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Timothy Louis Vocke, American Lawyer, judge. Bar: Wisconsin 1973, United States District Court (western district) Wisconsin 1973, United States District Court (eastern district) Wisconsin 1987, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1983.

Background

Vocke, Timothy Louis was born on April 13, 1948 in Berwyn, Illinois, United States. Son of Frederick Louis and Rosemary (Grush) Vocke.

Education

University of Kansas (Bachelor of Arts, 1970). University of Wisconsin (Juris Doctor, 1973). Assistant District Attorney, Racine County, 1973 1985.

Member, Panel of Arbitrators, American Arbitration Association, since 1986.

Career

Worked at Vocke Law Office (Rhinelander, Wisconsin) specializing in General Litigation, Insurance Defense Law, Personal Injury, Criminal/Traffic, Arbitration/Mediation Law. Admitted to the bar, 1973, Wisconsin and United States. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin.

1983, United States. Supreme Court. 1987, United States. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin. Assistant District Attorney, Racine County, 1973-1976.

District Attorney, Vilas County, 1976-1979. Circuit Judge, Vilas County 1979-1983. Reserve Judge, 1983-1992, 1994—, State of Wisconsin.

Medical Malpractice Mediator, 1986—. Referee for Supreme Court, 1987—. Family Law Mediator, 1989—.

Legislative Council's Special Committee on Pretrial Release, 1980-1981. Wisconsin Supreme Court Code of Professional Responsibility Review Committee, 1984-1985. Member: Oneida Vilas Forest County Bar Association.

State Bar of Wisconsin (Member, Judicial Independence Committee, 1987-1993. Chairman 1989-1990-1991-1992, Bench Bar Committee, 1996—. Member, Civil Trial Counsel of Wisconsin.

Achievements

  • Bar: Wisconsin 1973, United States District Court (western district) Wisconsin 1973, United States District Court (eastern district) Wisconsin 1987, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1983.

Membership

Cellist Racine Symphony Orchestra. Board directors Northwoods Hospital, Phelps, Wisconsin. Local district chairman Boy Scouts American, 1986-1988.

Assistant wrestling coach Northland Pines High School, Rhinelander High School. Member county Pioneer Lake Lutheran Church, Conover, Wisconsin, Immanuel Church, Rhinelander. Member State Bar Wisconsin (judicial independence committee since 1987, chairman 1989-1990, district membership committee since 1988, ad hoc commission on judicial administration 1990), Oneida-Vilas-Forest Bar Association, Wisconsin Academy Trial Lawyers, Civil Trial Counsel Wisconsin, Cho Dahn World Taekwondo Federation, Masons.

Connections

Married Maribeth Ann Clouthier, January 25, 1975. Children: Heather Lyn, Erica Lyn, Jillian Annual.

father:
Frederick Louis Vocke

mother:
Rosemary (Grush) Vocke

spouse:
Maribeth Ann Clouthier

child:
Jillian Annual Vocke

child:
Heather Lyn Vocke

child:
Erica Lyn Vocke