Chief Judge William W. Brash, III

Chief Judge William W. Brash, IIICourt of Appeals–District I
330 East Kilbourn Avenue, Suite 1020
Milwaukee, WI 53202-3161

Current term expires July 31, 2023.

Career history

Appellate Judge, Court of Appeals, District I (appointed 2015); Circuit Court Judge, Milwaukee County (appointed 2001; elected 2002-15); Municipal Judge, Village of Fox Point (1985-97); Reserve Municipal Judge, Milwaukee County (1997-2001); Village of Fox Point Trustee (1998-2001); Private Practice Attorney (1978-2001).

Law-related activities

Former Presiding Judge, Milwaukee County Civil/Probate Division; Faculty Member since 2006, National Judicial College, Reno, Nevada; State Planning and Policy Advisory Committee (PPAC); State Legislative Committee; Judicial Compensation Committee; Ozaukee County Bar Association; Milwaukee County Bar Association; Former Director, Milwaukee Volunteer Judges Association; and Thomas E. Fairchild American Inns of Court; Special Commendation Recipient, U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.

Birth date/place

July 15, 1951; Panama


St. Norbert College, B.A. (1973); Marquette Law School, J.D. (1978)


Cars, music, collecting watches

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