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Michael P. Crooks Esq., Mediator, Madison, Wisconsin.

Michael P. Crooks Esq.

von Briesen & Roper, S.C>
10 E. Doty Street, Ste. 900
Madison, WI, 53703
Tel: (608) 441-0300
Fax: (608) 441-0301
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Recognized to Wisconsin Chapter for Mediation Other ADR Services: Early Neutral Evaluation, Med-Arb


Mike Crooks is a shareholder with the Milwaukee firm of Peterson, Johnson & Murray, S.C., and runs the Madison office. His practice includes insurance defense, medical malpractice, products liability, breach of contract, and third-party recovery.  He has held many titles, including Dane County’s Top Lawyers (2002-03, 2005 and 2007-08), Board Certified Trial Lawyer, Super Lawyer (2006-10), Best Lawyers in America (2007-2009), President of WDC (2005-2006) as well as long time WDC Board member. He was formerly Treasurer of the James E. Doyle Inn of Courts. He is a special investigator for the Office of Lawyer Regulation, was appointed Court Commissioner by Judge Markson and is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocacy (ABOTA). He is admitted to practice in all Wisconsin State and Federal Courts and the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. He is AV rated by Martindale Hubbell.

Case Experience

  • Contract Disputes
  • Insurance
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Negligence


  • University of Wisconsin J.D., cum laude, 1990 
  • University of Notre Dame B.A., cum laude, 1987

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Young Lawyers Liaison between the Defense Research Institute Civil Trial Counsel of Wisconsin 
  • President, Civil Trial Counsel of Wisconsin, 2005-2006 
  • Treasurer of the James E. Doyle Inn of Courts

Rates Information

Hourly rate is $265 per hour split between participating parties.

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