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Robert S. Duxstad
Daniel P. Bestul
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Robert S. Duxstad

Robert S. Duxstad



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With more than 35 years of practicing law, Bob Duxstad offers clients unparalleled experience in representing their cases. His practice is focused on personal injury and civil litigation, banking, business law, and criminal and traffic matters. Earning his reputation as a tenacious litigator and negotiator, Bob has recovered more than $7 million in damages for clients in the personal injury arena alone.

Bob understands the importance of discussing possible outcomes with clients to help them make informed decisions and achieve the most favorable results. Bob also draws on his broad legal insight to manage complex cases that may involve several areas of law. Over the years, clients have relied on Bob’s compassionate, trustworthy counsel to handle some of the most sensitive legal issues of both life and business.

While serving as Green County District Attorney, Bob started the law firm that is now Duxstad and Bestul. He is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin and its Litigation and Office Management Sections, the Green County and Lafayette Bar Associations, and the Wisconsin Association for Justice . Bob has been deeply involved in the community, including terms as President of the Board of Directors of Monroe Arts Center, the Monroe Chamber of Commerce, and the Monroe Business Improvement District. Bob and his wife Jenny live in Monroe and have three daughters. He is an avid long distance runner, enjoys traveling and visiting the occasional winery or brewpub.


Professional Background:

  • Four and a half years as Green County District Attorney
  • In 1978 started the law firm which is now Duxstad & Bestul, S.C.
  • Firm’s managing shareholder

Bar Admissions:

  • Wisconsin — 1978
  • U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western

Districts of Wisconsin Education:

  • Luther College — Decorah, IA, B.A., summa cum laude, Majors: Accounting and Politics; 1975
  • University of Wisconsin – Madison Law School – Juris Doctor, 1978

Political Offices Held:

  • Green County District Attorney, 1978 – 1983

Professional Memberships:

  • State Bar of Wisconsin (member of Litigation and Office Management Sections)
  • Green County Bar Association (President, 1987)
  • Lafayette County Bar Association Wisconsin Association for Justice (Board of Directors, 1990-1997)
  • Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Community Service and Professional Activities:

  • Monroe Business Improvement District, Board member (President, 2009-Present)
  • Monroe Arts Center, member of Board of Directors (President, 2006-2008, 2012-2013)
  • Monroe Chamber of Commerce (President, 1986), recipient of President’s Award Monroe Commerce and Industry Foundation (President, 1988)
  • Monroe School District – Co-chair of Facilities Committee, member Extra-curricular activity committee
  • Green County YMCA Board of Directors, former member
  • Member of Capital Campaigns for YMCA and St. Clare Hospital Green County Democratic Party (former Chairperson)
  • Arbitrator for Wisconsin Fee Arbitration Program
  • Volunteer Judge for Mock Trial Program Presenter for various CLE programs / People’s Law School

Appellate Cases:

  • Phillip E. Bryson and Lana M. Bryson v. New Horizons Supply Cooperative, 2011AP2092, Summarily Affirmed, April 2, 2013.
  • In re Paternity of Hunter A.T.S., 2002 WI App 1, 249 Wis. 2d 490, 639 N.W.2d 224
  • State v. Schultz, 148 Wis. 2d 370, 435 N.W.2d 305 (Ct. App. 1988) aff’d, 152 Wis. 2d 408, 448 N.W.2d 424 (1989)
  • State v. Schultz, 152 Wis. 2d 408, 448 N.W.2d 424 (1989)
  • Mathews v. Ertz, 146 Wis. 2d 870, 433 N.W.2d 32 (Ct. App. 1988)


  • Born Madison, Wisconsin, December 19, 1953
  • Married, three daughters
  • Enjoys traveling, running, boating

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury
  • Civil Litigation
  • Business Law
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI and Traffic Matters


Bob Duxstad has built his reputation on the belief that all of his clients should be treated with respect and honesty.” I work with clients who are seriously injured, or who have other legal problems, in implementing a strategy which will be both beneficial and cost effective for them,” Bob says. “By working hard, applying my legal expertise and trial skills, and utilizing our office technology with an experienced staff, my goal is to have clients who are well-satisfied.”

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Looking for Legal Advice?

Contact Robert Duxstad today for expert legal advice, knowledge and guidance needed to keep you protected. If you would like to find how he can help you, Email him at duxstad@duxstadlaw.com or call him at 608-325-4924.