Former justices

Justice Michael J. Gableman

Justice Michael J. Gableman

Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice: 2008–2018
Life: 1966–

Justice Michael J. Gableman was elected to a 10-year term in 2008.

Justice Gableman was born in West Allis, Wis. He received his bachelor's degree from Ripon College in 1988, and his law degree from Hamline University School of Law in 1993.

Prior to his election to the Court, Justice Gableman served as the circuit court judge for Burnett County. He was appointed to the Burnett County Circuit Court in 2002 by then-Gov. Scott McCallum, and elected in 2003.

Justice Gableman also has served as an administrative law judge for the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development, district attorney for Ashland County, assistant district attorney for Marathon and Langlade counties, assistant corporation counsel in Forest County, and has worked in private practice. In addition, he served on the State Court/Tribal Court Relations Committee and the Judicial Council.

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