Dave Waxse is a retired United States Magistrate Judge from the United States District Court in Kansas City, Kansas. Judge Waxse received his B.A. degree from the University of Kansas in 1967 and his J.D. degree from Columbia University School of Law in 1970. He became a Magistrate Judge in 1999 and retired in 2017.
He is a Past-President of the Kansas Bar Association. He is also a member of the American Bar Association (Judicial Division), Judge Waxse is past Chair of the National Conference of Federal Trial Judges of the Judicial Division of the ABA and past Chair of the Judicial Division of the ABA. He also has been a co-chair of the Forensic Science in Criminal Justice Committee of the Judicial Division of the ABA.
He is also an Observer to The Sedona Conference Working Groups on Electronic Document Retention and Production (WG1)
In addition, prior to becoming a judge he was a member of the national boards of the American Civil Liberties Union, the Lawyer’s Committee for Civil Rights Under Law and the American Judicature Society.