Lee R. Atterbury was raised in Dodge County, WI. He attended college at Lawrence University in Appleton, WI and obtained a BA degree cum laude majoring in philosophy. He then attended law school at the University of Wisconsin where he was selected to be on Law Review and where he served as a Note and Comment Editor. He graduated with his juris doctorate degree in 1974.
Lee’s entire career has been devoted to representing people who have been injured. Over the years, he has represented hundreds of people injured in automobile accidents, motorcycle accidents, bicycle accidents, construction site accidents, and also those who have been injured by dogs, livestock, dangerous and defective products and by professional negligence, including medical malpractice and legal malpractice and those who have been treated unfairly by their own insurance company. He has handled serious injury cases involving head injuries, burns, multiple fractures, disfigurement, psychological injuries and spinal cord injuries and paralysis. Lee has an additional interest in horse related cases and has litigated horse related cases and has also mediated and settled horse cases, involving both injuries to horses and to people.
Lee has tried over 100 cases to juries in multiple different state and federal courts throughout Wisconsin as well as in Iowa and has arbitrated cases for clients throughout Wisconsin and in Missouri. He has taken deposition testimony all across the United States. He has obtained settlements for clients that provide fair compensation in personal injury, products liability, medical malpractice and legal malpractice cases.
Lee has been certified as a Civil Trial Specialist and recertified twice as a Board Certified Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and Certified in Civil Pretrial Practice Advocacy. He has also been a Wisconsin Super Lawyer since 2006 and has been listed as Best Lawyers in Wisconsin by Milwaukee and Madison Magazines multiple times. He is a member of the American Association for Justice, State Bar of Wisconsin, Wisconsin Association for Justice and the Dane County Bar Association.
Outside of work, Lee is an avid outdoorsman and horseman, and lives on a horse farm in rural Dane County. He is a black belt in Tae Kwon Do, and a licensed private pilot. He is also a published author of several novels, including Solitude Showdown, Meeteetse Massacre, and the soon to be released Crazywoman Chance.
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Chad Koplien, Government Attorney
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I enthusiastically endorse Lee. he is a highly respected attorney in the legal community, and I refer anyone who has been injured to Lee for representation. He has always done an outstanding job, and he was my lawyer when I was injured in an accident..
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers Magazine||2015|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers Magazine||2014|
|Top Attorneys in Wisconsin||Milwaukee and Madison Magazine||2013|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers Magazine||2013|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers Magazine||2012|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers Magazine||2011|
|The Best Lawyers in America||The Best Lawyers in America||2010|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers Magazine||2010|
|Super Laywer||Super Lawyers Magazine||2009|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers Magazine||2008|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers Magazine||2007|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers Magazine||2006|
|Certified as a Civil Trial Advocate||National Board of Trial Advocacy||N/A|
|Attorney||Atterbury, Kammer & Haag, S.C.||1980 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|National Board of Trial Advocacy||Member||1994 - Present|
|American Association for Justice||Member||1982 - Present|
|Dane County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|State Bar of Wisconsin||Member||N/A|
|Association of Trial Lawyers of America||Member||N/A|
|Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers||Member||N/A|
|Book||The Real World Guide to Buying Car and Motorcycle Insurance in Wisconsin||2009|
|Book||7 Mistakes That Can Wreck Your Wisconsin Auto Accident Case and How to Avoid Them||2009|
|University of Wisconsin Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1974|
|Lawrence University||N/A||Undergraduate Degree||1970|