Kristin M. Cafferty was born and raised in Wisconsin. She graduated from Marquette University, earning a B.S. in 1991 and a J.D. in 1994. Ms. Cafferty is Past-President of the Racine County Bar Association, and has been elected to the Board of Governors of the Wisconsin Association for Justice. She has been appointed by the Chief Justice of the Wisconsin Supreme Court to serve on the District 15 Committee of the Office of Lawyer Regulation. Ms. Cafferty’s trial experience and appellate work, including argument before the Wisconsin Supreme Court, have earned her recognition as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.
Ms. Cafferty has been named a Super Lawyer by Milwaukee Magazine since 2008; she has been named one of the top 25 women attorneys in the State of Wisconsin by Milwaukee Magazine since 2009. She is regularly invited to speak to other lawyers, local community organizations and schools about legal issues, including alcohol liability, insurance, and trial advocacy. She has also joined members of her firm in presenting mock trials to both high school and grade school students. Ms. Cafferty is the secretary of St. Joseph Parish Council, and is an active volunteer in the Racine community, where she resides with her husband, Patrick, and their four children.
Kristen Cafferty is a well respected and very accomplished personal injury lawyer. I have known her for many years. She a zealous advocate and a very effective lawyer. I highly recommend and endorse Kristin Cafferty.
Robert Keller Criminal Defense Attorney
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|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Super Lawyers Top 25 Women Lawyers||Milwaukee Magazine||2011|
|Women in the Law Honoree||Wisconsin Law Journal||2010|
|Super Lawyers Top 25 Women Lawyers||Milwaukee Magazine||2010|
|Super Lawyers Top 25 Women Lawyers||Milwaukee Magazine||2009|
|Certified Civil Trial Specialist||National Board of Trial Advocacy||2007|
|Shareholder||Habush Habush & Rottier||2004 - Present|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Racine County Bar Association||President||2009 - Present|
|Racine County Bar Association||Board of Governors||N/A|
|State Bar of Wisconsin||Member||N/A|
|Marquette University Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1994|
|Women's Caucus Retreat||Stacking In Light of the Drive Other Car Exclusion||2011|
|WAJ Spring Seminar||Do You Need To Guard Your Henhouse (Jury) From The Fox (News)?||2011|
|WAJ Summer Conference||Criminal Restitution and Your Civil Case||2008|