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Keith Stachowiak

Keith Stachowiak

Murphy & Prachthauser, SC
  • Personal Injury, Products Liability
  • Wisconsin
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Keith is a member of the Wisconsin Association for Justice and is on the Board of Directors. He has also lectured and authored articles for presentation at continuing legal education seminars sponsored by that organization. Keith is the author of the Jury Deliberations chapter in a State Bar of Wisconsin publication entitled “Wisconsin Trial Practice.” He is listed in the Martindale Registry of Preeminent Lawyers as having the highest ratings awarded by that group. He has been awarded a Superlawyer designation for Personal Injury since 2011.He has an AVVO rating of 10.0 out of a possible 10.0. He is also a member of the American Association of Justice and State Bar of Wisconsin. He has received the "Best Lawyers" designation for personal injury in Milwaukee.

He has taken four of his cases to the Wisconsin Supreme Court on his clients’ behalf:

-Richards v. Badger Mutual (liability for common scheme or plan, aka aiding and abetting)
-Orlowski v. State Farm (collateral source, which resulted in a 7-0 decision in favor of Ms. Orlowski)
-Schinner v. West Bend Mutual (insurance coverage for injuries resulting from serving alcohol to an underage individual)
-Brown v. Acuity, (immunity arising out of a motor vehicle accident involving a volunteer fire fighter)

Mr. Stachowiak earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, graduating in 1979 with a degree in Accounting. He passed the CPA examination in 1980. He graduated from Marquette University Law School in 1983, cum laude.

Personal Comments
Grade school education is a priority of Keith’s, and he has taken up this cause in his volunteer work. He was one of the three founding members of the St. Gerard fund, a scholarship fund established in 1997 that has assisted families in paying for a Catholic education in an area around his former school. It awards scholarships amounting to approximately $60,000 per year. He continues serving on the board.

Marquette University Law School
J.D. (1983)
Honors: Cum Laude
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University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
B.B.A. (1979) | Accounting; Information Systems
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Professional Experience
Board member
Wisconsin Association for Justice
Articles & Publications
Jury Deliberations
State Bar of Wisconsin
Awarded in Category of Plaintiff Personal Injury
Best Lawyers
Awarded in Category of Plaintiff Personal Injury
Super Lawyers
Awarded in Category of Plaintiff Personal Injury
Martindale Preeminent Lawyers
10.0 Rating
Professional Associations
Wisconsin State Bar  # 1000050
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Wisconsin Association of Justice
Board of Directors
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Products Liability
Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
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Milwaukee Personal Injury Lawyers
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Main Office
330 E Kilbourn Ave
Suite 1200
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Telephone: (414) 271-1011
Fax: (414) 271-9987
Southside Office
4811 S. 76th Street
Suite 403
Milwaukee, WI 53220
Telephone: (414) 281-5700
Waukesha Office
22370 W Bluemound Road
Suite 204
Waukesha, WI 53186
Telephone: (262) 792-0888
Mequon Office
10200 N. Port Washington Road
Suite 201
Mequon, WI 53092
Telephone: (262) 240-1138