Scott Petersen is a litigation attorney with extensive experience in contracts, real estate, construction and probate matters. Mr. Petersen has conducted jury and court trials in commercial, real estate and eminent domain matters. He has written and argued appeals on behalf of his clients in both real estate and probate matters. As a litigator, his goal is to identify, analyze and quickly resolve issues for clients in all phases of litigation, including:
- review of current and prospective contracts to avoid litigation in the future
- pre-litigation advice and counseling
- alternative dispute resolution such as mediation or arbitration
- litigation in state or federal trial or appellate courts
Mr. Petersen also has experience representing governmental agencies; first, as a Deputy District Attorney where he conducted 60+ jury trials as well as hundreds of court trials, preliminary hearings, appeals and motions, and as an Assistant City Attorney where he handled all litigation matters on behalf of the city. Mr. Petersen was appointed a Special Investigator by the Supreme Court of Wisconsin, where he handled conflict cases for the Office of Lawyer Regulation investigating citizen complaints of lawyer misconduct.
In private practice, Mr. Petersen has conducted jury trials, court trials, conducted mediations and arbitrations and argued appeals on behalf of a wide range of commercial and governmental entities.