John D. Claypool

John D. Claypool

Partner at Herrling Clark Law Firm LTD.
  • Personal Injury
  • Indiana, Wisconsin
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Summary

John Claypool concentrates his practice in the area of personal injury litigation. He is board certified by the National Board of Trial Advocates. He has also been named a Wisconsin Super Lawyer, placing him in the top 5% of attorneys in Wisconsin. Since 2010, he was given special accolades as one of Wisconsin's Top 50 attorneys on seven different occasions.

In addition to having tried over 100 cases before juries, John has settled cases in excess of $3 million. In the fall of 2015, after a week-long jury trial, John earned a $1.3 million verdict for a client on a complicated premises liability claim.

John is an ardent believer in the right to a trial by jury and has been asked to speak on this topic on several occasions. In July 2013, John discussed the importance of our jury system during a segment of "It's Your Law, " hosted by George Curtis.

Throughout John's career, he has taken on several large corporations on behalf of his clients, including Walmart, Walgreen's, WE Energies, AT&T, ShopKo, Stanley, Black & Decker, and Ford Motor Company.

Because of his professional acumen and reputation, John is frequently asked to serve as a mediator in personal injury cases. John was rated by an international service as having high to very high legal ability and very high ethical standards as established by confidential opinions of the Bar in Northeast Wisconsin.

John is an active member of the Wisconsin Association for Justice (formerly the Wisconsin Association of Trial Lawyers) and is a frequent speaker and presenter on various legal issues for the organization. John's involvement with WAJ allows him to maintain a working knowledge of legislative changes and proposed legislation that affect his clients' rights.
https://www.herrlingclark.com/attorneys/john-d-claypool

Practice Area
  • Personal Injury
Additional Practice Area
  • Mediator/Arbitrator
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Indiana
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Wisconsin
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Partner
Herrling Clark Law Firm Ltd.
- Current
Education
University of Wisconsin - Madison
J.D. (1988) | Law
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University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
B.A. (1984)
Honors: Honors: Magna Cum Laude
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Awards
Super Lawyer - 2006, 2008-2019
Wisconsin Super Lawyer
Top 100 Lawyers - 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011
American Trial Lawyers Association
Named, Top 50 Lawyer for the State of Wisconsin - 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019
Top 50 Lawyer for the State of Wisconsin
Professional Associations
Frequent speaker at local schools
Pro Bono
Current
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WISLAP volunteer - Assist other lawyers with drug and alcohol issues
Pro Bono
Current
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Outagamie County Bar Association
President
Current
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State Bar of Wisconsin Member  # 1003743
Former Board Member
Current
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American Bar Association
Member
Current
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Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers
Board of Directors
Current
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Civil Trial Counsel of Wisconsin
Member
Current
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Wisconsin Association for Justice
Member
Current
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National Board of Trial Lawyers
Member
Current
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Wisconsin Equal Justice Fund, Inc.
Board of Directors
Current
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American Association for Justice
Member
Current
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Legal Action of Wisconsin, Volunteer Lawyers Project
Volunteer Attorney, Outagamie County Truancy Court
Current
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Contact & Map
Herrling Clark Law Firm LTD. - Appleton Office
800 North Lynndale Drive
Appleton, WI 54914
Telephone: (920) 739-7366
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Herrling Clark Law Firm LTD. - Green Bay Office
2740 South Oneida Street
Green Bay, WI 54304
Telephone: (920) 468-7366
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Herrling Clark Law Firm LTD. - New London Office
105 East Waupaca Street
New London, WI 54961
Telephone: (920) 982-9652
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Herrling Clark Law Firm LTD. - Oshkosh Office
510 North Koeller Street
Oshkosh, WI 54902
Telephone: (920) 385-0616
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed