William J. Richards
Attorney
Phone: 262-240-9663
Email: wrichards@mweisslaw.net

Biography

William J. Richards – Coming Soon.

Education

University of Wisconsin – Madison School of Law, 1987
Valparaiso University, 1983

Admissions

Wisconsin
Supreme Court of the United States
United States Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit
United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
Stockbridge-Munsee Band of the Mohican Tribe Tribal Court

Experience

Insurance Defense
Insurance Coverage
Products Liability
Construction Litigation
Premises Liability

Representative Cases
  • Rivera v. Perez, 327 Wis. 2d 467, 787 N.W.2d 882 (Wis. App. 2009).
  • Lane v. Sharp Packaging Systems, Inc., 251 Wis.2d 68, 640 N.W.2d 788, (Wis. 2002).
  • Kalan v. City of St. Francis, 537 U.S. 1047, 123 S. Ct. 600, 154 L. E.D.2d 519 (2002).
  • Kalan v. City of St. Francis, 274 F.3d 1150, (7th Cir. 2001).
  • Moulas v. PBC Productions Inc., 213 Wis. 2d 406, 570 N.W.2d 739 (Wis. App. 1997).
  • Starr v. Prairie Harbor Development Co., Inc., 900 F. Supp. 230 (E.D. Wis. 1995).
  • Nalco Chemical Co. v. Hydro Technologies, Inc.,149 F.R.D. 686, (E.D. Wis. 1993).
  • Nalco Chemical Co. v. Hydro Technologies, Inc., 148 F.R.D. 608, (E.D. Wis. 1993).
  • Nalco Chemical Co. v. Hydro Technologies, Inc., 984 F.2d 801, (7th Cir. 1993).
  • Nalco Chemical Co. v. Hydro Technologies, Inc., 809 F. Supp. 672, (E.D. Wis. 1992).
  • Nalco Chemical Co.v. Hydro Technologies, Inc., 791 F. Supp. 1352, (E.D. Wis. 1992).
  • Holsum Foods Div. of Harvest States Cooperatives v. Home Ins. Col., 162 Wis.2d 563, 469 N.W.2d 918, (Wis. App. 1991).
Seminars
  • Insurance Coverage Litigation, NBI, 2001.
  • Litigation for Home Inspectors, WAHI, 2002 – 2004.
  • Litigation for Engineers, UWM, 2001 – 2004.
  • Duty to Defend, State Bar of Wisconsin, 2006
  • Update on Wisconsin Law, various carriers 2012-2018
Honors
  • Service Award for being on the Board of Trustees for the Village of Bayside (2004).
  • Founder Award for being on the Board of Directors for the North Shore Fire Department (2002).
  • Service Recognition Award for being on the Police Commission for the Village of Bayside (2007).
  • BV Peer Review by Martindale-Hubbell.