Jim has practiced with the firm for over 41 years. He is highly regarded for his experience in litigating civil cases for clients who have suffered injuries as well as for insurance companies and business owners. His experience includes handling complex cases in the fields of personal injury law, products liability, professional malpractice, and accidents of all descriptions. Jim’s litigation work includes an active trial practice as well as appeals to the Wisconsin Court of Appeals and Supreme Court.Jim is noted to have the special expertise in insurance law and has handled a variety of complex insurance issues for both claimants and insurance companies. He also has substantial experience in handling fire claims and has represented clients in construction disputes. Jim is known for his skills in mediation and arbitration of disputes. He has acted as a neutral mediator in more than 600 civil cases and has achieved a high degree of success in assisting parties in resolving their disputes.Jim is a past President of the La Crosse County Bar Association and has served as Chair of the District V Committee of the Office of Lawyer Regulation, which oversees grievances filed against attorneys. He is currently appointed as a Referee by the Wisconsin Supreme Court to preside over grievance actions brought against attorneys.