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Michael P. Crooks

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Madison, WI

von Briesen & Roper s.c.
10 East Doty Street, Suite 900
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: 608-441-0300
Fax: 608-441-0301
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2021
Licensed in Wisconsin Since: 1990
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Defense (50%), Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Defense (20%), Personal Injury - Products: Defense (20%), Civil Litigation: Defense (10%)
Attorney Profile

Mike Crooks is a Shareholder in von Briesen & Roper, s.c. Litigation and Risk Management Practice Group. He focuses his practice on commercial litigation, legal malpractice and other professional negligence claims, accounting malpractice, insurance defense and coverage issues, bad faith litigation, product liability work, premises liability, breach of contract, personal injury defense and third-party recovery. Mike is also an experienced mediator and is frequently called upon to resolve disputes.

Mike is a frequent lecturer for many organizations including the State Bar of Wisconsin, the Wisconsin Judicial College, the Wisconsin Defense Counsel and the University of Wisconsin Law School.

About Michael P. Crooks

First Admitted: 1990, Wisconsin

Professional Webpage:

Pro bono/Community Service

  • American College of Trial Lawyers - Fellow
  • American Board of Trial Advocates - Wisconsin Chapter Member, Past President
  • Defense Research Institute - Member
  • Board Certified Trial Lawyer (2004)
  • James E. Doyle Inn of Courts - Past Treasurer
  • National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals Wisconsin Chapter (2015) - Member
  • Wisconsin Defense Counsel - Board of Directors and Past President


  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® and in 2017 was recognized as their “Lawyer of the Year” in Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Bar/Professional Activity

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin
  • State Bar of Wisconsin

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • "Building Your Practice" series for the State Bar of Wisconsin, for the Civil Trial Counsel of Wisconsin on insurance law issues and municipal immunity. Also has presented for Wisconsin Law School on mediation and various other defense related topics from many other groups.
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Office Location for Michael P. Crooks

10 East Doty Street
Suite 900
Madison, WI 53703

Last Updated: 6/1/2021

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