Practice Area:

Municipal & Local Government

LKG has long represented municipal and county government and governmental agencies throughout the State of Wisconsin. With a significant governmental practice, LKG has been involved in defending police officers, firefighters, prison guards, jails, county operated medical and nursing facilities, prison and jail health care providers, county and city snow removal workers, social workers, lawyers and other public officials.In contrast to other areas of the law, LKG recognizes that governmental defense must take into account the obligations and duties owed to the communities and constituents represented by the governmental entity at issue. More importantly, with highly specified laws, immunities and legal provisions, lawyers practicing in this area must have the foresight,

In contrast to other areas of the law, LKG recognizes that governmental defense must take into account the obligations and duties owed to the communities and constituents represented by the governmental entity at issue. More importantly, with highly specified laws, immunities and legal provisions, lawyers practicing in this area must have the foresight, recognition and proficiency to employ legal strategies that maximize and highlight the laws protecting these entities At LKG, our lawyers work with their clients at all levels of legal matters including early assessment, preventative practices, negotiations, dispute resolution,

At LKG, our lawyers work with their clients at all levels of legal matters including early assessment, preventative practices, negotiations, dispute resolution, litigation, and trial. Governmental litigation is very motion heavy and LKG has successfully avoided protracted litigation through the savvy filing of motions to dismiss, motions for summary judgment and through appellate submissions and argument. In recent years, government agencies have been subjected to increased litigation through matters brought pursuant to 42 USC ยง 1983. LKG has unprecedented experience in handling these cases and has defeated claims in a multitude of jurisdictions in Wisconsin and in the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals.

The governmental liability team at LKG is well versed in the intricacies of this area of law and equipped to handle any type of action filed against a municipal, county or state governmental entity.

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Contact Details

219 North Milwaukee Street
Suite 710
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202

Phone: 414-276-2102
Email: twellstein@lkglaw.net   

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