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Michael James Wahoske

Michael James Wahoske, American lawyer. Recipient Volunteer Recognition award National Association Attorneys General, 1993, Special Recognition award, 2003; Supreme Court Reception honors State and Local Legal Center, 1991, 92, 93, 95.

Background

  • Wahoske, Michael James was born on June 4, 1953 in Ripon, Wisconsin, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor with highest honors, University Notre Dame, 1975. Juris Doctor summa cum laude, University Notre Dame, 1978.

    Career

    • Law clerk to judge Luther M. Swygert United States Court Appeals (7th circuit), Chicago, 1978-1979. Law clerk to chief justice Warren E. Burger Supreme Court of the United States Court, Washington, 1979-1980. Associate Dorsey & Whitney, Minneapolis, 1980-1985, partner, chairman, appellate practice, 1986—2008, of counsel, since 2009.

      Adjunct professor law University Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1981-1983.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Minnesota 1978, United States District Court Minnesota 1979, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1979, United States Court Appeals (8th and 9th circuits) 1980, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit) 1982, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1982, United States Court Appeals (6th circuit) 1988, United States Court Appeals (federal circuit) 1989, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1992, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1994, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1996, Supreme Court of Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska, 1996.

    Works

    • Executive editor University Notre Dame Law Review, 1977-1978. Co-editor: Freedom & Education: Pierce v. Society of Sisters Reconsidered, 1978.

    Membership

    Fellow: American Academy Appellate Lawyers. Member: American Bar Association (standing committee on Amicus Briefs 1997—2002), Hennepin County Bar Association, Minnesota Bar Association, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) Bar Association, Phi Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Children: Jennifer, John.
    • children: Jennifer Wahoske
    • John Wahoske
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