PKS Attorney Elected Treasurer of Legal Group
The Wisconsin Association for Justice (WAJ) announced today its new slate of officers, elected by the organization’s membership in a vote last Friday, December 5, 2008 at the Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee.
The WAJ is Wisconsin’s largest statewide voluntary bar association. The organization is dedicated to promoting and protecting a fair and effective justice system one that ensures justice for all, not just a privileged few. Officers serve one-year terms.
The newly elected officers include:
- President: Brookfield attorney, Mark L. Thomsen
- President-Elect: Salem attorney, Paul Gagliardi
- Vice President: Milwaukee attorney, J. Michael End
- Secretary: Green Bay attorney, Edward Vopal
- Treasurer: Milwaukee attorney, Jeffrey A. Pitman
Jeffrey A. Pitman is a named partner of Pitman, Kalkhoff & Sicula, in Milwaukee specializing in representing victims of serious injury and nursing home abuse and neglect. Jeff has been certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy since 2000. Jeff has been an active member on the Board of Directors for Wisconsin Association for Justice, the Elder Law section of the Wisconsin State Bar, the Nursing Home Litigation Group of the American Association for Justice, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association.
He lectures extensively on nursing home abuse and neglect and has authored numerous articles in the area of personal injury litigation. Jeff was selected by Law & Politics Magazine as a Wisconsin Super Lawyer TM in each of the last three years (2006-08) and has been granted the coveted AV Peer Review Rating by a panel of his peers. The AV rating shows that a lawyer has reached the height of professional excellence and is recognized for the highest levels of skill and integrity.