Courthouse, Milwaukee County

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MILWAUKEE COUNTY COURTHOUSE
901 N. 9th Street, Milwaukee WI 53233

 

Welcome to the Milwaukee County Courthouse. We hope that the following accessibility guide will make your visit a more pleasant one.

 

Assistive Listening Devices:

Devices are available for use from the Office for Persons with Disabilities (see below).

 

Braille Signage:

Braille signage is found throughout the Courthouse on the wall located 60” above the floor on the latch-side of the door.

 

Criminal Justice Facility Access:

Courthouse access to the Criminal Justice Facility is available via the skywalk located on the north end of the Courthouse First Floor.

 

Drinking Fountains: 

Accessible water fountains are found throughout the building.

 

Elevators:

Eight accessible elevators are located in the center of the Courthouse.

 

Emergency Evacuation:

Each floor has a signed designated area of rescue assistance. People unable to use stairways to evacuate the building are to wait in these areas to be escorted out of the building by safety personnel.

 

Entrances:

The wheelchair accessible entrance to the Courthouse is located at 900 N. 10th Street (10th Street, between Wells & State Streets)

 

Food Service:

The Courthouse Cafeteria is located on the south end of the Courthouse's Ground Floor. A snack food stand is located at the 10th Street entrance.

 

Office for Persons with Disabilities (OPD):

OPD is located in room 307-B (south-end of the Courthouse on the 3rd floor). To contact OPD, call (414) 278-3932 (voice), (414) 278-3939 (Fax) or 711 (TRS). Please contact OPD staff prior to your visit to seek/request any special accommodations.

 

Parking:

General on-street meter parking on 9th Street, 10th Street, Wells Street, and State Street. MacArthur Square parking structure (841 N. James Lovell St, Milwaukee) offers parking close to the Courthouse, 9th Street Entrance.

 

Public Safety:

To promote building safety, a weapons screening is conducted upon entering the building. Weapons, personal safety devices, sharp implements, etc. are not allowed in the building.

 

Restrooms:

Accessible restrooms are located on the north side of the Courthouse, floors 2, 3, 4 & 5.

 

Safety Building Access:

Courthouse access to the Safety Building is available via the skywalk located on the north end of the Courthouse First Floor.

 

Service Animals:

Pets are not allowed in the Courthouse. Service animals that assist individuals with disabilities and comply with the Milwaukee County ADA service animal procedure are welcome in the Courthouse.

 

Sign Language Interpreters:

Individuals needing a sign language interpreter should contact the department, division, office, and/or person you need to communicate with and ask them to arrange for an interpreter for you. Sign language interpreter requests should be directed to the Office for Persons with Disabilities Sign Language Interpreter webpage.

 

Skywalk:

Courthouse - 1st Floor (to Safety Building and Criminal Justice Center)

Safety Building - 3rd Floor (to Courthouse and Criminal Justice Facility)

Criminal Justice Facility - 3rd Floor (to Courthouse and Safety Building)

 

Transit:

MCTS bus routes on Wisconsin Avenue are 1 1/2 blocks south of the Courthouse. During rush hours, MCTS Freeway Flyers arrive and depart from 9th & 10th Street locations. http://www.ridemcts.com

 

TTY:

TTY payphones are located on the ground and 6th floors of the Courthouse.

 

Wheelchairs (Complimentary):

A limited number of complimentary wheelchairs are maintained by Facility Management (Ground Floor Room G1) for your use while at the Courthouse. A photo ID is required as a deposit. Visitors are encouraged to bring their own mobility devices, as the number of complimentary wheelchairs is limited and are loaned out on a first come first served.

 

Wheelchairs, Mobility Aids, and Other Power Driven Mobility Devices:

Wheelchairs, Mobility Aids, and Other Power Driven Mobility Devices that comply with the Milwaukee County ADA Wheelchairs, Mobility Aids, and Other Power Driven Mobility Devices Procedure are welcome in the Courthouse.

 

Office Locations Guide:
 

Administrative Services, Room 308

Cafe, Room G10

Child Support Enforcement, Room 101

Clerk of Circuit Court, Room 104

Comptroller, Room 301
Corporation Counsel, Room 303

County Board of Supervisors, Room 201
County Clerk’s Office, Room 105

County Executive, Room 306
Election Commission, Room G-10

Facilities Management, Room G1

Human Resources, Room 210

Jury Management, Room 106
Lost and Found, Room G1

Milwaukee Justice Center, G9

My Choice Family Care, Room 307 A, C & D

Office for Persons with Disabilities, Room 307-B

Register of Deeds, Room 103
Risk Management, Room 302

Treasurer’s Office, Room 102

 

Court Related - Office Locations Guide:

 

Chief Judge's Office, Room 609

Child Support Enforcement, Room 101

Clerk of Circuit Court, Room 104

District Attorney, Safety Building, Room 405

District Court Administrator, Room 609

Family Court, Room 707

Intake Court (In Custody), Criminal Justice Facility, Room 137A

Jury Management, Room 106

Milwaukee Justice Center, G9

Preliminary Hearing Court, Criminal Justice Facility, Room 146A

Probate Court Commissioner, Room 408

Probation Intake, Room 600

Probation Intake, Safety Building, Room 418

Register in Probate, Room 207

Restraining Order Clinic, Room 711

Small Claims Court, Room 400

Sojourner Family Peace Center, Room 711

Traffic Court (Out of Custody Intake), Safety Building, Room 221

WCS OWI Program, Safety Building, Room 416

 

We hope that this guide has made your visit a good one. We welcome your questions and any suggestions to improve this guide. Contact the Office for Persons with Disabilities (see above).

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