WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Ron Johnson announced today their agreement to recommend to the White House four candidates for consideration to serve on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, where Judge William C. Griesbach is retiring.
The candidates, Krista Ann Halla-Valdes, Tammy Jo Hock, William S. Pocan, and Thomas J. Walsh, were recommended to the Senators by the bipartisan Wisconsin Federal Nominating Commission that has been established to provide recommendations for nominations during the 117th Congress for federal judicial positions and United States Attorneys.
The full text of the Wisconsin Senators’ letter of recommendation to the White House is below and here.
June 22, 2021
The White House
Washington, DC 20500
Dear Mr. President:
We are pleased to recommend the following individuals to fill the vacancy on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin:
Krista Ann Halla-Valdes
Tammy Jo Hock
William S. Pocan
Thomas J. Walsh
These candidates were among those selected by a bipartisan commission that we established to screen applicants, and we are pleased to recommend them to you.
Ron Johnson Tammy Baldwin
United States Senator United States Senator