John P. Zakowski

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John P. Zakowski
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Current Court Information:
Brown County Circuit Court, Wisconsin
Title:   Judge
Position:   Branch 6
Appointed by:   Scott Walker
Active:   2011-present
Preceded by:   John McKay
Personal History
Undergraduate:   University of Wisconsin-Madison
Law School:   University of Wisconsin-Madison Law School
Candidate 2012:
Candidate for:  Brown County Circuit Court
State:  Wisconsin
Election information 2012:
Incumbent:  Yes
Election date:  April 3, 2012
Election vote:  100%ApprovedA

John P. Zakowski is a circuit court judge for the Brown County Circuit Court in Wisconsin.[1][2]Zakowski was appointed to the position on December 21, 2011 by Gov. Scott Walker, and was elected in 2012 for a term that will expire in 2018.[3][2]


Zakowski earned his Bachelor of Science in political science from University of Wisconsin-Madison.[2] In 1983 he earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Law School.[3]


Prior to serving as District Attorney, Zakowski worked as an associate with the Green Bay law firm Nelson & Schmelling.[2]

Awards and associations

  • 2002: E. Michael McCann Prosecutor of the Year Award[3]



Zakowski ran unopposed and was elected to the Brown County Circuit Court, Branch 6.[4]

See also: Wisconsin judicial elections, 2012

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