Charlie Domer

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in Milwaukee, WI

Domer Law SC
 | 3970 North Oakland Avenue, Suite 201
Milwaukee, WI 53211
Phone: 414-312-4120
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2018
Selected to Rising Stars: 2008 - 2013
Licensed 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, the American Bar Association, the Wisconsin Association of Worker's Compensation Attorneys, Inc., the Workers' Injury Law & Advocacy Group 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
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Workers' Compensation (100%)


Selected to Super Lawyers for 5 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 6 years

Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2018 Rising Stars: 2008 - 2013

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About Charlie Domer

Admitted: 2002, Wisconsin

Professional Webpage:


  • Selection for Wisconsin National Trial Lawyers Top 100, National Trial Lawyers Top 100, The National Trial Lawyers, 2018
  • Best Lawyers in America for Worker's Compensation, 2018
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyers list, 2014-present
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Rising Stars List in Wisconsin Super Lawyers, 2008 - 2013
  • Member, Order of the Coif, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Workers Injury Law & Advocacy Group, Current Executive Committee
  • Wisconsin
  • The Milwaukee Bar Association, Member
  • The American Bar Association, Member
  • The State Bar of Wisconsin, Member
  • The American Association for Justice, Member
  • The Wisconsin Association for Justice, Member
  • Wisconsin Association of Workers' Compensation Attorneys, President, 2014
  • Wisconsin

Pro bono/Community Service:

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

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Speaker, Medicare Secondary Payer: Understanding Compliance In Your Practice, Wisconsin State Bar, 2017
  • Author, Wisconsin Workers' Compensation Law, West, 2010
  • Lecturer, Marquette Law School
  • Lecturer, Wisconsin Workers’ Compensation Forum
  • Lecturer, UW School for Worker's Compensation Institute
  • Lecturer, UW-Milwaukee
  • Vocational Retraining Benefits, Lorman, 2010
  • Disfigurement Claims, University of Wisconsin-Madison, School for Workers, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
  • Worker's Compensation Overview, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, College of Health Sciences, 2009
  • Workers' Compensation Case Law Update, WI Workers' Compensation Forum, 2012
  • Workers' Compensation Case Law Update, WI Assoc. of Workers' Compensation Attorneys, 2012
  • Assessing Worker's Compensation Claims and Claimants, AON Claims Management Seminar, 2009
  • The Changing Face of Worker’s Compensation: An Update on Legislative Change: Wisconsin Association of Justice: July 2016
  • Changes in Worker’s Compensation Law: Milwaukee Bar Association: June 2016
  • Introduction to Worker’s Compensation & Legislative Update: University of Wisconsin-Madison School for Workers: Sept 2015
  • Child Support and Workers' Compensation, WI Assoc. of Workers' Compensation Attorneys, 2015
  • Introduction to Workers' Compensation, University of Wisconsin-Madison, School for Workers, 2014
  • Interesting Issues in Addressing Medical Bills, Wisconsin Association of Justice, 2014
  • Demystifying Workers' Compensation for Medical Professionals, 2013
  • Document Management & Practice Management Software for the Workers' Compensation Practitioner, 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
  • Diagnostic Radiology and Workers' Compensation, with Dr. Karolyn Davidson, Wisconsin State Bar, 2013
  • Checklist for Dealing with Medicare Issues: An Applicant Attorney's Perspective , WI Assoc. of Workers' Compensation Attorneys, 2011
  • Permanent Total Disability under the "Odd Lot" Doctrine, State Bar of Wisconsin, 2007
  • Vocational Retraining Benefits, Lorman Seminars, 2008

Educational Background:

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

Industry Groups

  • Injured Workers
Office Location for Charlie Domer

3970 North Oakland Avenue
Suite 201
Milwaukee, WI 53211

Phone: 414-312-4120


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Last Updated: 8/30/2018

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