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Ronald James Schutz

Ronald James Schutz, American lawyer. Bar: Minnesota 1981, United States District Court Minnesota 1981, United States Court Military Appeals 1984, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1986. Named one of Attorneys of the Year, Minnesota Lawyer, 2004, The Nation's Top Litigators, The National Law Journal, 2008; recipient Army Achievement medal, 1983, 1984.

Background

  • Schutz, Ronald James was born on November 15, 1955 in Adrian, Minnesota, United States. Son of Harold Henry and Joanne Dorothy (Peters) Schutz.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering magna cum laude, Marquette University, 1978. Juris Doctor, University Minnesota, 1981.

    Career

    • Attorney Merchant & Gould, Minneapolis, 1985—1987, Robins, Zelle, Larson & Kaplan, Minneapolis, since 1987. Partner Robins Kaplan Miller & Ciresi LLP. Lecturer University Minnesota Law School, 1986—1987.

      Appted. by Governor Pawlenty to chair Minnesota Commission Judicial Selection. Commissioned captain United States Army, 1981, attorney Judge Advocate General Corps, 1981-1985, Fort Ord, California.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Minnesota 1981, United States District Court Minnesota 1981, United States Court Military Appeals 1984, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1986.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Chairman Center of the American Experiment. Board directors Young Men’s Christian Association Metropolitan Minneapolis, Guthrie Theater. Fellow: American College Trial Lawyers.

    Member: American Bar Association, Association Trial Lawyers of America, Judge Advocates Association, Minnesota Bar Association, Northwest Suburbs Cable Commission.

    Connections

    • Married Janet Jayne Jensen, June 4, 1977. Children– Matthew, Erik, Kristin.
    • father: Harold Henry Schutz
    • mother: Joanne Dorothy (Peters) Schutz
    • spouse: Janet Jayne Jensen
    • children: Matthew Schutz
    • Erik Schutz
    • Kristin Schutz
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    Born November 15, 1955
    (age 62)
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