Thomas W. Kyle

Of Counsel

Tom received his law degree with Highest Honors from Hamline University in 1996. His entire career has been dedicated to representing victims of serious injury and death.

A high success rate in injury litigation over the last 25 years has affirmed Tom’s belief in the jury system. He is confident that if jurors hear all the relevant facts they will always render the just verdict.

A passion for honing his skills as a trial lawyer and being a zealous advocate for his clients has led to Tom traveling the country to keep current on the craft of trial presentation. Determining what is required to motivate jurors to action is what drives case value. Below are highlights of his ongoing quest:

  • Trial Lawyers College – Graduate
  • National College of Advocacy – Master of Trial Law (Champion)
  • National Institute of Trial Advocacy – Master Advocate
  • American Association for Justice – Diplomat
  • Milwaukee Repertory Theatre – Certified Actor
  • Legacy Truck Driving School – Graduate
  • Core Method Trained – fuses skills from theater arts, martial arts, and mindfulness training in order to connect with a jury and win cases.
  • Psychodrama – Director Training

Tom has been recognized for his professional accomplishments as follows:

  • Board Certified Civil Trial
  • Board Certified Civil Practice (Pretrial)
  • Multi – Million Dollar Advocate Society
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • Elite Trial Lawyers
  • Belli Society – Fellow
  • Silver Gavel Honor Society
  • 10.0 Superb – AVVO
  • Preeminent Rated – Martindale Hubble

Tom is licensed in Wisconsin, Illinois and Iowa state and federal courts.


  • Hamline University
    Juris Doctor
    Class Rank; 6 out of 183
    Dean’s Scholarship – Outstanding Academic Achievement
    Silver Gavel Honor Society
  • University of Wisconsin – Madison
    Bachelor of Science – Construction Management
    College of Civil Engineering


  • Trial Lawyers College (Spence) – Graduate
  • National College of Advocacy – Master of Trial Law
  • National Institute for Trial Advocacy- Master Advocate
  • Core Trial Method – Trained
  • Milwaukee Repertory Theatre – Certified Actor
  • Advanced MDL Certification – Duke University Law


  • Board Certified in Civil Trial – NBTA
  • Board Certified in Civil Practice (Pre-Trial) – NBTA
  • Super Lawyer
  • National Trial Lawyers – Top 100
  • Belli Society- Fellow
  • American Association for Justice – Diplomat
  • AV Peer Review Rated – Martindale Hubbell
  • Multi- Million Dollar Advocate
  • Elite Lawyers of America


  • Poulin Willey Anastopoulo LLC
    Regional Director of Litigation
    Manage a 3-Tier Trial and Appellate Practice.
    Manage State Directors of Litigation
    Litigate lucrative and news-worthy cases.
  • Groth Law Firm, S.C.
    Chief Legal Officer
    Bottom-line responsibility for all pre-suit and post-suit activity. Develop and implement litigation forms and practices. Mentor trial lawyers in all aspects of litigation.
  • Hupy & Abraham, S.C.
    Senior Trial Counsel
    Responsible for the firm’s most lucrative litigation throughout the US. Consulted and strategized on significant value cases.
  • Pitman, Kyle, Sicula & Dentice, S.C.
    Founding Partner
    Founded and managed a 10 lawyer plaintiffs personal injury two office firm that practiced throughout Wisconsin.
  • Cannon & Dunphy, S.C.
    Associate Attorney
    Litigated a large caseload of civil matters.


Project Management & Engineering
Bottom-line responsibility for on-time and in-budget completion of a wide range of construction projects mostly in the health care industry.


  • MBA for Lawyers – Boston University


  • Wisconsin – State and all Federal Courts
  • Illinois – State and all Federal Courts
  • Iowa – State and all Federal Courts
  • United States Court of Federal Claims


  • Wisconsin Association for Justice
  • American Association for Justice (Nursing Home and Truck Litigation
  • Groups) Attorneys Information Exchange Group
  • Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys

PERFORMANCE – Personal Work

  • Jesse Wilson – Lessons from the Stage
  • Joshua Karton – Communication Arts
  • Katherine James – Act of Communication
  • Alan Blumenfield – Act of Communication
  • Shawn Judge – The Speaker’s Edge
  • Mary Ryan – Portia Group
  • Brian Leroy – Portia Group
  • Marsha Hunter – Johnson & Hunter, Inc.
  • Brian Johnson – Johnson & Hunter, Inc.


  • Psychodrama Directing – Action Methods
  • Refocus Trial Consulting – Master Level


  • Legacy Truck Driving School – 2019