Attorney Ivan Hannibal is the founder of the Madison, Wisconsin-based Consumer Rights Law Office. He has spent most of his career representing consumers against a broad array of predatory businesses and individuals, including banks, automobile manufacturers, mortgage brokers, landlords, debt collectors, auto repair shops, warranty companies, timeshare companies, retail merchants, and telecommunication companies, among others.
Ivan has experience litigating cases at all levels of state court, including the Wisconsin Supreme Court, and federal district courts.
Before entering private practice, Ivan interned with Justice Jon P. Wilcox of the Wisconsin Supreme Court, and clerked for Judge Paul Lundsten of the Wisconsin Court of Appeals.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Equal Justice Under law||State Bar of Wisconsin||2009|
|Frederick C. Suhr Award||U.W. Law School||2003|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|State Bar of Wisconsin, Public Interest Law Section||Former Board Member||N/A|
|National Association of Consumer Advocates||Member||N/A|
|Consumer Law Clinic - University of Wisconsin Law School||Board Member||N/A|
|Inside Track - State Bar of Wisconsin||Scammed in Paradise: Helping Victims of Timeshare Fraud in Wisconsin||2015|
|University of Wisconsin - Madison||Educational Administration||M.S.||N/A|
|University of Wisconsin - Madison||History||B.A.||N/A|
|University of Wisconsin Law School||Law||J.D.||N/A|
|Hearing on 2015 Assembly Bill 23||Testimony - Wisconsin Legislature - Assembly Committee on Finance||2015|
|Enforcing Consumers' Rights||Defending Debt Collection Lawsuits & Dealing with Debt Buyers||2015|
|"Timeshare Industry: Sources Say CFPB Staff Has Shown Interest in Timeshare Industry"||Interview by the Capitol Forum||2015|
|"Provision: Payday lenders could provide insurance, financial advice"||Interview by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel||2015|
|Enforcing Consumers' Rights||False & Misleading Advertising||2014|
|Enforcing Consumers' Rights||Building a Consumer Law Practice||2014|
|"Plumbing Firm Faces Civil Suit"||Interview by the Wisconsin Law Journal||2014|
|Enforcing Consumers' Rights||Consumer Law Updates||2011|
|Enforcing Consumers' Rights||Defending Debt Collection Lawsuits & Dealing with Debt Buyers||2011|
|"Lawyers Debate Need for New Arbitration Legislation"||Interview by the Wisconsin Law Journal||2011|
|Debt Relief Strategies||Defending Debt Collection Lawsuits||2010|
|An Introduction to Consumer Law||Getting Paid: Attorney's Fees in Fee-Shifting Cases||2010|
|An Introduction to Consumer Law||Auto Fraud||2010|
|An Introduction to Consumer Law||Deceptive Sales Practices||2010|
|"Lawsuits Plague Rolling Meadows"||Interview by the Oregon Observer||2007|
|"Cosmetology Students Sue: They Claim an Instructor at Madison Cosmetology College Was Unqualified for Classroom Instruction"||Interview by the Wisconsin State Journal||2007|