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Chris’s primary practice involves helping his individual and business clients with their day-to-day legal needs. Chris has significant experience in the litigation area for his clients, including work in the Wisconsin Circuit Courts, Federal Courts, Appellate Courts, as well as administrative agencies and municipal governments. Chris’s litigation experience is broad, with significant knowledge in contract, business, and property disputes, as well as litigation involving the banking, dealership and construction industries. Chris is also regularly involved in the operation of business, including representation of clients in their day-to-day needs, employment matters, purchases and sales of businesses and resolving problems arising out of disputes between business owners. Chris has an extensive practice in collections and business formations.


Chris’s clients include several banks and credit unions, and he assists them with their daily operational needs, including loan origination transactions, inter-creditor issues and debt collection, including replevins, foreclosure and contract actions.


Chris also has a long history of representation of dealerships, including automobile dealers, equipment dealers, hardware dealers and other Wisconsin dealerships. Over the course of his entire career, Chris has represented clients in dealership and franchise disputes and in matters governed by the Wisconsin Fair Dealership Law.


Chris also has extensive experience in the real estate arena, ranging from assistance with real estate purchases and sales to extensive and complex commercial real estate transactions. Chris has litigated numerous cases involving problems arising during or after the sale of real property, title issues, construction disputes and matters involving the state government and local municipalities.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Real Estate: 34%
  2. Business: 33%
  3. Litigation: 33%

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($250-310/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

9 total 

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  • Dale R. Gregory

    I endorse this lawyer. I have known and worked with Chris for many years. He is an effective and creative attorney, a skilled litigator. Chris is well connected to the Dane County business and banking community and a tireless volunteer. I recommend him without reservation.

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    Dale Gregory Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Jeanne Marie Armstrong

    Chris is a very effective and passionate litigator. He thinks of practical, as well as creative, solutions to issues faced by his litigation and business clients. I strongly endorse Chris as an attorney who will do an excellent job for his clients.

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    Jeanne Armstrong Lawsuits & Disputes Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Fuhrman & Dodge S.C.

2501 Parmenter Street
Suite 200B
Middleton, WI, 53562

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WIGood Standing199003/16/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Dean's Recognition AwardUniversity of Wisconsin1990
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PresidentFuhrman & Dodge, SC2012 - Present
PartnerMurphy Desmond S.C.2009 - 2012
PartnerBoardman Law Firn1999 - 2009
PartnerTomlinson Gillman1990 - 1999
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Dane County Bar AssociationMember1990 - Present
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of WisconsinMemberN/A
Sauk County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
National Business Institute SeminarLaw Firm Management2013
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Wisconsin Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
University of WisconsinPolitical ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science1986
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Preparating a Case for Civil TrialLaw School Class2016
SeminarLaw Firm Management2013