Attorney Kyle represents victims of serious injury and death. He has been granted the coveted AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell. (An AV rating indicates that fellow lawyers and judges have rated him at the highest level of skill and ethical standards.) Tom is also a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, an honor bestowed upon the top trial lawyers in America that have successfully handled claims with significant value. He has been honored by being invited into and approved as a fellow in the Belli Society. The Belli Society conducts educational programs to enhance the trial skills in the United States and abroad. Tom was chosen to be a member of The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 based on his trial performance in Civil Plaintiff law.
Tom’s passion is to hone his trial skills to enhance the value and juror appeal of his clients' cases. He frequently travels throughout the country to present complex liability and damage cases to and consult with nationally recognized trial consultants. Tom continues to polish his trial skills at the National College of Advocacy where he has completed the rigorous legal curriculum to obtain the Advanced Studies in Trial Advocacy (ASTA) designation. He is recognized by the National Institute of Trial Advocacy (NITA) as a Master Advocate. Tom is a graduate of Gerry Spence’s “Trial Lawyer College” and is committed to representing and obtaining legal justice for the injured via the jury system.
Tom received his law degree Cum Laude with Highest Honors from Hamline University. His academic achievements in law school earned him membership into the Silver Gavel Honor Society and made him the recipient of the Dean’s Scholarship for Outstanding Academic Achievement. Tom went on to compete nationally for Hamline as Chief Plaintiff’s Counsel in the Association of Trial Lawyers of America Mock Trial Competition. After a clerkship with Minnesota’s pre-eminent personal injury firm of Schwebel, Goetz & Sieben, Tom returned to Wisconsin where he has exclusively practiced civil trial law.
Tom is admitted to practice in the State of Wisconsin, the Eastern and Western Districts of the United States District Court of Wisconsin, and the Seventh Circuit of the United States Court of Appeals. He is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin, the American Association for Justice and the Wisconsin Association for Justice.