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Attorney Zirgibel has been honored as one of the Top 50 "Super Lawyers" in Milwaukee Magazine, as chosen by his peers and through independent research. Attorney Zirgibel has been ranked as one of Milwaukee's "Leading Lawyers" in M Milwaukee Lifestyle Magazine.  In addition Attorney Zirgibel is rated an AV Preeminent Attorney by Martindale Hubbell and is honoroed in the most recent addition as one of the  "Best Lawyers in America".




Practice areas


  1. Car Accidents: 50%
  2. Personal Injury: 20%
  3. Trucking Accident: 10%
  4. Defective and Dangerous Products: 10%
  5. Wrongful Death: 10%



Contingent (25-40%), Free consultation (60 minutes)

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  • Joshua M. Turim

    Jeff is an excellent lawyer. He truly cares about his clients and does everything in his power to make sure that they achieve the best result possible. I would strongly recommend Jeff to anyone that has been injured in an accident.


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  • Paul J. Milaeger

    I endorse this lawyer. Jeff is an excellent plaintiff's attorney as well as an excellent appellate attorney. I have known Jeff for over 15 years.


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Contact info

Pasternak & Zirgibel, S.C

19601 W Blue Mound Rd Ste 201
Brookfield, WI, 53045-5976


WIGood Standing199603/23/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Best Lawyer, Personal Injury - PlaintiffBest Lawyers in America2015
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Super lawyerSuperLawyers2014
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2012
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2011
Top 25 Super Lawyers Milwaukee AreaMilwaukee Magazine2011
Top 50 Wisconsin Super LawyersMilwaukee Magazine2011
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2010
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2009
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2008
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2007
Super Lawyer--Rising StarSuperLawyers2006
Board Certified Civil Trial SpecialistNational Board of Trial Advocacy2003
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founding PartnerPasternak & Zirgibel, S.C.2007 - Present
PartnerKarp, Karp & Zirgibel, S.C.2001 - 2007
Trial LawyerKarp Law Offices, S.C.1996 - 2001
Association namePosition nameDuration
Merton Athletic AssociationBoard of Directors2007 - 2013
Lake Country Rotary ClubN/A2007 - Present
American Association for JusticeN/A1997 - Present
Wisconsin Association for JusticeN/A1997 - Present
State Bar of WisconsinN/A1996 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Lorman Educational Services PublicationEthical Considerations in Personal Injury Litigation2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Drake ULawJD - Juris Doctor1996
University of Wisconsin, MilwaukeePolitical Science and HistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1993
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Ethical Considerations in Personal Injury LitigationLegal Ethics2007