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Jesse Blocher

Jesse Blocher

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Car Accidents, Personal Injury

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About Me

 


Jesse Blocher is shareholder with the firm and practices in the firm’s Waukesha office. Mr. Blocher takes great pride in representing individuals injured in accidents. Large or small, Mr. Blocher attempts to prepare each case as if it will be someday argued to a jury. This philosophy helps to ensure that each case gets the attention it deserves. While most cases settle out of court, Mr. Blocher believes that being prepared to go forward with a trial helps to obtain the best possible outcome for the client.


 


To that end, Mr. Blocher is a Board Certified Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, having successfully conducted numerous jury trials throughout the state. His litigation experience includes a broad range of civil matters including cases arising out of automobile accidents, premises liability, environmental pollution, products liability, and insurance coverage. Mr. Blocher has published articles and presented at seminars on related topics, including insurance coverage and damages.


 


Mr. Blocher has received numerous professional honors, including:


 


·         Mr. Blocher is a Board Certified Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.  The National Board of Trial Advocacy is accredited by the American Bar Association, and requires “a rigorous testing and approval process that officially recognizes the extensive education and courtroom experience of [Board Certified Civil Trial Advocates].”


 


·         In 2013, Mr. Blocher was named an Up and Coming Lawyer by the Wisconsin Law Journal, which “recognizes attorneys who – right out of the starting gate – have shown themselves to be rising stars.”


 


·         Mr. Blocher was named a “Super Lawyer” by Milwaukee Magazine in 2013 and 2014, which is an honor bestowed upon no more than 5% of lawyers in the state.


 


·         In 2011 and 2012, Mr. Blocher was named a “Super Lawyers Rising Star” by Milwaukee Magazine. This recognition is bestowed upon outstanding lawyers under the age of 40, and is limited to only 2.5% of lawyers in the state.


 


·         Mr. Blocher was also named one of M Magazine’s “Leading Lawyers” from 2012-14.


 


·         Mr. Blocher was named one of the “Top 40 under 40” by the National Trial Lawyers, which is “extended exclusively to those individuals who exemplify superior qualifications, trial results, and leadership as a young trial lawyers.” Membership is limited to only 40 lawyers per year in the state.


 


·         Mr. Blocher serves on the Wisconsin Association for Justice Amicus Committee, writing appellate briefs on significant legal issues relating to personal injury practice. 


 


·         Lawyers.com/martindale.com rates Mr. Blocher “AV Preeminent,” based on a survey of other lawyers in the area. “AV Preeminent® is a significant rating accomplishment - a testament to the fact that a lawyer's peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence.”


 


·         Avvo.com rates Mr. Blocher 10/10, “Superb.”


 


Mr. Blocher is a summa cum laude (top 1% of class) graduate of the Marquette University Law School. While at Marquette, Mr. Blocher served as an associate editor of the Marquette Law Review. Mr. Blocher also competed in two prestigious national appellate moot court competitions, the New York City Bar Association National Moot Court Competition, and the American Bar Association National Moot Court Competition. Mr. Blocher continues to serve as coach to Marquette University Law School’s national moot court teams. Mr. Blocher obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin at Madison.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2006

  1. Personal Injury: 50%
  2. Car Accidents: 50%

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Dustin Woehl

    I highly recommend Jesse for personal injury work. Jesse has a unique combination of keen intellectual ability and passion plus the practical ability to achieve results. This makes him the perfect attorney for any type of pesonal injury cases, including those involving complex legal issues.

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    Dustin Woehl Appeals Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Jaron L. Mosier

    Having worked with Mr. Blocher for several years, I know him to be a very knowledgeable and highly skilled attorney. I am pleased to be able to recommend him to individuals who are in need of experienced counsel.

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    Jaron Mosier Workers Compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Habush Habush & Rottier S.C.

N14 W23755 Stone Ridge Drive
Suite 100
Waukesha, WI, 53188

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WIGood Standing200603/26/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Board Certified Civil Trial AdvocateNational Board of Trial Advocacy2015
Super LawyerMilwaukee Magazine2014
Up and Coming LawyerWisconsin Law Journal2013
Super LawyerMilwaukee Magazine2013
Rising StarMilwaukee Magazine2012
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2012
Rising StarMilwaukee Magazine2011
National Moot Court Competition, Third Best Brief in RegionAmerican Bar Association2006
National Moot Court Regional Finalist, Washington D.C. RegionAmerican Bar Association2006
Graduated Summa Cum Laude (Top 1% of class)Marquette University Lawschool2006
National Moot Court Competition, Regional Semi-FinalistNew York City Bar Association2005
Associate Editor (Top 10% of Lawschool Class Eligible)Marquette Law Review2005
Student Editor Scholarship RecipientFDCC2005
Dean's ListUniversity of Wisconsin, MadisonN/A
Dean's ListMarquette University Law SchoolN/A

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyHabush Habush & Rottier S.C.2010 - Present
AttorneyKasdorf, Lewis & Swietlik, S.C.2006 - 2010

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Wisconsin Association for JusticeMember2010 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember2010 - Present
Waukesha County Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Milwaukee Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Milwaukee Young Lawyers AssociationMember2010 - Present
Civil Trial Counsel of WisconsinJournal Editor2009 - 2010
State Bar of WisconsinMember2006 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Mark Griffin Jr et al vs. Cincinnati Insurance Company et alFavorable Contribution Jury Verdict for Client
Terrence Tyler et al vs. Anthony Q Jamal et alJury verdict in favor of client
Joy J Uhlig vs. Employers Mutual Casualty CompanyJury Verdict for Client

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
The Verdict (Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers)Is the Drive Other Car Exclusion the Exception that Swallowed the Stacking Rule?2012
BW 50+Injury Cases: What You Need to Know About Insurance2012
BW 50+Injury Cases: What You Need to Know2012
The CounselLimiting Damages in Fire Loss Cases2009

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Marquette University Law SchoolN/AJuris Doctor (Law)2006
University of Wisconsin, MadisonFinanceBachelor of Business Administration2003

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Summer SeminarGetting To and Through Trial2015
Wisconsin Association for Justice Fall SeminarTort Update2014
Tort SummitCollateral Source Rule2013
Marquette University Lawschool Litigation SummitCollateral Source Rule2013
Fall/Winter SeminarTort Update2013
Complex Lien ResolutionERISA Liens2013
WAJ Fall 2001 SeminarThe Dos and Don'ts of Discovery2011
Marquette University Lawschool SymposiumBridging the Gap Between the Classroom and the Courtroom2007