Steven R Alpert (1948 - 2017)

Steven R Alpert (1948 - 2017)

Founding Partner
Manitowoc, Wisconsin
866-376-8603 (Toll Free)
Steven R. Alpert was the founding partner of the firm, starting his practice in 1976 after receiving his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin, graduating cum laude, and obtaining his law degree from Marquette University Law School. He served as the first municipal judge in Manitowoc and was a past president of the Manitowoc County Bar Association. Attorney Alpert was the incorporator of the first Indochinese MAA in Wisconsin (1978), and had the first successful prosecution of an Open Meeting Law Complaint in Wisconsin. He also settled one of the first reported TMJ cases in Wisconsin. 

In addition to his distinguished career as an attorney, Steve devoted his adult life to serving the Manitowoc community. He was a supervisor on the Manitowoc County Board and a member of the Manitowoc Planning Commission. He was also a past president of the Rotary Club and served on the Board of Directors for numerous community organizations, including the Manitowoc County Ice Center, Aquatic Center, Public Library and the Haven Homeless Shelter. Steve will always be remembered for his kindness, wry sense of humor and unwavering support for his family. 

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
  • Mesothelioma / Asbestos
  • Wrongful Death
  • Premises Liability
  • Car, Truck & Motorcycle Accidents

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin, 1974
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1974
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1983


  • Marquette University Law School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    • J.D. - 1974
  • University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, Wisconsin
    • B.S. cum laude - 1970


  • First National Bank in Manitowoc
  • Associated Lakeshore Bank

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Manitowoc County Youth Hockey Association, Board of Directors
  • Manitowoc County Ice Center, Board of Directors
  • Manitowoc County Board, Past Member
  • Manitowoc Public Library, Board of Trustees
  • City of Manitowoc Planning Commission

Past Employment Positions

  • Fort Howard Paper Co.
  • City of Manitowoc, Municipal Judge

Pro Bono Activities

  • Member, Manitowoc Rotary Club
  • President, Manitowoc Rotary Club, 1997 - 1998
  • Member, Wisconsin Academy for Trial Lawyers, 1985 - Present
  • Member, Manitowoc County Bar Association
  • President, Manitowoc County Bar Association, 2005 - 2006


  • Zeta Beta Tau