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ROBERT J. KASIETA is the founder of Kasieta Legal Group, LLC, in Madison, Wisconsin. He is a certified civil pretrial and trial specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocates. Mr. Kasieta practices in civil litigation, with an emphasis on plaintiff personal injury and employment cases, as well as commercial litigation. He has written and taught extensively in the areas of trial practice, personal injury law and insurance law, and is an instructor of trial practice at the University of Wisconsin Law School. Mr. Kasieta is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, and all Wisconsin courts. He is a member of the Dane County Bar Association, State Bar of Wisconsin, and the American Association for Justice. Mr. Kasieta earned his B.S. degree, summa cum laude, from Northern Michigan University and his J.D. degree from Marquette Law School.
LOUIS LEICHTER practices administrative, health and criminal law with a focus in the area of licensure and license defense. He advises clients on disciplinary actions and misconduct allegations that range from standard of care issues and boundary violations to chemical dependency. Mr. Leichter also represents clients on associated issues and problems that are tangential to the receipt of a disciplinary order within the scope of a health care practice. Peer review and medical staff privileges, practitioner data bank disputes, network agreements, contract negotiations and license renewal questionnaires are matters of continued concern to medical and other health care professionals who are involved in the disciplinary process. Prior to starting a private practice, Mr. Leichter prosecuted criminal crimes as an assistant county attorney for Travis County, Texas. After gaining invaluable litigation, negotiation and trial skills Mr. Leichter opened the Law office of Louis Leichter and focused on the representation of individuals accused of white collar felonies and drug offenses. After representing a criminal client in a disciplinary matter, he turned his attention to the representation of licensed professionals in disciplinary proceedings before their respective licensing boards and administrative agencies. To better serve his clients, Mr. Leichter represents, counsels and advises his clients on contractual agreements and other areas of civil litigation pertinent to their professional practice. He is a member of the Travis County Bar Association (Administrative, Health and Criminal Law sections), State Bar of Texas (Administrative, Health and Criminal Law sections), Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Austin Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, NAADAC (The National Association of Addiction Professionals), and TAAP (Texas Association of Addiction Professionals). Mr. Leichter received his B.A. degree from Vassar College; his M.S. degree from Florida International University; his A.O.S, N.E.C.I., LCDC training certificate from LCDC Training School; and his J.D. degree from Drake University.
MARIO D. MENDOZA's law practice focuses on assisting physicians, nurses, and other medical and business professionals in matters concerning initial licensing, licensing complaints and investigations, license reinstatement, hearings, and disciplinary orders. He regularly and successfully represents physicians before the Wisconsin Medical Examining Board and the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services, and he represents other professionals before the numerous other boards served by that department. Mr. Mendoza is experienced in developing strategies to resolve claims of unprofessional or unethical conduct and negligence, or mitigate their impact. Additionally, he has successfully helped clients navigate the consequences of licensing complaints on employment and credentialing. Mr. Mendoza regularly assists clients through the initial licensing process - addressing concerns like a prior criminal history, academic and non-academic discipline, and issues of alcohol or substance abuse. He is a shareholder at Murphy Desmond S.C., a law firm in Madison, Janesville and Appleton. Mr. Mendoza is bilingual, and was recently acknowledged by online magazine Madison365 as one of The 29 Most Powerful Latinos in Wisconsin. He earned his J.D. degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 1996.