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Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Workers Compensation: 50%
  2. Social Security: 40%
  3. Wrongful Death: 5%
  4. Personal Injury: 5%



Contingent (20-33%)

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  • Tazewell Taylor Shepard IV

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  • Theresa Boller Laughlin

    I endorse this lawyer. I have worked with Brenda for five years. I find her to be very detailed and an aggressive advocate. At the same time, she cares for her clients and makes them comfortable with the process.


    Theresa Laughlin Car Accidents Attorney
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Contact info

Sunby Law Office

PO Box 5067
Wausau, WI, 54402


WIGood Standing199803/24/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarsLaw & Politics Magazine2009
Chair of Women's CaucusWisconsin Association for Justice2009
Vice-Chair of the Women's CaucusWisconsin Association for Justice2008
Rising StarsLaw & Politics Magazine2008
Rising StarsLaw & Politics Magazine2007
Rising StarsLaw & Politics Magazine2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney/OwnerSunby Law Office2014 - Present
PartnerHabush Habush & Rottier SC2000 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Association for Women LawyersProfile writer2008 - Present
Wisconsin Civil Justice Education FoundationTrustee2008 - Present
Portage County Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Marathon County Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
Wisconsin Association for JusticeBoard Member; Jury Instruction Committee2000 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember2000 - Present
State Bar of WisconsinMember1998 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Leg Amputation from car crashsettled for $1,450,000.00
Dog Attack$425,000
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Publication nameTitleDate
The Verdict (Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers)Taking Default Judgments Against Subrogated Carriers2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
John Marshall Law School (Chicago) LawJD - Juris Doctor1998
Marquette UniversityPsychology Criminology & Law StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts1994
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
WAJ Summer SeminarProtecting Your Client's Constitutional Rights at Trial: Procedural Matters2010
WAJ Women's Caucus Fall SeminarThe Art of the Deposition2009
WAJ Summer MeetingPreserving a Client’s Claim Against an Uninsured2009
WAJ Winter MeetingEthical Issues in Protecting Clients Sensitive Information2008