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Amy Risseeuw

Amy Risseeuw

Specializing in You
  • Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Appeals & Appellate
  • Wisconsin
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Biography

Amy joined Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C., as an attorney in 2005. A graduate from the University of Wisconsin Law School, Amy practices in the personal injury section. Amy has tried many cases to verdict in multiple areas of personal injury law, including automobile accidents, dog attacks, premises liability and medical malpractice. Amy has also handled numerous appellate matters, appearing in the Court of Appeals of Wisconsin, the Wisconsin Supreme Court and the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Amy has been selected for inclusion as a Rising Star in the Super Lawyer publication of Milwaukee Magazine.

Practice Areas
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Medical Malpractice
    Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
    Appeals & Appellate
    Civil Appeals
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Wisconsin
Wisconsin Court System
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Managing Partner
Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.
- Current
Education
University of Wisconsin - Madison
J.D. (2005)
Honors: Cum Laude
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University of Wisconsin - Madison
B.A. (2000) | Political Science and Spanish Majors
Honors: Graduated with Distinction
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Awards
Super Lawyer
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Rising Star
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Professional Associations
Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers
Member
Current
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Association of Trial Lawyers of America
Member
Current
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Wisconsin Association for Justice
Member of the Jury Instruction Committee
Current
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Wisconsin Association for Justice
Executive Committee Member
- Current
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Wisconsin Association for Justice
Board of Directors
- Current
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Wisconsin State Bar  # 1055478
Member
- Current
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Outagamie County Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Outagamie County Bar Association
Secretary
- Current
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Wisconsin Association for Justice
Spring Seminar Co-Chair and Chair
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Outagamie County Bar Association
President
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Outagamie County Bar Association
Vice President
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Wisconsin Association for Justice
Women’s Caucus Vice-Chair & Chair
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Fox Valley Young Lawyers Association
Outagamie County Co-Chair
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Adding Insult to Injury – Worker’s Compensation Attorney Fees
Chapter 19 Overview of Negligence Claims for Older Clients, Advising Older Clients and Their Families
The Aftereffects of a Rogue Juror
Book Review: Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Postconcussion Syndrome: The New Evidence Base for Diagnosis and Treatment, by Michael A. McCrea, Ph.D.
Judicial Estoppel: A Cautionary Tale
WAJ Women’s Caucus Mentoring Programs
Helping Clients with Common Property Damage Questions
When Cops Cross the Line
Speaking Engagements
Contribution in Product Liability Cases, Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers 2006 Spring Seminar, Green Bay, WI
Settling Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Claims, National Business Institute, Appleton, WI
Statutes of Limitation: Exceptions to the 3-Year Rule, Wisconsin Association for Justice 2008 Summer Seminar, Egg Harbor, WI
Bifurcation, Wisconsin Association for Justice 2009 Spring Seminar, Green Bay, WI
Surviving An Appeal, Wisconsin Association or Justice 2011 Spring Seminar, Green Bay, WI
Surviving An Appeal, Wisconsin Association for Justice 2012 Spring Seminar
Green Bay, WI
Avoiding Pitfalls with State, Municipal, and Federal Tort Claims, Wisconsin Association for Justice 2012 Spring Seminar, Green Bay, WI
Low Impact Tool Kit, Car Crash Symposium 2020, Madison, WI
State Bar of Wisconsin
Written Discovery in Premises Liability Cases, Wisconsin Association for Justice 2016 Spring Seminar, Green Bay, WI
Wisconsin Style, State Bar of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, 2018 Tort Reform Legislation, Madison, WI
How Long Do I Have to Worry?, Women’s Caucus Seminar, Fox Valley Technical College
Ethical Considerations of the Client’s File: Confidentiality, Transfers and Technology, Continuing Legal Education Conference for Attorneys and Paralegals, Appleton, WI
Pretrial Techniques, Madison, WI
State Bar of Wisconsin
Accidents Involving Governmental Vehicles, Car Crash Symposium 2020, Madison, WI
State Bar of Wisconsin
Issue Spotting in Premises Liability Cases and Ethics Questions and Answers in Fee Sharing Arrangements, Continuing Legal Education Conference for Attorneys and Paralegals, Green Bay, WI
Association for Justice 2016 Spring Seminar
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
Peterson, Berk & Cross
200 East College Avenue
Appleton, WI 54911-5713
Telephone: (920) 831-0300
Fax: (920) 831-0165