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Governor Scott Walker Seeks Applicants for the Wisconsin Supreme Court

Governor Scott Walker announced today he is seeking applicants for appointment to the Wisconsin Supreme Court.

By - Sep 28th, 2015 05:24 pm

Governor Scott Walker announced today he is seeking applicants for appointment to the Wisconsin Supreme Court.

The new appointee will replace Justice N. Patrick Crooks, who passed away on September 21, 2015.  The new appointee, should he or she choose to run, would be up for election in April 2016.

To apply, please submit the following:

Cover Letter

Resume (not exceeding two pages)

References (list of 3-4)

Two Writing Samples

Judicial Application: found on Governor Walker’s website:

(Select the Judicial Application button, after clicking “Apply to Serve” at the right-hand side of the page)

Complete application materials should be submitted via email to the following:

All application materials for this judicial appointment must be received no later than 4:00 p.m., Friday, October 2, 2015.  Following submission, you will receive an email confirming that we have received your application, and describing the general process for the appointment.

Potential applicants with questions about the process should email their questions to  If you need to speak with someone immediately, you may contact Katie Ignatowski at 608-266-1212.

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4 thoughts on “Governor Scott Walker Seeks Applicants for the Wisconsin Supreme Court”

  1. StevenM says:

    Is it just me or does this look more like an ad for a job at Pick-n-Save?

  2. Ed Werstein says:

    I think we should all apply.

  3. Dave says:

    As if we needed more proof that the Governor of Wisconsin has the intellect of your average 14 year old.

  4. Rich says:

    So what republican-friendly dockets are before the court before April 2016? While appointment is surely within all rights and laws, there’s a high chance for a giveaway here. Let’s see if they can f-up the reputation of the WI SC any more…

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