August 7, 2018: Thomas Bilski was appointed as the Buffalo County, Wis., District Attorney by Gov. Scott Walker on Friday, August 3, 2018. Bilski succeeds Thomas Clark, who resigned as the District Attorney after he was recently elected as a Judge. For the past twenty-nine years, Bilski practiced law at his Osseo based firm, Bilski and Associates, LLC. During this time, he has focused on criminal defense law, representing clients in felony and misdemeanor cases at the Buffalo County Courthouse. Bilski is also a Trempealeau County Court Commissioner. Bilski was previously the president and vice-president of the Tri-County Bar Association. Bilski has volunteered as a Mayo Trustee on the board of Osseo’s Mayo hospital and clinic. He has been a Member of the Eleva-Strum School Board, the Strum Immanuel Lutheran Church council, and a youth soccer coach in Strum, where he currently lives. Bilski received his law degree from the William Mitchell College of Law, and his undergraduate degree from the University of Minnesota.