Daniel J O'Brien

Daniel J O'Brien

Halling & Cayo, S.C.
  • Insurance Defense, Medical Malpractice
  • Wisconsin
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Summary

Dan has tried over seventy cases to juries, including automobile accident cases for defendants and plaintiffs, medical malpractice cases for plaintiffs and defendants and coverage questions for insurers and insured's.

Dan has represented and obtained recoveries for several minors in significant injury cases and has tried punitive damage cases to juries as well. He has represented clients in hundreds of mediations where he has helped them resolve matters without the expense and uncertainty of trial. Dan also represents clients in Arbitration hearings and represents businesses and professionals in transactional and non litigation of matters, including negotiating and drafting shareholder, member and non-compete agreements, and the acquisition and development of new facilities. Dan uses a trial lawyer's eye to help his clients avoid future litigation, while addressing the matter at hand.

Mr. O'Brien served two elected terms on the Wauwatosa School Board from 2001 to 2007, a district with a $65 million dollar budget, 7,000 students and over 800 employees. He has lectured at the Marquette University Dental School on subject of professional liability and has likewise lectured and spoken at seminars on topics ranging from material misrepresentation and fraud in the insurance claims process to the recovery of diminished value of an automobile in third party cases.

Main Office:
320 East Buffalo St.
Suite 700
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone: 414-271-3400

Waukesha Office:
20720 Watertown Rd.
Suite 202
Waukesha, WI 53186
Phone: 262-782-5200

Practice Areas
  • Insurance Defense
  • Medical Malpractice
Additional Practice Areas
  • Business and Business Litigation
  • Coverage and Fraud Work
  • Dog Bites
  • Plaintiff's Personal Injury
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Wisconsin
7th Circuit
Federal Circuit
Professional Experience
Attorney, Shareholder
Halling & Cayo, S.C.
- Current
My practice concentrates on litigation and trial work, with an emphasis on insurance defense, fraud and coverage litigation, commercial business disputes, and Plaintiff's personal injury work.
Attorney
Schulz, Duffey & O'Brien
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Attorney
Schellinger & Doyle, S.C.
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Education
Marquette University Law School
J.D.
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University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
B.A.
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Professional Associations
Wisconsin State Bar
Member
Current
Marquette University Dental School
Lecturer, Dental Jurisprudence
Current
Activities: How to Avoid Professional Liability Claims from a Plaintiff's lawyers Perspective
State Farm Heartland Regional SIU Conference
Lecturer
Current
Activities: Material Misrepresentation: What's Fraud Got to Do with It
State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company Regional Office
Lecturer
Current
Activities: Recovery for Diminished Value of an Automobile in Third Party Claims
Wauwatosa School Board
Elected Board Member
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
Halling & Cayo
320 E Buffalo St.
Suite 700
Milwaukee, WI 53202
USA
Telephone: (414) 271-3400
Waukesha Office
20720 Watertown Rd.
Suite 202
Waukesha, WI 53186
USA
Telephone: (262) 782-5200