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Walker seeking applicants for spots on Burnett, Polk county benches

Gov. Scott Walker is seeking applicants to fill vacancies at two Wisconsin circuit courts, according to a news release on Wednesday.

One applicant will replace the outgoing Burnett County Circuit Court Judge Kenneth Kutz, who resigned in November. The seat is up for re-election in April next year.

The other applicant will replace Polk County Circuit Court Judge Molly GaleWyrick, who resigned Wednesday.

Whoever replaces her also has the option of running for re-election in April next year.

Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, two writing samples and a judicial application, which can be found on Walker’s website, www.walker.wi.gov. The materials must be received by 5 p.m. Dec. 12.

About Erika Strebel, erika.strebel@wislawjournal.com

Erika Strebel is the law beat reporter for the Wisconsin Law Journal and a law school student at UW-Madison. She can be reached at 414-225-1825.

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