District Attorney, Milwaukee County, WI
John T. Chisholm is the District Attorney of Milwaukee County. As District Attorney, Mr. Chisholm organizes his office to work closely with neighborhoods through his nationally recognized Community Prosecution program. He designed a Child Protection Advocacy Unit to better serve child victims, formed a Public Integrity Unit to focus on public corruption matters and a Witness Protection Unit to thwart attempts to intimidate victims and witnesses of crime.
Mr. Chisholm is an Army Veteran and worked with the Veterans’ Administration and collaborative partners to establish resources for veterans who encounter the criminal justice system in Milwaukee County, resulting in the opening of the Veterans Treatment Initiative and Treatment Court.
Mr. Chisholm is a graduate of Marquette University and the University of Wisconsin Law School.