Dane County Judge Everett Mitchell has endorsed Jill Karofsky for Judge.
Judge Mitchell brings a unique perspective to the Court as a pastor, a former prosecutor, and an activist deeply involved in the community and in efforts to improve equity and fairness in the criminal justice system. He has authored and implemented strategies to cut recidivism rates for ex-offenders. He came to the bench from the UW-Madison, where he served as Director of Community Relations.
“Attorney Jill Karofsky shares my commitment to equal justice for all,” Judge Mitchell said. “She will be an important ally on the Dane County Court to promote equity and justice. I strongly urge you to join me in electing her on April 4.”
Attorney Karofsky is endorsed by over 40 judges, including 23 current and former Dane County judges. She has earned the public endorsement of 650 attorneys, elected officials, labor stalwarts, community leaders, and judges. A current list can be found at www.jillkarofskyforjudge.com
Attorney Jill Karofsky is a life-long resident of Dane County who has 25 years of experience in civil, juvenile, and criminal law. She has handled more than 10,000 cases, the exact kind this Judge will hear. Attorney Karofsky began her career in the Dane County District Attorney’s office where she served the people of Dane County under four District Attorneys from both political parties. She was Wisconsin’s first Violence Against Women Prosecutor and currently serves as Director of Wisconsin’s Office of Crime Victim Services.