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Frank Tuerkheimer

Frank Tuerkheimer

Expert on criminal practice, lawyer and judicial ethics and litigation in general

Professor, law, emeritus Law School Work: 608-262-3093 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Former federal prosecutor, Southern District of New York, U.S. attorney, associate special Watergate prosecutor and defense lawyer
  • Ethics: Attorney for lawyer and judicial disciplinary bodies in Wisconsin; attorney for professionals named in disciplinary proceedings
  • Litigation: Practitioner for 24 in "of counsel" capacity with firm, expert witness on attorney shortcomings in several cases


  • Author of numerous articles and books on evidence
  • Senate appointee to U.S. Commission on Judicial Discipline and Removal
  • UW Law School Teacher of the Year
  • Appointed by Sen. Herb Kohl to advisory panels on U.S. Supreme Court nominations
  • Public speaker on numerous occasions on the Holocaust; taught trials of the Holocaust at UW and Giessen law school in Germany