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C.M (Chuck) Bye

Founding Attorney
Attorney Chuck Bye


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Dana Benedict, Paralegal
Ellie Goff, Legal Assistant

C.M (Chuck) Bye

Founding Attorney

“My goal is to put you on an equal playing field with insurance companies; ensuring you are represented fairly and receive the best outcome possible.”

For over 40 years, Chuck Bye has been an advocate for injured clients. Over that time, he’s helped Bye, Goff & Rohde become one of the most trusted and renowned personal injury law firms in Wisconsin. Chuck is proud of the infrastructure of young attorneys, investigators, and experienced support staff that together provide first-class tactical support in preparing winning cases.

Chuck, a Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist, has represented clients in over half of the courtrooms in Wisconsin. He received his law degree from Valparaiso following his graduation from Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. Chuck then moved to River Falls, Wisconsin where he began building a law practice that is today recognized as a preeminent law firm by Martindale-Hubbell‘s lawyer rating system.

A past member of the River Falls School Board, Chuck has also been an active volunteer with Boy Scouts of America, his church, and high school hockey.  He is the proud father of Karyn Bye- Dietz, Olympic Gold Medalist, U.S. Women’s Hockey Team.  In his spare time, he enjoys hunting, fishing, golfing and woodworking.

If you live in Wisconsin or Minnesota and have been injured due to someone else’s negligence, contact us for a free legal consultation today.

Reported Cases
  • Goodwin v. MTD Prods., Inc., 232 F.3d 600 (7th Cir. 2000)
  • Jaderborg v. American Family Mut. Ins. Co., 239 Wis. 2d 533, 620 N.W.2d 468 (2000)
  • Schlomer v. Perina, 169 Wis. 2d 247, 485 N.W.2d 399 (1992)
  • Johnson v. Ray, 99 Wis. 2d 777, 299 N.W.2d 849 (1981)
  • Kaiser v. Cook, 67 Wis. 2d 460, 227 N.W.2d 50 (1975)
  • Erickson v. Mid-Century Ins. Co., 63 Wis. 2d 746, 218 N.W.2d 497 (1974)
  • Morrison v. Rankin, 2007 WI App 186, 305 Wis. 2d 240, 738 N.W.2d 588
  • Palmerton v. Associates Health and Welfare Plan, 2003 WI App 41, 260 Wis. 2d 179, 659 N.W.2d 183
  • Hoffman v. Rankin, 2002 WI App. 189, 256 Wis.2d 678, 649 N.W.2d 350.
  • Reed v. Bradley, 2000 WI App. 165, 238 Wis. 2d 439, 616 N.W.2d 916
  • Poling v. Wisconsin Physicians Services, 120 Wis. 2d 603, 357 N.W.2d 293 (1984)