John J. Gelshenen co-founded Davis & Gelshenen LLP in 2002 and has been practicing law for over 20 years. He is licensed to practice law in Wisconsin, Illinois, and North Carolina. John has been recognized as a member of the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 and SuperLawyers. He is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin, North Carolina State Bar, and Claims and Litigation Management Alliance.
John has worked for one of the nation’s largest insurance law firms, where he gained valuable knowledge about insurance strategies. He uses that background daily in his defense of real estate professionals and personal injury victims.
John earned his Juris Doctor (law degree) from the Hamline University School of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota, where he was the President of the Monroe Chapter of Phi Alpha Delta. While at Hamline, John was a dual degree candidate, completing work toward a master’s degree in business management at the University of St. Thomas Graduate School of Business. John also studied law abroad at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland. He received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Marquette University, where he was recognized with the Senior Leadership Award.
In this case, a home had been listed as a four-bedroom home by a prior agent/broker. Our client took over the listing and listed it as a four-bedroom home. Prior to the listing, the local municipal assessor inspected the home and assessed it as a four-bedroom home. At some point after closing, the buyer decided… Continue reading Attorney Gelshenen Wins Case for Broker Client Accused of Misrepresenting Bedroom in Listing
Attorney Gelshenen Gets Insurance Company to Pay Large Settlement for Previously Denied Bicycle Accident
In this case, Davis & Gelshenen’s client sustained a wrist fracture in a bicycle versus car intersection accident. The adverse driver and his insurance carrier claimed he had the right of way and denied the claim. Faced with over $30,000.00 in medical bills for an accident related wrist surgery, the injured bicyclist hired Davis &… Continue reading Attorney Gelshenen Gets Insurance Company to Pay Large Settlement for Previously Denied Bicycle Accident
In this case our real estate broker client was sued for breach of brokerage duties and breach of contract. After a year of litigation, Attorney Gelshenen won the case and had the case dismissed on summary judgment. The plaintiff appealed, and Attorney Gelshenen won the case again, this time in front of the Wisconsin Court… Continue reading Attorney Gelshenen Wins Case and Appeal for Real Estate Broker Client