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Hon. Anthony Milisauskas was born and raised in Kenosha. He attended UW-Parkside from 1972-1976 earning a bachelor of arts degree in political science. He attended law school at the John Marshall School of Law in Chicago, graduating in 1983. He has both taught and received post graduate training.
Professionally, Anthony opened his law office in Kenosha in 1984 and continued in private practice until 2005. He served part time as the senior assistant corporation counsel from 1991 to 2005. He was appointed as a court commissioner from 2001 to 2005, and as a guardian ad litem, to protect children in civil litigation. He was elected municipal judge for the town of Somers (2000-2005).
Anthony was elected as circuit court judge of Kenosha County in 2005. He was re-elected in 2011. In 2014, he was selected to be the deputy chief judge of the multicounty 2nd Judicial District. He has presided over many criminal and civil jury trials, including a number of homicide cases. He gained national recognition when he started the first Drug Court in the county, which is a specialty court that provides treatment needs for people with addiction issues.
Anthony is married to Ramona. They have five children who all attended St. Joseph's High School. He has been a Cub Scout and Boy Scout leader, coached youth sports team in Little League and CYO Basketball for over 16 years, and was active in the Downtown Kiwanis and as a member of St. Peter's Church.