Gino M. Alia is an experienced trial attorney, whose practice focus is in the areas of personal injury and business litigation. His commitment to thorough preparation, hard work and established trial skills have allowed him to be one of the few attorneys able to successfully represent both plaintiffs and defendants in complex injury and commercial cases. Gino has been lead counsel in over 50 jury trials, and is one of the few Wisconsin attorneys to have obtained a jury verdict in excess of $1 million. Over his career, he has obtained gross verdicts and settlements in excess of $5 million.
Gino has obtained for his clients include:
$1.1 million dollar paid jury verdict - As appeared in Kenosha News
$1 million dollar settlement for brain injured client (auto accident; maximum amount available)
$475,000 personal injury settlement (auto accident)
$475,000 personal injury settlement (pedestrian-auto accident)
$475,000 wrongful death settlement
Confidential six figure medical malpractice settlement
Number of six figure settlements, representing insurance maximum coverage available (auto accident cases)
In addition to maximizing the recovery for the individuals and families he represents, Gino is also retained by large corporations to minimize their exposure in disputed cases. He has successfully defended cases that others thought couldn’t be won. One local judge summarized Mr. Alia’s ability as a civil trial advocate as follows: “He is an excellent advocate for his clients, an intelligent and articulate speaker and a personable, respectful attorney.”
Gino’s litigation and courtroom experience provides him with the unique ability and skill to counsel clients – both individuals and corporate – on how to avoid and resolve legal issues before they arise.
Gino has maintained a “Distinguished Rating” by Martinedale-Hubell. Prior to joining ODAM, Gino worked for a national law firm. He also served as a “Public Service Special Assistant District Attorney” for Milwaukee County. His lectures include “Identifying Juror Attitudes During Voir Dire” (presented to Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers) and “Anatomy of a Lawsuit” (corporate presentation).
Outside the office, Gino has been active in numerous civic, community and charitable organizations in Kenosha County. He has served as President of the Pleasant Prairie Basketball Association, Board Member and Director of Development/Operations for Red Star Soccer Club, member of United Way of Kenosha’s Community Caring Team, various St. Anne Catholic Church service ministries and as a youth basketball and soccer coach for many years.
Gino and his wife, Vicki, have 3 children, Nicholas, Elizabeth and Andrew.