Estee E. Scholtz will be on the Ballot for Walworth County Circuit Court Judge, Branch 1

Editor’s note: The following press release was received from Estee Scholtz for Circuit Court Judge.

Estee E. Scholtz will be on the Ballot for Walworth County Circuit Court Judge, Branch I 

Estee E. Scholtz will be on the ballot for the April 2, 2024 election for Branch 1 of the Walworth County Circuit Court.   Scholtz will prioritize community safety and ensure that the court system is efficient, impartial and transparent. “I took the Oath of Office as a Special Prosecutor in the Walworth County District Attorney’s Office, as an Assistant District Attorney for the State of Wisconsin, and most recently as a Police Commissioner for the Town of Geneva.  I know what it means to serve the community and I understand the responsibility of the judiciary to make findings based on the evidence presented and the rule of law.”   

Scholtz has participated in ride-alongs with law enforcement and completed an array of internships from within the walls of a Wisconsin State Prison to the chambers of the Wisconsin Supreme Court. She now facilitates partnerships between professional agencies in Walworth County and represents Walworth County in a variety of civil cases.  Scholtz was a leader in programs such as Family Treatment Court, the Sensitive Crimes Response Team, and the Keeping Kids Alive Committee while also acquiring extensive courtroom experience in violent crimes, general crimes, sensitive crimes, child welfare, mental health and civil cases, including state and federal appellate litigation and administrative law.    Scholtz is endorsed by the Honorable Daniel S. Johnson, Branch II of the Walworth County Circuit Court, Kurt Picknell, retired Sheriff for Walworth County, and Sheila Reiff, former Walworth County Clerk of Courts and current County Board Supervisor for District 11. 

Scholtz is a graduate of Badger High School, the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Wisconsin Law School, cum laude.  She is the recipient of a 2018 Tree House Child and Family Center Service Award and was an Academic All-American recipient in 2005 for her academic and athletic achievement while on the University of Wisconsin Alpine Race Team for which she was Captain her senior year. 

Scholtz also coached T-ball for the Geneva Lakes YMCA in the past and youth ski racing for six years.“Children deserve our utmost attention, investment, and every opportunity to thrive.  I will carry these values forward if elected as Judge.”  

The candidate for Walworth County Judge with trusted judgment and community values is Estee E. Scholtz. More information on Scholtz’s candidacy can be found at Estee Scholtz for Walworth County Circuit Court on Facebook or by email at    

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