Patrick J. Taggart, II grew up in Sauk City, Wisconsin. After graduating from Marquette University Law School, he returned to the Sauk City and Prairie du Sac area and joined LaRowe, Gerlach & Roy, LLP as an associate attorney. In 2001, Patrick became a partner of the law firm. The firm was re-named LaRowe Gerlach Taggart LLP in March of 2013. In 2017, he was appointed as a Court Commissioner for Sauk County, Wisconsin.
He is a general practice lawyer, whose areas of expertise include: Estate Planning, Probate, Corporate and Business Law, Litigation, Real Estate Law, Collections, Construction Law, Administrative Law, Banking Law, Employment Law, Municipal Law, Landlord & Tenant Law and Personal Injury.
In April of 2011, Patrick J. Taggart, II was awarded an by Martindale-Hubbell. This is the highest rating available to an attorney in the United States. He was selected as one of Wisconsin’s Top Rated Lawyers™ of 2013 for Banking & Finance, Business & Commercial and General Practice. Avvo has given him its highest rating of . In 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, he was selected as a member of the Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel (NADC). He has also appeared on Court TV.
Patrick serves on the Board of Directors for many local business and non-profit organizations. He served as President of the from 2008 to 2010. He has been a member of the Sauk City Housing Authority Board since 1998 and a member of the Sauk Prairie Healthcare Foundation Board from 2008 to 2017. Patrick serves on the Merrimac Community Charter School Governance Council as well as the Board of Trustees of the Merrimac Education Foundation, Inc. In 2013, he became a founding member of the Board of Directors for Colsac Skiers, Inc., a non-profit adaptive water ski school for children and adults with disabilities, including our injured veterans.