Tom has represented clients in disputes pertaining to life, health, and property/casualty insurance and reinsurance contracts for over fifteen years. These disputes include annual renewable term reinsurance premiums; increases in retention and recapture provisions; commutation/sunset clauses; actuarial issues; misrepresentations or cancellation issues as well as misrepresentation/rescission claims.
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Early Life and Education
Kinney studied business administration at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and earned his undergraduate degree there. He is best known for creating Diary of a Wimpy Kid book series featuring diary format entries with humorous drawings; additionally he released nonfiction book entitled “The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary (2017) that chronicled how his books inspired films series adaptation.
Kinney played an instrumental role in bringing Catholic priests from southern Dane County to say Mass at his Irish Lane homestead, leading them to create St. Mary’s Church on Highway M in Fitchburg.
In 1910, Kinney was defeated for U.S. Congress due to Tom Egan’s gang turning out more votes than anticipated. Unfortunately he succumbed to tuberculosis shortly thereafter and died shortly after in 1912.
Kinney served in the Missouri state senate and helped pass landmark legislation that restricted child labor and limited working hours for women. Relying on his gangster experience to build an enormous political war chest and gain supporters among St. Louis’ wealthy business and industrial interests, Kinney amassed an enormous political war chest and recruited supporters.
Kinney made his major league debut on August 2, pitching three innings in Boston’s 1-0 loss against Cleveland Indians as part of a doubleheader doubleheader. He allowed only one hit while walking three batters.
He kicked for two years at Winona State University, making 19 of 30 field goal attempts successfully and scoring one school-record 45-yarder. Additionally, he served on the Board of Directors of Employment Roundtable of Southern California to aid employers through wage and hour compliance audits and plant closures.
Achievement and Honors
Kinney has received many awards and been acknowledged for his contributions to sickle cell research. He helped establish national guidelines for newborn screening of sickle cell disease as well as conducting a study describing its natural history.
He has made an impressionful impactful impact in the publishing industry by inspiring reluctant readers to pick up a book and start reading, with Diary of a Wimpy Kid topping bestseller lists for many weeks and being translated into 53 different languages.
In 2009, he was honored as one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People and also won the Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children’s Book Award. While in Australia on his most recent trip, he conducted an interview for a sold-out audience and visited Sydney Opera House as well as eating some delicious peking duck.
Kinney is an advocate for reading and critic of excessive screen time, an avid sports fan and promoter of healthy living. Together with his wife Julie he runs An Unlikely Story bookstore in Plainville Massachusetts.
Kinney and his partner have two children together: a son and daughter. Kinney has served as executive producer on numerous film adaptations of his Diary of a Wimpy Kid books.
Kinney was famous for his penchant for peanut butter sandwiches. Additionally, he enjoyed reading and attending Potomac Landing Elementary School and Eugene Burroughs Middle School before graduating from Bishop McNamara High School. Kinney played football at Winona State University as a kicker – scoring 19-of-30 field goal attempts 30 yards or longer!
Kinney currently stars as Lieutenant Kelly Severide on NBC drama Chicago Fire, where he has been one of its longest-standing cast members since its first season.
Heffer Wolfe from Rocko’s Modern Life and Narrator from Adventure Time are among his other roles, while Carl Chryniszzswics from Johnny Bravo, Talking Tom Jeremy voice actor Jeremy and Penguin from various media based off DC Comics are others he has voiced over the years. Additionally, Kinney co-hosts comedy variety show The Edge as well as appearing in live action comedies such as Mr. Show.
Actor and writer Jeff Kinney is best known as author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series of books, as well as several spin-offs related to this franchise.