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Injury Board Attorney Member

Jay Urban

Urban & Taylor S.C.

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Practice Areas

  • Automobile Accidents
  • FDA & Prescription Drugs
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home & Elder Abuse
  • Tractor-Trailer Accidents
  • Wrongful Death
  • Defective & Dangerous Products
  • Medical Devices & Implants
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Property Owners' Liability (Slip & Fall)
  • Workplace Injuries

Jay's Biography

Jay is a founding member and partner of the firm. He represents individuals in personal injury and death cases, practicing in the areas of nursing home abuse, and products liability. Jay has been repeatedly elected by his peers for inclusion in “Best Lawyers in America”

Jay has served on the Board of Governors of the Wisconsin Association for Justice (formerly the Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers) since 1998. Jay, frequent lecturer at trial skills seminars across the country, is also actively involved in the American Association for Justice, the American Bar Association, the Southern Trial Lawyers Association, and the Wisconsin State Bar Association.

An example of Jay’s recent work involves leading the fight on behalf of hundreds of Wisconsin homeowners who have been left with damaged or dead trees as a result of the use of the chemical Imprelis, manufactured by DuPont.

Education

SchoolMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Wisconsin B.A.1989
Marquette University School of Law J.D.1992

Other Activities, Interests, and Memberships

Memberships:
- Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers (1992 to present)
Board of Directors (1998 to present); Sustaining Member (1996 to present); Chairperson–New Lawyers Section (1997 to 1999); Membership Services Review Committee (1997 to 2002); Contributing Editor, The Verdict (1998 to present); Legislative Committee (1998 to present); CLE Program Co-Chair (2001 to 2004); Tort Preservation Fund Contributor

- Association of Trial Lawyers of America (1993 to present)

- State Governor for Wisconsin (1999 to 2003); Co- Chair–NLD Public Service & Education Committee & TLA New Lawyers Section Start-Up (1998 to 2002); Moderator-Classroom to Courtroom Law School Seminar (1999 to 2000); Co-Chair-NLD Midwest Fundraising (1998-2000); ATLA/PAC Contributor

- Wisconsin Employment Lawyers Association (2000 to present)

- National Employee Lawyers Association (2000 to present)

- State Bar of Wisconsin (1992 to present)
Litigation Section (1993 to present); Lawyer Referral & Information Committee (1998 to present); Labor & Employment Rights Section (2000 to present)

- Milwaukee Bar Association (1995 to present)
MBA Messenger Committee (1997 to 2002); Lawyer Referral & Information Committee (1998 to 2002)

- Milwaukee Young Lawyers Association (1995 to 2000)

- American Bar Association (1993 to 1999)

Awards & Achievements:
- Wisconsin’s Top Verdicts & Settlement 2004 & 2005

- Lawyers Weekly USA “Small-Firm Lawyer Prompts Recall of 60,000 Baby Strollers” April 5, 1999

- Association of Trial Lawyers of America “Wisconsin Family, Attorney Help Make America’s Families Safer” Keep Our Families Safe Website 1999

- 2005 Super Lawyer Award

- 2002 Baldwin Award: Outstanding New Trial Lawyer

- 1999 Special Service Award: Association of Trial Lawyers of America New Lawyers Division

- 1998 Outstanding State New Lawyer Division – Wisconsin Chair: Association of Trial Lawyers of America New Lawyers Division

Activities:
- Urban Ecology Center (2003 – present)

- Skylight Opera Board (2002 – present)

- Board of Directors & Co-Chair of Marketing – The Volunteer Center of Greater Milwaukee (1999 to 2002)

- Chairperson & Commissioner – City of Milwaukee Equal Rights Commission (1999 term appointment by Mayor John O. Norquist of a four year term to enhance fair employment, education and housing in metro Milwaukee)

- Trustee, Water Tower Landmark Presentation Trust (2000 to 2002)

- Project Safety Phone, Santa Brings A Lawsuit & Holiday Giving Tree Coordinator – Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers (Winter 1998 to present)

- Appellate Judge – Marquette University Law School’s Appellate Advocacy Moot Court Competition (1998)

- President/Board of Directors – Georgetown & Park Prairie Condominium Associations (1993 to 2003)

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