Attorney Michael D. Leffler

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Milwaukee, WI | Racine, WI | West Bend, WI

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Michael D. Leffler is a graduate of Marquette University (B.S. 1985) and Marquette University Law School (J.D. 1988). In law school, he was awarded the Grace Holznecht Scholarship in recognition of outstanding achievement. He was involved in student government and had the honor of representing his class as he worked closely with students, administrators, and professors.

After law school, he started his career with a well respected insurance defense firm in Racine. He soon recognized his preference was for helping the injured, not fighting them. He took a position as an associate at Daniel P. Kondos Law Offices, a personal injury law firm in Milwaukee. After a decade serving the personally injured, he co-founded Action Law Offices, S.C. with Attorney Steven C. Gabert in 1999. Today, there are three Action Law Firm offices in Wisconsin.

He has served on the Board of Directors for the Marquette University Club of Milwaukee and on the Board of Directors for the LAO Family Community Center in Milwaukee where he also served as interim Chairman of the Board. He has lectured extensively to high school students and community organizations on the various aspects of the law. Attorney Leffler is currently a member of The Wisconsin State Bar Association, the Milwaukee Bar Association and Racine Bar Association. He has served on the mediation committee of the Milwaukee Bar Association. He was formerly the President of the Racine Bar Association and served as a member of the Board of Governors. He is a member of the American Association for Justice, formerly known as the American Trial Lawyers Association. He is also a member of the Wisconsin Association of Justice. He has been admitted to practice law in all courts in Wisconsin, including the Eastern and Western Federal District Courts.

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Attorney Michael D. Leffler has concentrated his practice on the representation of the personally injured. He has fought for injured people's rights for nearly his entire career. Most of his cases have settled without the need of a trial. Although the goal is to settle cases out of court, he has successfully tried or arbitrated hundreds of personal injury accident cases. Attorney Leffler is one of the Top 100 National Trial Lawyers.

Areas of Practice:

Personal Injury--Plaintiff
Victims Injured in Accidents

Bar Admissions:

Wisconsin-State Courts
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin
U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin
U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Wisconsin
U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of Wisconsin

Education:

Marquette University Law School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1988
J.D.
Honors: Grace Holznecht Scholarship
Marquette University, 1985
B.S.

Professional Associations and Memberships:

Racine County Bar Association Board of Governors, 2007-2013
Racine County Bar Association Board of Governors, President, 2011 - 2012*
Board of Governors, 2008-2013
Wisconsin State Bar Association, Member
Milwaukee Bar Association, Member
Milwaukee Bar Association, Mediation Committee
Racine Bar Association, Member
Washington County Bar Association, Member
American Association for Justice, Member
Wisconsin Association of Justice, Member
Top 100 National Trial Lawyers, Member
Marquette University Law School Scholarship, Co-Sponsor

Past Employment Positions:

Daniel P. Kondos Law Offices, Associate

Pro Bono Activities:

Board of Directors, Marquette University Club of Milwaukee
Board of Directors, LAO Family Community Center in Milwaukee
Interim Chairman of the Board, LAO Family Community Center in Milwaukee
Legal Aid Society Municipal Violations
Vice President & Board Member, Homeowners Association

Other Volunteer Work:

Assistant Coach- Youth Soccer Team
Assistant & Cub Scout Den Leader
Coach & Referee, YMCA Basketball League
Coach & Assistant Coach, Youth Recreational Basketball Team
Assistant Coach & Sponsor, Youth Baseball Team
Assistant Coach, High School Tennis Team
Special Olympics Camp, Volunteer
Make-A-Wish Foundation, Fundraising
Toys-For-Tots, Toy Drive
High School Booster Club, Member
High School Mock Court Trial Competition, Judge
Middle School Goldilocks Trial, Presenter

*As president of the Racine County Bar Association; drafted history of the Bar and history of the Courts in Racine County.  It Can be found on the Racine County Bar Association website.

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Before Contacting a Personal Injury Lawyer, You Should Know:

The insurance adjustor is on the insurance company’s side, not yours.

Some are aggressive and try to scare people into not making a claim or into accepting very little compensation. Other adjustors seem kind and helpful — and then use your own words to deny your claim. The bottom line: the less the insurance company has to pay out, the more incentive the adjustor has.

We will investigate to establish liability and damages.

Our law firm has extensive resources to investigate an accident and assess who was at fault, regardless of the accident type. We work with a range of investigators and experts whose expertise provides crucial information for our determination of a fair settlement value.

Our attorneys can explain your coverage and your rights.

If you were hit by an uninsured or underinsured driver, your insurance company may fail to tell you about your rights under your own policy. We can also help you understand your medical coverage under your health insurance policy.