As legal malpractice cases proliferate, so too does the need for attorneys who will aggressively defend attorneys. For the past 20 years, Mike has adopted an intellectual approach and exhibited tenacious zeal in defending the interests of clients. His practice includes legal and professional malpractice defense, insurance coverage, appellate practice and complex civil litigation matters. An active member of the defense bar, Mike occasionally appeared for amici in appellate proceedings to facilitate the thoughtful development of jurisprudence in state of Wisconsin.
Membership & Involvement
- Executive Editor & Contributor: Wisconsin Law Quarterly.
- Member: State Bar of Wisconsin; Wisconsin Defense Counsel; Milwaukee Bar Association
- Member of the Board of Directors of the Wisconsin Defense Counsel, 2013-present
- Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ rated
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Keep up to date with both the federal TCPA requirements and several state-level statutes!
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On May 27, 2022, Judge Marcia Maras in the Circuit Court of Cook County issued a memorandum, holding Illinois’s recently enacted prejudgment interest statute unconstitutional, and holding that the legislation violated both the right of trial by jury and the prohibition against special legislation.
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In an opinion handed down on April 21, 2022, the Illinois Supreme Court reversed Illinois law and now allows direct and vicarious liability actions against employers.
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Property taxes in Indiana are paid twice a year, with payments generally due on May 10 and November 10. However, the spring installment is most significant as it relates to the sale of land for unpaid taxes.