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Ronald E. Wurtz, American lawyer. Bar: Kansas 1973, United States District Court Kansas 1973, United States Court Military Appeals 1974. Recipient Alex Fromme award Board Indigents Defense Services, 1987, Distinguished Achievement award International Academy Trial Lawyers, 1973.

Background

Wurtz, Ronald E. was born on February 25, 1948 in Concordia, Kansas, United States. Son of Cleo Louis and Marcine Alene (Morsch) Wurtz.

Education

Bachelor, Washburn University, 1970. Juris Doctor, Washburn University, 1973.

Career

Assistant district attorney Shawnee County, Topeka, 1977-1979, chief public defender, 1979-1994. Staff judge advocate 190 ARG Kansas Air National Guard, Topkea, 1979-1984, staff judge advocate headquarters, 1979-1997. Chief attorney Kansas Death Penalty Defense Unit, since 1994.

Achievements

  • Bar: Kansas 1973, United States District Court Kansas 1973, United States Court Military Appeals 1974.

Membership

Captain United States Air Force, 1973-1979. Fellow American College Trial Lawyers. Member National Association Criminal Defense Lawyers, Kansas Bar Association, Kansas Association Criminal Defense Lawyers (board directors 1989-1997, president 1991).

Connections

Married Alice J. Hunninghake, July 3, 1971. Children: Nicholas R., Amy E.

father:
Cleo Louis Wurtz

mother:
Marcine Alene (Morsch) Wurtz

spouse:
Alice J. Hunninghake

children:
Nicholas R. Wurtz

Amy E. Wurtz