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JAMES PITTS, American Lawyer, Partner of CAPWELL AND BERTHELSEN, specializing in the field of Civil Trials. Insurance, Malpractice. Products Liability, Toxic Torts, Labor and Securities Litigation. Corporation. Governmental, Probate, Real Estate and Tax Law.


PITTS, JAMES was born on November 8, 1952 in Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States.


Carthage College and University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (Bachelor of Business Administration, 1973). John Marshall Law School (Juris Doctor, 1977). Phi Kappa Phi. Staff Member, John Marshall Journal of Practice and Procedure, 1975-1977.


Working as a partner of CAPWELL AND BERTHELSEN. Admitted to the bar, 1977, Wisconsin and United States. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin. 1978, Illinois and United States.

District Court, Norther District of Illinois including Trial Bar.


  • Other Work

    • Student Note, "Procedural Due Process and the Convicted Prisoner," 10 John Marshall Journal of Practice and Procedure 313, 1977. Member, City of Racine, Police and Fire Commission, 1983-1988.


Racine County, Illinois State and American Bar Associations. State Bar of Wisconsin. Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers.

The Association of Trial Lawyers of America. Certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. Medical Malpractice. Products Liability, Workers Compensation.