Paul A. Kinne

Paul Kinne


Madison Office

8150 Excelsior Drive
Madison, WI 53717


Phone: 608.833.2632
Toll Free: 888.357.7661


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I grew up on a farm between Mount Horeb and Verona, Wisconsin. I am married with three school aged children. I live in Middleton, where I serve on the school board and on the personnel committee for my church.

I have always loved to argue, so after completing my undergraduate education, I enrolled in UW Madison Law School. I graduated in 1993, and have been fighting for the underdog ever since. Helping people in need has always motivated me. I take pride in giving voice to people who otherwise would be silenced by the system.

Favorite Quote
“Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country.”

– John Kennedy

When You’re Not Working… I enjoy watching hockey.  While I can barely skate, I got hooked on the UW Men’s hockey team back in the late 1980s. I would listen to the games while milking cows.  Now, I am a fan not only of the men’s team, but also the women’s team, and each of my kids play, too.

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  • J.D., University of Wisconsin – Madison, 1993
  • B.A., University of Wisconsin, with honors – Madison, 1990

Bar Admission

  • Wisconsin State Bar, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit

Professional Associations and Memberships

Honors and Awards

  • Wisconsin Rising Star, 2006-2007
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyer, 2009-Present
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2016-Present
  • Best Lawyers’ Lawyer of the Year, 2019
  • Who’s Who in America

Recent Cases

UW madison

Civil Rights

UW Madison Accused of Indifference in Sexual Harassment Case

GCW Attorney, Paul Kinne, filed a lawsuit on March 4, 2019 against UW Madison for allegedly looking the other way when a minor was sexually harassed while attending its PEOPLE program in 2018.

UW Madison Accused of Indifference in Sexual Harassment Case
Lawrence University

Civil Rights

GCW Files Title IX Lawsuit Against Lawrence University

GCW filed a Title IX lawsuit against Lawrence University on behalf of a student who was sexually assaulted by another Lawrence University student.

GCW Files Title IX Lawsuit Against Lawrence University
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Personal Injury

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Civil Rights

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Legal Malpractice

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Family Law

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Medical Malpractice

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Mediation & Arbitration

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Multidistrict Litigation

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