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Joseph Thomas Butz

Joseph Thomas Butz, American lawyer. Bar: Illinois 1989, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1989, Florida 1992, United States District Court (middle district) Florida 1994. Scholar Ball State University, 1987-1989; recipient Speaker award Ball State University, 1987. Legal counsel Patrick Society, Illinois, 1992, 94. Member American Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, Federal Bar Association.

Background

  • Butz, Joseph Thomas was born on December 8, 1963 in Marion, Indiana, United States. Son of Lowell Thomas and Valarie Ann (Luzadder) Butz.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Ball State University, 1986. Juris Doctor, DePaul University, 1989.

    Career

    • Associate J. Paige Clousson & Associates, Chicago, 1989-1990. Staff attorney United States Bankruptcy Court, 1990-1992. Law clerk J. Sonderby, United States Bankruptcy Court, 1992-1993.

      Associate Norton, Gurley & Hammersley, Sarasota, Florida, 1993-1994. Partner Clousson & Butz, Chicago, since 1994. Speaker, lecturer Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education, Tallahassee, 194.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Illinois 1989, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1989, Florida 1992, United States District Court (middle district) Florida 1994.

    Membership

    Legal counsel Patrick Society, Illinois, 1992, 94. Member American Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, Federal Bar Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf, chess, trains, writing, hiking.

    Connections

    • Married Melissa Ann Shuman, June 11, 1993.
    • father: Lowell Thomas Butz
    • mother: Valarie Ann (Luzadder) Butz
    • spouse: Melissa Ann Shuman
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    Born December 8, 1963
    (age 53)
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