John Kircher

Emeritus Professor of Law
(414) 288-5369
Areas of Law:

Areas of Law::

Professional Memberships: 
Wisconsin Bar The American Bar Association The American Judicature Society The American Law Institute Association Internationale de Droit des Assurances International Ass
Other Courses Taught: 
S: Advanced Torts, S: Casualty Insurance, Contracts, Insurance, Products Liability, Torts


 A member of the Law School faculty since 1970, Professor Kircher teaches torts, insurance, products liability, and seminars in advanced issues on torts. He received the Marquette University Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence in 1986 and the Marquette Law Review Editors' Award in 1988. In 1993 he received the American Bar Association Tort and Insurance Practice Section's Robert B. McKay Award for distinction in the teaching of torts and insurance law. Before coming to the Law School, he practiced law and subsequently was Research Director of the Defense Research Institute. He has chaired the Wisconsin Judicial Council and the Wisconsin Supreme Court Board of Bar Examiners. He is coauthor of Punitive Damages: Law and Practice. Professor Kircher is a member of the Editorial Board of the Defense Law Journal, and was Editor of the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel Quarterly.

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