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Tom Domer

Thomas M. Domer | Best Lawyers* | Lawyer of the Year 2011 | Worker Compensation Law - Milwwaukee

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Location:
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Phone:
414-312-4120
888-353-8384
Fax:
414-967-5845
Email:

Attorney Thomas M. Domer has over 30 years of experience representing injured workers in Wisconsin. He is listed in Best Lawyers in America, and his peers continually recognize him as a Wisconsin Super Lawyer. Tom was named the 2011 Milwaukee Workers' Compensation Lawyer of the Year in Best Lawyers. In 2012, he received the Lifetime Achievement Award for his service and advocacy from the Workers Injury Law & Advocacy Group (WILG).

Tom teaches the worker's compensation course at Marquette University Law School providing the instruction and training for many other lawyers. He lectures frequently around the state and nation (including the State Bar of Wisconsin, UW-Milwaukee, and the University of Wisconsin School for Worker's Compensation Institute). His national and international presentations on worker's compensation practice and ethics for lawyers and law students and long-term advocacy for injured workers earned him election as a Charter Member of the ABA's College of Worker's Compensation Lawyers. He also was elected a member of the National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI), a national organization of leading worker's compensation experts. He also is a prolific writer, editing the national magazine Workers' First Watch, co-authoring over two dozen texts (including West's treatise Wisconsin Workers' Compensation Law), and is regularly quoted in the Milwaukee Journal/Sentinel.

He belongs to numerous professional organizations: Workers Injury Law & Advocacy Group-WILG (Board of Directors and Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient); Wisconsin Association of Justice (Worker's Comp Cmte); American Association of Justice (Past Chair, Workers' Comp Section); Wisconsin Association of Worker's Compensation Attorneys; and the American, State and Milwaukee Bar associations. Tom also remains an active community member, tutoring GED students at Milwaukee's Adult Learning Center and has served on the Board (as past chair) at Dominican High School. Tom earned all his degrees in Wisconsin: B.A.(St. Norbert), M.A.(UW-Milwaukee), Ph.D.(Marquette), and J.D.(UW-Madison).

Areas of Practice

  • 100% Worker's Compensation Law

Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin, 1983
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1983
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin, 1983

Education

  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
    • J.D.
  • Marquette University
    • Ph.D.
  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
    • M.A.
  • St. Norbert
    • B.A.

Published Works

  • Workers' Compensation Law, West, 2010
  • Workers' First Watch (Tom Domer, Editorial Board Chair)
  • Wisconsin Methods of Practice - Worker's Compensation
  • TRIAL Magazine - Carpal Tunnel Claims, Tom Domer, 2002

Honors and Awards

  • 2011 Milwaukee Best Lawyers Workers' Compensation Lawyer of the Year
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyer for Worker's Compensation
  • Charter Member of ABA's College of Worker's Compensation Lawyers
  • Elected to the National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • ABA College of Worker's Compensation Lawyers, Elected Member
  • Workers Injury Law & Advocacy Group - WILG, National Board of Directors
  • Wisconsin Association for Justice, Worker's Compensation Committee
  • American Association for Justice, Workers' Compensation Section, Past Chair
  • Wisconsin Association of Worker's Compensation Attorneys
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • American Bar Association
  • Milwaukee Bar Association

Pro Bono Activities

  • Member of Board, Past Chair, Dominican High School
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