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

Mon, 12/10/2018
Consistent with the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and other District Courts within the Circuit, IT IS ORDERED that the United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, including the Bankruptcy Court and Probation Office for the Western District of Wisco...
Sun, 07/01/2018
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. More »
Tue, 04/18/2017
The court has increased the size limit for any one PDF document from 10 Mb to 35 Mb. Please be aware that ECF may time out if a user attempts to upload multiple attachments at the same time, each approaching the limit of 35 Mb. More »

Pro Bono Honor Roll

The attorneys listed below are recognized for their service in representing indigent plaintiffs in 2017-2018.  Please see the complete list of attorneys recognized for their contribution.

  • Edna Kersting
  • Alexis Pool
  • Katelynn Williams
  • Aaron Halstead
  • Amanda Kuklinski
  • William Parsons
  • Mary Kennelly
  • Joseph Diedrich
  • Natalia Kruse
  • Iana Vladimirova
  • Thomas Heneghan
  • Sarah Sargent
  • Ashley Kirkwood
  • James Kestler
  • Mark Nomellini
  • Robert Earles
  • Andrew Clarkowski
  • Kristin Pierre
  • Michael Modl
  • Reed Cornia
  • James Law
  • Jeff Roeske
  • Sarah Zylstra
  • Evan Tenebruso
  • Kathryn Pfefferle
  • Christopher Hovden
  • Thomas Nitschke
  • Joseph Russell
  • Stephen Howe
  • Paige Stradley



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