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Licensed

  1. Real Estate: 50%
    31 years
  2. Business: 35%
    31 years
  3. Estate Planning: 15%

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Hourly ($250-325/hour), Fixed (sometimes)

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Cash, Check

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722 Sheridan Road
Kenosha, WI, 53140

316 - 5th Street
Racine, WI, 53403-4606

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WIGood Standing198503/16/2015
ILVoluntarily Inactive198705/17/2016
FLInactive198606/17/2016
CAInactive198505/24/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
Business Person of the YearKenosha Area Business Alliance2007
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007
Certificate of RecognitionU.S. Congress2007
Person of the YearItalian American Society2007
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2006
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2005
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2004
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2003
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2002
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2001
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2000
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderBarnes Law Offices2006 - Present
Shareholdervon Briesen & Roper2000 - 2006
PartnerChrist & Barnes1989 - 1999
AttorneyBarnes Law Offices1985 - 1989
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember1987 - Present
Florida BarMember1986 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1985 - Present
State Bar of WisconsinMember1985 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Otter Creek LLC vs. John DoePrevailed, and judgment granted in favor of my client.
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
West PublishingWisconsin Real Estate Law2005
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California at Davis School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
Marquette UniversityBusiness AdministrationOther - Bachelors1981
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Princeton - Stanford West Coast ConferenceEntrepreneurship2012
UW Business SeriesEntrepreneurship2006
Wisconsin Law UpdateLandlord and Tenant Law2005
Wisconsin Law UpdateForeclosure Law2004