Attorneys at Law | Madison, Wisconsin

Amy F. Scholl



Amy F. Scholl |

Amy F. Scholl is a shareholder with Coyne, Schultz, Becker and Bauer, S.C. She specializes in civil litigation with a focus on insurance defense and defending healthcare providers and other providers of professional services. She is certified as a Civil Trial Advocate and Civil Pretrial Practice Advocate by The National Board of Trial Advocacy. She was inducted as a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers. Amy has earned AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell. Amy has tried cases throughout Wisconsin including Adams, Dane, Green, Grant, Iowa, La Crosse, Marquette, Richland, Rock and Sauk Counties. She has been selected for inclusion in “Super Lawyers Rising Stars” and “Super Lawyers” numerous times. Amy received her bachelor’s degree from Miami University in 1994 and her J.D. from The John Marshall Law School in 1997. Amy is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin, the Dane County Bar Association, Wisconsin Defense Counsel and the James E. Doyle Inns of Court.

Amy lives in Fitchburg with her husband and three children.

A copy of Amy’s curriculum vitae can be downloaded here.

Year Joined Firm

Areas of Practice
•Civil Litigation
•Commercial Litigation
•Insurance Litigation
•Professional Malpractice
•Personal Injury

•J.D., John Marshall Law School, 1997, Cum Laude
•B.A., Miami University (Ohio), 1994

Bar Admissions
•Wisconsin, 1997
•Western District of Wisconsin
•Eastern District of Wisconsin

Professional Associations
•Member, State Bar of Wisconsin
•Member, Dane County Bar Association
•Director, Wisconsin Defense Counsel
•Member, American Inns of Court

Judicial Appointments
•Dane County Circuit Court Commissioner, 2006-present

Honors and Awards
•Wisconsin Super Lawyers List, 2014-17
•Wisconsin Rising Stars List, 2006-07, 2009-11
•Board Certified Civil Trial Advocate, 2007-Present
•Board Certified Civil Pretrial Advocate, 2012-Present
•Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating
•America’s Top 100 Civil Defense Litigators, 2018-Present
•Worldwide Who’s Who, 2012-Present

•State Bar of Wisconsin – Board of Bar Examiners Review Committee, 2006-present
•Veteran’s Law Center Volunteer, 2012-present
•Mediator – Dane County Bar Association Mediation Program, 2006-2012
•Judge, The Evans A. Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition
•Member, The John Marshall Law Review, 1995-1997
•Executive Board Editor, The John Marshall Law Review, 1996-1997
•Finalist, Illinois State Bar Moot Court Competition, April 1996
•Member, Alpha Omicron Pi Sorority, 1990-1994
•Chapter President, Alpha Omicron Pi Sorority, 1993-1994
•Social Chairman, Alpha Omicron Pi Sorority International Convention Delegation, 1992-1993
•Secretary, Alpha Omicron Pi Sorority International Convention Delegation, 1991-1992
•Student Volunteer, Adopt-A-School Program, 1992-1994
•Political Science Academic Honorary, Pi Sigma Alpha, 1992-1994
•Member, Greeks Advocating Mature Management of Alcohol, 1991-1993
•Internal Programming Director, Greeks Advocating Mature Management of Alcohol, 1992

”View from the Bench: A Conversation with Dane County Judges Richard G. Niess and Stephen E. Ehlke,” Wisconsin Civil Trial Journal, Vol. 17, No 1 (Summer 2019).
“Making a Difference – One Suit at a Time,” Wisconsin Civil Trial Journal, Vol. 12, No 2 (Summer 2017).
“Security for Costs: The Best Security Is a Reserve of Knowledge, Experience, and Ability,” Wisconsin Civil Trial Journal Vol. 11, No. 1 (Spring 2013).
“Juror Questions: Is it Good Practice?,” Wisconsin Civil Trial Journal, Vol. 4, No. 3 (Winter 2006).

“QA the Right Way”, Insurance Symposium, 2017
•“Safe Place 101”, Insurance Adjusters Seminar, 2012.
“Costs: Before (Security for Costs) and After (Bill of Costs), Presenting and Protecting your Client’s Pocket,” Wisconsin Defense Counsel 2012 Summer Conference, August 2012.
“Basics of Traffic Accident Reconstruction in Wisconsin,” Lorman Education Services, October 12, 2004.
“Third Party Actions under Wisconsin Worker’s Compensation Statute § 102.29,” Insurance Adjusters Seminar, 1999.

Trial Experience
•Civil jury cases tried to verdict in the following Wisconsin Counties:
     ⸰La Crosse
•Court-Appointed Guardian ad Litem to evaluate minor settlements
•Administrative Hearings before the State of Wisconsin Medical Examining Board
•Court-Appointed Guardian ad Litem to evaluate minor settlements

Appellate Experience
Cole H. Cooper v. Rick’s Blacktop & Paving Co., et. al., 2015 WI App 32, 361 Wis. 2d 789, 864 N.W.2d 99.
David J. Peterson v. Pennsylvania Life Ins. Co., 2003 WI App 166, 265, Wis. 2d 768, 699 N.W.2d 15.
Peter M. Selzer v. Brunsel Bros., Ltd., 2002 WI App 232, 257 Wis. 2d 809, 652, N.W.2d 806.
Matthew Damm v. American Family Mutual Ins. Co., 224 Wis. 2d 642, 590 N.W.2d 281 (Ct. App. 1999).
James A. Billington, et al. v. Wilbert C. Oldenhoff, et al., 2005 WI App 59, 280 Wis. 2d 556, 694 N.W.2d 509.

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