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About Trevor Kupfer

Trevor Kupfer is a senior editor on Super Lawyers’ staff. He is editor of the Illinois, South Carolina, Michigan, and Wisconsin magazines, in addition to being a writer and fact-checker of Super Lawyers' other projects. He has a degree in journalism from an accredited program (University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire) and has written for such newspapers and magazines as Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, Volume One, Wisconsin State Journal, The Capital Times, Global Food Forums, and various publications under the groups Tribune Media Services, Capital Newspapers, and Conley Media. He has served on crime and courts beats and, in college, he aided an investigation through the Wisconsin Innocence Project.

Articles Written by Trevor Kupfer

How Much Workers' Comp Attorneys Cost & What They Do For Free

A Vermont workers’ compensation lawyer takes us through the process

The Dangers M&A Attorneys Protect Michigan Businesses From

Why to call a mergers and acquisitions lawyer when you're looking to sell or grow

'You're Not Gonna Wear Us Down'

Employment litigator Rachhana Srey rises to every challenge

The Greatest Trial in American History

For Keith Munson’s money, it’s Aaron Burr's 1807 treason trial

With All Due Respect

The hug-worthy way in which Rick Morgan serves the citizens of Columbia

Bribery, Fraud and Love at First Sight

Mark Senn’s first foray in real estate law was like doing a heart transplant without medical …

Proving a Product Caused Your Injury in Colorado

Preserving the evidence can be crucial to holding manufacturers responsible

Talking Shatner with Jason Abraham

How the stars aligned for the icon to become a spokesperson for Hupy & Abraham

The Journey and the Destination

How Cecilia Ju found her true passion

All the Livelong Day

George J. Cahill Jr. reflects on his tenure working on the railroad

Super Friends

When one of Batman’s creators needed justice, Stacey Friends swooped in

What to Do If You Butt Heads With a Loved One's Nursing Home

Dealing with a New York care facility during COVID-19

Will a New York Lawyer Take My Case for Free?

Frequently asked questions about pro bono legal assistance in NYC

Finding a Pro Bono Lawyer

Why attorneys do it, and how you can locate them

You Don't Lose Everything in a New York Bankruptcy

Clearing up misconceptions on how personal bankruptcy affects your family

Class Dismissed

Kimberly Lau makes sure schools and universities do the right thing

What is the FTC Administrative Process in Antitrust Litigation?

What to expect, and how long it takes, to go through it

How to Solve an Impasse in a Business Dispute

Michigan mediators share the tips of their trade

A Lot to Write Home About

How Lisa Schmidt’s penchant for writing took over her entire practice

When to Consider Mediation in a Michigan Business Dispute

Getting the skinny from alternative dispute resolution specialists

A Vaccinated Workforce Doesn?t Have to Mean a Mandate

What some Michigan employers are doing to ensure a safe work environment

The Stabilizing Force

Vanya Hogen, always quick to defer credit, is a leader in Native American law and tribal …

What Does a Small Business Lawyer Cost and Do I Need One?

And how to go about finding one in Washington state

No Business Like Pro Bono Business

How to find an attorneys who represent businesses at a discount

A Happy Goal

Allison McNair built an adoption and surrogacy firm, then adopted a child herself

Can You Sue If Social Services Takes Your Kids?

What South Carolina attorneys look for in cases against DSS

What Homeowners Can Expect in a Product Defect Case

How long it takes and how the compensation works in home construction lawsuits

What South Carolina Homeowners Need to Prove a Construction Defect

Courts want to see documentation in a product liability lawsuit

'Some Kind of Difference'

Igor Raykin spent a decade teaching underserved kids before entering education law

How Much Does a Product Injury Case Cost in Colorado?

Also, how long does it take to resolve?

'The World is Not Equal'

Melaney LaGrone uses her police and prosecutor backgrounds to help criminal defense clients

When and Why Attorneys Take Cases Pro Bono in Georgia

And other frequently asked questions about discount legal representation

How Does a Firm Decide to Take a Case Pro Bono in Illinois?

And other frequently asked questions about discount legal assistance

How COVID-19 Changes Hospitals Responsibilities Under EMTALA

A Wisconsin healthcare attorney walks through the challenges due to coronavirus

The Lucky Ones

Five attorneys under 40 discuss student debt, the Great Recession, and the good fortune that …

Lawsuits When Someone is Injured in Your Home (and Vice-Versa)

What happens in these personal injury claims, according to New York attorneys

What to Know About Price-Gouging and Price-Fixing in a Crisis

Some New Yorkers learned the hard way during COVID

The Confidence Builder

How Jennifer Frankola’s work as a Bronx middle school teacher informs her special-needs …

The Difference Between Bullying and Harassment in Massachusetts

One falls under civil rights law, the other anti-bullying law. Here’s how it works.

Trainings and Dedicated Staff Are Crucial to School Investigations in Massachusetts

An education attorney’s tips for investigating discrimination and harassment in learning …

How Title IX Changes Impact School Enforcement of Sexual Assault

New federal proposals call for districts to step up their training and reporting

Do I Need a Lawyer If I Was in a Car Crash in Maine?

A personal injury expert answers this and other common auto collision questions

Science Fiction and Science Fact

Kirsten Mayer takes on junk science one wrongful conviction at a time

How COVID-19 Impacts Condo and Homeowners Associations

What they need to consider to comply with the ever-changing laws

Sorting Out Estate Plans, Divorce and Custody Under COVID-19

Rather than giving up, Ryan Kelly has found ways to adapt in clients’ time of need

Who Should Be Your Special Needs Child's Trustee?

New York legal experts often recommend professionals over family members

How Much Money Do I Leave for a Special Needs Trust?

With public funding under pressure, your child may need trust funds more than you think

Eating the Chief's Soup

What James Volling learned from Warren Burger

3 Reasons to Set Up a Conservation Easement

Why agricultural, industrial and environmental projects might seek one

Do You Need a Lawyer for a Conservation Easement?

And how much time and money will it take?

What to Consider When Owning a Short-Term Rental in Florida

You want to do your due diligence if you're thinking of Airbnb or Vrbo

'Nobody Wants to Be the Guy That Shuts Down a Hospital'

Yet that's exactly what Gary Samms had to do

The Legal Drawbacks and Liabilities for Restaurants Under COVID-19

Tips from a South Carolina retail attorney on the harsh realities this pandemic presents

Up to the Challenge

Stints as a JAG and at the U.S. Attorney’s Office were the foundation of Clarence …

Getting in on the Senate Floor

Bill Coates’ first job out of law school was with Strom Thurmond

Moving the Needle

From planting trees to challenging the Muslim ban with the ACLU, Gail Podolsky is all in

The Lawyer of Lost Causes and Bizarre Cases

Mark DeBofsky contends with Illinois’ slayer statute

Can I Unofficially Expand Into a New Country?

An international business attorney weighs in on the do’s and don’ts of testing a market

Your Global Company Probably Can't Have Uniform Employment Policies

An international business attorney’s advice on HR policies

A Conversation on the COVID-19 Pandemic with Carole Cukell Neff

A Q&A about the state of her firm and estate planning/elder law practice

Maritime Laws When Workers Are Injured Aboard a Vessel

A Louisiana attorney’s legal advice for those who work on vessels

What to Do With Harassing and/or Scam Debt Collectors

Illegal collection happens more than you think; Missouri and Kansas attorneys offer their advice

Long Overdue

How (and why) Mickes O’Toole made diversity its brand

Your Legal Defenses to Wrongful Eviction

A Connecticut attorney’s advice for tenants against the landlords that want them out

Don't Be a Dope About Maine's Cannabis Laws

Legal tips to avoid risk while running a New England cannabis business

How Do I Protect a Patent Internationally?

Massachusetts legal advice when you’re seeking to protect intellectual property abroad

Legal Options to Stop Exes from Stalking or Harassment

Tech advances make it easier for them, but New York laws are on your side

Suing New York City for a Pothole Injury

Who's liable when you drive, bike or stumble over an NYC pothole?

When Generic Drugs Are Expensive, an Antitrust Lawsuit May Help

The truth of drug prices is a hard pill to swallow

Not BigLaw

How Roger E. Barton developed a more transparent compensation system

Books and Cable Shows and Podcasts, Oh My!

A Q&A with Henry Gornbein about his many irons in the fire

Why Condo and Homeowners Associations Need Attorneys

What lawyers offer and what to expect in Michigan

Charity Begins at Home

Marty Stoll is dedicated to providing Iowans with affordable housing

One Question Separates Good Workers? Comp Attorneys from Bad

What to ask when you need a lawyer for your job injury case

How to Solve Land Use and Zoning for a Cannabis Business

The process of obtaining a Land Use Compatibility Statement (LUCS) in Oregon

The Astounding Kristoff, J.D.

By day, Christopher Harristhal is a business litigator; by night, he’s Kristoff the …

How Healthcare Insurance Fraud Cases Are Resolved

And what whistleblowers and insurance companies stand to win

Washington's Human Composting Law and How It Works

It’s the first of its kind, and will likely be regulated like cremation

California is Employee-Friendly Regarding NDAs

Three things have to occur before a non-disclosure agreement is enforceable

Old Law, New Tricks

How Brian J. Bergman and Jason Barbato secured redevelopment land for LA County

A Lawyer Olympics

Last year’s nuclear energy project was a decathlon of legal actions

By Design

Law is what happened after Adam Levine was busy making other plans

Tips to Comply with California Cannabis Law

After your business is set up, legal needs may persist

Private Placements: Raise Business Funds Without Going Public

The alternate path provides an IPO onramp for small- and mid-sized businesses

4 Common Misconceptions Owners Have About Construction Laws

In Colorado, your rights probably aren’t what you think

Preventing Legal Trouble When You Buy a Newly Constructed Home

How to protect yourself from legal trouble in Colorado

6 Questions to Ask to Avoid Insurance Disputes in Georgia

An insurance coverage attorney weighs in

The Canine Counselor

Therapy dog Mordecai has transformed the practice at Bays Family Law

Preparing to Do Business in Other Countries

A California attorney’s tips on how to avoid disputes in business without borders

The Do?s and Don?ts of International Business Contracts

A California attorney’s advice to draft better cross-border agreements

Why You Need a Lawyer to Help Comply with the CCPA

You can navigate it on your own, but a data privacy professional is a safer bet

When Do You Call a Tax Attorney Versus an Accountant?

What each can do to get you square with the IRS

Does Suicide Make a Life Insurance Policy Void in Illinois?

It depends: An insurance coverage attorney breaks it down

Shedding Light

What’s the long-term effect of true-crime series like Serial and Making a …

Just Rewards

Bill Beck and Mike Abrams recover financial restitution for the wrongfully convicted

The Case That Came Back to Life

William Sulton thought the case was over and done with. Then new evidence resurrected it

How Do I Enforce My Trademark in Alabama?

Planning a legal battle for your intellectual property

What Do I Do If I?m Arrested in Canada?

Legal advice for Americans detained over the border

How to Enter Canada With a Prior Conviction

Legal tips for Americans hoping to visit the Great White North with a criminal record

How Health Care is Complying with Escobar

Seek legal counsel if you want to avoid government investigation and fines

The Least Bad Choice

Health care attorney Eric Neiman fears the legal implications of Volk v. DeMeerleer

Ignorance Isn’t Bliss in Tax Law

Three of Bill Manne’s clients learned the hard way that you can’t dodge the IRS

What Building Owners Can Do When Tenants Sublet on Airbnb

Landlords still have liabilities from short-term rentals in San Francisco

Free Legal Advice for Twin Cities Landlords and Tenants

Housing court programs help low-income residents in Hennepin and Ramsey counties

Marty Swaden’s Encore

The singer-turned-lawyer moonlights as a theater performer

Can I Force My Sibling to Sell an Inherited House?

An attorney’s advice on resolving disputes with inherited property

How to Set Up Your Will to Avoid Family Disputes

An estate plan can help to peacefully pass down your homestead to heirs

New Ground

Jack Manning helped found his firm’s Native American law practice

Five Minutes

Sometimes that’s all the time Kara Swasey has to build trust with victims of domestic …

Spreading Civics One Instagram Video at a Time

The Your Big Idea scholarship program was actually Julie Moore’s big idea

Does a Revocable Living Trust Protect Me From Creditors?

No, but it protects your kids and is a recommended way to pass down inheritance in Arizona

What Happens to the Family Business in a Divorce?

It depends if both parties are willing to reasonably negotiate

Why an Attorney Should File Your Insurance Claim

Legal help can get you further, faster, in Colorado

One Weird Trick to Beat the Government in a Click-Fraud Case

How Simone Bertollini won the landmark case may shock you

You Need a Workers' Comp Attorney for Doctor Selection in Georgia

Workers’ compensation lawyers can prevent your employer from short-changing you on medical …

Does Suicide Invalidate an Insurance Claim?

It all depends on the language in the policy

The First Meeting With a Bankruptcy Attorney

What gets discussed during the initial interaction?

The Pros and Cons of TIF for a Developer

A tax increment financing primer for Louisiana business owners

An Empire of Concealed Assets

How Richard Goldberg and David Shuster got terminating sanctions in a bankruptcy case

$10,000 May Be All You Can Get If Your Pet is Killed

With few exceptions, Maryland’s statutory cap often makes pet owners even sadder

What Happens in a Class Action Mediation?

Answering your questions about the goings on behind closed doors

5 Common Questions About Defending a Class Action

A brief legal guide with answers from attorneys who know

Signed, Sealed, Disputed: Noncompetes

How to resolve your noncompete agreement disputes in Massachusetts

What Speech Isn?t Protected in New England?

Fighting words, inciting violence and hate speech

They Give at the Office … Literally

Doug Sorocco helped turn Dunlap Codding’s law office into a free community-event …

When Commercial Airlines Are at Fault for Injuries

What to do when a commercial airline is at fault for an injury

I Was Discriminated Against. How Do I Prove It?

Your options in a Michigan workplace discrimination lawsuit

Shattering the ‘Two-Seater Mentality’

Pat Gillette wants firms to put more women and minorities in the board room

Mind the Gender Pay Gap

Winning an equal pay discrimination suit against an employer is more possible than ever before

Sometimes When You Lose, You Still Win

A tough case turned into a pro bono passion for Kate DeVries Smith

If You’re Injured on a Bike in Minnesota

Resolving insurance and legal issues in a cycling accident

Fighting Insurance Companies After Severe Weather Damage

Minnesotans’ rights when they're in the eye of a legal storm

Putting the Cards on the Table

Brent Cromley: Litigator. Mediator. Politician. Magician

The Blunt Truth About Running a Cannabis Business

Federal law still plays into marijuana entrepreneurship in Washington

What to Do If You're Pulled Over for Pot in Washington

The state laws for driving under the influence of marijuana

A Code of Confidence

Jennifer Compton is helping fight the gender gap in technology

A Deadly Delay in Diagnosis

Filing a medical malpractice claim in Florida for errors in diagnoses

‘The Most Empowering Thing I’ve Ever Done’

Scott Tillett’s battle with substance abuse

The Council Counselor

Opportunity or obstacle? David Hyman helps clients deal with the government either way

’Round About 6 p.m. on Sunday

Outside the courtroom, you can catch Luther J. Battiste III spinning jazz on the radio

In the Lymelight

IP lawyer and biotech company co-founder Thomas Dunlap helped create a test for Lyme disease

Navigating the Maze of Workers' Comp

Attorneys help guide you through it in Colorado

Post No Billable Hours

FisherBroyles replaces administrative equity decisions with a transparent formula

Diagnosis: Life

Alan Gurvey was given a second chance, and it’s been carpe diem ever since

Fighting Insurance Companies When They Deny Your Medical Treatment

How to file an appeal and bad faith health insurance lawsuit in California

One Foot in the Future

Why Edelson PC takes its cues from tech startups

Tribulations About Trials

Whereby Judge Dodd gives young lawyers advice about ‘Wherebys’

State of Emergency

Mark C. Surprenant rallies fellow Louisiana bar members to improve access to justice

Suing for Retaliation, If You Whistleblow While You Work

The process of a workplace retaliation lawsuit in Louisiana

Tech Support

How an early fascination with programming led Michael Oliver to computer law

Cleveland Calling

Zashin & Rich works to the beat of its own drum

How Long Do I Have to Make a Malpractice Claim in Ohio?

The statute of limitations to file a medical malpractice lawsuit is quite short

How to Ensure Your Vote Will Count in Wisconsin

What you need to know about the state law and your voting rights

A Game of Millimeters

In a past life, Nate Olson worked drug intelligence and served in Iraq

Walking in Their Shoes

How Barone Defense Firm uses psychodrama to help clients cope with traumatic events

Clean Water Runs Deep

Mike Turco helps provide potable water to the communities that need it most

Telling Their Stories

Lisa Lamm Bachman gives a voice to children and victims of domestic abuse

What Happens to the House, Car, and Dog in a Divorce?

How dividing assets typically works in a Minnesota divorce

The Next Evolution in Gaming Law

Dan Reaser’s legislation ushers in the era of skill-based gaming

Giving Back by Paying It Forward

Juan Enjamio helps fund a scholarship program for first-generation law students

Oil and Water

The many routes McClellanville’s Lionel S. Lofton took before law

Keeping Up with Jones

How a major in Spanish led Erin Jones to a career handling multimillion-dollar bankruptcy …

A Little Humanity

Civil rights attorney Ron Kaye leads the charge against malfeasance in law enforcement

An Easy Act to Follow

Lloyd E. Shefsky’s irregular path to consulting entrepreneurs around the world

The French Connection

How IP attorney Brett A. August was knighted for enhancing relations between Paris and Chicago

The Need of the Moment

Elder law and estate planning attorney Carole Cukell Neff on good pro bono work and bad actors

Brew Crew

Milwaukee Brewers’ extra-base hits make wishes come true—and not just at Miller Park

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