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J. Michael End
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Defective Products
  • Professional Negligence

Education

  • Marquette University Law School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1973
  • Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1968

Bar Admission

  • Wisconsin, 1973
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1973
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin, 1973
  • U.S. Federal Court, 1973

Professional Associations

  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Member, 1973
  • Wisconsin Bar Association, Member, 1973
  • American Bar Association, Member, 1973
  • Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers, 1985
  • Wisconsin Association for Justice, President, 2011
  • Wisconsin chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates, President, 2001
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Litigation Section, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Professional Negligence Section, Member
  • Wisconsin Chapter of American Board of Trial Advocates, Secretary, 1999
  • Wisconsin Chapter of American Board of Trial Advocates, Treasurer, 1999
  • Wisconsin Chapter of American Board of Trial Advocates, Vice-President, 2000
  • Wisconsin Association for Justice, Member, Board of Directors, 1984 to 2019
  • Wisconsin Association for Justice, Treasurer, 2007
  • Wisconsin Association for Justice, Secretary, 2008
  • Wisconsin Association for Justice, Vice President, 2009
  • Wisconsin Association for Justice, President Elect, 2010

Honors

  • Super Lawyers, 2015 - 2019
  • Preeminent to the Martindale Hubbell entry
  • Milwaukee’s Best Lawyers
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyers
  • Top 10 Wisconsin Super Lawyers
  • Robert L. Habush Trial Lawyer of the Year Award, Wisconsin Association for Justice.
  • AV rating* with Martindale-Hubbell
  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
  • St. Robert Parish, Hall of Fame
  • Super Lawyer, Top 50
  • Milwaukee Super Lawyer, Top 25
  • Marquette University “M” Club, Hy Popuch Award
  • Wisconsin Business Journal, Leaders in the Law
  • The Best Lawyers in America – Milwaukee “Lawyer of the Year” for Personal Injury Litigation-Plaintiffs
  • The Best Lawyers in America – Milwaukee “Lawyer of the Year” for Personal Injury
  • Milwaukee Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs “Lawyer of the Year

Representative Cases

  • State v. Collova, 255 N.W.2d 581, 1977, Wis., 1977130760
  • Arsand v. City of Franklin, 264 N.W.2d 579, 1978, Wis., 1978107600
  • Thorp Sales Corp. v. Gyuro Grading Co., Inc., 331 N.W.2d 342, 1983, Wis., 1983114999
  • Gliniecki v. Borden, Inc., 44 F.Supp 619, 1978
  • Hiegel v. Labor & Industry Review Commission, 121 Wis. 2d 205, 359 N.W.2d 405, 1984
  • Shanks v. Blue Cross & Blue Shield United, 777 F. Supp. 1444, 1991
  • Shanks v. Blue Cross & Blue Shield United, 979 F.2d 1232, 1992
  • Castaneda v. Pederson, 176 Wis. 2d 457, 500 N.W.2d 703, 1993
  • Castaneda v. Pederson, rev’d 185 Wis. 2d 200, 518 N.W.2d 246, 1994
  • Wikrent v. Toys “R” Us, Inc., 179 Wis. 2d 297, 507 N.W.2d 130, 1993
  • Turner v. City of Milwaukee, 193 Wis. 2d 412, 535 N.W.2d 15, 1995
  • Gainer v. Koewler, 200 Wis. 2d 113, 546 N.W.2d 474, 1996
  • Maurin v. Hall, 2004 WI 100, 274 Wis. 2d 28, 682 N.W.2d 866
  • Rouse v. Theda Clark Medical Center, Inc., 2007 WI 87
  • Luckett v. Bodner, 2009 WI 68, 318 Wis. 2d 423, 769 N.W.2d 504
  • Weborg v. Jenny, 2012 WI 67, 341 Wis. 2d 668, 816 N.W.2d 191

Classes & Seminars

  • Wisconsin Supreme Court Office of Judicial Education: Civil Law Seminar: Medical Malpractice Issues, 2000
  • Civil Law Seminar for Circuit Judges: Medical Malpractice Issues, 2005
  • Civil Law Seminar for Circuit Judges: Medical Malpractice Issues, 2009
  • ivil Law Seminar for Circuit Judges: Medical Malpractice Update and Tort “Reform” Implications for Plaintiffs Practice, 2011
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Proving your Case through Cross-Examination– Panel member(2000); The Direct Examination of the Expert (2001); Trying a Slip and Fall Case (2001); Using the Internet to Help You Win Your Case (2002)
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Dealing with an Obstructionist Lawyer in Deposition (2003); Preparing for the Deposition of the Adverse Party’s Expert (2004); Trial Lawyers Ethics 101 (2005); Annual Torts Update: “Deposition Dos and Don’ts” (9/12/13 and 9/13/13)
  • Wisconsin Society for Healthcare Risk Management: Trial Demonstration of an Obstetrical Malpractice Case, 1998
  • Dean Health System, 2003 Risk Management Seminar, 2003
  • Presenter, Medical Malpractice in Wisconsin, Aurora Health Care Risk Managers, 2006
  • Milwaukee Bar Association: Dealing with the Expert Witness: From Case Evaluation to Trial Testimony, 2001
  • Milwaukee Bar Association Seminar: Cross-Examination of the Expert, 2002
  • Medical Malpractice 101: Overview of Medical Liability Cases, 2012
  • Marquette University Law School, From Classroom to Courtroom: Closing Argument, 2001
  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Department of Health Sciences, Health Care Administration & Informatics, “Tort Reform”, 2003
  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Health Care Law, 2004 to 2010
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Brief: Admissibility of Similar Accidents (1993); Sixth Annual Institute of Trial (1994); Trying an Auto Accident Case (1997); Trying a Slip and Fall Injury Case – Program Chair and Panelist (1998); The Trial of a Soft Tissue Low Impact Automobile Accident Case (1999)
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Trial Demonstration: Direct Examination of Plaintiff’s Treating Doctor (2005); Trial Demonstration: Cross-examination of Defendant Driver (2011); Trial Demonstration: Opening Statement (2014); Trial Demonstration: Cross-examination of Accident Reconstruction Expert (2015)
  • Wisconsin Association for Justice, Admissibility of Panel Findings in Circuit Court – All, Part or Nothing (1983); Effective and Practical Use of an Accident Reconstruction Engineer (1985); Hearsay Evidence and Expert Testimony (1987); Discovery of Work Product (1989); Opening Statements (1990)
  • Wisconsin Association for Justice, Dealing with Expert Witnesses, Yours and (1991); Medical Malpractice: Law Update (1994); Discretionary Immunity: The Exception that Swallows the Rule (1995); From Classroom to Courtroom: How to Make the Most out of Depositions (with ATLA) (1999)
  • Wisconsin Association for Justice, Cross-Examination (1999); Imposition of Sanctions in Alt v. Cline: Dealing with the Treating Doctor (2000); Summer Seminar: Medical Malpractice: Case Evaluation and Selection (2001); The Basics of Representing a Plaintiff in a Medical Negligence Case (2003); Cross Examination (2004)
  • Wisconsin Association for Justice, “Trial Lawyer Ethics: Are Obstructionist Tactics Okay?” (2005); Abusive Deposition Practices, The Law That Applies, and What To Do (2010); Wisconsin’s Daubert Rule (2011); A Primer on Alt v. Cline (2012)
  • National Business Institute, Medical Malpractice in Wisconsin (1988); Medical Malpractice in Wisconsin (1991); Effective Discovery Procedures in (1994); Medical Malpractice in Wisconsin (1994); Trial Advocacy in Wisconsin (1995); Trying the Soft Tissue Injury Case in Wisconsin (1995); Proving and Disputing Damages in Wisconsin (1996)
  • National Business Institute, Medical Malpractice in Wisconsin (1996); Evidence in Trial Practice (1997); Trying the Soft Tissue Injury Case in Wisconsin (1997); Personal Injury Settlements in Wisconsin: Practical Methods for Perfecting the Settlement of a Claim (1998)
  • National Business Institute, Winning Ways with Direct and Cross Examination in (1998); Keys to Effective Expert Witness Examinations in Wisconsin (1999); Medical Malpractice in Wisconsin (2000); Advanced Issues in Wisconsin Medical (2000); Evidence in Trial Practice in Wisconsin (2003)
  • National Business Institute, Handling Medical Negligence Cases (2004); Trying the Wrongful Death Case in Wisconsin; Strategies in Preparation and Valuation (2005); Strategies for Effective Trial Advocacy (2007); Medical Malpractice from A to Z (2010); “Medical Malpractice: Maximizing Your Chances to Win”, National web presentation (2013); Anatomy & Physiology 101 for Attorneys (2014)
  • Professional Education Systems: Orthopedics for Lawyers (1989); Professional Education Systems: The Briar Patch, Thorny Issues in Wisconsin Civil Litigation (1992); National Education Network: Evidence at Trial: Making Your Case–Opinions and Experts (1993)
  • Civil Trial Council of Wisconsin: The ADR Statute – Panel Discussion (1994); Lorman Education Services: Conducting an Effective Cross-Examination in Wisconsin (2000, 2001)

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Wisconsin Civil Justice Education Foundation, Board of Trustees, 2010 to 2019
  • St. Robert Parish Athletic Association, Chair (1988- 1989); St. Robert Parish Council – President (1989)
  • St. Robert Parish, Trustee, 1990 to 1999
  • St. Robert Parish Development Committee, Chair, 1990 to 1992
  • Divine Savior Holy Angel Parents’ Club, Co-President, 1995
  • Marquette University Tip-Off Club, Board of Directors, 1998
  • Marquette University “M” Club, Board of Directors, 1998 to 2009
  • Wisconsin Patient Safety Summit, Medical College of Wisconsin, Participant, 1999
  • Wisconsin Trial Practice for State Bar of Wisconsin, 1999
  • Safe Care Wisconsin, Board of Directors, 2007 to 2009

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Delta Sigma Pi