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Attorney Kristen S Scheuerman

Kristen S. Scheuerman

Kristen S. Scheuerman

Appleton, Wisconsin

Partner/Shareholder
phone 920-739-7366
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Kristen S. Scheuerman joined the Herrling Clark Law Firm in 2011 as an Associate Attorney, after clerking with the firm for over a year. In 2016, she was named a Partner/Shareholder. Kristen’s practice is primarily devoted to personal injury litigation, although she also handles municipal prosecution for a local municipality.

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Originally from Appleton, Wisconsin, Kristen graduated from Appleton East High School and received her Bachelor of Arts from Lawrence University. After working in corporate America for just over five years, Kristen enrolled at Marquette University Law School and earned her Juris Doctorate in 2010.

Kristen's practice also includes some appellate work in a variety of practice areas. In 2014, Kristen was involved in a case that was argued before the Wisconsin Supreme Court to determine the rights of injured parties to access UIM and UM insurance coverages during the "Truth in Auto" era. The high court ultimately held that the insurance companies could not deny access to benefits in these types of cases. The outcome of Belding and its companion-cases remain to this day one of Kristen’s proudest achievements because of the impact those cases had on Wisconsin law and injured parties throughout the State.

Kristen has been recognized and named to the Wisconsin Super Lawyer "Rising Star" list for a number of consecutive years and she was also named to the "Top 40 Under 40" membership by the National Trial Lawyers organization in 2014. She was an Avvo Client’s Choice for Personal Injury that same year. Kristen earned additional accolades in 2015 and 2016 as a "Top 10 Attorney Under 40" for the State of Wisconsin by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys. In 2017-2018, she was again recognized and named to the “10 Best Attorneys” in Wisconsin by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys.

An especially meaningful accolade was Kristen’s inclusion in the Wisconsin Law Journal’s “2016 Women in the Law” honorees. 2016 also saw her success in a statewide election to be voted onto the Wisconsin State Bar’s Litigation Section Board. She also serves that Board as an officer, previously as Treasurer and currently the acting Secretary. Kristen also works on the section’s Blog Committee, which provides legal updates and education to the statewide bar.

Professionally, one of Kristen’s proudest memberships is her role with the Wisconsin Association for Justice (formerly the Wisconsin Association of Trial Lawyers). Kristen is actively and intimately involved in the organization and serves some role in almost every committee or group within WAJ. Kristen sits on the Board of Directors and serves as a member of the Executive committee. She is also one of the Program Chairs for the organization's Education Program Committee, is a past Chair of the New Lawyer’s Section, and currently serves as Chair of the Women’s Caucus. Kristen's dedicated involvement with WAJ allows her to maintain a critical working knowledge of legislative changes and proposed legislation that affect her clients' rights. She is also proud to serve as a trustee for the Justice Fund, allowing her to add her voice to the political climate and work towards electing officials who share her commitment to the civil justice system and the best interests of her clients and injured people throughout Wisconsin.

Areas of Practice:

  • Personal Injury
  • Municipal Law

Bar Admissions:

Wisconsin, 2011

U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin, 2012

U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin, 2012

U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 2013

Education:

Marquette University Law School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 2010
J.D.

Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin, 2003
B.A.
Major: Political Science

Honors and Awards:

Rising Star, Wisconsin Super Lawyers, 2014 - 2018

“Top 40 Under 40,” The National Trial Lawyers, 2014

“Client’s Choice for Personal Injury,” AVVO, 2014

“Nationally Ranked Top 10 Under 40,” National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, 2015 - 2016

2016 Women in the Law honoree, The Wisconsin Law Journal

2018 10 Best Attorneys List - Wisconsin, American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys

Volunteer Attorney of the Month, Legal Action's Volunteer Lawyers Project, September 2018

Published Works:

Enhancing Your Chances of Settling At Mediation, The Verdict, Volume 36:4, Fall 2013

Myth Busters: The Truth About Medicare Reporting, Conditional Payments, and Set Asides, The Verdict, Volume 39:1, Winter 2016.

Embracing Technology In and Out of the Courtroom, The Verdict, Volume 39:2, Spring 2016.

Requesting Medical Records in a “HITECH” Age, Wisconsin State Bar Litigation Section Blog, March 2017.

Will Medicare-Set Asides be Required Starting October 1? The Medicare Secondary Payer Act and Transmittal 1857, Wisconsin State Bar Litigation Section Blog, August 2017

Make an Impact in Your Case with Graphics and Technology,Wisconsin State Bar Litigation Section Blog, August 2018

Make an Impact in Your Case with Graphics and Technology,Wisconsin State Bar Inside Track, Volume 10:15, Sept. 5, 2018

Classes/Seminars Taught:

Pro Hac Vice Admission: To Sponsor or Not to Sponsor, That is the Question, WAJ Women's Caucus Seminar, September 2012

The Ethics of Pro Hac Vice Admission, The Outagamie County Bar Association, December 2012

The "Drive Other Car" Exclusion As A Means To Limit Stacking During Truth in Auto, WAJ Women's Caucus Seminar, September 2013

Handling Divorced Parents in Wrongful Death Cases Involving a Child, WAJ Spring Seminar, March 2014

The Continued Evolution of Rimes and Making Clients Whole, WAJ Women’s Caucus Seminar, September 2015

Medicare 101: A Primer on Payments and the Portal, WAJ Spring Seminar, March 2016

The HITECH Headache and How to Alleviate It, WAJ Winter Seminar, December 2016

Marital Property Agreements- Drafting Tips and Enforceability From a Divorce Attorney’s Perspective, Fox Valley Estate Planning Council, March 2017

The HITECH Headache, WAJ Spring Seminar, March 2017

Mediare Set-Aside Update: Will Liability Medicare Set-Asides Be Required October 1, 2017, WAJ Summer Seminar, July 2017

Pretrial Motions, Wisconsin Supreme Court Civil Law Seminar, December 7, 2017

Settlement Considerations: All Things Medicare, State Bar of Wisconsin Car Crash Symposium 2018, January 2018

Medicare from Start to Finish: Concerns for Plaintiff, Defense, and Insurer, Wisconsin State Bar 41st Annual Torts Update Seminar, Panel Moderator and Presenter, September 2018

Professional Associations and Memberships:

Wisconsin Association for Justice
Member
Board of Directors
Executive Committee
Education Program Committee, Program Chair
New Lawyer’s Section, Past-Chair
Women’s Caucus, Vice-Chair
Justice Fund, Trustee

Wisconsin State Bar Association
Member
Litigation Section, Board Member, Treasurer 2017-2018

Outagamie County Bar Association
Member, President 2015 - 2016

Association for Women Lawyers
Member

American Bar Association
Member

American Association for Justice
Member

Legal Action of Wisconsin, Volunteer Lawyers Project
Volunteer Attorney, Outagamie County Truancy Court

National Alliance of Medicare Set-Aside Professionals
Member

Wisconsin Election Protection
Attorney Volunteer

Fox Valley Humane Association
Past Member, Board of Directors

Past Employment Positions:

JJ Keller & Associates Inc., KellerSoft Coordinator, 2003 - 2006

Krueger International, Inc., Regional Inside Sales Manager, 2006 - 2008

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Herrling Clark Law Firm Ltd. is located in Appleton, Wisconsin, and serves clients in Fox Valley, Outagamie County, Brown County, Door County, Kewaunee County, Manitowoc County, Sheboygan County, Fond du Lac County, Calumet County, Winnebago County, including Appleton, New London, Clintonville, Neenah, Oshkosh, DePere, Fond du Lac, Sheboygan, Manitowoc, Kewaunee, Sturgeon Bay, Marinette, Neenah, Chilton, Menasha, Shawano, Waupaca, Wausau, and Green Bay, Wisconsin.
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