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Joseph J. Ferris

Joseph is a shareholder in the firm’s Green Bay office. Joseph graduated from Marquette University, summa cum laude, in 1977. He went on to Marquette U. Law School and graduated from there in 1980. He has lectured at CLE classes in the area of insurance coverage and workers compensation. His practice generally involves civil litigation-primarily defense. Those areas include construction defect and damage cases, fire cases, bad faith, premises liability, motor vehicle accidents, workers compensation, discrimination and insurance coverage. Joseph has also acted as an arbitrator in UM/UIM cases.

Education


  • J.D. Marquette University Law School, 1980
  • B.A. Marquette University, 1977

Admissions


  • U.S. Court of Appeals – Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court-Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court-Western District of Wisconsin
  • United States Supreme Court
  • Wisconsin

Honors & Recognitions


  • AV Rated in Martindale Hubbell

Professional Memberships and Associations


  • Defense Research Institute
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Wisconsin Defense Counsel

State Decisions


Hillegass v. Landwehr, 176 Wis. 2d 76 (1993)

Monsivais v. Winzenried, 179 Wis. 2d 758 (Ct. App. 1993)

St. John’s Home v. Cont. Cas. Co., 150 Wis. 2d 37 (1988)

Finken v. Milwaukee County, 120 Wis. 2d 69 (Ct. App. 1984)