Governor Walker Seeks Applicants for Judicial Vacancy

February 28, 2013

For Immediate Release

Governor Walker Seeks Applicants for Judicial Vacancy

Contact: Cullen Werwie, 608-267-7303

Madison – Governor Scott Walker announced today that he is seeking applicants for appointment to the Eau Claire County Circuit Court. 

The new appointee will replace outgoing Eau Claire County Circuit Court Judge Lisa K. Stark, whose resignation is effective April 22, 2013.  Judge Stark has been appointed to the District III Court of Appeals beginning April 23, 2013.   The new appointee, should he or she choose to run, would be up for election in April 2014.

To apply, please submit the following:

Cover Letter

Resume (not exceeding two pages)

References (list of 3-4)

Two Writing Samples

Judicial Application: found on Governor Walker’s website:

(Select the Judicial Application button, after clicking “Apply to Serve” at the top of the page)

Complete application materials should be submitted via email to the following:

All application materials for this judicial appointment must be received no later than 5:00 p.m., Thursday, March 14, 2013.  Following submission, you will receive an email confirming that we have received your application, and describing the general process for the appointment. 

Potential applicants with questions about the process should email their questions to  If you need to speak with someone immediately, you may contact Brian Hagedorn at 608-266-1212.