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The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin is accepting applications for a Magistrate Judge.  Please click "Full Story" for more details.  
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Effective August 1, 2014 new procedures will be used in all Social Security Disability Appeals unless otherwise ordered by the court.  Please click "Full Story" for more information
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Effective October 6, 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 November 14, 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.