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Michelle M. Hockers

Personal injury Attorney at Milwaukee, WI

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also known as Michelle M. Cahoon

  • Licensed for 9 years
    State WI
    Acquired 2015
    Good Standing No misconduct found

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About Michelle

Learn Michelle’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Car accident

  2. Personal injury
    My practice includes motor vehicle collisions, defective and dangerous products, motorcycle accidents, slip and fall accidents, and many other types of personal injury cases.

  3. Slip and fall accident

  4. Wrongful death

Being injured can be a frigtening and stressful time in a person's life. Michelle Hockers takes pride in helping clients navigate the system and move forward on the path to recovery and the rest of their lives.


Michelle graduated magna cum laude from Marquette University Law School earning her Juris Doctorate with a certificate in litigation in May of 2015. While in law school, she was heavily involved in the Moot Court Association where she participated in the Jenkins Honors Moot Court Competition, served on the Executive Board as Associate Justice for National Competitions, and competed in the National Moot Court Competition regional at Marquette. As a third year student, Michelle completed an internship with the Wisconsin State Public Defender’s Office in the Milwaukee County Trial Division where she gained valuable courtroom experience. Throughout law school, she was a St. Thomas More Scholar and received five CALI Excellence for the Future Awards for earning the top grade in her Appellate Writing and Advocacy, Civil Pretrial Practice, Mediation Advocacy, Negotiation Workshop, and Comparative Criminal Law and Procedure in Spanish courses. Michelle also volunteered at the Marquette Volunteer Legal Clinic and became a member of the Pro Bono Society after completing over 50-hours of pro bono work in the Milwaukee community.

Prior to beginning law school, Michelle was a Pre-Law Scholar at Marquette University where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Spanish Language and Literature in July of 2013 magna cum laude.


Michelle was born and raised in West Bend, Wisconsin. She currently resides in West Bend, Wisconsin. 

Personal Comments

Outside the practice of law, Michelle enjoys boating with her husband and spending time with her family and friends. She is also an avid runner and participates in several half marathons each year. She is also a member of the Bay View Bicycle Club and has volunteered as a bike marshal for the UPAF Ride for the Arts. In the past, Michelle has also volunteered for the Boys & Girls Club of Washington County, participated in Big Brothers Big Sisters, and coached youth girls basketball.

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Murphy & Prachthauser
330 E Kilbourn Ave.
Suite 1200
Milwaukee, WI, 53202
Michelle M. Hockers
4811 S 76th Street
Suite 403
Milwaukee, WI, 53220
Michelle M. Hockers
22370 W Bluemound Road
Suite 204
Waukesha, WI, 53186
Michelle M. Hockers
10200 N Port Washington Road
Suite 201
Mequon, WI, 53092
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  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
  • Contingency 33%-33%


AVVO RATING 8.6 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Associate
  • Murphy & Prachthauser
  • 2015 - Present
  • Intern
  • Milwaukee State Public Defender's Office
  • 2014 - 2015
  • Law Clerk
  • Murphy & Prachthauser
  • 2013 - 2015


  • Marquette University Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2015
  • Marquette University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2013

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Kleinhans v. Liberty Mutual
  • Verdict for Plaintiff
  • Guerrero v. Society Insurance
  • Verdict for Plaintiff


  • Wisconsin Association for Justice
  • Board of Directors
  • 2017 - Present
  • W/B Community and Alumni Scholarship Foundation (Columns)
  • Board of Directors
  • 2016 - Present
  • Association for Women Lawyers
  • Member
  • 2015 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Honors and Awards

  • Graduate Magna Cum Laude
  • Marquette University Law School
  • 2015
  • Graduate Magna Cum Laude
  • Marquette University
  • 2013


  • The Verdict
  • Don't Take the Bait: Avoiding Defense Social Media Fishing Expeditions
  • 2015

Speaking Engagements

  • Spring Seminar
  • Don't Take the Bait: Avoiding Defense Social Media Fishing Expeditions
  • 2016

Attorney endorsements

Received (3)
Given (2)
Endorse Michelle
Unknown Attorney | Jan 23
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Michelle gives 110% to every client. She's a zealous advocate in and out of the courtroom. I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Jan 21
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Michelle and I have had the opportunity to work together on matters as well as on opposing sides. Michelle is sharp, knowledgeable and thorough in her work. She is an excellent advocate for her clients. I wholeheartedly endorse this attorney."
Personal injury Attorney | Dec 13
Relationship: Co-worker
"Michelle is an outstanding lawyer. She works tirelessly solving problems for her clients. It is obvious that she loves her work."
Criminal defense
Personal injury

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Milwaukee Personal injury Lawyer Michelle M. Hockers
Michelle M. Hockers
Personal injury Attorney
Milwaukee, WI
Licensed for 9 years
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