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Education

  • J.D., Marquette University, summa cum laude (Top 1% of class) 2006
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, majoring in finance, University of Wisconsin at Madison 2003

Professional Memberships and Associations

  • Board of Directors, Waukesha County Bar Association
  • Co-Chair, Jury Instruction Committee, Wisconsin Association for Justice
  • Member, Amicus Committee, Wisconsin Association for Justice
  • Member, New Lawyers Challenges Committee, Wisconsin State Bar
  • Candidate, Wisconsin Judicial Council (2016)
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, American Association for Justice
  • Member, Wisconsin Association for Justice
  • Member, Waukesha County Bar Association
  • Member, Milwaukee County Bar Association
  • Member, Milwaukee Young Lawyers Association
  • Member, State Bar of Wisconsin

Admissions

  • Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court- Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court-Western District of Wisconsin

Publications

  • “Is Mandatory Mediation Losing Its Effect Among Frequent Players?”, Wisconsin State Bar Litigation Section Blog,
    April 12, 2017.
  • Attorneys Desk Reference, Chapters 11 and 13, Pinnacle Publishing, (2016-present)
  • “Earn Your Stripes, Part 2: How to Get Through a Civil Trial,” Vol 88, No 9, Wisconsin Lawyer 2015.
  • “Earn Your Stripes, Part 1: How to Get Civil Trial Experience,”  Vol 88, No 8, Wisconsin Lawyer 2015.
  • Is the “Drive Other Car” Exclusion the Exception to the Stacking Rule?, 35 THE Verdict 1 (Winter 2012).
  • “Injury Cases: What You Need to Know About Insurance,” BW 50+ 2012
  • “Injury Cases: What You Need to Know,” BW 50+ 2012
  • Limiting Damages in Fire Loss Cases with an Enhancement of Damages Defense, 7 THE COUNSEL 11 ( Spring 2009).

Seminars

  • Chaired and presented at “Your Day in Court: Civil Trial Essentials,” Wisconsin State Bar, 2016    
  • “Using Trial Director And Other Technology At Trial,” 2016 Marquette Law School Evidence and Civil Practice Symposium:
  • “Preparing Your Case for Trial,” 2016 Waukesha Bar Association Litigation Section Seminar
  • “Saving Costs by Collecting Medical Records Using HITECH,” 2016 Fall WAJ Seminar:
  • “Getting To and Through Trial,” Wisconsin State Bar 2015 Summer Seminar
  • “Tort Update,” WAJ Fall Seminar 2014
  • “Collateral Source Rule,” Wisconsin State Bar Seminar 2013
  • “Collateral Source Rule,” 2013 Marquette Law School Evidence and Civil Practice Symposium
  • “Tort Update,” WAJ Fall Seminar 2013
  • ERISA Liens, National Business Institute, 2013
  • The Dos and Don’t’s of Discovery, Fall 2011 Seminar, Wisconsin Association for Justice.
  • Bridging the Gap Between the Classroom and the Courtroom, 2007 Marquette University Law School Symposium.

Honors/Awards

  • Board Certified Civil Trial Attorney, National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Waukesha County Bar Association
  • Up and Coming Lawyer, Wisconsin Law Journal, 2013
  • Super Lawyer, 2013 – present
  • Top 40 Under 40, National Trial Lawyers (2012)
  • Rising Star, Milwaukee Magazine (2011)
  • BV Distinguished Rating, Martindale Hubbell (2011)
  • 10/10, “Superb” Rating by Avvo.com (2012)
  • Editor of “The Counsel,” publication of the Civil Trial Counsel of Wisconsin (2009-10)
  • Graduated summa cum laude (top 1%) from Marquette University Law School (2006)
  • FDCC Student Editor and Scholarship Recipient (2005-06)
  • Associate Editor, Marquette Law Review (2004-06)
  • National Moot Court Competition, Third Best Brief, Regional Finalist, American Bar Association (2006)
  • National Moot Court Competition, Regional Semi-finalist, New York City Bar Association (2005)
  • Dean’s List, Marquette University Law School (2003-06)
  • Dean’s List, University of Wisconsin, Madison (1999)

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