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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: August, 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) 785-5911

Term Expires: 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, 2013

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

  Judge Dale T. Pasell
  La Crosse County Circuit Court, Branch 5
  La Crosse County Courthouse & Law Enforcement Center
  333 Vine St., La Crosse, WI 54601-3296
  Telephone (608) 785-5880 - Fax (608) 785-5607

  Term Expires: 2017
  Birth Place: Detroit, Mich.
  Education: University of Wisconsin-Madison 1975; University of Wisconsin Law School, J.D. 1978
  Career History: Circuit Court Judge, La Crosse County (1999-present); State Public Defender's Office         (1979-99); Assistant District Attorney, Green County (1978)