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Benchbook Committees

Appointed by Office of Judicial Education, the Benchbook Committees assist in revising and updating each of the five Wisconsin Judicial Benchbooks on an annual basis. The benchbooks are desktop procedural reference texts for trial judges.

Current membership

Members serve three-year terms with five-year terms for chairs.

Committee Name Term ending date
Civil Hon. Eugene Gasiorkiewicz
Racine County Circuit Court
Chair, November 2022
Hon. Nicholas Brazeau
Wood County Circuit Court
November 2020
Hon. Paul Curran
Juneau County Circuit Court
November 2018
Hon. Michael Hanrahan
Milwaukee County Circuit Court
August 2020
Hon. Rhonda Lanford
Dane County Circuit Court
November 2019
Criminal Hon. Richard Sankovitz
Milwaukee County Circuit
Chair, May 2020
Hon. Michael Bohren
Waukesha County Circuit Court
May 2019
Hon. John Hyland
Dane County Circuit Court
May 2020
Hon. Ann Knox-Bauer
Taylor County Circuit Court
May 2020
Hon. Elliott Levine
La Crosse County Circuit Court
May 2019
Hon. Todd Meurer
Towns of Madison, Middleton, and Verona Municipal Court
May 2019
Family Hon. Daniel Dillon
Rock County Circuit Court
Chair, September 2020
Hon. Charles Constantine
Racine County Circuit Court
September 2020
Hon. Michael Dwyer
Milwaukee County Circuit Court
September 2019
Hon. Barbara McCrory
Rock County Circuit Court
September 2019
Hon. Thomas Walsh
Brown County Circuit Court
September 2018
Juvenile Hon. Mary Wagner
Kenosha County Circuit Court
Chair, April 2018
Hon. Robert Dehring
Jefferson County Circuit Court
April 2021
Court Commissioner Anton Jamieson
Dane County Circuit Court
April 2019
Hon. Thomas Walsh
Brown County Circuit Court
April 2018
Hon. Jennifer Weston
Jefferson County Circuit Court
April 2018
Probate Hon. William Hue
Grant County Circuit Court
Chair, August 2022
Court Commissioner Patrice Baker
Milwaukee County Circuit Court
August 2018
Court Commissioner Benjamin Schulenburg
Dane County Circuit Court
April 2020

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