Attorney Jeffrey A. Pitman focuses on representing victims of serious injury and nursing home abuse and neglect. Mr. Pitman is recognized by his peers as a preeminent nursing home neglect and abuse attorney.
In over twenty two (22) years of practice, Mr. Pitman has handled thousands of personal injury cases and obtained millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements in Wisconsin and Illinois. Mr. Pitman has been certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy since 2000.
Mr. Pitman leads the firm’s nursing home neglect and abuse practice. Mr. Pitman is a devoted advocate of resident’s rights and the quality of healthcare for the vulnerable and frail of Wisconsin. He obtained the largest verdict for a long term care neglect case in January, 2012. Mr. Pitman has testified before the Wisconsin State Senate Public Health, Senior Issues, Long Term Care and Privacy Committee regarding the standard of quality care and holding nursing homes accountable. Mr. Pitman’s ultimate goal remains improving the nursing home system as a whole.
Pitman, Kyle, Sicula & Dentice's specialized nursing home abuse & neglect team has the resources and expertise to identify and hold accountable the nursing home. Mr. Pitman’s legal ability combined with the resources of the team has allowed the firm to pursue cases against the national nursing home chains such as Beverly Healthcare, Kindred, Manor Care and Extendicare.
Mr. Pitman is an active member on the Board of Directors for Wisconsin Association for Justice and is the President-Elect of WAJ. He is also a member of the Elder Law section of the Wisconsin State Bar, the Nursing Home Litigation Group of the American Association for Justice, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, and the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association and Iowa Association for Justice. He lectures extensively on nursing home abuse and neglect and has authored numerous articles in the area of personal injury litigation.
Attorney Pitman was selected by Law & Politics Magazine as a Wisconsin Super Lawyer in each of the last seven (7)years (2006-12) and has been granted the coveted AV Peer Review Rating by a panel of his peers. The AV rating shows that a lawyer has reached the height of professional excellence and is recognized for the highest levels of skill and integrity.
For more information on Mr. Pitman’s nursing home abuse and neglect practice, please visit www.wisconsinnursinghomeabuse.com, email him at jeff@PKSDlaw.com or call Jeffrey Pitman at 800-950-9882.
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|NM||Authorized to practice law||2013||08/22/2013|
|IA||Authorized to practice law||2011||10/24/2015|
|IL||Active And Authorized To Practice Law||1999||11/12/2015|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyer||Law & Politics Magazine||2014|
|Super Lawyer||Law & Politics Magazine||2013|
|Super Lawyer||Law & Politics Magazine||2012|
|Leader in the Law||Wisconsin Law Journal||2012|
|Wisconsin Super Lawyer||Law & Politics Magazine||2011|
|Wisconsin Super Lawyer||Law & Politics Magazine||2010|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Wisconsin||The American Trial Lawyers Association||2010|
|Wisconsin Super Lawyer||Law & Politics Magazine||2010|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Wisconsin||The American Trial Lawyers Association||2009|
|Wisconsin Super Lawyer||Law & Politics Magazine||2009|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Wisconsin||The American Trial Lawyers Association||2008|
|Wisconsin Super Lawyer||Law & Politics Magazine||2008|
|Wisconsin Super Lawyer||Law & Politics Magazine||2007|
|Wisconsin Super Lawyer||Law & Politics Magazine||2006|
|Certified Civil Trial Advocate||National Board of Trial Advocacy||2000|
|Partner||Pitman, Kalkhoff, Sicula & Dentice, S.C.||1999 - Present|
|Attorney||Hausmann McNally S.C.||1992 - 1999|
|Attorney||Fellows, Piper & Schmidt||1990 - 1992|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Iowa State Bar Association||Member||2011 - Present|
|Iowa Association for Justice||member||2011 - Present|
|Illinois State Bar Association||Member||1999 - Present|
|Wisconsin Association for Justice (Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers)||President-Elect||1993 - Present|
|State Bar of Wisconsin||Member||1990 - Present|
|Illinois Trial Lawyers Association||Member||N/A|
|National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys||Member||N/A|
|American Association for Justice, Nursing Homes Litigation Group||Member||N/A|
|State Bar of Wisconsin, Elder Law Section||Member||N/A|
|Wisconsin Association for Justice (Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers)||Board of Directors||N/A|
|Sayles, et. al. v. Mellen Air Manufacturing, et. al.||Settled with manufacturer and DME vendor. Still prosecuting case against Marian Franciscan Nursing Home|
|Gerena, et. al. v. Mt. Carmel, et. al.||Settled before trial.|
|Peronto, et. al. v. State of Wisconsin, Winnebago Mental Health Institute||Settled|
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|Wisconsin Law Journal||Alternative dispute resolution could be a way for attorneys to get the inside track on the opposition’s case.||2009|
|Wisconsin Law Journal||Attorneys find purpose through niche practices||2009|
|Wisconsin Law Journal||Attorneys Look to Get Clients Out of a Bind||2009|
|Serious Injury Lawyers Blog||Attorneys Look to Get Clients Out of a Bind||2009|
|Serious Injury Lawyers Blog||Pressure Sore Prevention||2008|
|Marquette University Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1990|
|University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee||N/A||BS - Bachelor of Science||1987|
|CLE||Identifying Nursing Home Abuse||2010|
|AARP||Nursing Home Abuse/Neglect and What To Do About It||2010|
|Wisconsin Solo & Small Firm Conference||Identifying Nursing Home Abuse||2009|
|WAJ Spring Seminar||The Paralegals Role in the Nursing Home Case||2008|