Join Our Legal Team

At LawtonCates, S.C., we are proud of our long-standing tradition of legal excellence and client advocacy. As a prominent Wisconsin law firm, we offer a supportive and dynamic environment for lawyers committed to making a difference. Our firm covers a diverse range of practice areas, including personal injury, civil litigation, family law, criminal defense, and business law.

Why Choose LawtonCates, S.C.?

  • Legacy of Success: With over a century of legal experience, we have built a reputation for achieving outstanding results for our clients.
  • Collaborative Environment: We believe in teamwork and foster a collegial atmosphere where every voice is heard and valued.
  • Professional Growth: We provide continuous learning and mentorship opportunities to help you excel and advance your legal career.
  • Diverse Practice Areas: Our broad spectrum of legal services allows you to find your niche and develop specialized expertise.
  • Client-Centered Approach: We are dedicated to providing personalized, compassionate representation to make a real impact on our clients’ lives.

Join us at LawtonCates, S.C., and become part of a firm where your legal skills and dedication can truly make a difference. Apply today to embark on a rewarding career with us.

Job Openings:

Associate Attorney

ARE YOU TIRED OF SCHILLING FOR CORPORATE AMERICA? You may want to give us a call. If you are interested in helping people who have been abused by creditors while working in an environment that fosters growth and creativity, we might be a good fit. Our ideal candidate has to be willing to work hard while at the same time understanding that there is more to life than work, is interested in hybrid work options, enjoys unlimited PTO, is willing to tackle complex challenges, and is interested in becoming an owner in a well-established Madison law firm.


Legal Assistant

We are looking for a team-oriented, dedicated professional with excellent client service skills, the ability to multitask, with attention to detail and strong organizational skills. The right candidate will have technical aptitude and proficiency in utilizing MS Office Suite. Previous experience with legal clients and billing database software or PracticeMaster/TABS is a plus.

Primary responsibilities include:

Preparing legal documents, formatting, proofreading, eFiling, client intake, maintaining attorneys’ calendars and keeping track of deadlines, preparing medical expense summaries, providing administrative support to two paralegals, and providing backup to the receptionist as needed, along with other duties and assignments as warranted.


Administrative Assistant

We are seeking a full-time clerical assistant. Job duties include copying, scanning, filing, daily errands, daily mail processing, delivery and retrieval, facilities management, receptionist coverage, and providing backup assistance to our legal secretaries. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.


To apply for any of the above positions, please submit your resume and a cover letter via email to Attorney David Stegall at