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Attorney James A. Meier

Attorney James Meier
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Location: Janesville, Wisconsin
Phone: 608-752-8787
Toll Free: 800-803-1138
Email: jmeier@mwlslaw.com
Jim Meier is one of Wisconsin's most highly recognized worker's compensation attorneys. He was selected by The Best Lawyers in America as the "Worker's Compensation Applicant's Attorney of the Year" for 2012.
Born March 20, 1949, in Janesville, Wisconsin, Mr. Meier graduated from Northwestern University in 1971 and earned in law degree from Marquette University in 1974.
Mr. Meier has a statewide practice in worker's compensation. He has represented thousands of injured individuals. He litigates worker's compensation cases before Administrative Law Judges throughout the State of Wisconsin on a weekly basis. However, when possible he attempts to help clients avoid litigation by achieving a fair and reasonable settlement of their worker's compensation claims without a hearing. Because of his statewide practice and reputation, Mr. Meier regularly receives referrals from attorneys throughout Wisconsin.
Mr. Meier has lectured for the State Bar of Wisconsin on worker's compensation topics and for the State Department of Vocational Rehabilitation. He has presented seminars for employers, self-insureds, and insurance carriers. He has participated as a member of a group of attorneys who met with the State of Wisconsin Worker's Compensation Department on an advisory basis.
Mr. Meier is a lifelong Janesville resident and lives there with his wife, Kris. He is active in many civic organizations.
Areas of Practice
  • Worker's Compensation Law
Litigation Percentage
  • 95% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Bar Admissions
  • Wisconsin, 1974
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1974
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin, 1974
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7111 Circuit, 1977
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1984
Education
  • Marquette University Law School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1974
  • Juris Doctorate
  • Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1971
  • Bachelor of Arts in History
Representative Clients
  • Applicants and injured individuals
Classes and Seminars
  • Speaker, Self-Insured in Wisconsin, National Business Institute, 1997-Present
  • Speaker, Workers Compensation Update, State Bar of Wisconsin, 1983-1991
  • Lecturer, Workers Compensation Topics, State Department of Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Guest Lecturer, UW Madison Law School, Worker's Compensation Course
Professional Associations and Memberships
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, 1974-2014