James A. Pitts

James A. Pitts

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Racine, WI

Schoone, Leuck, Kelley, Pitts & Pitts, S.C.
 | 6800 Washington Avenue, PO Box 085600
Racine, WI 53408
Phone: 262-886-8240
Fax: 262-886-5562
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1977
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (30%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Mr. Pitts is a partner in Schoone, Leuck, Kelley, Pitts & Pitts, S.C., in Racine, Wisconsin. He handles cases throughout Wisconsin and some cases in Illinois. Mr. Pitts focuses on medical malpractice, products liability, general tort liability, motor vehicle and construction accidents, in addition to workers' compensation claims, exclusively for plaintiffs. Mr. Pitts is Board Certified as a civil trial specialist by the National Board of Legal Specialty Certification, and is a member of the American Association for Justice, the Wisconsin Association for Justice, State Bar of Wisconsin, American Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association , Wisconsin Association of Worker's Compensation Attorneys and Wisconsin Hispanic Lawyers Association. He has been AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell for 20 consecutive years.  He has been invited to join and joined the Wisconsin branch of the American Board of Trial Advocates and Best Lawyers of America.

Certificates and Credentials

  • National Board of Trial Advocacy

About James Pitts

Admitted: 1977, Wisconsin

Professional Webpage: http://www.pittslaw.com/PittsLaw.10/attorneys.html

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer, 1988

Bar/Professional Activity:

  •  Best Lawyers of America, 2012

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Gray v. Wheaton Franciscan St. Joseph, Inc., Milwaukee County Case No. 13-CV-8460, November 2015.  $1,550,000 medical malpractice verdict (with stipulated additional economic damages of $1,350,000) against hospital for failure to manage properly acute compartment syndrome, leading to above-knee amputation.  Because of cap on non-economic damages, amount recoverable and paid was limited to $2,100,000.

Industry Groups

  • American Association For Justice
  • American Bar Association
  • American Board Of Trial Advocacy
  • Illinois Bar Association
  • State Bar Of Wisconsin
  • Wisconsin Association For Justice
  • Wisconsin Association Of Worker's Compensation Attorneys
  • Wisconsin Hispanic Lawyers Association
Office Location for James A. Pitts

6800 Washington Avenue
PO Box 085600
Racine, WI 53408

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Last Updated: 6/21/2018

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