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Mark A. Klinner

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Biography

Education

  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
    • J.D. - 1985
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Eau Claire, Wisconsin
    • B.A. - 1982
    • Honors: cum laude

Past Positions

  • Zalewski, Klinner & Kramer, LLP, Trial Attorney, 2001 to 2014
  • Sandfort, Zalewski & Klinner, LLP, Trial Attorney, 1998 to 2000
  • Terwilliger, Wakeen, Piehler & Conway, SC, Trial Attorney, 1988 to 1998
  • Rogers & Bremer, Trial Attorney, 1985 to 1988

Professional Associations

  • State Bar of Wisconsin, 1985 - present
  • Wisconsin Defense Counsel, 1988 - present
  • Marathon County Bar Association, 1985 - present

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Civil Trial Law, National Board of Trial Advocacy, 1997 - present
  • Civil Pretrial Practice Law, National Board of Pretrial Practice Advocacy, 2012 - present

Current Employment Position

  • Senior Partner

Practice Areas

  • Insurance Defense
  • Municipal Liability Defense
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Personal Injury Plaintiff
  • Mediation
  • General Civil Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin, 1985
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1985
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1997

Honors

  • Selected for inclusion in Wisconsin Super Lawyers, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • AV Preeminent Rating in Martindale-Hubbell, 2015 - present
  • Charter Fellow, American College of Board Certified Attorneys (ACBCA), 2013 - present