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Charlie Domer

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in Milwaukee, WI

Domer Law S.C.
3970 North Oakland Avenue, Suite 201
Milwaukee, WI 53211
Phone: 414-279-2647
Fax: 414-967-5845
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2008 - 2013
Licensed in Wisconsin Since: 2002
Practice Areas: Workers' Compensation: Claimant
Attorney Profile

Charlie Domer literally wrote the book on workplace injuries in Wisconsin. As an attorney at Domer Law in Milwaukee, he co-authored a guide for courts and legal professionals titled "Wisconsin Workers' Compensation Law." Mr. Domer spends his time helping people across the state through the claims process. He was admitted to practice in Wisconsin in 2002.

Mr. Domer has an established and esteemed career. He has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America and has an Avvo "Superb" rating. In one of his most notable cases, he secured a ruling that determined an applicant could receive 100 percent of permanent partial disability payments for undergoing multiple hip joint replacement surgeries after an incident at work.

In 1999, Mr. Domer earned a Bachelor of Science and graduated with honors from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He then graduated magna cum laude with a Juris Doctor from the University of Wisconsin Law School, where he was invited to join the Order of the Coif.

Sharing his experiences with others, Mr. Domer has taught a number of seminars on workers' compensation. He is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin, the American Association for Justice, the Wisconsin Association for Justice (Worker's Compensation Committee Chair; Board Member), the American Bar Association, the Wisconsin Association of Worker's Compensation Attorneys, Inc., the Workers' Injury Law & Advocacy Group (Board of Directors) and the Milwaukee Bar Association.

Outside his practice, Mr. Domer continues to serve people affected by workplace injuries through his work as a founding board member of Kids' Chance of Wisconsin. The organization gives scholarships to children of people who suffer on-the-job injuries.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Workers' Compensation: Claimant


9 Years Super Lawyers
6 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2008 - 2013

About Charlie Domer

First Admitted: 2002, Wisconsin

Professional Webpage:

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Medicare from Start to Finish: Concerns for Plaintiff, Defense, and Insurer, Wisconsin State Bar Tort Update, Sept. 2018
  • Scheduled, Unscheduled & Loss of Earning Capacity Claims, University of Wisconsin-Madison: School for Workers, Sept. 2018
  • Lecturer, UW School for Worker's Compensation Institute
  • Demystifying Workers’ Compensation: Practical Advice for the Medical Community, Medical College of Wisconsin, June 2018
  • Wisconsin Legislative Update, WI Assoc. of Workers’ Compensation Attorneys, Aug. 2017
  • Work Comp for Physicians: New Law Impact and Practical Tips, Injured Workers Pharmacy seminar, Feb. 2017
  • Medicare Case Law Update, Wisconsin State Bar, Jan 2017
  • Lecturer, Wisconsin Workers’ Compensation Forum
  • Workers' Compensation Case Law Update, WI Assoc. of Workers' Compensation Attorneys, 2012
  • Workers' Compensation Case Law Update, WI Workers' Compensation Forum, 2012
  • Disfigurement Claims, University of Wisconsin-Madison, School for Workers, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
  • Vocational Retraining Benefits, Lorman, 2010
  • Checklist for Dealing with Medicare Issues: An Applicant Attorney's Perspective , WI Assoc. of Workers' Compensation Attorneys, 2011
  • Diagnostic Radiology and Workers' Compensation, with Dr. Karolyn Davidson, Wisconsin State Bar, 2013
  • Stacking, Subtracting, and Suffering: Calculating PPD, WI Assoc. of Workers' Compensation Attorneys, 2013
  • Stacking, Subtracting, and Suffering: Calculating PPD, WI Assoc. of Workers' Compensation Attorneys, 2013
  • Document Management & Practice Management Software for the Workers' Compensation Practitioner, Wisconsin State Bar, 2013
  • Demystifying Workers' Compensation for Medical Professionals, 2013
  • Interesting Issues in Addressing Medical Bills, Wisconsin Association of Justice, 2014
  • Introduction to Workers' Compensation, University of Wisconsin-Madison, School for Workers, 2014
  • Child Support and Workers' Compensation, WI Assoc. of Workers' Compensation Attorneys, 2015
  • Introduction to Worker’s Compensation & Legislative Update: University of Wisconsin-Madison School for Workers: Sept 2015
  • Changes in Worker’s Compensation Law: Milwaukee Bar Association: June 2016
  • The Changing Face of Worker’s Compensation: An Update on Legislative Change: Wisconsin Association of Justice: July 2016
  • Speaker, Medicare Secondary Payer: Understanding Compliance In Your Practice, Wisconsin State Bar, 2017
  • Author, Wisconsin Workers' Compensation Law, West, 2010
  • Vocational Retraining Benefits, Lorman Seminars, 2008
  • Permanent Total Disability under the "Odd Lot" Doctrine, State Bar of Wisconsin, 2007
  • Worker's Compensation Overview, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, College of Health Sciences, 2009
  • Assessing Worker's Compensation Claims and Claimants, AON Claims Management Seminar, 2009
  • Lecturer, Marquette Law School
  • Lecturer, UW-Milwaukee

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Workers Injury Law & Advocacy Group, Current Board of Directors
  • The American Association for Justice, Member
  • The Milwaukee Bar Association, Member
  • The Wisconsin Association for Justice, Current Worker's Compensation Committee Chair; Board Member
  • The American Bar Association, Member
  • Wisconsin Association of Workers' Compensation Attorneys, President, 2014
  • The State Bar of Wisconsin, Member

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Founding Board Member of Kids' Chance of Wisconsin:
  • Volunteer, Marquette Legal Clinic

Educational Background

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.S., Honors: With Honors, Honors: Phi Beta Kappa


  • Charlie Domer was named the 2020 Best Lawyers "Lawyer of the Year" for Milwaukee Worker's Compensation Claimants., Lawyer of the Year-Work Comp Law Claimants (Milwaukee, WI), Best Lawyers, 2020
  • Rising Stars List in Wisconsin Super Lawyers, 2008 - 2013
  • Best Lawyers in America, thru 2018
  • , Best Lawyers in America for Worker's Compensation, Best Lawyers, 2022
  • Selection for Wisconsin National Trial Lawyers Top 100, National Trial Lawyers Top 100, The National Trial Lawyers, 2018
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyers list, 2014-2018
  • Member, Order of the Coif, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin

Industry Groups

  • Injured Workers
  • Job Injuries
  • Workers Compensation
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Office Location for Charlie Domer

3970 North Oakland Avenue
Suite 201
Milwaukee, WI 53211

Phone: 414-279-2647

Fax: 414-967-5845

Last Updated: 9/10/2022

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