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MILWAUKEE — Judge Jill Karofsky, candidate for Wisconsin Supreme Court, announced today the endorsement of 48 current and former judges from across Wisconsin.
“Judge Jill Karofsky is a skilled attorney and judge,” said Judge Tim Hinkfuss, Brown County Circuit Court. “She has decades of real-world experience in the law and understands that what happens in courtrooms has a real effect on people. She’s the best choice for Wisconsin’s Supreme Court.”
“Jill cares deeply about precedent and the rule of law,” said Judge Everett Mitchell, Dane County Circuit Court. “She always strives to make the best decision based on the law and the needs of the community. I support Jill Karofsky for Supreme Court Justice.”
“I enthusiastically support Judge Jill Karofsky for Justice,” said retired Judge Jeff Kremers, Milwaukee County Circuit Court. “She has the right experience, values, and energy to be successful. Wisconsin will be in good hands with Judge Karofsky on our Supreme Court.”
“In the next few years, the court will confront critical issues that go to the very nature of our constitutional democracy, and there’s no one better to ensure we adhere to the rule of law and Wisconsin’s core values than Judge Jill Karofsky,” said Judge Audrey Skwierawski, Milwaukee County Circuit Court. “She has a deep understanding of the courtroom and the commitment to an independent judiciary that we need.”
Judge Karofsky currently serves as a circuit court judge in Dane County, and also has the public support of Justice Rebecca Dallet and former Governors Jim Doyle and Tony Earl, as well as more than 20 state legislators. She has earned the bipartisan support of judges, sheriffs, DAs, local elected officials, and community leaders across Wisconsin.
The following Wisconsin judges today endorsed Judge Jill Karofsky for Wisconsin Supreme Court:
Court of Appeals
Brian Blanchard, District IV
Edward Brunner*, District III
Paul Higginbotham*, District IV
Paul Lundsten*, District IV
Jennifer Nashold, District IV
Gary Sherman*, District IV
Circuit Court Judges
Tim Van Akkeren*, Sheboygan County
John Albert*, Dane County
Peter Anderson, Dane County
Angela Bartell*, Dane County
Jane Carroll, Milwaukee County
Susan Crawford, Dane County
John Damon*, Trempealeau County
Robert DeChambeau*, Dane County
Jean DiMotto*, Milwaukee County
Tom Eagon, Portage County
Todd Ehlers, Door County
Stephen Ehlke, Dane County
David Feiss, Milwaukee County
John Finn*, Portage County
Thomas Flugaur, Portage County
William Foust*, Dane County
Mark Frankel*, Dane County
Shelley Gaylord, Dane County
Julie Genovese, Dane County
Michael Goulee*, Milwaukee County
Lindsey Grady, Milwaukee County
David Hansher, Milwaukee County
Tim Hinkfuss, Brown County
John Hyland, Dane County
Jeff Kremers*, Milwaukee County
Moria Krueger*, Dane County
Elliot Levine, LaCrosse County
John Manydeeds, Eau Claire County
John Markson*, Dane County
Daniel Mitchell, Dane County
Daniel Moeser*, Dane County
Mike Moran, Marathon County
Richard Niess, Dane County
Sarah O’Brien*, Dane County
Rebecca Rapp*, Dane County
Frank Remington, Dane County
Josann Reynolds, Dane County
Stuart Schwartz*, Dane County
Audrey Skwierawski, Milwaukee County
Michael Skwierawski *, Milwaukee County
Diane Sorensen*, Dane County
Maryann Sumi*, Dane County
Joe Wall, Milwaukee County
Thomas Wolfgram*, Ozaukee County
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