Courthouse, Milwaukee County

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901 N. 9th Street, Milwaukee WI 53233



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


Parking: General on-street meter parking on 9th Street, 10th Street, and the frontage drive north of Wells Street


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.


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


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.


Complimentary Wheelchairs: 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 first come first served.


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


Skywalk: See below.


Access to Safety Building and Criminal Justice Facility: Courthouse access to these buildings is available via the skywalk located on the north end of the Courthouse First Floor.


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


Office for Persons with Disabilities: The Office is located in room 307 B. It is located on the south-end of the Courthouse on the 3rd floor. To contact the Office, call (414) 278-3932 (voice), (414) 278-3939 (Fax) or 711 (TRS). Please contact Office staff prior to your visit to arrange for any needed accommodations.


TTY and Auditory Listening Devices: TTY payphones are located on the ground and 6th floors of the Courthouse. Auditory listening devices can be reserved from the Office for Persons with Disabilities (see above contact information).


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


Food Service and Drinking Fountains: 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. Accessible water fountains are found throughout the building.


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.


Courthouse Office Locations:
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

Family Care, Room 307 A, C & D
Human Resources, Room 210

Jury Management, Room 106
Lost and Found, Room G1

Milwaukee Justice Center, G9

Office for Persons with Disabilities, Room 307-B

Register of Deeds, Room 103
Risk Management, Room 302

Treasurer’s Office, Room 102


Court Related - Courthouse Office Locations:

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



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

Safety Building: to Courthouse and Criminal Justice Facility - 1st Floor

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


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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