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Ralph M. Cagle - Madison, WI

33 East Main StreetSuite 400 Madison, WI 53703

Updated: 02/27/2017

Madison Attorney Professional Responsibility Lawyer

Overview

Ralph Cagle has handled a wide array of civil trials, settlements and deal-making transactions in a career that has spanned 40 years. He has defended and advised hundreds of lawyers and law firms in professional discipline and malpractice cases and compliance with professional obligations. He is a sought-after mediator in tort, professional and business disputes...

Ralph Cagle has handled a wide array of civil trials, settlements and deal-making transactions in a career that has spanned 40 years. He has defended and advised hundreds of lawyers and law firms in professional discipline and malpractice cases and compliance with professional obligations. He is a sought-after mediator in tort, professional and business disputes. A faculty member at the University of Wisconsin Law School since 1990, Ralph has taught courses in lawyering skills, professional responsibility, the legal profession, negotiation and mediation. For over 20 years he directed the Wisconsin Law School's Lawyering Skills Program.

About Ralph M. Cagle

Practice Areas

  • Attorney Professional Responsibility
  • Mediation/Arbitration of Tort
  • Business and Professional Disputes

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin

Other Affiliations

  • Wisconsin Supreme Court, (Vice Chair, Board of Bar Examiners)
  • Dane County Bar Association (Past President)
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Professionalism Committee (Chair)
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Dispute Resolution Section (Director)
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Continuing Education Committee (Chair)
  • Office of Lawyer Regulation Review Committee (Co-Chair)
  • State Bar of Wisconsin (President)

Education

  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, 1974
    J.D.
    Honors: Order of the Coif
  • Rutgers University, New Jersey
    M.A.
  • University of Rhode Island, Providence, Rhode Island
    B.A.

Past Positions

  • University of Wisconsin Law School, Clinical Professor, 1990 - Present
  • University of Wisconsin Law School, Adjunct Lecturer, 1988 - 1990
  • University of Wisconsin Law School, Guest Lecturer, 1978 to 1981, 1986 - 1988
  • Hokkaido University Law School, Guest Lecturer, 1999
  • Roger Williams University School of Law, Visiting Faculty, 1995 - 1996
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Political Science, Co-instructor, 1987 - 1990

Classes and Seminars

  • Business in conjunction with Munich Insurance Companies, June 2014
  • Negotiation Skills for Lawyers: Principles, Practice and Perspectives, State Bar of Wisconsin, December 2013
  • Confidentiality, Privilege, Secrecy and Discretion, Intellectual Property Section, State Bar of Wisconsin, July 2013
  • Being an Effective Negotiator, Colorado Bar CLE, Denver, Colorado, December 2012
  • Emotions in Negotiation: What We Can Learn From Neuroscience, ADR Section, State Bar of Wisconsin, June 2012
  • Mediation of a Complex Insurance Case – Demonstration and Discussion, Wisconsin School of Ethical Issues in Leaving a Law Firm, State Bar of Wisconsin, December 2007
  • Principles of Conflicts of Interest in Law, Office of Lawyer Regulation Ethics School, November 2007
  • Ethics for Appellate Lawyers, State Bar Section on Appellate Law, November 2007
  • Changes in Legal Regulation: Wisconsin and Nevada Changes in the Rules of Professional Conduct Compared, Wisconsin Law Alumni Association, Las Vegas, Nevada, September 2007
  • Negotiating Win-Win Outcomes With Difficult Issues (and Difficult People), University of Wisconsin Department of Professional Development and Applied Studies—multiple locations, Spring, 1995-2007
  • Annual Legal Ethics Seminar, State Bar of Wisconsin, Fall, 1992-2014

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Office Information

Address

33 East Main StreetSuite 400 Madison, WI 53703

Fax

  • (608) 257-5764

Accepts Credit Cards

Yes

Publication

Articles

  • Handbook of Elder Law Practicing, Chapter 2—Ethical Considerations in Elder Law Practice, State Bar of Wisconsin, December, 1996
  • Annual Survey of Wisconsin Law, Chapter on "Ethics and Responsibility" (Co-Author), State Bar of Wisconsin, 1992
  • Using a Facilitator in Law Firm Retreats: Good or Bad Idea?, Wisconsin Lawyer, August, 1992
  • Transnational Legal Ethics (A Program of Video Vignettes with Questions and Commentary), Professional Education Systems, Inc., 1994
  • Taking Effective Witness Statements, The Practical Litigator, April, 1995
  • ALI-ABA's Practice Checklist Manual on Trial Preparation, ((Co-Author - Taking Effective Witness Statements), 1996
  • Ralph Cagle: ‘A Perfect Fit’ published in Wisconsin Lawyer magazine, the official publication of the State Bar of Wisconsin

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