Robert Kasieta

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Madison, WI

Kasieta Legal Group, LLC
 | 559 D'Onofrio Drive, Suite 222
Madison, WI 53719
Phone: 608-662-2286
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1983
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Business Litigation (20%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Robert Kasieta started his law firm, Kasieta Legal Group, in Madison, Wisconsin, with a mission to provide the same level of exceptional legal service he would want for his own family members. Through his law firm, he advocates on behalf of personal injury victims in both state and federal courts to secure their rightful compensation and benefits. As an experienced civil litigation attorney, Mr. Kasieta has obtained some of the largest verdicts ever awarded in Wisconsin.

Mr. Kasieta began his legal career in 1983 after obtaining his Juris Doctor from Marquette University Law School and receiving his license to practice from the State Bar of Wisconsin. Additionally, Mr. Kasieta received his certification from the National Board of Trial Advocacy as a civil trial specialist, and he remains active in several professional legal organizations, including the American Association for Justice, the Wisconsin Association for Justice and the Dane County Bar Association, among others.

In addition to practicing law, Mr. Kasieta is an accomplished author and educator who has published articles and delivered lectures on topics related to insurance coverage litigation, employment law and more. He is also an adjunct professor of law at University of Wisconsin Law School and has conducted several educational webinars on a variety of legal subjects.

Dedicated to his community as well as his practice, Mr. Kasieta volunteers his time and service to several local and state organizations, such as the Common Council − Verona, Wisconsin, and the Wisconsin Law Foundation. In recognition of his professionalism and service, he has received numerous awards and honors, including an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (60%): Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Construction Accident, Brain Injury

Employment Litigation (20%): Employment Discrimination

Business Litigation (20%): Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Construction Accident, Brain Injury

Employment Litigation: Employment Discrimination

Business Litigation: Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 12 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2017

Certificates and Credentials

  • National Board of Trial Advocacy

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About Robert Kasieta

Admitted: 1983, Wisconsin

Professional Webpage: www.kasieta.com/ourteam.html

Honors and Awards:

  • Highest rating, AV, Martindale-Hubbell

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified Civil Pretrial Specialist, 2012
  • Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, 1997

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • American Association of Justice, Member
  • Wisconsin Association of Justice, Member
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Member
  • Dane County Bar Association, Member

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Member, Verona Wisconsin Common Council
  • Chair, Verona Public Library Building Committee
  • Former Mayor of the City of Verona, Wisconsin

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Will teach a national webinar on litigating insurance coverage claims, Teacher, Litigating Insurance Coverage Claims, National Business Institute, 2013
  • Taught at national webinar on managing a civil case from inception to verdict, Teacher, Civil Trial Case Presentation: Start to Finish, National Business Institute, 2012
  • Seminar concerning the nuts and bolts of successfully litigating a personal injury claim, Teacher, Plaintiffs' Personal Injury from Start to Finish, National Business Institute, 2012
  • Taught at a one-day national webinar on techniques to efficiently manage litigation cases, Teacher, Effective Case Management, National Business Institute, 2012
  • Lectured on a national webinar regarding advanced techniques in working with experts in civil litigation, Teacher, Advanced Expert Deposition Tactics, National Business Institute, 2012
  • Lectured in a national webinar on proving damages in personal injury actions, Teacher, Damages, National Business Institute, 2012
  • Spoke at a national webinar on eliminating bias, Teacher, Eliminating Bias in the Practice of Law, National Business Institute, 2012
  • Taught a one-day seminar to lawyers on a national webinar regarding law practice management, Teacher, Law Practice Management, National Business Institute, 2011
  • Presented on changes in the law of underinsured and uninsured insurance coverage, Teacher, Advanced Issues in Underinsured and Uninsured Motorist Insurance, National Business Institute, 2011
  • Taught a section of the annual employment law update focusing on trying these cases, Teacher, Employment Law Update, State Bar of Wisconsin, 2011
  • Taught legal writing, discovery, and trial advocacy, Adjunct Professor, University of Wisconsin Law School, 2003

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • The largest verdict in Wisconsin in 2009, according to the Wisconsin Law Journal, a $3.8 million verdict on an accounting malpractice case, 2009
  • The largest verdict in Wisconsin in 2006, a $6.5 million verdict in a breach of fiduciary duty case

Educational Background:

  • Northern Michigan University, summa cum laude
  • Gogebic Community College

Industry Groups

  • Banking
  • Construction
  • Insurance
  • Personal Injury
  • Office Location for Robert Kasieta

    559 D'Onofrio Drive
    Suite 222
    Madison, WI 53719

    Phone: 608-662-2286

     

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    Last Updated: 6/22/2017

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