Juris Doctor, Marquette University, 1940.
Bar: Wisconsin 1940, United States District Court (eastern district) Wisconsin 1940, United States District Court (western district) Wisconsin 1940, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit), 1940. President, O'Melia, Eckert & Associations and predecessor, 1940-1964, president, Chairman, Board Of Directors, since 1964, senior member Executive Committee, senior partner, since 1964;attorney, chairman medical malpractice panels State Wisconsin, since 1981.
Served tocapt. Army of the United States, 1943-1946. Fellow American College Trial Lawyers. Member Wisconsin College Trial Lawyers.
Clubs: Rotary, Tri County Bar, Rhinelander Country, Knights of Columbus (4th degree). Died June 8, 1996.
Married Ann O'Malley, April 19, 1952. Children: John Francis, Kerry Tiesling, Sharon Sykes, Maureen, Patrick.