Walter G. Bauch

Walter G. Bauch

Walter G. Bauch

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Practice Experience

Walter Bauch (Wally) practices in the areas of family law, personal injury and business law. Walter also handles appeals in both state and federal courts. He is a family law mediator and a member of the Ramsey County Early Neutral Evaluation panels for both financials issues and custody and parenting time issues. Since 1994, Wally has also served as a Hennepin County Conciliation Court Referee. In 2010, Wally was appointed to the City of Minneapolis Ethical Practices Board and has served as the Board Chair in 2011, 2013, 2017 and 2019. Wally provides pro bono legal assistance through Volunteer Lawyers Network in the area of family law.

Personal bio

Wally has also been active in coaching youth hockey, and is a youth football referee.


  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan
    • J.D. - 1981
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin
    • B.S. - 1975

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 1990
  • Wisconsin, 1992
  • Michigan, 1981
  • Texas, 1982
  • District of Columbia, 1987
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1987
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1988
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1991
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1988

Professional Associations

  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Member
  • Ramsey County Bar Association
  • Wisconsin State Bar Association, Member
  • Michigan State Bar Association, Member
  • Texas State Bar Association, Member
  • District of Columbia Bar Association, Member

Current Employment Position

  • Partner

Past Positions

  • Hennepin County Conciliation Court Referee since 1994