be up for election in April 2019. 

To apply, please submit the following:

Cover Letter


Two Writing Samples

Judicial Application: found on Governor Walker’s website: (Select “Menu” at the top right of the page, “Serve WI,” “Service Applications,” “Judicial Application.”)

All application materials must be received no later than 5:00 p.m., Friday, December 29, 2017.  Following submission, you will receive an email confirming that we have received your application, and explaining the next steps.

Potential applicants with questions about the process should email their questions to  If you need to speak with someone immediately, you may contact Kate Wiedel at 608-266-1212.