Category: Firm News

LawtonCates Redesigned Website

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Madison, Wisconsin – May 2024 – LawtonCates, a prominent law firm specializing in personal injury cases in Madison and Jefferson, Wisconsin, proudly announces the launch of the redesigned website, live at Redesigned Website Features: Enhanced User Experience: The website now offers a more intuitive and user-friendly interface, allowing clients to easily […]


Jim Olson, Wisconsin resident and attorney at LawtonCates, is spearheading an essential environmental initiative in the state. This initiative, focused on the “home lake” rule, targets wake boats to address the critical issue of the spread of aquatic invasive species in the state’s lakes. Olson’s petition to the Department of Natural Resources proposes a key solution: restricting wake […]

Do Good

Do Good Wisconsin is a non-profit that showcases the good being done by individuals, organizations, and businesses statewide. The organization comprises volunteers, known as Ambassadors, from around the state who focus on bringing good news to their communities and encouraging others to do the same. DG uses its social media platforms to share stories of everyday […]


Understanding Super Lawyers Recognition Super Lawyers is a prestigious rating platform that recognizes exceptional legal professionals from over 70 areas of practice. These lawyers have achieved notable professional success and are highly regarded by their peers. The selection process, which is both rigorous and multiphase, includes peer nominations, independent research, and peer evaluations. To be nominated […]


Join us in celebrating Cindy Frank’s incredible journey! After 41+ dedicated years as a legal assistant with LC, Cindy’s retirement marks a milestone. Starting her remarkable journey in 1979, her unwavering commitment and bright spirit have left an indelible mark. The celebration took place on July 30th at The Oaks Golf Course, uniting family, friends, […]

our clients the Perrine's

Congratulations to our clients the Perrine’s on their big sale! Click here to read more.

We have much to be proud of and celebrate at LawtonCates. Not only have our attorneys been recognized for their professional achievements, but we also have a new team member. Selection to Super Lawyers Attorneys Terrence M. Polich and Dixon R. Gahnz have been chosen to the 2022 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list. Receiving this honor requires going through a multiphase […]


On Saturday, August 20th, the family of Jason Simcakoski, a veteran of the United States Marines and Stevens Point native who tragically lost his life in 2014, hosted the fourth annual Simmy Golf Tournament at Glacier Wood Golf Club. Both singles and foursomes were encouraged to participate in the event, which began at 8 am […]

LawtonCates recently won a case involving a dealership misrepresenting the quality and value of a vehicle it sold to our client. The Grant County dealership sold a used vehicle to our client without properly and legally disclosing the issues with the vehicle. The vehicle then broke down, and the dealership repossessed it – even though our […]

Attorney Briane Pagel recently won a jury trial in Rock County on behalf of one of LawtonCates’ clients. The Rock County jury found that the credit union’s phone calls to our client were harassing and illegal. What Happened to Our Client? Like many other Americans, our client fell behind on his car loan. He then made […]