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John D. Claypool, Mediator, Appleton, Wisconsin.

John D. Claypool

Herrling Clark Law Firm Ltd
800 N. Lynndale Drive
Appleton, WI 54914
Tel: (920) 739-7366
Fax: (920) 739-6352
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Recognized to Wisconsin Chapter for Mediation
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  • Practice Commenced: 2002
  • Total Mediations (as of Jul 2022): 2000
  • Total Arbitrations (as of Jul 2022): 100
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John concentrates his practice in the area of personal injury litigation. He is board certified by the National Board of Trial Advocates. John has been named a Super Lawyer by a prominent statewide magazine, placing him in the top 5% of all attorneys in Wisconsin.

As a specialist in personal injury litigation, John is frequently asked to serve as a mediator and arbitrator in personal injury cases. He has tried more than 100 cases before juries and has settled cases in excess of $2 million. John was rated by an international service as having high to very high legal ability and very high ethical standards as established by confidential opinions of members of the Bar in Northeast Wisconsin. He is on the Board of Directors for the Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers, and he is currently serving as president for the Outagamie County Bar Association.

Case Experience

  • Automotive
  • Aviation
  • Construction
  • Contract Disputes
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Libel & Slander
  • Local Govt./Municipalities
  • Medical Devices
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Homes
  • Personal Injury
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Wrongful Death


  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, 1988 J.D.
  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1984 B.A.

Memberships & Affiliations

Named, Top 50 Lawyer for the State of Wisconsin

Rates Information

$325.00 per hour.

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