Robert Wisniewski

Robert Wisniewski

Law Offices of Robert E. Wisniewski
  • Workers' Compensation, Personal Injury
  • Arizona
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Summary

Bob Wisniewski has one mission, “justice for the injured worker.” For over 43 years, Bob has devoted his practice to representing Arizona injured workers in more than 12,000 Industrial Commission hearings state-wide.

By concentrating his law practice solely on workers’ compensation, Bob and his team of dedicated professional attorneys and staff can provide the highest level of service and the best possible results for their clients. Sensitive to the needs of his cross-cultural community of injured worker clients, almost all the attorneys and staff are bi-lingual in Spanish. Breaking down communication barriers allows clients to be more at ease when working with the legal system.

Bob is an active member of the legal community actively writing and lecturing on all aspects of Workers’ Compensation law. He is an active member of the State Bar of Arizona, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Workers’ Compensation Workplace Injury Section (WILG); AZ Association of Lawyers for Injured Workers (AALIW); Association of Trial Lawyers of America/ AZ Association for Justice.

In addition to representing injured workers from all industries such health services, landscaping, and construction to name a few, Bob is counsel for local professional athletes including the Arizona Cardinals, the Arizona Diamondbacks, the Arizona Coyotes, and the Tucson Roadrunners players.

Bob is a Workers’ Compensation Certified Specialist, State Bar of Arizona; he was recognized by his legal colleagues and named a Fellow of the College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers. For the past 10 years, Bob was named Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters; AZ & NM – Workers’ Compensation Law, Best Lawyers; Client Choice, and Phoenix Magazine Selectee, Phoenix Top Attorney, to name just a few. Actively involved in Kids’ Chance, an organization dedicated to providing scholarships to the children of Arizona’s injured workers, Bob serves on the Board of Directors.

Practice Areas
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Personal Injury
Additional Practice Area
  • Car Accidents
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Arizona
State Bar of Arizona
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Sole Proprietor
Law Offices of Robert E. Wisniewski
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Workers' Compensation, for the injured worker
Education
University of Toledo
J.D. (1976) | College of Law
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Awards
Fellow
The College of Workers' Compensation Lawyers
The College of Workers' Compensation Lawyers has been established to honor those attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their practice in the field of workers' compensation. Members have been nominated for the outstanding traits they have developed in their practice of twenty years, or longer, representing plaintiffs, defendants, serving as judges, or acting for the benefit of all in education, overseeing agencies and developing legislation. These individuals have convinced their peers, the bar, bench and public that they possess the highest professional qualifications and ethical standards, character, integrity, professional expertise and leadership. They have a commitment to fostering and furthering the objectives of the College and have shown significant evidence of scholarship, teaching, lecturing, and/or distinguished published writings on Workers’ Compensation or related fields of law.
Lawyers Listing - top Contributor 2014-2018
Avvo
Client's Choce
Avvo
2013-2018
Lawyer of the Year - Workers' Compensation Law, Claimant's Law
Best Lawyers
Panel Counsel of the Year
Professional Hockey Players Assn.
Professional Associations
National Basketball Players Association
Arizona Panel Counsel Member
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Activities: Phoenix Suns
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Major League Soccer
Arizona Panel Counsel Member
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Activities: Phoenix Rising
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Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA)
Arizona Panel Counsel Member
- Current
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Kids' Chance of Arizona
Board Member
- Current
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Major League Baseball Players Association
Panel Counsel Member,
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Activities: Arizona Diamondbacks, Arizona
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American Bar Association
Section of Labor & Employment Law, Workers' Compensation Committee Member
- Current
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National Football League Players Association (NFLPA)
Arizona Panel Counsel Member
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Activities: Workers' Compensation Advisor to Arizona Cardinals Football Team Players
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Professional Hockey Players Association (PHPA)
Arizona Panel Counsel Member
- Current
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Arizona State Bar
Member
- Current
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The College of Workers' Compensation Lawyers
Board of Governors
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Baddies, Bullies, Buddies and Billers: A Perspective on Litigation Personalities
First Watch Magazine, (WILG) Workers Lawyers Litigation Group
Tips on Representing Injured Workers
First Watch Magazine, (WILG) Workers Lawyers Litigation Group
No Tengo Documentos, The Challenges of Representing Undocumented Workers
Workers First Watch Magazine, Workers' Injury Law and Advocacy Group (WILG)
Speaking Engagements
Navigating the Workers' Compensation Lien Minefield, Annual Arizona Workers' Compensation Liens Seminar, Phoenix, AZ
Arizona Trial Lawyers Association (Arizona Association for Justice)
Role of the Injured Workers' Lawyer and What I Expect from the Claims Adjusters in the Claims Process of Piecing Together The World of Workers' Compensation, Spring Seminar, Phoenix, AZ
Arizona Workers' Compensation Claims Association
When to File Workers' Compensation; Why to File; How to File and Never Settling Medical Benefits, Annual Meeting of Players Representatives, Orlando, FL
Professional Hockey Players Assn
Protecting Client's Interest, Arizona Workers' Compensation Liens and Other Liens, Annual Convention, Phoenix, AZ
State Bar of Arizona
Speaker, Workers' Compensation Boot Camp, with Mark Kendall, Esq.
Is It Compensable? A Review of the Ever Expanding Boundaries of Workers' Compensation Coverage, Annual Seminar, Phoenix, AZ
Industrial Commission of Arizona
Certifications
Workers' Compensation Certified Specialist
State Bar of Arizona
Contact & Map
Law Offices of Robert E. Wisniewski, PC
Phoenix, AZ, USA
Telephone: (602) 234-3700
Fax: (602) 230-7579