Adam Gerol, a Cedarburg resident and a Milwaukee County assistant district attorney, was appointed Ozaukee County district attorney on Thursday, Gov. Jim Doyle said in a statement.
Gerol, 46, will begin the job in early July, Doyle said. Gerol served 16 years as an Ozaukee County assistant district attorney prior to switching to Milwaukee County last year.
Gerol has a bachelor's degree from the University of Iowa and a law degree from Drake University Law School.
He succeeds Sandy Williams, who was elected Ozaukee County Circuit judge in April and assumed the bench on June 1.
Other announced candidates for the Ozaukee County appointment were Milwaukee County Assistant District Attorney Laura Crivello and Ozaukee County Assistant District Attorney Jeff Sisley.