About Me

DalePhotoBiography: Attorney Dale E. Hughes, Law Office of Dale E. Hughes, is a sole practitioner with his office located in Portage, Wisconsin.

Years in practice: Twenty-five (25) years of legal representation of injured individuals.

Law School: University of Wisconsin Law School; 1987 honors graduate. Also, he has a masters degree from Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced Int’l Studies, Washington, D.C.

Teaching: Dale is an adjunct faculty member teaching undergraduate and graduate law at Concordia University in Madison and at Upper Iowa University in Madison. He also lectures at the University of Wisconsin School for Worker’s Compensation Institute and for a variety of groups statewide.

Memberships: His professional memberships include Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers, Wisconsin Bar Association, the Christian Legal Society, National Organization of Social Security Claimant Representatives, and Columbia, Dane, and Sauk County Bar Associations.

Presentations: Speaker – Worker’s Compensation in Wisconsin, National Business Institute, January 2000 at Madison, Wisconsin; Speaker – Handling a Social Security Disability Case, National Business Institute, August 17, 2000 at Madison, Wisconsin; Speaker – Worker’s Compensation in Wisconsin, National Business Institute, June 14, 2001 at Madison, Wisconsin; Speaker – Advanced Worker’s Compensation Seminar, National Business Institute, December 18, 2002 at Madison, Wisconsin; Speaker – Worker’s Compensation Hearings: Techniques and Strategies for Success, National Business Institute, December 18, 2006, Madison, Wisconsin; Speaker – Handling Social Security Disability Cases, National Business Institute, October 12, 2010; Speaker – Social Security Disability Bootcamp, National Business Institute, April 19, 2012 at Madison, Wisconsin; Lecturer – Wisconsin Worker’s Compensation Institute, UW Extension at Madison, Wisconsin, 1999 to 2012, Speaker – Advanced Worker’s Compensation Seminar, National Business Institute, November 18, 2013 at Madison, Wisconsin; and Speaker – Handling a Social Security Disability Case, National Business Institute, April 29, 2014 at Madison, Wisconsin.

Publications: Comment: “Opening Up Trade Markets with Sec. 301: A Critical Assessment” published in Wis. Int’l Law J. 1987.

Licenses: Permitted to practice in the State of Wisconsin, United States Western District Court of Wisconsin, and United States Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit.