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Waukesha County Circuit Courts

Welcome to the Waukesha County Circuit Courts web site. The Judges, Clerk of Circuit Court, and staff in the Waukesha County court system are committed to providing a fair and efficient system of justice that is worthy of the trust and confidence of the public.

**Effective July 1, 2016 - New Wisconsin Rules regarding: Protected Information and Mandatory eFiling. Important changes to some Family and Civil forms. For further information see http://www.wicourts.gov. The Waukesha County Circuit Courts Website to be updated soon.**

**Effective November 15, 2016 - Waukesha County is a mandatory eFiling county. Please see the eFiling link below for more information.

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Courtroom Audio/Visual Feedback Survey

If you are an attorney that has practiced in the Waukesha County Courthouse, please take 4 minutes to provide feedback about our Audio/Visual (A/V) systems that will help the Waukesha County Judges make technology decisions for the Secure Courthouse Addition, scheduled for completion in early 2021.

The survey will be open from now, until March 31st, and is located here:

Waukesha County Judges Unanimously Select Paul Nowakowski as the New Register in Probate

Waukesha, WI - Attorney Paul Nowakowski has been appointed by Chief Judge Jennifer Dorow as the Waukesha County Register in Probate and will start on April 2nd.  Please view this order for more details.

Waukesha County Judges Unanimously Select Gina Colletti as the New Clerk of Court

Waukesha, WI - Gina Colletti, of Waukesha, was announced today as the unanimous selection of the Waukesha County Circuit Court Judges to be the next Clerk of Court.

“I am confident that Gina’s background and experience – particularly her work within the electronic filing system of the federal court – will be a tremendous asset to our Clerk of Court office,” said Chief Judge Jennifer Dorow.

Ms. Colletti will fill the remainder of Kathy Madden’s term which expires January 6, 2019. Madden resigned as Clerk of Courts to pursue other opportunities outside the State of Wisconsin. To retain the position, Ms. Colletti will need to run for election in the partisan November 6, 2018 election with a primary on August 14, 2018, if necessary.

Ms. Colletti brings a strong background of court processing and case management. She served most recently as a Case Administrator, Courtroom Deputy, and Judicial Assistant in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin. Prior to that, she served as a Legal Assistant to Attorney Seth Dizard at O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong and Laing, S.C. She was an integral part of Atty. Dizard’s state court receivership program. She also served for five years as a Trustee Assistant to a Chapter 7 Trustee in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin Ms. Colletti has a background in management and training from several years in retail as well. Ms. Colletti has a Bachelor of Science from Marquette University and a Paralegal Certificate from Milwaukee Area Technical College.

“I am excited about this opportunity,” said Colletti. “Waukesha County has a strong tradition of outstanding court services delivered within a framework of good stewardship of taxpayer resources. I expect to continue that fine tradition,” she stated.

Ms. Colletti starts her position on March 5, 2018.

2018 Judicial Rotation

Judicial rotation will occur August 1, 2017. The changes are as follows:

Circuit Court Judge Current Division New Division Courtroom
 Michael O. Bohren  Family   Civil   C278
 Lee S. Dreyfus, Jr.  Criminal/Traffic  Family   C187

The full rotation order can be found here.

Please take special note that the current phone numbers for the Deputy Clerks and Calendar Clerks for the above judiciary will remain the same, despite the fact that they are rotating to a new Circuit Court Division.

Starting the week of January 15, 2018, the Waukesha County Sheriff’s Department has taken several complaints regarding another SCAM in our area. Peop...

Warning: Jury Duty Fees Phone Scam

Starting the week of January 15, 2018, the Waukesha County Sheriff’s Department has taken several complaints regarding another SCAM in our area. People are receiving calls from an unknown person stating they are from the Waukesha County Clerk of Courts or the Waukesha County Sheriff’s Department. The person goes on to say that you owe money for failing to appear for jury duty. They are asking for your credit card information or stating you must purchase gift cards to pay off your fine owed for missing jury duty. If you do not answer, the person leaves a message advising you to call 262-408-6373. This is NOT a valid number for the Waukesha County Clerk of Courts or the Waukesha County Sheriff’s Department.  Please DO NOT call them back.

As always, please DO NOT give out your personal information or your credit card information over the phone to anyone unless you can verify who he or she is.

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