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Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 40%
  2. Insurance: 25%
  3. Personal Injury: 20%
  4. Defective Products: 10%
  5. Mediation: 5%

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    Mike is widely respected as one of the best litigators in southwest Wisconsin.


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Contact info

Hale, Skemp, Hanson, Skemp & Sleik

505 King St # 300
PO Box 1927
La Crosse, WI, 54602-1927


WIGood Standing198203/16/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerHale, Skemp, Hanson, Skemp & Sleik1982 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
International Association of Defense CounselMember2005 - Present
Civil Trial Counsel of WisconsinBoard of Directors2004 - Present
State Bar of Wisconsin, Office of Regulatory Study CommitteeMember1994 - Present
Minnesota State Bar AssociationMember1989 - Present
State Bar of WisconsinMember1982 - Present
La Crosse County Bar AssociationPresident1982 - Present
Minnesota Third Judicial District Bar AssociationMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Minnesota Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
University of Wisconsin, LaCrosseN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1979
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Iowa Defense Counsel Annual ConventionClosing Arguments (With Demonstration)2004
CTCW Winter ConferenceInsurance Coverage, Duty to Defend and The American Rule After Reid v. Benz2001
Wisconsin Bar Association Regional ConventionEmployee Non-Competition Agreements1989