February 2, 2018
Contact: Amy Hasenberg, (608) 266-2839
Governor Scott Walker Seeks Applicants
for Jefferson County Judicial Vacancy
Madison – Governor Scott Walker announced today he is seeking applicants for appointment to the Jefferson County Circuit Court.The new appointee will replace outgoing Jefferson County Circuit Court Judge Jennifer Weston, whose resignation is effective July 10, 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, February 23, 2018.  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[email protected]  If you need to speak with someone immediately, you may contact Kate Wiedel at 608-266-1212.

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