James A. Walrath

Graduated University of Michigan Law School, J.D. 1968
Admitted to practice before the Wisconsin Supreme Court, 1968
Admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, 1971
Member of the Bars of the United States Courts -
- Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin
- United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit

Over 45 Years of Experience
  • Litigation in the federal courts of Wisconsin, Illinois, Missouri, Florida, and Nevada, as well as state courts in Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Missouri
  • Trials with a full range of pretrial motions, jury selection and post-trial proceedings with cases going to verdict in both civil and criminal cases
  • Trial counsel in significant criminal and civil jury trials
  • Criminal defense representation to clients on charges ranging from multiple homicides to theft, street crimes to white-collar corporate crimes
  • Appeals court representation and oral arguments before the United States Supreme Court (in Washington, D.C.) the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit (in Chicago), the Wisconsin Supreme Court (in Madison), and the Wisconsin Court of Appeals (in Milwaukee and Madison).
  • Representation for consumers pursuing civil litigation against major national companies resulting in settlements, primarily in discrimination and consumer rights litigation, in excess of $20 million