John J. McLario - Founder (Retired)

The Wisconsin Attorney Who Started It All

Now retired, Wisconsin attorney John J. McLario started his law firm (now McLario, Helm and Bertling, S.C.) in 1953. He founded the firm with a client focus which put their needs before his own. John McLario wanted to provide his clients with competent and honest legal representation at a reasonable cost. Today, those beliefs are still a core part of the law practice's driving force.

Legal Practice Areas Handled

During his years of practice, Milwaukee area attorney John McLario handled cases related to the following practice areas:
  • Personal Injury (Plaintiff only)
  • Business and Commercial Law
  • Business Organizations
  • Contracts
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate and Estate Administration

Wisconsin Attorney McLario

Educational Background

Before becoming the founding attorney of McLario, Helm and Bertling, John McLario received degrees from the following institutions:

  • J.D., Marquette University Law School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1953
  • B.A., Bob Jones University, Greenville, South Carolina, 1950

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice Law

While practicing, John McLario was admitted to practice law in the following jurisdictions:

  • Wisconsin, 1953
  • Florida, 1971
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1953
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1981

Professional Associations and Bar Association Memberships

Southeast Wisconsin attorney John McLario was an active member in the following professional associations:

  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Wisconsin Bar Association
  • Florida Bar Association
  • Christian Legal Society
  • Bob Jones University, Member, Board of Trustees
  • Maranatha Baptist Bible College, Inc., Member, Board of Trustees
  • Institute of Basic Youth Conflicts, Inc., Past President
  • Christian Vision, Inc., President
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