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Diane S. Skyes – 2012

Diane S. Skyes – 2012

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Rev. 112013 
FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2012 U.S.C. app. /OJ.I 11) Person Reporting (last name, first, middle initial) Sykes, Diane Court Organization Seventh Circuit United States Court Appeals Date Report 05/14/2013 Title (Article Ill judges indicate active senior status; magistrate judges indicate full-or part-time) Circuit Judge, Active Status  Sa. Report Type (check appropriate type) Nomination Date Initial [{] Annual Final Sb. Amended Report Reporting Period 01/01/2012 12/31/2012 Chambers Office Address 
716 United States Court House 517 East Wisconsin Avenue Milwaukee, 53202 
IMPORT ANT NOTES: The instructions accompanying this form must followed. Complete all parts, checking the NONE box for each part where you have reportable information. POSITIONS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 9-13 filing instructions.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable positions.) 
NAME ORGANIZATION/ENTITY 
II. AGREEMENTS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 14-16 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable agreements.) 

PARTIES AND TERMS 1992 Department Employee Trust Funds (retirement account), control 

III. 0N-INVESTMENT ME. (Reporting individual and spouse; see pp. 17-24 filing instructions.) Filer's Non-Investment Income  
[Z]  NONE (No reportable non-investment income.)  

 SOURCE AND TYPE  INCOME  
(yours, not spouse's) Spouse's Non-Investment Income you were married during any portion the reporting year, complete this section.
(Dollar amount not required except.for honoraria.) 
[Z] NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 

SOURCE AND TYPE 

PURPOSE ITEMS PAID PROVIDED 	The Federalist Society, January 29-31, 2012 New York City, Speaker Transportation (Airline Ground), Columbia Law School, Lodging, Baggage Fees, Parking Meals Student Event 	
The Federalist Society, March 18-20, 2012 Philadelphia, Speaker Transportation (Airline Ground), University Pennsylvania Lodging, Baggage Fees, Parking Meals Law School, Student Event 	
The Federalist Society, March 20-22, 2012 New Orleans, Speaker Transportation (Airline Ground), Tulane University Law Lodging, Baggage Fees, Parking Meals School, Student Event 

Case Western University March 30-April Cleveland, Moot Court Judge Transportation (Airline Ground), School Law (Moot Court) 2012 Lodging, Baggage Fees, Parking Meals 

Sykes, Diane 
05114/2013 	
Federal Judges Association May 8-10, 2012 Washington, D.C. Board Directors Meeting Transportation (Airline Ground), Lodging, Baggage Fees, Parking Meals 	
Institute for Justice June 22-24, 2012 Washington, D.C. Speaker Transportation (Airline Ground), Lodging, Baggage Fees, Parking Meals 	
The Fund for American July 29-31, 2012 Washington, D.C. Speaker Transportation (Airline Ground), Studies Lodging, Baggage Fees, Parking Meals 	
The Federalist Society, October 14-17, 2012 Minneapolis, Speaker Transportation (Airline Ground), Hamline Univ. Univ. Lodging, Baggage Fees, Parking Meals Minn. Schools Law, Student Events 

The Claremont Institute October 26-28, 2012 Washington, D.C. Colloquium 	Transportation (Airline Ground), Lodging, Baggage Fees, Parking Meals 
10. 	
The Federalist Society, November 14-18, Washington, D.C. Speak Conference Transportation (Airline Ground), National Convention 2012 Lodging, Baggage Fees, Parking Meals 

11. 	
The Federalist Society, December 11-12, Indianapolis, Speaker Transportation (Airline Ground), Indianapolis Chapter 2012 Lodging, Baggage Fees, Parking Meals 

Sykes, Diane 
05/14/2013 GIFTS. (lnc/11des those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 28-31 filing 
ins/r11ctions.)  NONE (No reportable gifts.)  
SOURCE  DESCRIPTION  Federal Judicial Guest Privileges  Union League Club, Chicago, Illinois  -See Part VIII 

VI. LIABILITIES. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 32-33 

instructions.) 
DESCRIPTION VALUE CODE U.S. Department Education Parent Plus College Loan 

U.S. Department Education Parent Plus College Loan 

05/14/2013
Sykes, Diane 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS --income, value, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
(including trust assets)  reporting period  ofrep011ing period  

(I) (2) (I) (I) (2) (3) (4) (5) 
Place "(X)" after each asset  Amount  Type (e.g.,  Value  Value  Type (e.g.,  Date  Value  Gain  Identity  
exempt from prior disclosure  Code  div., rent,  Code  Method  buy, sell,  mm/dd/yy  Code  Code  buyer/seller  
(A-H) int.)  (J-P)  Code  redemption)  (J-P)  (A-H)  (ifprivate  
(Q-W)  transaction) Income Gain Codes: =$1.000 less =$1,001 -$2,500 =$2.501 -$5.000 =$5.001 -$15.000 =$15.001 -$50,000  
(Sec Columns and 04) =$50.001 -$100.000 =$I 00,00 -$1,000,000 =$1,000.001 -$5,000,000  112 =More than $5.000,000 Value Codes =$15.000 less =$15,001 -$50,000 =$50,001 -$100,000 I00,00 -$250.000  
(Sec Columns and 03) =$250,001 -$500,000 =$500,001 -$1,000.000 =$1,000.001 -$5.000.000 =$5.000.001 -$25,000.000 =$25.000.00 -$50,000.000 =More than $50.000,000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =oCost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment ""Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated  

05/14/2013
Sykes, Diane 
VIII. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EXPLANATIONS. (lndicate part ofre port.) Part The agreement regarding the Wisconsin Department Employee Trust Funds commenced 1992, when Judge Sykes began employment 
Milwaukee County Circuit Judge. Part Item The Union League Club Chicago social and civic association with dining, lodging, and athletic facilities located adjacent the federal complex Chicago. The Club offers guest privileges federal judges. The charge for these limited privileges for 2011 was $1,096 (full Club membership dues 
for guest the same age for 2011 were $3,300). Members the federal judiciary who receive such Club privileges may not hold office, serve committees, entitled vote. Judicial officers with these guest privileges pay for food and athletic services the same basis Club members. Part VIL The income during reporting period (column B(2)) for Assets through and through market gain/appreciation. Part VIL Line Entry #8: This bank account was previously reported Ozaukee Bank. Part VII. Line Entry #9: VCSP/College America American Funds Money Market Fund 529A (via NML Investment Services LLC). Part VII. Line Entry #10: VCSP/College America American Funds Money Market Fund 529A (via NML Investment Services LLC). Part VIL Line Entry #11: Vanguard 529 College Savings Plan Conservative Age-Based Option: Income Portfolio (not state-sponsored plan). 

05/14/2013
Sykes, Diane 

IX. CERTIFICATION. certify that all information given above (including information pertaining spouse and minor dependent children, any) accurate, true, and complete the best knowledge and belief, and that any information not reported was withheld because met applicable statutory provisions permitting non-disclosure. further certify that earned income from outside employment and honoraria and the acceptance gifts which have b.een 
reported are compliance with the provisions U.S.C. app.  501 et. seq., U.S.C.  7353, and Judicial Conference regulations. 
Signature: Diane Sykes 
NOTE: ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO KNOWINGLY AND WILLFULLY FALSIFIES FAILS FILE THIS REPORT MAY SUBJECT CIVIL AND CRIMINAL SANCTIONS U.S.C. app.  104) 
Committee Financial Disclosure Administrative Office the United States Courts Suite 2-301 One Columbus Circle, N.E. Washington, D.C. 20544