Jason R. Meehan

Contact
Tel | 414.276.5000
jason.meehan@wilaw.com


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Bio

Education

  • University of Wisconsin Law School (J.D.)
  • Northern Illinois University (B.S.)

Jason R. Meehan

Jason is a member of the firm’s Litigation Practice Group and assists clients in a wide variety of commercial litigation. Before moving into civil litigation, Jason honed his legal skills practicing criminal law for the Wisconsin State Public Defenders office. There, he gained extensive experience trying cases before a jury and arguing contested motions on behalf of misdemeanor and felony defendants in the Milwaukee courts. Jason also serves on the Board of Directors for the Federal Defender Services of Wisconsin.

Prior to practicing law, Jason was the President of the University of Wisconsin’s Black Law Student Association, a member of the UW Law Moot Court Team, and the recipient of the VelanDale Scholarship Award from the Wisconsin Association of African American Lawyers. Before law school, Jason attended Northern Illinois University as a Student Athlete where he played defensive end for NIU’s football team. There, he was named the Defensive MVP his senior year and received First Team All Mid-American Conference honors as a defensive end, and for academics. Jason is known for applying the same tenacious work ethic that made him successful on the football field to representing his clients in the courtroom.

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Professional Associations & Affiliations

  • Federal Defender Services of Wisconsin, Board of Director
  • Wisconsin Association of African American Lawyers
  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Milwaukee Bar Association
  • UW Black Law Student Association, Past President
  • UW Law Moot Court Team (Tulane Sports Law Competition)


Awards/Distinctions

  • WAAL VelanDale Scholarship Award
  • National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society
  • St. Louis County NAACP Jackie Robinson Award for Leadership and Community Service
  • Sales Excellence Award (NIU Professional Sales Program)


Articles and Publications

  • “Wisconsin Appellate Court finds Wisconsin’s Statutory Medical Malpractice Damages Cap Unconstitutional” ABA Section of Litigation Health Law Litigation Newsletter, (Summer 2017 Edition)