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Hale, Skemp, Hanson, Skemp & Sleik
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Tom currently enjoys emeritus status with the firm.

Tom Sleik is an attorney with substantial experience in litigation. The largest personal injury verdict in La Crosse County was awarded in a case in which Tom represented the plaintiff. The longest labor strike in La Crosse was the subject of significant litigation before the NLRB. Tom was the attorney for this company, which continues to expand and create more jobs in the La Crosse area. Tom has had extensive experience in family law. He is a past President of the Wisconsin Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.

Leadership in the law is not new to Tom. He is a former president of the State Bar of Wisconsin. He served as a member of the Board of Directors of the National Conferencing Bar Presidents. He served six years on the Wisconsin Judicial Commission, the last two as chair. Service is a large part of Tom's life. He has been the President and Campaign Chair of the Greater La Crosse Area United Way, President of the Gateway Area Council Boy Scouts of America, and the State of Wisconsin/Upper Peninsula of Michigan Area President. He chaired the first ever joint capital campaign conducted by a Boy Scout and Girl Scout Council working together. He is past member of the School District of La Crosse Board of Education and continues to be a member to the Board of Trustees of the La Crosse Public Library, which he currently chairs.

He has been honored for his work in Pro Bono Service by the State Bar. He is listed in Who's Who in America, Best Lawyers in America and Who's Who in American Law. He is a life fellow member of the American Bar Foundation and a Fellow of the Wisconsin Bar Foundation.

Bar Admissions:
Wisconsin, 1971
U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin, 1971
Education:
Marquette University Law School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1971
J.D.
Marquette University, Milwaukee, 1969
B.S.
Major: Business Administration
References:
Wisconsin Lawyer Mutual Insurance Co.
La Crosse Footwear Inc.
Honors and Awards:
American Bar Foundation, Life Fellow Member
Wisconsin Bar Foundation, Fellow
Who's Who in America, 1998 - Present
Who's Who in American Law, 1998 - Present
Best Lawyers in America, 1997 - Present
Recipient, Pro Bono Service by the Wisconsin State Bar
Professional Associations and Memberships:
American Bar Association, 1971 - Present
The State Bar of Wisconsin, 1971 - Present
State Bar of Wisconsin, 1987 - 1994
Board of Governors
State Bar of Wisconsin, 1992 - 1993
President
State Bar of Wisconsin, Family Law Section, 1984 - 1987
Board of Directors
Wisconsin Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 1989 - Present
Wisconsin Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2000
President
National Conferencing Bar Presidents, 1993 - 1996
Board of Directors
Wisconsin Judicial Commission, 1994 - 2000
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 1989 - Present
Franciscan Skemp Foundation, 1999 - 2006
Greater La Crosse Area United Way, 1982 - 1988
Greater La Crosse Area United Way, 1987 - 1988
President
Greater La Crosse Area United Way, 1987 - 1988
Campaign Chair
La Crosse Public Library, 1980 - Present
Board of Trustees
School District of La Crosse Board of Education, 1973 - 1977
Pro Bono Activities:
Boy Scouts of America, Gateway Area Council President, 1980
Boy Scouts of America, State of Wisconsin/Upper Peninsula of Michigan Area President, 1981 - 1983
Children's Museum, 1998 - 2003
La Crosse Festivals, Oktoberfest Fest-master, 2001
La Crosse Festivals, Board of Trustees, 2002 - Present