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Attorney Jeffrey A. Pitman focuses on representing victims of serious injury and nursing home abuse and neglect. Mr. Pitman is recognized by his peers as a preeminent nursing home neglect and abuse attorney.

In over twenty two (22) years of practice, Mr. Pitman has handled thousands of personal injury cases and obtained millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements in Wisconsin and Illinois. Mr. Pitman has been certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy since 2000.

Mr. Pitman leads the firm’s nursing home neglect and abuse practice. Mr. Pitman is a devoted advocate of resident’s rights and the quality of healthcare for the vulnerable and frail of Wisconsin. He obtained the largest verdict for a long term care neglect case in January, 2012.  Mr. Pitman has testified before the Wisconsin State Senate Public Health, Senior Issues, Long Term Care and Privacy Committee regarding the standard of quality care and holding nursing homes accountable. Mr. Pitman’s ultimate goal remains improving the nursing home system as a whole.

Pitman, Kyle, Sicula & Dentice's specialized nursing home abuse & neglect team has the resources and expertise to identify and hold accountable the nursing home. Mr. Pitman’s legal ability combined with the resources of the team has allowed the firm to pursue cases against the national nursing home chains such as Beverly Healthcare, Kindred, Manor Care and Extendicare.

Mr. Pitman is an active member on the Board of Directors for Wisconsin Association for Justice and is the President-Elect of WAJ.  He is also a member of the Elder Law section of the Wisconsin State Bar, the Nursing Home Litigation Group of the American Association for Justice, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, and the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association and Iowa Association for Justice. He lectures extensively on nursing home abuse and neglect and has authored numerous articles in the area of personal injury litigation.

Attorney Pitman was selected by Law & Politics Magazine as a Wisconsin Super Lawyer in each of the last seven (7)years (2006-12) and has been granted the coveted AV Peer Review Rating by a panel of his peers. The AV rating shows that a lawyer has reached the height of professional excellence and is recognized for the highest levels of skill and integrity.

For more information on Mr. Pitman’s nursing home abuse and neglect practice, please visit, email him at or call Jeffrey Pitman at 800-950-9882.


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Practice areas


  1. Nursing Home Abuse: 90%
    17 years
  2. Personal Injury: 10%
    26 years



Contingent (25-40%), Free consultation (60 minutes)

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  • Gregory E. Erchull

    Jeff is one of the most knowledgable and best lawyers in all aspects of personal injury and nursing home negligence. I would not hesitate to hire him to protect my rights or those of a loved one.


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Contact info

Pitman, Kalkhoff, Sicula & Dentice, S.C.

1110 N Old World 3rd St
Ste 320
Milwaukee, WI, 53203

Pitman, Kalkhoff, Sicula & Dentice, S.C.

721 N 4th St
Watertown, WI, 53098



NMAuthorized to practice law201308/22/2013
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199905/11/2016
WIGood Standing199003/01/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2014
Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2013
Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2012
Leader in the LawWisconsin Law Journal2012
Wisconsin Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2011
Wisconsin Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2010
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in WisconsinThe American Trial Lawyers Association2010
Wisconsin Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2010
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in WisconsinThe American Trial Lawyers Association2009
Wisconsin Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2009
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in WisconsinThe American Trial Lawyers Association2008
Wisconsin Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2008
Wisconsin Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2007
Wisconsin Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2006
Certified Civil Trial AdvocateNational Board of Trial Advocacy2000
AV RatingMartindale-HubbellN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerPitman, Kalkhoff, Sicula & Dentice, S.C.1999 - Present
AttorneyHausmann McNally S.C.1992 - 1999
AttorneyFellows, Piper & Schmidt1990 - 1992
Association namePosition nameDuration
Iowa State Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Iowa Association for Justicemember2011 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present
Wisconsin Association for Justice (Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers)President-Elect1993 - Present
State Bar of WisconsinMember1990 - Present
Illinois Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysMemberN/A
American Association for Justice, Nursing Homes Litigation GroupMemberN/A
State Bar of Wisconsin, Elder Law SectionMemberN/A
Wisconsin Association for Justice (Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers)Board of DirectorsN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Sayles, et. al. v. Mellen Air Manufacturing, et. al.Settled with manufacturer and DME vendor. Still prosecuting case against Marian Franciscan Nursing Home
Gerena, et. al. v. Mt. Carmel, et. al.Settled before trial.
Peronto, et. al. v. State of Wisconsin, Winnebago Mental Health InstituteSettled
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Marquette University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
University of Wisconsin, MilwaukeeN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1987
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
CLEIdentifying Nursing Home Abuse2010
AARPNursing Home Abuse/Neglect and What To Do About It2010
Wisconsin Solo & Small Firm ConferenceIdentifying Nursing Home Abuse2009
WAJ Spring SeminarThe Paralegals Role in the Nursing Home Case2008