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Why Pasternak & Zirgibel

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We handle ALL cases personally. You are always our number one priority.

We operate under a contigent fee basis. We don’t get paid unless you win.

“Frank is a great lawyer, and he is at the top of my list for referrals for any type of personal injury claims. Perhaps most importantly, Frank cares about his clients and always gives his best to make sure his clients’ needs are met.”

– John Scheller, Partner, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP, Madison, WI

"Jeff is a tremendously effective Attorney and a highly ethical person. We have used his services twice and both times were very pleased with the results and the thoroughness of getting to those results."

Brian Quincey, PLM Manager at Briggs & Stratton and successful entrepreneur

“I regularly refer people to Frank for personal injury legal work. Frank has the unusual ability to give candid and caring advice while providing practical legal representation, often in potentially devastating emotional, physical, and financial situations. He is my “go to” personal injury lawyer.”

– Brian Gilpin, Shareholder, Godfrey & Kahn, S.C., Milwaukee, WI

I have had the pleasure to work with Jeff as a personal injury attorney for the past 3 years. He has provided personal and professional attention with all of my referrals with exceptional results. His experience puts all of my patients mind at ease. His attention to detail is remarkable as he has made the whole personal injury process stress free. I highly recommend Jeff Zirgibel as your personal injury attorney expert!

Rick Hruby Jr DC, Chief Wellness Officer at Hruby Chiropractic Wellness

“Frank is the quintessential “go to guy”. Nobody cares more for his clients or works harder for their success. I have been proud to call him a friend for 20 years and when I need a lawyer in his neck of the woods… Frank is my FIRST call.”

– Shawn Kasserman, Partner, Tomasik Kotin Kasserman, Chicago, IL

I trust Jeff to handle my personal injury referrals because I know he will put an honest effort into every case and will provide his clients with common sense advice. He's not afraid to litigate matters and has got the technical skills to back up his efforts.

Julius Kim, Experienced Drunk Driving and Criminal Defense Attorney

“I’ve worked with Frank in the past, and his office has represented the majority of my family on various occasions over the years when we needed solid Personal Injury representation.”

– Shannon Whitworth, District Attorney’s Office, Ozaukee County, Port Washington, WI

During my time at Hruby Chiropractic I had the opportunity to work with Jeff Zirgibel on a number of personal injury cases. Jeff always took time to speak with me directly regarding the status of patient accounts and to answer any of my questions promptly. I highly respected his personal attention with our team and with his clients. I would recommend his services to anyone faced with a legal need. I feel confident that they would be treated fairly and with personal care.

Nicole M. Isler, Intuition Trainer

“It is without reservations that I recommend Frank for his knowledge and expertise in handling personal injury matters. I have known Frank personally for several years and know him to possess the highest degree of professionalism, integrity and dedication to his clients.”

– Oyvind Wistrom, Shareholder, Lindner & Marsack, S.C., Milwaukee, WI

Awards and Recognition

Best Lawyers 2023


Do you charge for a consult? The initial conversations and consultations you have with the firm are free with no obligation or cost. 

What are your focus areas of law? The firm focuses only in cases involving injuries, death or insurance. 

Do you charge by the hour? No. The firm works on a contingent fee basis. The fee is a 1/3 fee unless the matter is complex or involves malpractice. 

What is a contingent fee? Under a contingent fee, the firm only gets paid if you receive a recovery. 

What expenses should I expect in a personal injury case? Primary expenses include litigation costs, fees for medical reports and records made by experts. 

Who covers expenses presented in cases? The firm pays expenses up front and you agree to repay such expenses with the proceeds of your recovery. 

Do you receive referrals from other lawyers? Yes – numerous Wisconsin attorneys and Illinois lawyers refer plantiffs’ personal injury cases to the firm.

What types of matters have you handled professionaly in the past? Almost exclusively plantiffs’ personal injury cases.

Is your law firm highly rated? According to an independent company that obtains confidential opinions from lawyers and judges we have an “exemplary reputation and well-established practice” and “very high ethical standards”. 

Are you licensed in any other state? No, but lawyers may practice in other states on a temporary basis, which is why our lawyers have been involved in cases nationwide. 

Do you refer work to other attorneys? Yes – since the firm’s focus is limited we often refer clients to other lawyers who focus in the area of their needs. 

How many matters have you handled? This is hard to put an exact number to, but it is fair to estimate cases handled is in the thousands. 

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