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Timothy Wayne Schelwat

Personal injury Attorney at Milwaukee, WI

5.0   2 reviews
  • State Years
    Illinois - IL 19 years
    Wisconsin - WI 26 years
    Hawaii - HI 22 years
  • Licensed for 19 years
    State IL
    Acquired 2005
    Active and Authorized to Practice Law No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 26 years
    State WI
    Acquired 1998
    Good Standing No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 22 years
    State HI
    Acquired 2001
    Inactive No misconduct found

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

About Timothy

Learn Timothy’s areas of practice.

Timothy W. Schelwat, an associate attorney at Hupy and Abraham, S.C., joined the firm in 2002, focusing on personal injury cases. Since joining the firm, he has tried dozens of cases to verdict and obtained more than $50 million in compensation for his clients.


Attorney Schelwat is an avid Harley-Davidson motorcyclist who often attends biker events. He speaks regularly to motorcyclists throughout the Midwest about insurance coverage and other legal issues.

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Hupy and Abraham, S.C.
111 E Kilbourn Ave #1100
Milwaukee, WI, 53202

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Posted by Linda Jo | October 28, 2013
Motorcycle versus Automobile
Attorney Timothy Schelwat explained procedures and the many variables when dealing with accident settlements. He was always available to give advice regarding my motorcycle accident when I needed it the most. Thank you Attorney Schelwat for all the help and guidance! Hupy and Abraham is a Class Act.
Posted by anonymous | March 14, 2013
Tim was very nice and kept me up to date
Tim and his staff were very nice. They all kept me up to date on everything. Hupy and Abraham is a very good company and I enjoyed working with them. Hupy and Abraham are the best!


  • Free Consultation 120 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 9.6 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Associate
  • Hupy and Abraham, S.C.
  • 2002 - Present
  • Associate
  • Knutson & Heino S.C.
  • 1998 - 2002


  • Drake University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1997
  • University of Hawaii, Manoa
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1994

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Man Struck By Falling Gutter Receives $450,000.00 Settlement
  • $450,000.00 Settlement
  • $175,000 at Mediation in Pit Bull Mauling for Helping Hospitalized Friend, Insurance Claims Trespassing
  • $175,000
  • $750,000.00 - 2 Settlements in 2 Weeks
  • $750,000 - Two Settlements


  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2005 - Present
  • Hawaii State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2001 - Present
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Member
  • 1998 - Present
  • Phi Alpha Delta
  • Member
  • 1997 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers (Wisconsin)
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2017
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale Hubbell
  • 2017
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers (Wisconsin)
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers (Wisconsin)
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Board Certified Advocate
  • National Board of Legal Specialty Certification
  • 2015
  • Member
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • 2015
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers (Wisconsin)
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2014
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Speaking Engagements

Attorney endorsements

Received (6)
Given (9)
Endorse Timothy
Personal injury Attorney | Oct 11
Relationship: Co-worker
"Tim represents his clients with terrific diligence and expertise."
Personal injury Attorney | Apr 06
Relationship: Supervised lawyer
"Tim is a dedicated and hard-working personal injury attorney."
Personal injury Attorney | Mar 30
Relationship: Co-worker
"I highly recommend Attorney Schelwat. He is a true advocate and fights hard for his clients."
Personal injury Attorney | Jan 19
Relationship: Co-worker
"Tim is an exceptional personal injury attorney who gets great results for the clients he represents."
Personal injury Attorney | Jan 19
Relationship: Co-worker
"Tim is a skilled, experienced lawyer who does everything he can for his clients. An excellent choice for a personal injury claim."
Personal injury Attorney | Mar 02
Relationship: Co-worker
"Tim really goes the extra mile to get the best possible recoveries for his clients. He is a very experienced attorney and knows how to maximize recoveries. I have a great deal of respect for him and highly endorse him."
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