Attorneys at Law | Madison, Wisconsin

Erik H. Monson


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Erik H. Monson | emonson@cnsbb.com

Erik’s practice is exclusively civil litigation with a focus on professional liability defense, personal injury, products liability, premises liability and the defense of professionals before licensing boards.  Erik has tried cases throughout Wisconsin, including Columbia, Dane, Dodge, Grant, Iowa, Juneau, Kenosha, Portage and Waupaca Counties. He has been named to Wisconsin’s “Super Lawyers Rising Stars” list several times.  Erik joined the firm in 2005 after serving as an Assistant District Attorney where he successfully tried cases ranging from white collar crime to homicide.

Erik received his law degree from The Ohio State University in 1998 and his undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee in 1995.  Erik is a member of the Wisconsin Bar Association, Dane County Bar Association, Wisconsin Defense Counsel and the James E. Doyle American Inns of Court.

Erik lives in Madison with his wife, Mandy, and their two children.

 

Year Joined Firm
2005

Areas of Practice
•Civil Litigation
•Commercial Litigation
•Insurance Litigation
•Professional Malpractice
•Medical Malpractice
•Personal Injury
•Products Liability
•Property Damage
•Defense of Realtors and Brokers before Licensing Boards
•Construction Defects

Education
•J.D., The Ohio State University College of Law, 1998
•B.S., University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, 1995, Magna Cum Laude

Bar Admissions
•Wisconsin, 1998
•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

Past Employment
•Kenosha County, Assistant District Attorney

Trial Experience
•Civil jury cases tried to verdict in the following Wisconsin Counties:
     ⸰Columbia
     ⸰Dane
     ⸰Dodge
     ⸰Grant
     ⸰Iowa
     ⸰Juneau
     ⸰Kenosha
     ⸰Portage
     ⸰Waupaca

Honors and Awards
•Wisconsin Rising Stars List, 2006-08, 2013
•Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating


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