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William Robert Wagner

William Robert Wagner, American lawyer. Bar: Missouri 1986, United States Court Appeals 1986. Thomas J. White scholar; St. Louis University law fellow, Danforth fellowship.


  • Wagner, William Robert was born on December 30, 1959 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. Son of Robert Lewis and Effie Roberta (Elftmann) Wagner.

  • Education

    • Bachelor magna cum laude, Western Michigan University, 1982. Postgraduate, St. Louis University, 1986.


    • Officer 37th Judicial Circuit Michigan, Battle Creek, 1982-1983. Legal counsel United States Senate, Washington, 1986. Chief appellate litigation, assistant United States attorney, 1987-1989, 91—.

      Chief counsel Michigan Senate Judiciary Committee. Adjunct professor Michigan State University, 1989-1991, St. Leo College, since 1997.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Missouri 1986, United States Court Appeals 1986.


    • Editor-in-chief St. Louis University Law Review. Co-author: Federal Practice Manual, 1993. Contributor articles to legal journals.


    President Gethsemane Lutheran Church, Inc. Chairman board Pinelands Conference Churches, Evangelical Lutheran Church American. Member American Bar Association (vice chair victim rights committee), St. Louis Bar Association, American Judicature Society, Western Michigan University Alumni Association.


    • Married Marilyn Kay Jarvey, March 24, 1986. Children: Nicole, Luke.
    • father: Robert Lewis Wagner
    • mother: Effie Roberta (Elftmann) Wagner
    • spouse: Marilyn Kay Jarvey
    • children: Nicole Wagner
    • Luke Wagner
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    Born December 30, 1959
    (age 57)