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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. Valerie Bailey-Rihn
Dane County Circuit Court
November 2021
Hon. Nicholas Brazeau
Wood County Circuit Court
November 2020
Hon. Michael Hanrahan
Milwaukee County Circuit Court
August 2020
Hon. Rhonda Lanford
Dane County Circuit Court
November 2019
Criminal Court Commissioner Jason Hanson
Milwaukee County Circuit
Chair, May 2024
Hon. Michael Bohren
Waukesha County Circuit Court
May 2022
Hon. Cynthia Davis
Milwaukee County Circuit Court
May 2022
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 2022
Family Hon. Daniel Dillon
Rock County Circuit Court
Chair, September 2020
Hon. Gloria Doyle
La Crosse County Circuit Court
September 2021
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 2021
Juvenile Hon. Mary Wagner
Kenosha County Circuit Court
Chair, April 2023
Hon. Robert Dehring
Jefferson County Circuit Court
April 2021
Court Commissioner Anton Jamieson
Dane County Circuit Court
April 2022
Hon. Thomas Walsh
Brown County Circuit Court
April 2021
Probate Hon. William Hue
Grant County Circuit Court
Chair, August 2022
Court Commissioner Patrice Baker
Milwaukee County Circuit Court
August 2021
Court Commissioner Benjamin Schulenburg
Dane County Circuit Court
August 2020

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