Shaw Koepke & Satter, LLP

Experienced, Effective Advocates • At Trial • On Appeal


Mediation is the attempt to help parties in a disagreement to hear one another, to minimize the harm that can come from disagreement, to maximize any area of agreement, and to find a way of preventing the areas of disagreement from interfering with the process of seeking a compromise or mutually agreed outcome.

Mediation, as used in law, is a form of alternative dispute

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Shaw Koepke & Satter serves as local, regional and national counsel for clients with civil litigation needs.

We are dedicated to providing the highest level of service to our clients.  Our focus is to thoroughly understand and support the business goals of our clients.  We obtain superior results by securing the initiative in litigation and proposing cost-effective resolution strategies before significant

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Appeals & Writs


An appeal is not simply a continuation of the trial court proceeding.  It presents a new arena with different rules and different strategies.  The chances of succeeding in that arena increase greatly by using an appellate lawyer experienced in that different environment.

You need someone with a deep understanding of appellate practice and procedure, who can bring that refined expertise and fresh perspective to improve your

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Our lawyers each have over 25 years of experience advocating for clients in both the trial and appellate courts.  We have represented individuals, companies and institutional clients, of all sizes, and worked in law firms, large and small.  These decades of experience left us with a hunger to build a different law firm.

Our vision at SKS is to foster an environment where our lawyers can produce top-quality court filings and achieve creative and cost-effective results for our clients.  Focusing on select clients, we get to know their businesses and their goals.  Capitalizing on our years of experience, we think creatively about how the litigation and appeal process can serve those goals, and we come up with cost-effective ways to accomplish them.  On important motions and briefs, we take the time to present the most persuasive and compelling arguments possible.  And we do all this as part of a personalized, responsive relationship with our clients.

Through this approach, we have been able to accomplish strong results for our clients, either through negotiated resolutions or courtroom victories.