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Griesbach, William C.

Born 1954 in Milwaukee, WI

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
Nominated by George W. Bush on January 23, 2002, to a new seat authorized by 114 Stat. 2762. Confirmed by the Senate on April 25, 2002, and received commission on May 1, 2002. Served as chief judge, 2012-2019. Assumed senior status on December 31, 2019.

Marquette University, B.A., 1976
Marquette University Law School, J.D., 1979

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Bruce Beilfuss, Wisconsin Supreme Court, 1979-1980
Staff attorney, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, 1980-1982
Private practice, Wisconsin, 1982-1987
Assistant district attorney, Brown County, Wisconsin, 1987-1995
Judge, Wisconsin Circuit Court, Brown County, 1995-2002