Attorney Profiles

Attorney Daniel Davis
Attorney Daniel Davis

Daniel S. Davis is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin, Illinois Bar Association, Milwaukee Bar Association, American Association For Justice and the Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers. He is also a member of the National Trial Lawyers top 100.  Dan has also worked in-house for a major insurance provider, and for one of the nation’s largest insurance law firms.

Dan received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Ripon College with a double-major in Economics and Politics & Government. While at Ripon College, Dan was awarded membership in Omicron Delta Epsilon, an honor society in economics.

Dan received his Juris Doctor (law degree) from the University of Kansas. While at Kansas, Dan served as an intern for both the Kansas State Legislature and the Kansas Defender Project.

Dan is admitted to practice before all Wisconsin and Illinois State Courts as well as the United States District Courts for both the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin.

Attorney John Gelshenen, Jr.
Attorney John J. Gelshenen, Jr.

John J. Gelshenen is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Bar Association, Walworth County Bar Association and the American Bar Association. Mr. Gelshenen also worked previously for one of the nation’s largest insurance law firms.

John received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Marquette University, where he received the Senior Leadership Award. He earned his Juris Doctor (law degree) from the Hamline University School of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota, where he was the President of the Monroe Chapter of Phi Alpha Delta. While at Hamline, John was a dual degree candidate, completing work toward a Masters Degree in Business Management at the University of St. Thomas Graduate School Of Business. John also studied law abroad at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland.

He is an active speaker, and a member of the American Bar Association, State Bar of Wisconsin, and the Milwaukee Bar Association. He is also actively involved in other community organizations.

Attorney Leah Michaelson-Link
Attorney Leah Michaelson-Link

Leah M. Michaelson-Link is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Bar Association, the Milwaukee Young Lawyers Association and the Thomas E. Fairchild American Inns of Court.

Leah received her Bachelor of Science Degree from Carroll College in Waukesha, Wisconsin. While at Carroll College, Leah assisted in the publication of the educational textbook Communication Law, and was a Moot Court presenter. She was also active in Circle K International, which is a community service organization.

Leah earned her Juris Doctor (law degree) from Marquette University Law School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. While at Marquette, Leah served as a Law Clerk for the Wisconsin Court of Appeals, and as a Legal Intern for the United States Department of Justice. She also volunteered at the Marquette Legal Clinic.

Leah is admitted to practice before all Wisconsin State Courts as well as the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin. She has been selected for inclusion in the Super Lawyers – Rising Stars Edition 2008.

 

Attorney Joseph Pierotti
Attorney Joseph Pierotti

Chicago native, Joseph Pierotti began practicing law in 1994. He concentrates his work entirely in the area of personal injury.

For more than a decade, Joe has represented clients in Chicago and throughout Illinois. He handles personal injury cases arising from every sort of accident from car, truck and motorcycle accidents to slip and fall, dog bite, pedestrian accidents, construction site accidents and boating accidents. He has won significant awards and settlements for clients with spinal cord injury, brain injury, back injury, eye injury, bone fractures and paralysis to name a few examples. Other cases in which he represents clients involve liability and negligence, such as product liability, premises liability, pharmaceutical negligence, professional negligence, medical negligence and medical malpractice. He is an expert at alternative dispute resolution and is a trained arbitrator for the Circuit Court of Cook County mandatory arbitration program.

Mr. Pierotti is admitted to the Illinois Bar and the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois. He is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association

After graduating from DePaul University where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in accounting, Mr. Pierotti attended the Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago-Kent College of Law and obtained his Juris Doctorate in 1994.

Attorney Nicholas Farina
Nicholas J. Farina

Nicholas Farina is a member of the North Carolina State Bar and Mecklenburg County Bar. Before joining Davis & Gelshenen, LLP, Nicholas had his own practice where he focused on clients in personal injury matters.

Nicholas graduated from the University of North Carolina in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Political Science. He earned his Juris Doctor from the Charlotte School of Law in 2013.

Nicholas is admitted to practice before all North Carolina State Courts as well as the United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina.

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