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Jennifer Dorow Biography – Jennifer Dorow Wiki
Jennifer Dorow is a circuit court judge for the Waukesha County Circuit Court in Waukesha, Wisconsin. She serves as the chief judge of the 3rd Judicial Administrative District. District Three includes Dodge, Jefferson, Ozaukee, Waukesha, and Washington counties.
On June 12, 2019, the Wisconsin Supreme Court re-appointed Chief Judge Jennifer R. Dorow, Waukesha County Circuit Court, to another term as chief judge, effective Aug. 1. Dorow was first appointed chief judge in 2017.
Dorow has served on the Waukesha County Circuit Court since being appointed in December 2011 by then-Gov. Scott Walker. She replaced Mark Gundrum on the bench, whom Walker appointed to the state Court of Appeals. Since then, she has been re-elected to her position in 2012 and 2018. Her term expires in 2024.
Prior to becoming a judge, Dorow served as an assistant district attorney in Waukesha County from March 2000 to July 2004 before going into private practice with Huppertz & Dorow, S.C. She worked as a defense lawyer since September 2004.
Born in Milwaukee, Dorow graduated from Waukesha South High School in 1988. She earned a bachelor’s degree in broadcast communication from Marquette University in 1992 and went on to earn her law degree from Regent University School of Law in Virginia Beach, Va in 1996. She has been licensed to practice law in Wisconsin since 1996. In 2000 Dorow was admitted to practice law in the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin and U.S. Circuit Court, Seventh Circuit.
Jennifer Dorow Darrell Brooks Trial
Jennifer R. Dorow is the judge presiding over the Darrell Brooks trial in the Waukesha Christmas parade attack. Brooks faces 76 criminal charges, including six felony counts of first-degree intentional homicide and 61 felony counts of first-degree recklessly endangering safety, all referencing those who were either killed or injured in the November 21, 2021 parade.
The victims from the incident are Virginia Sorenson, 79 years old, LeAnna Owen, 71 years old, Tamara Durand, 52 years old, Jane Kulich, 52 years old, Wilhelm Hospel, 81 years old, and Jackson Sparks, 8 years old.
Jennifer Dorow Husband
Is Judge Jennifer Dorow married? She is married to Brian Dorow, who has previously worked as a city of Waukesha police supervisor and served as former dean of criminal justice, homeland security and counter-terrorism at Waukesha County Technical College. He also served as a deputy assistant secretary in a national security position in Washington, D.C., and he currently owns his own security company, according to his LinkedIn profile.
Judge Jennifer Dorow’s husband also ran for a state Senate seat in the 33rd District during a 2015 special election. He is planning to open a firing range in the city of Delafield after receiving common council approval last spring.
Jennifer Dorow Children
Dorow has three children: Michael, Jonathan and Angelina.
Jennifer Dorow Salary
The legislature sets salaries for personnel of the Wisconsin court system. As of Jan. 4, 2022, circuit court judges earned $155,023; appellate court judges earned $164,325; and supreme court justices earned $174,185 annually. As chief judge, Jennifer Dorow’s salary is slightly above $155,023.
Jennifer Dorow Political Party
Judge Jennifer Dorow is a member of the Republican Party. According to information from her judgeship application, Jennifer was involved in the 2004 Presidential Election Day Volunteer Lawyer with the State Republican Party. She also revealed being a member of the Republican Party of Waukesha and the Republican Women of Waukesha County.
Jennifer Dorow Age
Dorow was born in Milwaukee and moved to Waukesha County at age 7. She hasn’t revealed her age as of 2022.
Judge Jennifer Dorow Pregnant
Is Judge Jennifer Dorow pregnant? The Waukesha County Circuit Judge is reportedly pregnant.