Erik J. Krueger is a 2013 graduate of Liberty University School of Law in Lynchburg, Virginia. He graduated with cum laude honors and served as the Notes and Comments Editor of the Liberty University Law Review. He is also a second-generation graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
During law school, Erik worked for Liberty Counsel, one of the premier public-interest litigation firms in the United States. There, he earned experience in First Amendment litigation. He also interned at the Virginia Court of Appeals and the Wisconsin Supreme Court.
Erik began his career as a special prosecutor with the Waukesha County District Attorney’s Office. He tried traffic offenses, made charging decisions, and bail and sentencing recommendations.
Erik joined the Law Offices of Mark S. Knutson in 2014. He focuses on contested disputes in civil and family court. Erik has personally handled over 100 court cases and has experience in pretrial negotiations, discovery, mediation, and trial. While a capable litigator, he is mindful of the costs, risks, and overall inefficiency of litigation, and takes pride in identifying and achieving a resolution for his clients that is the best fit for them.
In his spare time, Erik follows the Wisconsin Badgers and enjoys spending time with his wife (who is also an attorney) and their two children. He is a member of Peace Lutheran Church in Sussex.
Erik counsels and represents individuals and property owners in the areas of:
- Contract disputes
- Property litigation
- Property defects and misrepresentation
- Foreclosure defense
- Residential lease consulting and drafting for landlords and tenants
- Tenant rights
- Agricultural leases
- Farmland conservation tax incentives
- Municipal violations defense
- Restraining orders
- Open records litigation
- Paternity and fathers’ rights
- Child custody
- Child support
- Contempt/enforcement of family court orders
- Litigation alternatives