Our Mission

For over 50 years, Lawton & Cates has represented workers, the injured, consumers, and small businesses. Our attorneys have achieved national and local recognition. The law firm has the highest rating possible by Martindale Hubbell. Our clients include everyday citizens and businesses who choose us as their legal representative. Whoever the client, whatever the need our attorneys will manage your legal matter in the highest professional, responsible, ethical and personal manner.  Contact our Madison law firm to speak with attorneys in Madison Wisconsin that can help you or chat with us online below.  We are pleased to announce that attorneys Dixon Gahnz and Terry Polich were named Super Lawyers for 2020.

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A Message from our Firm President: 

Our Practice Areas

Dear Friends:

Lawton & Cates law firm has re-opened our office.  We are available to assist you with all your legal needs.  We are following the safety guidelines set forth by the CDC.  We are available for telephone and video meetings with our existing and new clients. 


Dixon Gahnz


Lawton & Cates, S.C.

Personal Injury and Accidents

Personal Injury

Our injury lawyers are here to help you if you've been hurt in a car accident. We deal with the insurance company and medical providers so you can concentrate on getting medical care that you need.  Contact our law firm in Madison WI or chat with one of our attorneys in Madison Wisconsin online below.

Consumer Protection Law

Consumer Protection Law

Consumer Protection lawyers work to help families protect those things that are most important to them. We protect your houses from foreclosures, your cars from repossession, and your income from debt collectors and garnishments.  We can help if you have purchased a new car that is a lemon. 

Workers Compensation

Immigration Law

Injured at work? You have questions...? We have answers! An injury at work turns your life upside down. There is no paycheck and the bills keep coming. Our workers compensation lawyers help you get your wages paid and we work to get you other benefits the law allows.




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