Press Releases

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Success Through Adversity- Prairie Athletic Club

Attorney Ginger Murray has been selected as a Spotlight Client for The Prairie Athletic Club for completing the Ironman Triathalon this November.

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Lawton & Cates' Attorneys Receive Super Lawyers Awards

Attorneys James Olson, James Gardner, Kent Carnell, and Dixon Gahnz have been named 2013 Wisconsin Super Lawyers. Attorney Kathryn Harrell McKnight has been named a Rising Star.

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Jim Olson Receives Best Lawyers' Lawyer of the Year Award

Jim Olson Receives Best Lawyers' Lawyer of the Year Award

James A. Olson was selected by his peers as the Best Lawyers’ Lawyer of the Year in Madison for plaintiffs’ personal injury litigation.

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Lawton & Cates Attorneys Receive Super Lawyers Awards

Five Lawton & Cates lawyers were selected for inclusion in the 2011 Wisconsin Super Lawyers publication in the areas of business litigation, general litigation, employment, and personal injury law.

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Lawton & Cates Lawyers Selected As Best Lawyers In America

James A. Olson, James W. Gardner, Kent I. Carnell and Bruce M. Davey were selected for inclusion in the 2011 edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the areas of personal injury, construction and labor and employment law.

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Lawton & Cates Acquires the Practice Areas of Krek & Associates

Lawton & Cates, S.C., of Madison will acquire the law practice areas of Krek & Associates, S.C. effective Thursday, September 1. The firm will maintain the office at 323 South Whitewater Avenue, Jefferson, WI 53549.

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UFCW Local 538 workers successful in wage claims

Federal District Court Judge Crabb entered an order finding that Kraft Foods Global, Inc. violated Wisconsin law by failing to pay workers wages for putting on and taking off employer mandated gear.

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Plaintiffs in Mass Murder Case against the City of Crandon and Forest County will Seek an Appeal of the Decision Denying Them Their Day in Court

The Plaintiff's, Charlie Neitzel and the families of Bradley Schultz, Lianne Thomas, Lindsey Stahl, and Katrina McCorkle in the case against the City of Crandon and Forest County, Forest County Case No. 08 CV 100, will file an appeal of Circuit Court Judge Mangerson's decision to dismiss their case. As a result of this decision, the families of the slain innocent young adults and one seriously injured sole survivor have been denied their day in court. This decision allows the City of Crandon and Forest County to dodge any liability for hiring a mentally unstable officer. Plaintiff's counsel, Lawton & Cates, L.C., will file an appeal of this decision. Plaintiffs will seek their day in court and a return to the law the holds government liable for the wrongful acts of their employees.

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Attorney Dixon Gahnz Joins Lawton & Cates, S.C.

Lawton & Cates, S.C. is pleased to announce that Attorney Dixon Gahnz joined the team of lawyers at Lawton & Cates, S.C. "Gahnz is a nationally certified civil trial advocate who has helped many families and injured people over the course of his career," stated Kent I. Carnell, President of Lawton & Cates, S.C. "The certification process requires passing a skills test, obtaining references from judges, peers and opposing counsel as well as completing a prescribed number of trials," Carnell continued.

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Attorney James Gardner Admitted to American College of Trial Lawyers

James JW. Gardner has become a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in America.

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$1.85 Million Settlement Obtained For Van Crash Accident That Killed Seven And Seriously Injureded Five Magazine Sales People

A $1.85 million settlement has been reached in a case involving a 1999 van crash that killed seven and seriously injured five magazine sales people. The accident occurred when the unlicensed driver Jeremy Holmes, age 21, switched seats at 81 mph on Interstate Highway 90 north of Janesville, Wisconsin. Monica Forgues, then age 15, was left a quadriplegic from the horrific accident.

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146 East Milwaukee Street, Suite 120
P. O. Box 399
Jefferson, Wisconsin 53549
phone:  (920) 674-4567
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