Court of Appeals


Judge Thomas M. HruzJudge Thomas M. Hruz

Court of Appeals – District III
2100 Stewart Ave., Suite 310
Wausau, WI 54401

Current term expires July 31, 2022.

Career history
Appellate Judge, District III Court of Appeals (appointed 2014; elected 2016); Attorney, Private Practice (2004-2014); Law Clerk, Hon. John L. Coffey, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit (2003-2004); Law Clerk, Hon. David T. Prosser, Jr., Wisconsin Supreme Court (2002-2003)

Law-related activities
State Bar of Wisconsin, Appellate Practice Section, Board Member (2009 to 2015), Chairperson (July 2013 to June 2014), Secretary (July 2010 to June 2012); Adjunct Faculty, Marquette University Law School (2012); St. Thomas More Lawyers Society of Wisconsin, past President; Marquette Law School Alumni Association, Board Member (2011 to 2017); Federalist Society, member; Hon. Robert J. Parins Legal Society of Northeast Wisconsin, member; Marathon County Bar Association, member; Outagamie County Bar Association, member; Tri-County (Buffalo, Jackson, Pepin & Trempealeau Counties) Bar Association, member; Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association, member; Seventh Circuit Bar Association, member; State Bar of Wisconsin High School Mock Trial Tournament, Regional Coordinator (2009 to present)

Birth date/place
November 12, 1973, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

UW-Milwaukee, B.A., summa cum laude (1995); UW-Madison, M.A. (1997); Marquette University, J.D., magna cum laude (2002)

Running, golf, music, traveling

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