Gov. Tony Evers has appointed Angeline Winton to be a Washburn County Circuit Court judge.
The appointment fills a vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Eugene Harrington.
Winton is currently the district attorney of Washburn County. She was elected to the position in 2016. She previously worked in private practice and served as an assistant district attorney for Washburn and Burnett counties. As a prosecutor, Winton has handled thousands of criminal cases, ranging from homicide to methamphetamine distribution to traffic offenses.
Winton graduated from Hayward High School, UW-Eau Claire and William Mitchell College of Law. She resides in Springbrook.