Angle

Jason Knutson

Madison / jknutson@habush.com

Conozca a Jason 

Jason Knutson

Jason Knutson es un accionista con el bufete. Su práctica incluye litigios complejos como reclamaciones por delitos graves de medioambiente, responsabilidad por producto y lesiones personales. También se encarga de casos de negligencia médica, responsabilidad por producto, y lesión personal. Jason ha tenido casos de lesiones personales a cada nivel del sistema judicial de Wisconsin desde juicios por jurado en tribunales de circuito de condado hasta defender delante del Tribunal Supremo de Wisconsin. Además, Jason es un Profesor Adjunto en la Facultad de Derecho en la Universidad de Wisconsin donde ha enseñado asuntos judiciales, negociación, escritos jurídicos y destrezas de abogacía.

En 2017, Jason fue nombrado uno de los Mejores 50 Abogados de Wisconsin y de los Mejores 25 Abogados de Madison por Súper Abogados. Debido a su significada experiencia y éxito en juicios, Jason ha sido certificado como Especialista de Juicios Civiles por la Junta Nacional de Abogados de Tribunal y fue nombrado entre los 100 Mejores Abogados de Tribunal por Abogados de Tribunal Nacionales. Está apuntado en Mejores Abogados de América, incluyendo la edición más reciente en 2018 por su trabajo en litigio de lesión personal. También recibió el Premio de Abogado por Pro Bono del Colegio de Abogados del Condado de Dane en 2017.

Jason es un miembro activo en varias asociaciones jurídicos y organizaciones locales de la comunidad incluyendo el James E. Doyle Inn of Court y el Consejo Directivo del Museo de Arte Contemporáneo en Madison. Es un ex presidente de la Escuela Montessori de Woodland y un entrenador de equipos de deportes juveniles en Madison. Ha tenido puestos de comité en el Colegio de Abogados de Wisconsin y el Colegio de Abogados del condado de Dane

Jason se graduó cum laude de la Facultad de Derecho de la Universidad de Wisconsin. Cuando no está en la sala de juicio, sus intereses incluyen la historia de arte, películas y aviación.

  Publications

  • Co-Author, “Personal Injury: When Criminal and Civil Law Intersect,” Wisconsin Lawyer. Volume 91:1. January 2018.
  • Author, “7th Circuit Getting its Crack at Arbitration Agreements,” Wisconsin Law Journal, February 17th, 2016.
  • Author, “Fighting the Fine Print – Madison Lawyers Wage Epic Battle Over Whether Arbitration Agreements Violate Labor Laws,” Wisconsin Law Journal, January 20th, 2016.
  • Speaker, “Automatic Meal Break Deduction Policies in Hospitals: Federal and Wisconsin Law Issues,” 2014 Health, Labor, and Employment Law Institute, August 2014.
  • Speaker, “Auto Insurance,” Milwaukee Bar Association CLE Webinar, October 2012.
  • Speaker, “How To Help Doctors Help You and Your Clients,” State Bar of Wisconsin CLE Webinar, May 2012.
  • Author, “Walk in our Shoes: Why Docs Avoid Lawyers.”  Wisconsin Lawyer.  Volume 85:2.  Feb. 2012.
  • Speaker, “The ABCs of a Typical Auto Accident case and Automobile Insurance Basics.” Reeseville Chamber of Commerce. July 2011.
  • Speaker, “Preparing a Case for Civil Trial.” University of Wisconsin Law School Lawyering Skills Course. March 2011.
  • Speaker, “Advanced Trial Practice.” Litigation Training Program. November 2010.
  • Speaker, “Ten Tips for Litigation Preparation.” MAPA Presentation. November 2010.
  • Speaker, “Deposing Experts.” Litigation Training Program. July 2010.
  • Commenter, “Attorneys voice concern over text message ban.” Wisconsin Law Journal. May 2010.
  • Commenter, “New law boosts penalties for those who scam elderly.” Wisconsin State Journal. May 2010.
  • Commenter, “PI firm focuses on bike injury cases.” Wisconsin Law Journal. April 2010.
  • Speaker, “Litigating to Win Through Advanced Trial Advocacy.” National Business Institute CLE Seminar. Winter 2008.
  • Commenter, “Suit is ok’d in stadium death.” Madison.com. June 2008.
  • Author, “Preparing the Personal Injury Plaintiff for Mediation.” Wisconsin Lawyer. Volume 80:8. Aug. 2007.
  • Speaker, “Auto Insurance: Uninsured, Underinsured and Accident Litigation in Wisconsin.” Lorman CLE Seminar. Summer 2007.
  • Speaker, “Preparing for Mediation and Arbitration.” MAPA presentation. Summer 2007.
  • Speaker, “Loose Metadata Can Sink Ships.” CLE presentation. Fall 2006.
  • Speaker, “Ethics Questions and Answers for the Litigator.” CLE presentation. Fall 2006.
  • Speaker, “Skillfully Handling Motor Vehicle Accidents from Start to Finish.” Lorman CLE Seminar. Spring 2006.
  • Author, “Risking Home Equity in the Stock Market.” The Verdict. Volume 28:1. Winter 2005.
  • Speaker, “Preparing for Litigation.” WATL Litigation Seminar. Fall 2005.
  • Speaker, “The Ethics of Representing Both Sides of the Insurer/Insured Fence.” CLE presentation. Fall 2004.
  • Author, “Unsuitable Investment Claims 101.” The Verdict. Volume 27:3. Summer 2004.
  • Speaker, “New Lawyer Challenges.” WATL Young Lawyers Division, Courtroom to Classroom. Spring 2004.
  • Speaker, “Punitive Damages in Drunk Driving Cases.” WATL Tort & Technique CLE Update. Fall 2003.

in the news links

Jason played a key role in obtaining a successful settlement for 241 residents in the Town of Jackson, Wisconsin, who were impacted by groundwater contamination as a result of a gasoline pipeline rupture: learn more about the case here. He also recently spoke to WKOW 27 news about the Volkswagen diesel emission scandalclick here to read more.

Jason was also one of the lawyers that represented a class of QA employees due unpaid overtime wages from Epic Systems: read about it here; and was on the team that achieved a great result in a class action on behalf of nurses who were not properly paid for meal breaks at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison: read about it here.

A few of Mr. Knutson’s current cases include claims seeking unpaid wages for employees of Epic Systems and Cerner Corporation and class action claims against Volkswagen and Syngenta.

  Videos