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Theresa Laughlin received her undergraduate degree and her J.D. with honoros from the University of Wisconsin - Madison.  She was admitted to the State Bar of Wisconsin in 1995 and has tried cases throughout the state, including Marathon, Lincoln, Oneida, Langlade, Dane, and Milwaukee counties.  After gaining experience at a few firms in Wisconsin, Theresa decided to join the dedicated legal team at Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. in 2008.  Since then, she has focused her practice on claims involving motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, and product liability claims.


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Practice areas


  1. Car Accidents: 60%
  2. Medical Malpractice: 30%
  3. Wrongful Death: 5%
  4. Slip and Fall Accident: 5%



Contingent (25-40%), Free consultation (60 minutes)

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  • Linda Vogt Meagher

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    Linda Meagher Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Brenda K. Sunby

    Theresa Laughlin is a very detailed, caring and compassionate attorney. She is very responsive and well liked by her clients and other lawyers in the community. She is one of only 5 female Board Certified Trial Attorneys in the State of Wisconsin. As a result, the insurance companies know that she is not afraid to go to trial. I would highly recommend her if you are looking for a personal injury attorney.


    Brenda Sunby Workers Compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Habush Habush & Rottier S.C.

3100 Eagle Ave
P.O. Box 1987
Wausau, WI, 54401

Habush Habush & Rottier S.C.

5370 Highway 10 #A
Stevens Point, WI, 54482

Habush Habush & Rottier S.C.

126 E Davenport St
Rhinelander, WI, 54501



WIGood Standing199503/20/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2014
Fellow MemberWisconsin Law Foundation2014
Board Certified Civil Trial AdvocateNational Board of Trial Advocacy2011
Wisconsin Rising StarLaw & Politics Magazine2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyHabush Habush & Rottier2008 - Present
AttorneyGrischke & Laughlin2005 - 2008
AttorneyGrischke Molinaro & Laughlin2003 - 2005
AttorneyGrischke & Bremer1996 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
Association of Women Lawyers (Wisconsin)Member and Profile Writer2008 - Present
Portage County Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
WAJ - Women's CaucusMember2008 - Present
Stettin Elementary School PTOCo-leader2008 - 2010
Montessori School of WausauBoard Member2004 - 2010
Marathon County Bar AssociationMember1996 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1995 - Present
Wisconsin Assocation for JusticeMember1995 - Present
State Bar of WisconsinMember1995 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Erdmann v. Progressive Northern Ins. Co., et al, 2011 WI App 33.Adverse circuit court decision reversed.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Wisconsin Lawyer magazineBook Review: Doctor Guilt?2011
Wisconsin LawyerBook Review: The Judge who Hated Red Nail Polish2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Wisconsin Law SchoolN/AJD - Juris Doctor1995
University of Wisconsin, MadisonLatin American & Iberian Studies and SpanishBA - Bachelor of Arts1992
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Women's Caucus RetreatMediation2013
Women's Caucus SeminarThe Sleeping Dog Doctrine2011
WAJ Summer SeminarDeposing the Defense Medical Examiner2010
WAJ Womens' Caucus RetreatDepositions2009
WAJ Summer SeminarUse of Medical Summaries at Trial2009
WAJ Winter SeminarEthics and electronic communication2008