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Judges Rally Behind Danielle Shelton in Race for Milwaukee Circuit Court Judge
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Judges Rally Behind Danielle Shelton in Race for Milwaukee Circuit Court Judge

"It’s an honor to have the support of so many renowned leaders from across Milwaukee County who know what it takes to serve the court."

Court Watch: Borowski Vacates Contempt Order, Recuses Himself
Court Watch

Borowski Vacates Contempt Order, Recuses Himself

Judge backs off from case where he had defense attorney handcuffed and imprisoned.

Court Watch: 36 Judges Call for Defense Lawyer Pay Hikes
Court Watch

36 Judges Call for Defense Lawyer Pay Hikes

Circuit judges from 18 counties cite difficulties finding lawyers for indigent defendants.

Court Watch: County May Settle With Beaten Inmate
Court Watch

County May Settle With Beaten Inmate

County lawyer backs $18,000 payment on County Jail inmate's suit.

Court Watch: Most Reversed Judge Of The Year
Court Watch

Most Reversed Judge Of The Year

Judge William Gabler had four cases overturned by higher courts in 2016.

Former Milwaukee County official convicted of misconduct
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Former Milwaukee County official convicted of misconduct

Judge Paul Rifelj gains endorsement of more Milwaukee judges and dozens of attorneys
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Judge Paul Rifelj gains endorsement of more Milwaukee judges and dozens of attorneys

As the first public defender appointed to the bench in many years, Rifelj is earning support from across the legal and political spectrum.

Attorneys and judges rally behind Gwen Connolly in race for Circuit Court Judge
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Attorneys and judges rally behind Gwen Connolly in race for Circuit Court Judge

Milwaukee—Gwen Connolly today announced the endorsement of more than 160 additional attorneys and eleven more current and former judges in her race for Milwaukee County Circuit Court Branch 44, underlining her broad support in the legal community. Connolly previously announced the endorsement of more than a dozen circuit court and municipal judges, and many attorneys working to serve the poor. “Gwen Connolly is the right choice at the right time,” said Judge David Borowski. “She understands the law, the role of attorneys and judges, and commands the respect of her colleagues in the courtroom. She will be an excellent judge.” “It is an honor to have the support of so many of my colleagues in legal profession, all of whom share my vision for a justice system that works for the citizens of Milwaukee County,” said Connolly, a well-known consumer advocate. “I have been practicing law for more than 20 years, and in that time I have gained a true understanding of the law and how it applies in the real world. I’m ready to get to work.” “Gwen Connolly is an excellent lawyer and more than qualified to take on the role of a Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge,” said Attorney Eduardo Borda. “She advocates for citizens with wisdom and understanding, and as a judge, she would bring fairness, impartiality, and knowledge to the bench. She is the best choice and I am proud to support her. Gwen Connolly would make a superb judge.” “I have worked with Gwen for years, and I have seen firsthand the passion and commitment that she brings to everything she does,” said Attorney Margaret Hickey. “She works diligently for her clients and with excellent ethics. I am sure she will bring the same level of dedication to the bench.” “Gwen has a true commitment to her community both inside and outside the courtroom,” said Attorney Joseph Alioto. “Her desire to help others and her work to make Milwaukee County a better place has won her recognition from her colleagues, the State Bar, Legal Action, and the American Legion. She is the right person for the job, and I hope others will join me in supporting her.” “Gwen Connolly is the best choice for Branch 44,” said Attorney Jackie Boynton. “She is fair, understands the law, and truly appreciates the Milwaukee community. She’s well-positioned to succeed in any courtroom and I’m proud to be supporting her.” The following judges and attorneys today endorsed Gwen Connolly for Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge, Branch 44. The Honorable David L. Borowski, Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge The Honorable Jane V. Carroll, Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge The Honorable Dennis Moroney, Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge The Honorable Ralph Ramirez, Waukesha County Circuit Court Judge The Honorable J.D. Watts, Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge The Honorable Timothy Witkowiak, Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge The Honorable Paul Christensen, Whitefish Bay Municipal Court Judge The Honorable Donald Hassin, former Waukesha County Circuit Court Judge The Honorable Joseph McCormack, former Ozaukee […]

Judges rally behind Gwen Connolly in race for Circuit Court Judge
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Judges rally behind Gwen Connolly in race for Circuit Court Judge

“The campaign has been energizing, and it’s a privilege to have the support of these distinguished leaders,” said Connolly.