The Wisconsin Supreme Court is set to decide whether parties have a right to cross-examine independent medical examiners in workers’ compensation cases.Read More »
The Greater Milwaukee Association of Legal Professionals, along with John Barrett, Milwaukee County’s clerk of court, and the staff of the Milwaukee County Circuit Court will host A Day in Circuit Court on Oct. 10. The seminar will be held ...Read More »
The Wisconsin Judicial Selection Advisory Committee picked four finalists for the vacant Branch 17 seat in Milwaukee County Circuit Court. Last month, Judge Francis Wasielewski retired after 28 years on the bench. The finalists include Glendale Municipal Court Judge Christopher ...Read More »
The Milwaukee-based law firm of Gonzalez Saggio & Harlan LLP confirmed Tuesday that former Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Louis Butler Jr. will be joining the firm, starting Thursday. Butler, a University of Wisconsin Law School grad, served as an assistant ...Read More »
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The man who led police to serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer 20 years ago has pleaded not guilty to throwing a man off a bridge into the Milwaukee River. The victim, 43-year-old Johnny Jordan, drowned in the river ...Read More »
A Milwaukee County judge on Wednesday set a trial date in the O'Donnell Park lawsuit in which 15-year-old Jared Kellner was killed when he was crushed by a piece of falling facade.Read More »
Almost 1,500 cases tied to the defective hip implants produced by Indiana-based DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. have been funneled into a federal court in Ohio, but Wisconsin personal injury lawyers now have the option of keeping claims closer to home. That ...Read More »
Attorney Chris MacGillis breaks into a sprint, nothing but open court in front of him. As he runs, he looks back at Roy Williams, Milwaukee’s corporation counsel, waiting for him to see the opening. Williams obliges and hits MacGillis with ...Read More »
A disagreement over the proper courtroom security needed for a defendant led to an ethics complaint against a Milwaukee County Circuit Court judge. On Thursday, Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke filed a formal complaint with the Wisconsin Judicial Commission against ...Read More »
A Styrofoam mannequin head, a zebra riding horse and a section of wooden fence are some of the more unusual items housed in Milwaukee County Circuit Court’s criminal evidence rooms. At some point, each item may have proven critical to ...Read More »
A Wisconsin appeals court Tuesday overturned a Milwaukee County Circuit Court judge’s order requiring the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District place concrete lining in a section of Milwaukee’s deep tunnel. The ruling means MMSD will not be required to do the ...Read More »
A state budget provision that would alter and eliminate early release options for inmates could prompt criminal defense attorneys to take more cases to trial. Gov. Scott Walker’s 2011-13 state budget proposal strengthens the truth-in-sentencing laws passed more than a ...Read More »
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A man accused of killing seven women over 21 years in Milwaukee pleaded no contest to all charges against him Friday. Fifty-year-old Walter Ellis appeared in Milwaukee County Circuit Court shackled and in a wheelchair. He provided ...Read More »
More than 350 judges, lawyers, family and friends attended the Wisconsin Law Journal’s ninth annual Leaders in the Law Event in Milwaukee Wednesday. The evening event, held at the Hilton Milwaukee City Center, recognized 27 attorneys and judges for their ...
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The Milwaukee Bar Association on Thursday released its 2011 member survey on the qualifications of judicial candidates running for the Milwaukee County Circuit Court and the Wisconsin Supreme Court. Members were asked to designate each candidate as “qualified” or “not ...Read More »
Two Milwaukee County Circuit Court judges - Jeffrey A. Conen and Jeffrey Wagner - led the courts in facing review on appeal in 2010. Both were reviewed 23 times in 2010, and affirmed 23 times, without reversal.
"It's certainly gratifying to hear that," Judge Wagner said. "We all try to do our best."
Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge Dennis R. Cimpl is jollier than most at this time of year.
Cimpl annually suits up as Santa Claus for the Milwaukee Society of the Polish Center's Christmas party and also makes a stop at St. Francis Hospital in Milwaukee.
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