Meet Our Attorneys

  • Personal Injury
  • Traffic
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Criminal Defense
  • Social Security
  • Family Law
  • Drunk Driving Defense
  • Estate Planning

Wisconsin Accident Injury Attorney

Our principal attorney, Joe Doherty, has more than 35 years of experience helping clients to recover compensation for their injuries. His knowledge, persistence and determination on each case provide our law firm with a strong reputation for getting results for clients. Contact us for a free initial consultation by clicking on the link below.

Joseph G. Doherty

Joseph G. Doherty handles all types of personal injury cases as well as divorce and family law. He is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin, the Washington County Bar Association, the American Association for Justice and is on the board of directors of the Wisconsin Association for Justice. In several appearances before the Wisconsin Supreme Court, he has successfully argued issues related to personal injury. In fact, his clients' interests have been upheld on every appeal.
Joseph G. Doherty | West Bend, Wisconsin Phone: 262-334-3449 | Fax: 262-334-4881 | Email:

Areas of Practice

  • Bad Faith Insurance
  • Business and Commercial Law
  • Business Organizations
  • Child Support
  • Class Actions – Plaintiff
  • Construction Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Custody and Visitation
  • Discrimination
  • Divorce
  • Employment Law – Employee
  • Estate Planning
  • Family Law
  • Lemon Law
  • Litigation and Appeals
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents – Plaintiff
  • Nursing Home
  • Personal Injury – Plaintiff
  • Probate and Estate Administration
  • Products Liability Law
  • Railroad Worker Injury/FELA
  • Toxic Torts
  • Traffic Violations
  • Whistleblower/Qui Tam
  • White Collar Crimes
  • Workers' Compensation

Litigation Percentage

90 percent of practice devoted to litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin, 1975
  • Minnesota, 1976

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Member
  • Washington County Bar Association, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Wisconsin Association for Justice, Board of Directors

Ryan V. Doherty

Ryan V. Doherty is an associate attorney at Doherty Law Offices, S.C. Ryan focuses his practice on personal injury, workers' compensation, Social Security Disability, divorce and family law, criminal defense, DUI/DWI defense, traffic defense and other litigation including business/contract litigation, unemployment compensation and employment discrimination.
Born and raised in Washington County, Wisconsin, Ryan earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Minnesota. While attending the University of Minnesota, he enjoyed playing club soccer, participating in community outreach programs and sitting on the boards of numerous philanthropy events including the Jail 'N' Bail program.
Ryan continued his legal education at Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan, concentrating on trial litigation through moot court and mock trial programs.
Ryan V. Doherty | West Bend, Wisconsin Phone: 262-334-3449 | Fax: 262-334-4881 | Email:
Ryan's leisure time is spent mainly with his two young boys. While balancing life as a single father, he enjoys golfing, hunting, mountain biking and endurance races. He continues to enjoy volunteering throughout the community and recently started coaching youth sports at the YMCA.
Ryan's life experiences have helped him to become a skilled communicator and trial lawyer who knows how to help his clients through tough situations with compassion while at the same time meeting his clients' goals.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Civil Litigation
  • Divorce and Family law
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Social Security Disability
  • Criminal Defense
  • DUI/DWI Defense
  • Traffic Defense


  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, MI
  • University of Minnesota

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • American Bar Association
  • Washington County Bar Association
  • Wisconsin Association for Justice
  • American Association for Justice