Milwaukee Police Association Endorses Commissioner Cedric Cornwall for Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge, Branch 32
The Milwaukee Police Association has endorsed Commissioner Cedric Cornwall for Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge, Branch 32. It will be the County’s only contested judicial race during the spring elections on April 1st.
Milwaukee (January 21, 2014)—The Milwaukee Police Association has endorsed Commissioner Cedric Cornwall for Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge, Branch 32. It will be the County’s only contested judicial race during the spring elections on April 1st.
“Thank you to the Milwaukee Police Association for its endorsement,” said Commissioner Cornwall. “I am proud and honored to be recognized by the men and women who put their lives on the line every day to keep our communities safe.”
Other endorsements include hundreds of attorneys, Court Commissioners, community leaders and associations, and judges, including outgoing Circuit Judge Michael Goulee, who retires from Branch 32 this year.
Commissioner Cornwall has lived in Milwaukee County for 30 years and practiced law here for 27 years. A graduate of Marquette University Law School, he currently serves as a Milwaukee County Judicial Court Commissioner, where he presides over hearings in Children’s Court, Small Claims Court, Intake Court, Preliminary Hearing Court, and Traffic Court. Assigned to the Vel R. Phillips Juvenile Justice Center, he also conducts settlement conferences, delinquency hearings, and permanency plan review hearings.
Commissioner Cornwall previously served as a Manager for the City of Milwaukee Equal Rights Commission and in the Trial Division of the Office of the Wisconsin State Public Defender, and was a partner in the Law Offices of Cornwall, Rhiel, and Yamahiro and in the small private firm he founded in 1999, where he gained extensive trial experience in criminal, juvenile, traffic, and supervision revocation cases.
A member of the Office of Lawyer Regulation District II Committee, the Wisconsin Association of Judicial Court Commissioners, the Milwaukee Bar Association, the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, and the Wisconsin Association of African-American Lawyers, Commissioner Cornwall is also active in his community. He serves on the boards of the Marquette University Law School Alumni Association, the Wisconsin Professional Society on the Abuse of Children, and Word of Hope Ministries.
CONTACT: Cornwall for Judge firstname.lastname@example.org (414) 395-5115
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