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Mr. Johnson is a frequent lecturer to groups of attorneys on topics including trial practice and process, cross-examination, attorney ethics and professional liability. He represents lawyers and law firms on issues relating to corporate/business structure, law firm dissolution and attorney departure, legal malpractice, and ethical issues associated therewith. Mr. Johnson is frequently retained as an expert witness in these areas.


Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 80%
  2. Licensing: 20%



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  • Chad William Koplien

    Terry Johnson is the premier defense attorney in the State of Wisconsin. There is none better. He is a brilliant trial attorney and a leader in the defense bar.


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Contact info

Peterson, Johnson & Murray Sc

788 N Jefferson St
Suite 500
Milwaukee, WI, 53202-4705


WIGood Standing197503/16/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
ListedSuper Lawyers2013
Milwaukee Personal Injury Litigation - DefendantsBest Lawyers in America2012
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Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2012
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Top Attorneys in WisconsinMilwaukee Magazine2003
Top Attorneys in WisconsinMilwaukee Magazine1999
Top Attorneys in WisconsinMilwaukee Magazine1995
Top Attorneys in WisconsinMilwaukee Magazine1990
Association namePosition nameDuration
Civil Trial Counsel of WisconsinMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In Re LoewN/A
Krier, et al v. Vilione, et al.N/A
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Wisconsin Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1975
University of Wisconsin, MilwaukeeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1972