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MATTHEW YDE, American Lawyer.


Yde, Matthew Edward was born on July 23, 1964 in Freeport, Illinois, United States. Son of Edward Emil and Katherine Lucille (Ryan) Yde.


Trinity College, Carmarthen, Wales, United Kingdom. Central University of Iowa (Bachelor of Arts, 1986). Marquette University (Juris Doctor, 1989). Phi Alpha Delta.


Admitted to the bar, 1989, Wisconsin and United States. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin. Trial attorney Ruder, Ware & Michler, South Carolina, Wausau, Wisconsin, since 1989. Partner of RUDER, WARE & MICHLER, S.C., specializing in the field of General Practice Administrative, General Trial and Appellate Practice. Negligence Malpractice Insurance, Antitrust, Banking, Corporation, Trademark and Copyright. Probate Real Estate, Securities, Taxation, Labor Law, Trust, Hydroelectric Development Law, Water Rights, Environmental, Estate Planning. Employment, Pension and Employee Benefit Law.


  • Bar: Wisconsin.


Secretary, head coach Wausau Area Youth Football League, Inc., since 1989. Member Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Wausau, 1989-1992. Account executive Marathon County United Way, 1994-1995.

Board member Wausau Area Boys and Girls Club, Northern Valley Workshop. Member American Bar Association, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, State Bar Wisconsin, Marathon County Bar Association, Civil Trial Counsel Wisconsin, Defense Research Institute.


Married Darcy Jo Baganz, May 2, 1992. Children: Lauren Katherine, Alexander Matthew.

Edward Emil Yde

Katherine Lucille (Ryan) Yde

Darcy Jo Baganz

Lauren Katherine Yde

Alexander Matthew Yde