News & Announcements

Check this page, or the News and Announcements box on the homepage, for the latest official news and announcements released by the court. You can also access archived news and announcements from this page.

Fri, 05/17/2024

The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin proudly announces its Summer Law Clerk & New Associate Day, in conjunction with the State Bar of Wisconsin, is set for the morning of July 11, 2024.

The event begins at 8:00...

Fri, 05/17/2024

The chief judges of the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern District of Wisconsin and the Western District of Wisconsin have appointed attorneys Daniel Blinka, Lee Schuchart, and Zaki Zehawi to the Board of Directors of Federal Defenders...

Mon, 05/06/2024

Anita M. Boor has been appointed as a United States Magistrate Judge for the Western District of Wisconsin.

Magistrate Judge Boor was...

Thu, 05/02/2024

In 2022, Rule 7.1(a)(2) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure was amended to require a party or intervenor in an action in which jurisdiction is based on diversity under 28 U.S.C. § 1332(a) to name and disclose the citizenship of every...

Tue, 04/23/2024

The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin is seeking a qualified Chief U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services Officer.

The Western District of Wisconsin has two active U.S. District Judges, one full-time U.S. Magistrate...

Tue, 03/05/2024

The electronic filing system will be offline for maintenance from 8:00 PM on Friday, March 8, until mid-morning on Saturday, March 9, 2024. Service will resume over the weekend.

Wed, 02/14/2024

The U.S. District Court will be closed on Monday, February 19, 2024. This is a legal holiday for purposes of Rule 6 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and any other federal rule governing the computation of time for filing with the court....

Fri, 02/02/2024

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. Often, the caller threatens arrest, demands payment, or attempts to trick you...

Thu, 02/01/2024

The Office of U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services for the Western District of Wisconsin is seeking a Probation and Pretrial Services Officer to work in Madison, Wisconsin.

The position is open until filled with preference given to...

Fri, 01/12/2024

The U.S. District Court, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, and Office of U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services will be closed on Monday, January 15, 2024, in observance of the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.

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