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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.


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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 20%
  2. Litigation: 20%
  3. Car Accident: 20%
  4. Motorcycle Accident: 10%
  5. Other: 30%
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  • Robert W. Keller

    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.


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  • Timothy P. Crawford

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Contact info

Habush Habush & Rottier, SC

5439 Durand Avenue, Suite 220
Racine, WI, 53406-5058


WIGood Standing199403/20/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super Lawyers Top 25 Women LawyersMilwaukee Magazine2011
Women in the Law HonoreeWisconsin Law Journal2010
Super Lawyers Top 25 Women LawyersMilwaukee Magazine2010
Super Lawyers Top 25 Women LawyersMilwaukee Magazine2009
Certified Civil Trial SpecialistNational Board of Trial Advocacy2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderHabush Habush & Rottier2004 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Racine County Bar AssociationPresident2009 - Present
Racine County Bar AssociationBoard of GovernorsN/A
State Bar of WisconsinMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Marquette University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Women's Caucus RetreatStacking In Light of the Drive Other Car Exclusion2011
WAJ Spring SeminarDo You Need To Guard Your Henhouse (Jury) From The Fox (News)?2011
WAJ Summer ConferenceCriminal Restitution and Your Civil Case2008