John J. McLario – Founder (1925 – 2017)

The Wisconsin Attorney Who Started It All

Wisconsin attorney John J. McLario started his law firm (now McLario, Helm, Bertling, & Spiegel, S.C.) in 1953. He founded the firm with a client focus which put their needs before his own. John McLario wanted to provide his clients with competent and honest legal representation at a reasonable cost. Today, those beliefs are still a core part of the law practice’s driving force.

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Legal Practice Areas Handled

During his years of practice, Milwaukee area attorney John McLario handled cases related to the following practice areas:
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Educational Background

Before becoming the founding attorney of McLario, Helm, Bertling, & Spiegel S.C., John McLario received degrees from the following institutions:

  • J.D., Marquette University Law School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1953
  • B.A., Bob Jones University, Greenville, South Carolina, 1950

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice Law

While practicing, John McLario was admitted to practice law in the following jurisdictions:

  • Wisconsin, 1953
  • Florida, 1971
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1953
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1981

Professional Associations and Bar Association Memberships

Southeast Wisconsin attorney John McLario was an active member in the following professional associations:

  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Wisconsin Bar Association
  • Florida Bar Association
  • Christian Legal Society
  • Bob Jones University, Member, Board of Trustees
  • Maranatha Baptist Bible College, Inc., Member, Board of Trustees
  • Institute of Basic Youth Conflicts, Inc., Past President
  • Christian Vision, Inc., President
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