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

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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

Fri, 02/16/2018
The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, along with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court and the Office of Probation and Pretrial Services, will be closed on Monday, February 19, 2018 for Washington's Birthday. More »
Fri, 01/19/2018
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois is seeking qualified applicants for two full-time positions for United States Magistrate Judge in East St. Louis, Illinois. Confidential applications must be received by 4:30 p.m. on February 15, 2018. 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 »
Tue, 07/25/2017
Parties owing criminal debt, including criminal assessments, restitution, and fines, are now able to make payments online. There is a button on the home page titled "Criminal Debt Payments."...

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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