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  • Portage, Wisconsin – 1955

Admitted to Bar

  • 1980 Wisconsin and U.S. District Court, Western and Eastern Districts of Wisconsin
  • 1984 U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • Admitted to Practice in Michigan
  • Also admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court


  • 1980 Marquette University, J.D.
  • Recipient of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers Distinguished Achievement Award
  • 1977 University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.A.
  • Elected to the Omicron Delta Epsilon Honor Society in Economics


  • Oneida-Vidas-Forest County Bar Association
  • State Bar of Wisconsin; Wisconsin Association for Justice
  • The American Association for Justice
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • The American Bar Association
  • The Tri-County Bar Association
  • The National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • The American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Mr. Weis is a member of the American Board of Trial Attorneys
  • American College of Trial Advocates and is on the AAJ Board

Professional Organizations

  • Mr. Weis has served in several leadership roles with the Wisconsin Association for Justice
  • Including President, President-Elect, Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary
  • Mr. Weis has also served on the Board of Directors of that organization
  • He is certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • Mr. Weis has served as the Program Chair for the College of Trial Advocacy, 1985-1986

Personal Information

  • In 2004, Mr. Weis received the Robert Habush Trial Lawyer of the Year award from the Wisconsin Association for Justice
  • He is listed in the Best Lawyers in America and is listed in the “Superlawyers of Wisconsin”


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