Garrett A. Soberalski


Associate

gas@mtfn.com

111 East Kilbourn Avenue, 19th Floor
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Garrett A. Soberalski is an associate practicing civil litigation in both state and federal courts.  Through his service in the chambers of multiple federal judges, Garrett has experience with various areas of litigation and with various stages of the civil-litigation process.

Before joining Meissner Tierney, Garrett clerked for Judge G. Michael Halfenger of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin.  While in law school, Garrett also served as a judicial intern in the chambers of the Honorable William C. Griesbach of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, and in the chambers of the Honorable John L. Coffey of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

Honors


  • CALI Awards: Contracts; Legal Analysis Writing & Research II; International Law; Advanced Legal Research: Federal; Constitution and Criminal Investigations; Advanced Evidence

Professional Organizations


  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Milwaukee Bar Association
  • Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association
  • Seventh Circuit Bar Association
  • Thomas E. Fairchild Inn of Court, Former Associate

Speeches & Publications


  • Speaker, The Rules of Evidence: A Practical Tool Kit Section VI: Admission/Exclusion of Unique Evidence, National Business Institute (December 20, 2019)
  • Co-Speaker with Adam Tutaj, A guide to Wisconsin Business Business Entities: What Bankruptcy Practitioners Should Know, Lou Jones Breakfast Club (January 15, 2019) & Western District of Wisconsin Bar Association (October 10, 2018)
  • Speaker, 3 Surprising Litigation and Liability Facts That Will Cost You, Apartment Association of Southeastern Wisconsin’s (AASEW) Trade Show (October 20, 2017)

Admissions


  • Supreme Court of Wisconsin
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin

Marquette University Law School, J.D., with Certificate in Litigation, 2012, magna cum laude, Articles Editor, Marquette Law Review
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, B.A., 2007, with high distinction


  • Marquette University Law School Volunteer Legal Clinic, Veteran’s Service Office, Coordinator & Volunteer (2010–2013)
  • Marquette University Law School Pro Bono Society, Member

Articles & Videos


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