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COVID-19 Information


In recognition of ongoing public health concerns involving the coronavirus (COVID-19), the court has issued the orders found below.  Effective at 5:00 p.m. March 23, 2020 through and including at least May 1, 2020, the United States Courthouse at 517 East Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin will be temporarily closed. The Green Bay courthouse is also closed.  The court may continue this temporary closure based on public health guidance.  In addition, the court has postponed, until May 1, 2020, all jury trials, and canceled naturalization ceremonies and other public events scheduled at the courthouse during that same period.  The Eastern District of Wisconsin will continue to follow the developing public health situation.  The court is taking action to do its part to suppress the spread of the virus, including use of social distancing, reducing live hearings, having employees telework, and fostering increased hygiene vigilance.

Thank you for your support and cooperation.


General Orders & Notices

General Order 20-2: COURT OPERATIONS UNDER THE EXIGENT CIRCUMSTANCES CREATED BY COVID-19 AND RELATED CORONAVIRUS 

General Order 20-3: BUILDING SECURITY UNDER THE EXIGENT CIRCUMSTANCES CREATED BY COVID-19 AND RELATED CORONAVIRUS

General Order 20-4: BUILDING CLOSURE UNDER THE EXIGENT CIRCUMSTANCES CREATED BY COVID-19 AND RELATED CORONAVIRUS

General Order 20-5: CJA PANEL ATTORNEYS INTERIM VOUCHERS/COMPENSATION

General Order 20-6: AUTHORIZING CONDUCTING CERTAIN CRIMINAL HEARINGS BY VIDEO TELECONFERENCE OR TELEPHONE CONFERENCE UNDER THE CARES ACT

PUBLIC NOTICE REGARDING PAPER FILINGS & PAYMENTS -- Milwaukee

PUBLIC NOTICE REGARDING PAPER FILINGS & PAYMENTS -- Green Bay

NOTICE REGARDING PUBLIC ACCESS TO TELEPHONIC HEARINGS DURING COVID-19 OUTBREAK


Resources

Template motion for combined plea sentencing -- COVID-19


Help

If you have any questions, please contact the court at 414-297-3372 (Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Central Time).