Gov. Scott Walker on Monday appointed Susan Opper as Waukesha County District Attorney.
She will take the place of Brad Schimel, who was sworn in as state attorney general in January, according to a news release. Since then, Opper has been the acting Waukesha County district attorney.
She has been a prosecutor in the Waukesha County office for more than 23 years.
The Associated Press also contributed to this report.