Jon M. Theisen was appointed to an Eau Claire Circuit Court judgeship by Gov. Walker in October 2011 and has not had to work hard to keep his job since then. Theisen, who was Chippewa County district attorney as the time of his appointment, ran unopposed in 2012. He is up for re-election in 2018.
Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman attended Theisen's 2011 swearing-in ceremony.
Theisen's decisions have been challenged 17 times in District 2 of the State Court of Appeals. Three decisions were reversed; 14 were upheld.
Gretchen Schuldt is executive director of the Wisconsin Justice Initiative.
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