David Erspamer

Erspamer Law Offices, P.A.
571 State Road 46
Amery, WI 54001
(715) 268-2550

Attorney David M. Erspamer is a highly recognized and regarded personal injury attorney who has devoted more than two decades in legal practice to the protection and preservation of the rights of those who have been injured or killed because of someone else's carelessness and negligence at work or in an automobile accident. He listens intently when his clients explain the situations that caused their injury; he cares deeply in helping to right the wrongs his clients have suffered; and he wins his clients cases.    Attorney Erspamer is a Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist, the highest accreditation made of litigation attorneys. He has many published decisions in the Wisconsin Supreme Court, Wisconsin Court of Appeals, and the Wisconsin Worker's Compensation Division.    David was born in Ironwood, Michigan and reared in good ethics and sound family values. He pursued his undergraduate degree from St. John's University, graduating with high honors. He continued his education and obtained his law degree from the University of Minnesota graduating with cum laude honors.    He is a member of the National Board of Trial Advocacy, St. Croix Valley Bar Association, Polk-Burnett Bar Association, Hennepin County Bar Association, Minnesota State Bar Association, American Bar Association, State Bar of Wisconsin, Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, and a past member of the Gamma Eta Gamma Fraternity.  

Areas of Practice

  60% Workers' Compensation -- Wisconsin & Minnesota  30% Personal Injury  10% Social Security  Certified Legal Specialties  Certified Court Trial Attorney, National Board of Trial Advocacy  Top 100 Trial Lawyer Super Lawyer, American Trial Lawyers Association  

Bar Admissions

  Minnesota, 1981  Wisconsin, 1980  U.S. Federal Court, 1983  


  University of Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis, Minnesota  J.D. cum laude - 1980  St John's University, Collegeville, Minnesota  B.A. cum laude - 1976  

Representative Cases

  Tift v. Forage King Industries, Inc., 108 Wis. 2d 72, 322 N.W.2d 14 32 ALR 45th 196 (Wis. 1982)  Nordeen v. Hammerlund, 182 Wis. 2d 164,389 N.W.2d 828 (Wis.App. 1986)  Sachsenmaier v. Mittlestadt, 145 Wis. 2d 781, 429 N.W.2d 532 (Wis.App. 1988)  Larson v. Zilz, 151 Wis. 2d 637, 445 N.W.2d 699 (Wis.App. 1989)  Richard v. Richards, 181 Wis. 2d 1007, 513 N.W. 2d 118 (1994)  Clay v. Horton Manufacturing Company, Inc., 172 Wis. 2d 349, 493 N.W. 2d 279 (1992)  Westfall v. Kottke, 110 Wis. 2d 86, 328 N.W. 2d 481 (1983)  In Re Marriage of Beverly and David Dennis, 117 Wis. 2d 249, 344 N.W. 2d 128 (1984)  Wistrom V. Poffenberger, 165 Wis. 392, 478 N.W. 2d 67  In Re Marriage of Dennis, 117 Wis. 2d 249, 344 N.W. 2d 128  Tift v. Forage King Industries, Inc., 102 Wis. 2d 327, 306 N.W. 2d 289  


  Owen R. Williams, Esq.  Joe Thrasher, Esq.  James A. Pelish, Esq.  

Honors and Awards

  Wisconsin Super Lawyer - 2006, 2007  Professional Associations and Memberships  Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers  Minnesota State Bar Association  Association of Trial Lawyers of America  Wisconsin State Bar Association  Amicus Curiae Committee, 1985 - Present  National Board of Trial Advocacy  St. Croix Valley Bar Association  Polk-Burnett Bar Association  Hennepin County Bar Association  American Bar Association  State Bar of Wisconsin  Gamma Eta Gamma Fraternity, Past Member  Amery Area United Way, President  Amery Community Club, Past President, 2002  Lake Wapogasset Sanitary District, President, 1986 - Present