About Us

The Olson Law Firm offers our clients attentive, committed, forthright, and compassionate legal representation. We represent plaintiffs and defendants in a multitude of areas of law.

We are a small law firm that focuses on our clients, not our bottom line. We go far and beyond what a typical law firm would do in order to accommodate our clients. We are not an “assembly” type practice law firm. That means that our clients are not just a file number. We know that our clients are real people, with real problems, and we are sympathetic to their situations.

When we represent a client, we truly feel as passionately as they do. We believe in having a long-lasting relationship with our clients, so that as legal challenges arise, our clients can be assured that they will have representation that is driven to minimize their stress that often accompanies litigation and driven to obtain the best results possible. Our business and corporate clients can rest assured that our business, corporate, financial, and consulting background expertise will serve them well, whether in the courtroom or the boardroom.

If you believe that we can be of service to you, please contact us. For more information about the types of legal matters we handle, please visit our Practice Areas section.

Practice Areas

The Olson Law Firm provides representation across a broad spectrum of legal practice areas. Below is a condensed list of the most frequent areas in which we practice; however, our practice is not limited to those listed below. Please contact us if you have any questions about whether we can help you.


  • Administrative
  • Civil
  • Criminal

Business/Corporate Law

  • General Counsel Services
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Restrictive Covenant Agreements, i.e. non-compete agreements
  • Securities
  • Shareholder Law Suits
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Unfair Business Practices
  • Strategic Planning
  • Risk Management
  • Liability Assessments
  • Consumer Protection Assessments
  • Regulatory Law

Debtor/Creditor Law

  • Violations of the law by debt collectors
  • Credit negotiations

Consumer Protection

Product Liability

  • Home Appliances
  • Commercial Appliances
  • Tractors / Lawn Mowers
  • Power Equipment and Tools

Insurance Law (Bad Faith Claims)

  • Claim Filing
  • Payment Disputes
  • Negotiations
  • Litigation

Criminal Law

  • Misdemeanors
  • Felonies
  • City or Township Ordinace Violations (technically not criminal, but it often feels so to the client)

Intellectual Property

  • Copyright Protection (Prosecution and Defense)
  • Patent, Trandmark, and Copyright Litigation

Personal Injury Litigation

  • Intentional Torts
  • Mass Torts
  • Commercial and Residential Property Accidents
  • Automotive Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Boating Accidents
  • Watercraft Accidents
  • Recreational Vehicle Accidents
  • Construction Site Accidents
  • Building Structure Failures
  • Explosions
  • Fires
  • Premise Liability

Construction Law

  • Structural Failures
  • Structural Damage
  • Design Failures
  • Razing Defense
  • Contract Disputes
  • Inspection Services via Singular Structural, LLC
  • Insurance Claims and Defense

Governmental Law

  • Permitting, Governmental Applications and Approval
  • Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Aerial Drone Operation Applications (read more)
  • Governmental Disputes and Appeals

Family Law

  • Divorce
  • Child Support
  • Spousal Maintenance
  • Property Settlements
  • Legal Pleading Drafting

Our Attorneys

Attorney Robert T. Olson

Mr. Olson is admitted and licensed to practice law in the courts of Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Mr. Olson received his Bachelors of Science in Business with a major in Finance from the University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management in 1998, and his Juris Doctor degree from William Mitchell College of Law in 2001.

Mr. Olson was admitted to the Minnesota Bar in 2001 and the Wisconsin Bar in 2009.

Mr. Olson's business and litigation experience is extensive, and he practices law in both a litigation and transactional capacity.

Mr. Olson has served as counsel on several well-publicized class-action cases dealing with various issues, including product liability, accounting and securities fraud, shareholder rights, and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Olson participated in representing plaintiffs in a shareholder derivative suit involving accounting and securities fraud by America Online and Time Warner, Inc., which resulted in a settlement of $1.6 billion.

Mr. Olson's practice has also included governmental law, criminal law, corporate/business law, securities law, and personal injury law, among others.

Prior to founding the Olson Law Firm, LLC, Mr. Olson had served in the position of general counsel for several companies with great success. Mr. Olson left representing corporations as general counsel, finding more passion in litigation.

Prior to entering the practice of law, Mr. Olson had served in various positions within the computer industry as a software and network engineer.

In his free time, Mr. Olson enjoys learning about new technologies, programming, flux core and stick welding, cooking, and reading.

Mr. Olson believes in having close contact with his clients. That means he will remember your name and case without having to look in a file, and it also means that he will return your calls. Mr. Olson does not believe in the "assembly line" type of law practice that are typically advertised on TV. Mr. Olson cares about his clients and treats each of his clients as if they were his only client.

“Extremely competent attorney. Willing to fight for his client. Highly recommended.”

Greg Mangan

“Thank you Bob for all of your help. Our family is very appreciative of what you accomplished. We feel lucky to have had you on our side.”

Robert Jordan

“It was quite a pleasure having an attorney that didn't have to look at my file to remember who I was. You really made me feel at ease during a difficult time. Thank you again!”

Bill Abbas

“To go out of your way again and again for us showed us your compassion. Who would have thought there's a compassionate lawyer?:)”

Julie Bice

“All I have to say is that you know your stuff. Thanks for the advice, it saved me a lot of money!”

Andrew Luck

“I love having an attorney that stands up for me and will actually fight for me!”

Carey Goetz

“I appreciate you taking the time to answer my questions, your candid advice, and explaining the best course of action...all without sending me a bill!”

Mathew Jepson

Contact us

Main Office

West Bend, Wisconsin
167 Maplewynde Road
West Bend, WI 53095
Phone: (262) 404-5192
Fax: (262) 404-5146