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Garett joined the firm in 2012 and focuses on civil litigation, including personal injury, worker's compensation, business, and employment litigation as well as municipal law matters. Prior to joining the firm, he graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, where he majored in English, minored in Environmental Science, and played varsity football. He obtained his law degree in 2010 from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and he interned for the Wisconsin Court of Appeals and worked as a law clerk for a personal injury law firm. He also worked in Wausau as an attorney defending worker's compensation claims.

Garett enjoys spending time with his wife, young son, family, and friends. He enjoys traveling, reading, playing sports, hiking, biking, and hunting. His favorite author is William Faulkner. Given that Garett grew up in the small Central Wisconsin town of Milladore, he is a true Wisconsinite that roots for the Green Bay Packers, Milwaukee Brewers, Milwaukee Bucks, and Wisconsin Badgers.

Bar Admissions:
Wisconsin, 2010
U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin, 2010
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin, 2012
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, 2015
Education:
University of Wisconsin Law School, Madison, Wisconsin, 2010
J.D.
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, 2006
B.S.
Honors: Cum Laude
Major: English-Scientific and Technical Writing
Minor: Environmental Science
Honors and Awards:
Super Lawyers - Rising Star, 2013, 2014
Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Scholastic Honor Roll, 2002-2003, 2004-2005
UW-Eau Claire Football Scholar Athlete, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
UW-Eau Claire Football Iron Blugold Recipient, 2004
Professional Associations and Memberships:
State Bar of Wisconsin, 2010 - Present
La Crosse County Bar Association, 2012 - Present
Wisconsin Association of Worker's Compensation Attorneys, 2010 - Present
Marathon County Bar Association, 2010 - 2012