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Welcome to the website for the
United States District Court for the
Western District of Wisconsin

Court Information

Chief U.S. District Judge
William M. Conley

U.S. District Judge
James D. Peterson

U.S. District Judge
Barbara B. Crabb

U.S. Magistrate Judge
Stephen L. Crocker

Clerk of Court
Peter Oppeneer

United States District Court
120 N. Henry St., Rm. 320
Madison, WI 53703
Phone:  608-264-5156
Fax:  608-264-5925

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ECF Help Desk:
866-241-7123 or

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. CST

News & Announcements

Tue, 02/14/2017
The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, including the U.S. Bankruptcy Court and U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services, will be closed on Monday, February 20, 2017 for Washington's Birthday. More »
Tue, 02/14/2017
The court's opinion and order on summary judgment in the matter of The Estate of Tony Robinson v. The City of Madison et al., Case No. 15-cv-502-jdp, is available here. More »
Thu, 01/19/2017
The current term of part-time United States Magistrate Judge Peter Oppeneer at Madison, Wisconsin, is due to expire on July 22, 2017.  The United States District Court is required by law to establish a panel of citizens to consider the reappointment of the magistrate judge to a new four-year...

Pro Bono Honor Roll

The attorneys listed below are recognized for their service in representing indigent plaintiffs in 2015-2016.  Please see the complete list of attorneys recognized for their contribution.

Dillon Ambrose Brandon Lewis
David Anstaett Deborah Meiners
Joseph Brydges Michael Mishlove
James Burrows Michael Modl
Louis Butler Kerry Mohan
Andrew Clarkowski Mark Nomellini
Randall Crocker Jeff Scott Olson
Laura Davis Edward Pardon
Andrew DeClercq Adam Prinsen
Andrew Dufresne Erin Rome
Bobby Earles Joseph Russell
Timothy Edwards Serene Sahar
Andrew Erlandson S. Edward Sarskas
Fred Gants Megan Senatori
Patrick Greeley Paige Stradley
Mark Hancock Michelle Umberger
Kendall Harrison Jeffrey Ward
Yingtao Ho Wendy Ward
Stephen Howe Monica Wedgewood
Patrick Koenen Emily Wessels
Lissa Koop Bryan Whitehead
James Law Sarah Zylstra


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