Welcome to the WIWD

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

Court Information

Chief U.S. District Judge
James D. Peterson

U.S. District Judge
William M. Conley

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

Google Map

ECF Help Desk:
866-241-7123 or

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

News & Announcements

Thu, 11/09/2017
Beginning 8pm on Saturday, November 11th ECF will be offline for scheduled maintenance. This is a temporary closure, all deadlines will be enforced.   Expected downtime is 3 hours.  We apologize for any inconvenience.    More...
Wed, 11/08/2017
The Western District of Wisconsin, including the Bankruptcy Court and Probation Office for the Western District of Wisconsin, will be closed on Friday, November 24, 2017.  For purposes of time computation pursuant to Rule 6 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and any other applicable Fed...
Sun, 11/05/2017
The U.S. District Court, including the U.S. Bankruptcy Court and the Office of Probation and Pretrial Services, will be closed for Veterans Day on Friday, November 10, 2017. More »
Tue, 08/29/2017
The court has received reports of fraudulent communications that appear to come from court employees, the U.S. Marshals Service, or other law enforcement organizations. More »

Pro Bono Honor Roll

The attorneys listed below are recognized for their service in representing indigent plaintiffs in 2016-2017.  Please see the complete list of attorneys recognized for their contribution.

  • Tim Casper
  • Erin Rome
  • Reed Cornia
  • Ashley Rouse
  • Kathryn Harrell
  • Marta Meyers
  • Andrew Clarkowski
  • Karistin Pierre
  • Michael Modl
  • Kendall Harrison
  • Dustin Brown
  • S. Edward Sarskas
  • Tanya Salman
  • Iana Vladimirova
  • Lester Pines
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