Paralegals, lawyers and other legal professionals got an insider’s look at the daily workings of the Milwaukee County Courthouse on Oct. 8 as part of the 2012 A Day in Circuit Court event.
Participants met key court staff, toured areas such as the civil division records center and the Milwaukee Justice Center and learned about court processes. The group observed small-claims court proceedings, preliminary hearings and a plea hearing in a drunken-driving case. Top court officials also spoke to attendees, including Clerk of Circuit Court John Barrett; Judges Charles Kahn, Timothy Witkowiak, Mary Kuhnmuench and Jeffrey Wagner; and Court Commissioner Barry Slagle.
The Greater Milwaukee Association of Legal Professionals and the Milwaukee County Clerk of Circuit Court’s office sponsored the event.