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Alan C. Olson
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Alan C. Olson

Practice areas:

Employee Benefits, Employment & Labor

About Me

As a Wisconsin native I look forward to the biking season but have also learned to enjoy downhill skiing during the winter.  

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1989

  1. Employment & Labor: 50%
    26 years, 1.6 thousand cases
  2. Employee Benefits: 50%
    26 years, 570 cases

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($240-450/hour), Contingent (20-40%), Fixed (Always), Retainer (Sometimes), Free Consultation (15 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

18 total 

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  • K. Scott Wagner

    I endorse this lawyer. Alan is our go-to guy on employment issues. We have worked with him and referred clients to him and his results are always impressive.

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    K. Scott Wagner Litigation Attorney
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Contact Info

Alan C. Olson & Associates

2880 S. Moorland Rd
New Berlin, WI, 53151

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WIGood Standing198903/02/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Leading Lawyers, Employee RightsAVVO and M Magazine2015
FellowLitigation Counsel of America2015
Leader in the LawWisconsin Law Journal2015
Super Lawyers, Employee LitigationThomson Reuters2014
Leading Lawyers, Employee RightsM Magazine2014
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2014
A+ AccreditationBetter Business Bureau2014
Leading Lawyers, Employee RightsM Magazine2013
Pro Bono Honor SocietyState Bar of Wisconsin2013
Leading Lawyers, Employee RightsM Magazine2012
Outstanding Pro Bono Law Firm Participation AwardLegal Action of Wisconsin2010

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Founder and Managing PartnerAlan Olson & Associates1990 - Present

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Litigation Counsel of AmericaFellow2015 - Present
State Bar of Wisconsin, Labor and Employment Law SectionBoard Member2015 - Present
Lawyers for Civil JusticeMember2000 - Present
National Employment Lawyers AssociationMember1989 - Present
Wisconsin Employment Lawyers AssociationMember1989 - Present
State Bar of WisconsinMember1989 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Strozinsky v. Brown Deer School DistrictSuccessful Constructive Discharge Claim
Pamela J. Key v. UNUMDenial of LTD benefits "arbitrary and capricious"
Paul Krolnik v. PrudentialLower Court Ordered to Consider Our Evidence

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Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Marquette University Law School LawJD - Juris Doctor1989
University of Wisconsin, Madison N/ABS - Bachelor of ScienceN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Milwaukee Bar Association, CLE CommitteeMediation Best Practices: What are best practices for preparing and presenting your case during mediation?2015
Milwaukee Bar AssociationPitfalls, Pratfalls and Pearls of ERISA-LTD Litigation2015
Cardboard Boots, Steroids and Super RoguesFalse Claims Act2013
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 -- Inside The Treasure ChestWisconsin employment benefits and employment rights under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 20092009
Avoiding Hiring/Firing PitfallsIdentification of Employer Vulnerabilities and Development of Fix Strategies2007