Milwaukee County Courts

Clerk of Circuit Court

George L. Christenson

George L. ChristensonClerk of Circuit Court George L. Christenson

Clerk of Circuit Court / Register in Probate / Director of Court Services

The Clerk of Circuit Court provides services in four separate buildings in Milwaukee County including the Milwaukee County Courthouse, the Vel R. Phillips Youth and Family Justice 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 $42 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 that facilitate the operations of the Circuit Court System.

George L. Christenson is the Clerk of Circuit Court/Director of Court Services/Register in Probate for Milwaukee County due to his responsibilities under 59.40(1) (b). In this capacity he is responsible for providing all administrative, clerical and record keeping functions for 47 judges and 22 court commissioners within the First Judicial District of Wisconsin.



901 North 9th Street, Room 104
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233
(414) 278-5362


Office hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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