Clerk of Circuit Court

Welcome to the Clerk of Circuit Court / Register in Probate


    John Barrett

      Clerk of Circuit Court/

        Register in Probate

Milwaukee County Courthouse Room 104

901 North 9th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53233

Office: (414) 278-5362    Fax: (414) 223-1260

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* Offices are Closed on all county holidays.

* * Customers should arrive in time to complete all business by time of closing.



The Clerk of Circuit Court, by law, is the official keeper of records for all state judicial matters brought in the circuit court of Milwaukee County.
 The Clerk's office services the nearly one million people of Milwaukee County, 47 Circuit Court Judges and 22 Court Commissioners. 
The Clerk of Circuit Court provides services in four separate buildings in Milwaukee County including the Milwaukee County Courthouse, the Children's Court Center located in Wauwatosa, the Safety Building and the Criminal Justice Facility. To handle the day-to-day responsibilities, the Clerk of Circuit Court has a workforce of nearly 300 employees and an annual operating budget of $52 million. The office processes over 150,000 case files per year. 
The mission of Combined Court Related Operations is to ensure public safety by providing judges, attorneys, persons proceeding without an attorney, and all other persons involved in Circuit Court proceedings or other functions of the Circuit Court with courteous, proficient, and professional services which facilitate the operations of the Circuit Court System.
John Barrett is the elected Clerk of Circuit Court/Director of Court Services for Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. In that capacity he provides all administrative, clerical and record keeping functions for 47 judges and 22 court commissioners within the First Judicial District of Wisconsin.  
Mr. Barrett's office is located at 901 North 9th Street, Room 104, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 53233-1458. His phone number is 414-278-5362. The fax number is 414-223-1260, and the e‑mail address is


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