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Dedicated to serving Wisconsin

We have a very experienced group of trial lawyers who handle a wide variety of civil litigation in virtually all of Wisconsin's circuit courts, the Wisconsin Court of Appeals and Supreme Court, federal district courts, federal court of appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court. In particular, we are recognized as a leading firm for the defense of medical malpractice and general liability claims. We also have a strong history of service to businesses and individuals, in the areas of regulation, healthcare law, corporate law, business organization, finance, public utility, taxation, real estate, employment law, estate planning and family law.

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Our team

For generations, we have built our practice on a forward-thinking, collaborative approach to the law, and we meet each case with a clear-eyed focus on results. We know good law takes practice, so we mentor, we grow, and we care for each other as we care for our clients.

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In our community

We believe our service to Wisconsin must extend beyond the walls of our office. Our attorneys and staff are actively engaged in the broader community by contributing to non-profit organizations, as well as eager to provide opportunities and access within the legal profession.

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Our history

Bell, Moore & Richter, S.C. is proud to be one of Wisconsin's oldest law firms, with a continuous history that goes back to 1851, just three years after Wisconsin became the 30th state admitted to the Union. The firm's members have included Madison mayors, U.S. senators, state legislators, law professors, Wisconsin Supreme Court justices, and a federal judge as well as many leading lawyers in their specialty areas.

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We have worked with Bill Abbott both personally and professionally for over 20 years. He has prepared our wills, helped with tax matters and creating LLC's. Bill and his staff are very knowledgeable, professional, responsive and have always exceeded our expectations. We have and will continue to recommend Bill Abbott

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