Steven A. Koch
Steven A. Koch was born in July of 1963 in Madison, Wisconsin. Steve graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1986 with honors with a Bachelor of Science Degree. He graduated in 1989 from the University of Wisconsin with his Juris Doctorate. Upon leaving law school, he joined the firm as an associate and in 1992 he became a partner. He is a member of the Walworth County Bar Association, the State Bar of Wisconsin, the American Bar Association (A.B.A.), and the American Association of Justice. He belongs to the Criminal Justice Section of both the State Bar and the A.B.A.
Steve has won a case before the Wisconsin Supreme Court, State v. Harris, 2004 WI 64. Steve has also argued before the Wisconsin Supreme Court in State v. Armstrong, 223 Wis. 2d 331 (1991). In addition, he has successfully handled appeals in State v. Gerald L.C., 194 Wis. 2d 548 (Ct. App. 1995), and State v. Harris, 2003 WI App. 144.
The Wisconsin Court of Appeals also adopted the argument Steve set forth at the trial court level, and reversed the trial court in State v. Richard A.P., 223 Wis. 2d 777 (Ct. App. 1998), and In re the Interest of Terry T., 2002 WI App. 81.
Over his career, Steve has obtained millions of dollars in personal injury settlements for his clients. In July of 2002, he obtained a judgment of over $4,000,000, one of the largest in Walworth County history.
Steve is also a certified divorce mediator.
Steve is known for his successful approach in family law cases, having successfully tried dozens of cases before the Walworth County Courts. However, he will always look to obtain the best possible settlement, prior to any trial.
Areas of Practice
- Personal Injury
- Civil Litigation
Certified Legal Specialties
- Certified Divorce Mediator
- University of Wisconsin Law School, Madison, Wisconsin
- J.D. - 1989
- University of Wisconsin
- B.S. - 1986
- Honors: With Honors
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Walworth County Bar Association, Member
- State Bar of Wisconsin, Criminal Justice Section, Member
- American Bar Association, Criminal Justice Section , Member
- American Association of Justice, Member