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Cook received his Juris Doctor from Marquette University Law School in 1976. He worked for over thirty years and was a senior partner at a well-respected civil defense firm concentrating on representing insurance companies. Over the years, he developed a wider practice, handling serious personal injury claims for injured parties, trying difficult cases other partners would not handle. He also became involved in complex stray voltage claims brought by Wisconsin dairy farmers against large and small utility companies. Of the eight cases he handled that reached the Supreme Court of Wisconsin, all of them created legal precedent. The stray voltage case of Gumz v. NSP (case no. 2005AP1424, Court of Appeals of Wisconsin) changed the way juries are instructed. In another case, the Supreme Court dealt with fraudulent inducement claims in business transactions. In short, his experience went far beyond representation of insurance companies. I began to realize that representing individual persons and businesses with meritorious claims was much more rewarding, said Cook. Cooks enthusiasm for representing the little guy was spawned through doing pro-bono litigation for community organizations in Milwaukee neighborhoods troubled by crime. He took on landlords who refused to clean up drug houses.

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