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The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin will follow the lead of the Seventh Circuit and will be closed on Thursday, November 27, and Friday, November 28, 2014, in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.
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Magistrate Judge application deadline extended to December 15, 2014.  Please click "Full Story" for more details.  
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Effective November 5, 2014

The Judicial Conference of the United States has authorized the appointment of a full-time United States magistrate judge for the Eastern District of Wisconsin at Milwaukee. A Merit Selection panel composed of attorneys and other members of the community will review all applicants and recommend to the judges of the court the five persons it considers best qualified for the position. The court will make a final appointment. Applications must be received no later than December 15, 2014. Please see the following notice, application and order:
Appointment of New Magistrate Judge Public Notice Post  (DOC)  (PDF)
Application for United States Magistrate Judge (DOCX)  (PDF)

Applicants are not to contact committee members; all communication must be in writing submitted to the Committee Chair.