Experienced Injury Lawyers Serving Wisconsin

It's Not Just A Case, It's Your Life

If you've been injured, you'll want Lawton Cates on your side.
Our results speak for themselves.

Millions Recovered for Injured Clients Trust the Results
  • $4.6 Million Fraud & Negligence

    Total recovery of over $4.6 million for a group of nonprofit businesses victimized by fraud and professional negligence. Confidential Settlement.

  • $2.3 Million Wrongful Death

    Wrongful death settlement in a Federal Tort Claim of $2.3 million.

  • $1 Million Federal Tort Claim

    Wrongful death settlement of a Federal Tort Claim case of $1 million.

  • $942 Thousand Head-On Collision

    Motor vehicle accident settlement of $942,333.33 for three injured victims in a head-on collision through uninsured motorist claim.

  • $724 Thousand Motor Vehicle Accident

    Motor vehicle accident settlement of $724,600.

  • $635 Thousand Motor Vehicle Accident

    Motor vehicle accident settlement of $635,000.00.

Serving Families & Businesses for Over 60 Years Wisconsin Attorneys

When you need a lawyer, turn to the team at Lawton Cates. Since 1958, we have been representing individuals, businesses, and families throughout the state of Wisconsin in an array of legal matters. Whether you have been injured in a car or truck accident, have a consumer issue, are facing criminal accusations, or need assistance with business litigation, our Wisconsin attorneys are here to help.

Unlike some other firms, our lawyers provide each and every one of our clients with the dedicated representation they need and the personal attention they deserve. We recognize that, for you, this isn’t just another legal matter—it’s your life. When you trust the team at Lawton Cates, you can rest assured that we will fight tirelessly for you. We know your case is not just a case. It's your life.

Representing People Like You

With 60+ years of experience, choose Lawton & Cates to be on your side. Let our team help you and your family.

Put Over Six Decades of Experience on Your Side

When it comes to handling legal challenges, there is simply no substitute for experience. At Lawton & Cates, we bring more than 60 years of experience to our practice, as well as a long-standing history of success. We have helped numerous clients successfully navigate complex legal matters and obtain the results they needed to move forward with their lives.

Client Testimonials

  • "Terry took the time to comfortably explain all and discuss options and decision-making that could be done along the way with clear pros and cons and asking me how I’d like to proceed."
    Jim R.
  • Compassionate, thorough, & made it easy to understand what’s going on.

    Riley G.
  • Lawton & Cates has been the most supportive and helpful!

  • "Everyone was so very kind to me... We were all made to feel welcome, made to feel supported, and made to feel like we belong there. That was very important to me since I was pretty stressed out a lot of the time."
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Committed to Our Clients

At Lawton Cates, our clients come first. We understand just how daunting the legal process can seem, but as your legal team, we will be there for you every step of the way. You will be directly connected with your attorney throughout your case and will have access to all of the resources at our disposal. We genuinely care about our clients and are committed to doing everything we can to secure the best possible result in your case.

Our Wisconsin attorneys handle a wide range of legal matters, including personal injury claims, lemon law, consumer protection, criminal defense, family law, workers' compensation, business litigation, federal tort claims, and more. Our diverse team includes highly skilled trial lawyers with extensive and varied backgrounds, as well as proven experience in complex areas of law. Whatever you are up against, we know how to help, and we are ready to protect your rights.

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Firm Awards & Associations

  • Super Lawyers
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rated
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • Avvo
  • Super Lawyers 2021
  • The National Trial Lawyers: Brain Injury Trial Lawyers

The Support You Need to Navigate Any Legal Challenge

When you choose our firm, you choose a team you can trust for life. We strive to develop meaningful relationships with our clients so that when the next legal challenge strikes, you know exactly where to turn. Our firm was built on a foundation of helping others, and we are dedicated to seeing our clients through some of life’s most difficult moments. We are available to answer your questions, address your concerns, and provide the one-on-one support you need.

We offer free consultations and free case evaluations to all new and prospective clients. We invite you to reach out to our firm today to set up an appointment with a member of our team. If needed, we can provide same-day and weekend appointments by request.

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