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John A. Becker

John A. Becker

Practice areas:

Car Accidents, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Workers Compensation, Litigation

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About Me

Having represented victims of serious accidents and work injuries for over 30 years, Attorney Becker has tried cases throughout southeastern Wisconsin.  Experience includes many cases  to the Court of Appeals and the Wisconsin Supreme Court.


Attorney Becker has written and published "Recreational Immunity in Wisconsin", the leading authority on the subject in Wisconsin.


In 1988, Attorney Becker became the second youngest lawyer in Wisconsin to be certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1982

  1. Litigation: 20%
  2. Workers Compensation: 20%
  3. Wrongful Death: 20%
  4. Personal Injury: 20%
  5. Car Accidents: 20%

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Robert W. Keller

    John Becker is a very well respected personal injury attorney in the Racine community. He consistently achieves excellent results for his clients. He is very knowledgable, and he is an effective litigator. I endorse John Becker as one of the best personal injury lawyers in the community.


    Robert Keller Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Timothy P. Crawford

    I endorse this lawyer. He is vefry highly skilled in fighting against insurance compainies for his clients who have been injured.


    Timothy Crawford Elder Law Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Becker, French & DeMatthew

822 Wisconsin Ave
Racine, WI, 53403-1526



WIGood Standing198203/02/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Wisconsin Super LawyerWisconsin Super Lawyers2006
Civil Trial SpecialistNational Board of Trial Advocacy1988

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
attorneyBecker, French & Durkin2013 - Present
attorneyBecker, French & DeMatthew1996 - 2011
attorneyBecker Law Office1990 - 1996
attorneyHanson and Gasiorkiewicz1982 - 1990


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Racine County Bar AssociationPresident2000 - 2001
State Bar of WisconsinMemberN/A
Racine County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Wisconsin Association of Workers' Compensation AttorneysMemberN/A
Wisconsin Academy of Trial LawyersMemberN/A


Publication NameTitleDate
Nevin Publishingrecreational immunity in Wisconsin2008


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Wisconsin Law School LawJD - Juris Doctor1982
University of Wisconsin, Parkside N/ABS - Bachelor of Science1979

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Annual summer seminarrecreational immunity2012
Build your practice seminarworkers compensationN/A