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LA CROSSE COUNTY COURT OFFICIALS

 

 

 

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Judge Ramona A. Gonzalez

La Crosse County Circuit Court, Branch 1

La Crosse County Courthouse & Law Enforcement Center

333 Vine St., La Crosse, WI 54601-3296

Telephone (608) 785-5840 - Fax (608) 785-5911

Term Expires: July 31, 2019

Birth Place: Dominican Republic

Education: Loyola University - Chicago, B.A. 1978;

Marquette University Law School, J.D. 1981

Career History: Circuit Court Judge, La Crosse County (1995-present); Court Commissioner, La Crosse County (1982-95); private law practice (1982-95); Law Clerk, La Crosse County Circuit Court (1981-82)

Judicial Activities: Judicial Education Committee; Commission on Judicial Elections and Ethics

 

Judge Elliot M Levine

La Crosse County Circuit Court, Branch 2

La Crosse County Courthouse & Law Enforcement Center
333 Vine St., La Crosse, WI 54601-3296
Telephone (608) 785-9587 - Fax (608) 785-5607

Term Expires: July 31, 2019
Birth Place: Urbana, Ill.

Education: Macalester College-St. Paul, MN 1985; University of Wisconsin Law School, J.D. 1990
Career History: Circuit Court Judge, La Crosse County (2007-present); State Public Defender's Office (1990-2007).

Professional; Member of Effective Justices Strategies subcommittee of PPAC; Founding President of the Wisconsin Association of Treatment Court Professional (2004 - present); Member of the National Association of Drug Court Professionals (2004-present)

 

 

Judge Todd Bjerke

La Crosse County Circuit Court, Branch 3

La Crosse County Courthouse & Law Enforcement Center

333 Vine St., La Crosse, WI  54601-3296

Telephone  608.785.9773  -  Fax  608.785.5607

Term Expires:  July 31, 2019

Birth Place:  Waukesha, Wisconsin

Education:  University of Wisconsin Center-Waukesha County, A.S., 1977; University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.A. 1979; Hamline University School of Law, J.D., 1984

Career History:  Circuit Court Judge, La Crosse County (elected 2007); Assistant District Attorney, La Crosse County District Attorney’s Office (1989 to 2007); Assistant County Attorney, Redwood County Attorney’s Office, Redwood County, Minnesota (1987 to 1989); Associate Attorney, Ebbesen & Sarrazin, Redwood Falls, Minnesota (1987 to 1989); Judge Advocate General Corps, United States Army Reserves (1989 to present); United States Marine Corps (1984 to 1989); Law Clerk, Stewart & Zlimen, Minneapolis, Minnesota (1984); Law Clerk, Gee, Hendricks & Knudson, Superior, Wisconsin (1983)

Current Professional Activities:  Board Member-Wisconsin Association of Treatment Court Professionals; Judge Advocate-Onalaska American Legion Post 336

Prior Professional Activities:  Board Member-Asian Gang Investigators Association; Legal Advisor-Western Wisconsin Metropolitan Enforcement Group; Wisconsin Narcotics Officer’s Association; Founding Member of the La Crosse County Drug Court

 

Judge Scott L. Horne

La Crosse County Circuit Court, Branch 4

La Crosse County Courthouse & Law Enforcement Center

333 Vine St., La Crosse, WI 54601-3296

Telephone:  608-785-9851 – FAX 608-785-5607

Term Expires:  July 31, 2019

Birth Place:  Milwaukee, WI

Education:  Cornell College, Mt. Vernon, IA ,  B.A.  Philosophy (1975);  J.D.  University of Wisconsin  (1979)

Career History:  Circuit Court Judge, La Crosse County 2007-present;  La Crosse County District Attorney, 1985-2007;  La Crosse County Assistant District Attorney, 1981-1985;  Law Clerk to the Circuit Court, 1979-1981

Professional Activities:  Criminal Justice Study Commission;  President Wisconsin District Attorney’s Association, 4 terms;  Legislative Council Committees—Fines and Forfeitures, Tavern Industry, Open Records, Future of the DA Program;  SAFE  Task Force

Community Activities:  La Crosse Rotary, La Crosse Chamber of Commerce, Pump House Board, former Board Member Stepping Stones Child Advocacy Center Board, former President La Crosse Family Playhouse

    Vacant as of 11/21/14
  La Crosse County Circuit Court, Branch 5

La Crosse County Courthouse & Law Enforcement Center

333 Vine St., La Crosse, WI 54601-3296