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(WAUKESHA, WI) – The Waukesha County Judiciary has appointed Attorney Molly J. Jasmer to the position of Court Commissioner. Jasmer currently serves as Assistant Corporation Counsel in Waukesha County. Jasmer will join the Courts in March. The position she will fill is being vacated by Commissioner Robert Dehring Jr., who was recently appointed by Governor Scott Walker to serve in Jefferson County Circuit Court to replace the retiring Judge David Wambach.

“Attorney Jasmer comes to us with a wealth of legal experience,” said Waukesha County Presiding Judge Jennifer Dorow. “She is dynamic, intelligent and hard working. Molly will serve the citizens of Waukesha County well and I am personally thrilled to start working with her.”

Jasmer currently prosecutes juvenile court matters, and has experience in the areas of criminal defense, paternity establishment, child support enforcement, adult guardianship and protective placement, and in Chapter 51 commitments.

Jasmer earned her undergraduate degree from UW-Eau Claire in criminal justice and psychology and graduated from Marquette Law School in 1997 with her Juris Doctorate. After law school, she worked at the Racine Public Defender’s Office and the Racine County Child Support Agency. She worked in private practice prior to joining the Waukesha Corporation Counsel in 2002.

Jasmer sits on numerous boards and committees including Wisconsin’s Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Board, Wisconsin Child Safety Decision-Making Subcommittee, the Wisconsin Commission on Children, Families and the Court, the Children’s Court Improvement Program’s Judicial On-line Training Committee and the Child Safety Decision Making Committee.

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