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Frank T. Pasternak

Car accident Attorney at Brookfield, WI

4.8   4 reviews
  • Licensed for 29 years
    State WI
    Acquired 1995
    Status
    Good Standing No misconduct found

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

About Frank

Learn Frank’s areas of practice.

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Practice areas
  1. Car accident
    50%
    Car crashes at intersections, rear-end collisions, blown stop lights and stop signs, and other car accidents where our client is not at fault or less at fault than the other driver.

  2. Defective and dangerous products
    10%
    Various device manufacturers and pharmaceuticals are known to be dangerous and defective.

  3. Mesothelioma and asbestos
    10%
    Mesothelioma asbestos cases in Wisconsin were handled by very few firms up until a few years ago. For this reasons, our firm has handled tens of millions of dollars worth of cases involving mesothelioma.

  4. Personal injury
    10%
    Dog bites, animal attacks, premises liability cases involving trip hazards or dangerously unsafe wet or icy conditions are typical of this area of our practice.

  5. Trucking accident
    10%
    Semi-tractor trailer crashes are typically very serious due to the nature of the vehicles involved.

  6. Wrongful death
    10%
    Wrongful death cases in Wisconsin, which are caused by car or truck accidents, mesothelioma, dangerous property, animals, or products.

Wisconsin Personal Injury Attorney Frank Pasternak is one of Wisconsin's best personal injury attorneys.  Honored in The Best Lawyers in America®, "Top 50 Wisconsin Super Lawyers" Milwaukee Magazine, “Best Attorney” CNI Newspapers, and “Leading Lawyers” M Milwaukee Lifestyle Magazine.  He and his firm Pasternak & Zirgibel S.C. are Martindale-Hubbell AV® rated, listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, BBB A+ Rating, and named a  Tier 1 Plaintiffs Personal Injury law firm in “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News and World Report®.

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Location

Pasternak & Zirgibel S.C. - Wisconsin Personal Injury Lawyers
17035 W Wisconsin Av
Suite 115
Brookfield, WI, 53005

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Reviews

4.8 / 5.0
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Posted by Rich | May 10, 2014
Excellent attorney!
Frank has the character and know how to handle any legal issue well. I have referred people to him many times and just recently has to use him myself. He was excellent and I would recommend him to anyone.
Posted by Bob | December 19, 2011
Genuinely Cared About Us
I never wanted to be in the situation where I needed a lawyer, but when I did need one I was referred to Frank Pasternak. He was very genuine in his interest in helping my daughter and I and answered all of our questions about lost wages, medical bills, etc. He is an excellent personal injury attorney and has the experience and knowledge to back it up. I also like the fact that he was very active in his community. Most of all, he was genuine and really cared about our case.
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Posted by anonymous | February 23, 2009
Frank Pasternak Comes Highly Recommended
My family had the priveldege of using Mr. Pasternak's services several years ago in a personal injury case. While we were apprenhensive about using an attorney, we decided that it was in our best inteterests to do so. We chose Frank because of his involvement in the community and sincere and honest approach. We were very impressed with the outcome and would highly recommend him.
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Posted by anonymous | March 23, 2009
Very Highly Recommend Frank Pasternak
We enlisted the services of Frank after my wife was involved in a very serious auto accident in 2006. Frank took care of all of the details and dealings with the insurance companies and others so that I could concentrate on taking care of my wife and her rehabilitation. We both felt that Frank was fighting for our best interests and were very satisfied with the job that he did for us.
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Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
  • Contingency 25%-40%

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Managing Partner
  • Pasternak & Zirgibel S.C.
  • 2007 - Present
  • Founding Partner
  • Frank Pasternak & Associates S.C.
  • 2002 - 2007
  • Trial Lawyer
  • Domnitz, Mawicke & Goisman S.C.
  • 2001 - 2002
  • Trial Lawyer
  • Murphy, Gillick, Wicht & Prachthauser S.C.
  • 1995 - 2001
  • Law Clerk
  • Corboy & Demetrio
  • 1990 - 1995
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Education

  • University of Illinois Chicago School of Law (f/k/a The John Marshall Law School), Chicago
  • JD - Juris Doctor, Cum Laude. Moot Court, Law Review
  • 1994
  • St Norbert College
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1990

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Szymanska vs. The Marcus Corporation et al
  • $1,130,000 Jury Verdict Walworth County Wisconsin
  • In The Matter Of: Matkin vs Steven Pouls DO et al
  • $1,000,000 Settlement Waukesha County Wisconsin
  • Multiple Asbestos Mesothelioma Cases
  • $29,000,000+ in awards in various Wisconsin counties
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Associations

  • American Association for Justice
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Wisconsin Association for Justice
  • Member
  • N/A
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Waukesha County Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Milwaukee Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyer, Personal Injury - Wisconsin
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2023
  • Wisconsin Superlawyers
  • Milwaukee Magazine
  • 2023
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • National Trial Lawyers Association
  • 2023
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
  • 2023
  • Best Lawyer, Personal Injury - Wisconsin
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2022
  • Wisconsin Superlawyers
  • Milwaukee Magazine
  • 2022
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • National Trial Lawyers Association
  • 2022
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
  • 2022
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
  • 2021
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers - Wisconsin
  • National Trial Lawyers Association
  • 2021
  • Wisconsin Superlawyers
  • Milwaukee Magazine
  • 2021
  • Best Lawyer, Personal Injury - Plaintiff
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2021
  • Best Lawyer, Personal Injury - Plaintiff
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2020
  • Wisconsin Superlawyers
  • Milwaukee Magazine
  • 2020
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers - Wisconsin
  • National Trial Lawyers Association
  • 2020
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
  • 2020
  • Best Lawyer, Personal Injury - Plaintiff
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2019
  • Wisconsin Superlawyers
  • Milwaukee Magazine
  • 2019
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers - Wisconsin
  • National Trial Lawyers Association
  • 2019
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
  • 2019
  • Best Lawyer, Personal Injury - Plaintiff
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2018
  • Wisconsin Superlawyers
  • Milwaukee Magazine
  • 2018
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers - Wisconsin
  • National Trial Lawyers Association
  • 2018
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
  • 2018
  • Best Lawyer, Personal Injury - Plaintiff
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2017
  • Top 50 Wisconsin Superlawyers
  • Milwaukee Magazine
  • 2017
  • The Top 100 Trial Lawyers - Wisconsin
  • National Trial Lawyers Association
  • 2017
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2017
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2016
  • The Top 100 Trial Lawyers - Wisconsin
  • National Trial Lawyers Association
  • 2016
  • Best Lawyer, Personal Injury - Plaintiff
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2016
  • Top 50 Wisconsin Superlawyers
  • Milwaukee Magazine
  • 2016
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2015
  • The Top 100 Trial Lawyers - Wisconsin
  • National Trial Lawyers Association
  • 2015
  • Top 50 Wisconsin Superlawyers
  • Milwaukee Magazine
  • 2015
  • Best Lawyer, Personal Injury - Plaintiff
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2015
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2014
  • Best Lawyer, Personal Injury - Plaintiff
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2014
  • The Top 100 Trial Lawyers - Wisconsin
  • The National Trial Lawyers Association
  • 2014
  • Top 50 Wisconsin Superlawyers
  • Milwaukee Magazine
  • 2014
  • The Top 100 Trial Lawyers - Wisconsin
  • The National Trial Lawyers Association
  • 2013
  • Best Lawyer, Personal Injury - Plaintiff
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2013
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2013
  • Leading Lawyers
  • M Magazine
  • 2012
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2012
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2011
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2010
  • Top 50 Wisconsin Superlawyers
  • Milwaukee Magazine
  • 2010
  • Top 50 Wisconsin SuperLawyers
  • Milwaukee Magazine
  • 2009
  • Best Attorney
  • CNI Newspapers
  • 2005
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Publications

  • Lorman Education Services publication
  • Litigation Skills for Legal Staff
  • 2012
  • The Verdict (Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers)
  • Rebutting Anti-Civil Justice Propaganda
  • 2000

Speaking Engagements

  • Milwaukee Bar Association
  • Personal Injury Litigation Preparation
  • 2012
  • Winter Convention
  • A Crash Course in Trial Preparation & Trial Notebooks
  • 2008
  • Litigation Skills for Legal Staff
  • Preparation and Commencement of Litigation
  • 2008

Attorney endorsements

Received (9)
Given (18)
Endorse Frank
Car accident Attorney | Aug 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I strongly endorse this lawyer. Frank is bright, resourceful, approachable, and strongly committed to serving his clients. I have referred numerous matters to him (including cases for close family and personal friends) and received consistently positive feedback."
Unknown Attorney | Jun 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Pasternak is generous enough to share his legal knowledge on sites like Avvo. Apart from being kind, he is also a passionate, intelligent, and skilled attorney. I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | May 13
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I have had the pleasure of working with Frank and trust him to assist my clients on personal injury cases. Frank is a hardworking and respected lawyer who fights for his clients. He is an excellent choice for someone who has been injured and needs help."
Personal injury Attorney | May 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Frank is one of Wisconsin's preeminent civil litigation and personal injury attorneys. I wouldn't hesitate to refer any potential client to him. He gets my highest recommendation."
Personal injury Attorney | May 12
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. I have known Frank for many years and know him to be extremely hard-working and dedicated to serving his clients at the highest level of professional competence and integrty."
Personal injury Attorney | May 09
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Frank is an excellent attorney who is one of a select few true experts in personal injury. He is also friendly, a patient listener, and a very empathetic person. I highly recommend him."
Personal injury Attorney | Mar 14
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I highly recommend Frank for anyone who is seeking an attorney for a personal injury matter. He is an excellent attorney who has the respect of his colleagues. Frank has always demonstrated compassion for his clients, as well as a common sense approach in resolving cases. I would not (and have not) hesitated to refer personal injury cases to Frank."
Personal injury Attorney | Feb 24
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Frank has the perfect combination of passion for his clients and objectivity: his clients are bound to get sound advice and aggressive representation from Frank. He does great work for the people he represents."
Personal injury Attorney | Feb 23
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Frank is one of the most well respected personal injury lawyers in the community. His integrity is outstanding. I endorse this lawyer's work without hesitation."
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Brookfield Car accident Lawyer Frank T. Pasternak
Frank T. Pasternak
Car accident Attorney
Brookfield, WI
Licensed for 29 years
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