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updated 2:33 PM UTC, Jul 21, 2018

Governor Walker Seeks Applicants for Jackson County District Attorney

  • Written by Mary Gerdes
  • Published in News

Governor Scott Walker announced today that he is seeking applicants for appointment as Jackson County District Attorney.

The new appointee will fill the vacancy created by the death of Jackson County District Attorney Gerald Fox, who passed away unexpectedly on Monday, September 4, 2017. The new appointee will serve out the remainder of the unexpired term and will be up for election in November 2020.

Please submit the following:

Cover Letter

Short Resume

References (list of 3-4)

D.A. Application: found on Governor Walker’s website www.walker.wi.gov. (Select “Menu” at the top right of the page, “Serve WI,” “Service Applications,” “District Attorney Application.”)

Resumes, cover letters, and applications must be received no later than 5:00 p.m., Friday, September 29, 2017. Following submission, applicants will receive an email confirming receipt of the application and describing the general process for appointment.

Applicants with questions about the appointments process should email their questions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. If you need to speak with someone immediately, you may contact Kate Wiedel at 608-266-1212


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