February 11, 2019
MILWAUKEE, Wis.- Effective January 1, 2019, the Honorable G. Michael Halfenger has been appointed Chief Bankruptcy Judge for the Eastern District of Wisconsin. He replaces the Honorable Susan V. Kelley, who has retired. Judge Halfenger has served on the bankruptcy court since January 11, 2013. Previously, he was a partner at the law firm of Foley & Lardner.