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Ralph J. Tease, Jr. is a shareholder and managing partner of the firm’s Green Bay and Appleton offices.  He was born and raised in Green Bay and is a 1978 graduate of St. Norbert College.

Mr. Tease began his legal career as a judicial intern for the Honorable John A. Decker, Wisconsin Court of Appeals Chief Judge.  Following his graduation from Marquette University Law School in 1981, he became a tax attorney for a national accounting firm in Milwaukee.  Subsequently, he returned to Green Bay and began his career as a civil litigation specialist.  Mr. Tease currently handles a wide range of personal injury and wrongful death cases and has tried cases in courts throughout the State of Wisconsin.

Because of his trial experience, Mr. Tease has been certified as a Civil Trial Specialist with the National Board of Trial Advocacy since 1997.  He was also selected for exclusive membership in the American Board of Trial Advocates, serves on the Board of Directors of the Wisconsin Association for Justice, and was elected to the Board of the Litigation Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin.  Recently, due to his distinguished legal accomplishments and community service, Mr. Tease was selected as a Leader in the Law by the Wisconsin Law Journal and was elected as a Fellow of the Wisconsin Law Foundation.  He has been recognized as a Super Lawyer by the Milwaukee Magazine for every year since 2005, was named as one of the Top 50 Attorneys in the State of Wisconsin, and is listed in the 2015 and 2016 editions of Best Lawyers in America for personal injury litigation.

Mr. Tease is also active in the educational community, serving on the St. Norbert College President’s Advisory Council and the Marquette University Law School Advisory Board.  Additionally, his involvement in the Green Bay community includes service on the governing board of CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Brown County and NEW Community Shelter, and as President of the Congregation of Grace Lutheran Church. 


Languages spoken: Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Wrongful Death: 25%
    35 years
  2. Motorcycle Accident: 25%
    35 years
  3. Personal Injury: 25%
    35 years
  4. Car Accident: 25%
    35 years

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Contact info

Habush Habush & Rottier, SC

408 South Monroe Avenue
Green Bay, WI, 54301-4016

P.O. Box 22545
Green Bay, WI, 54305-2545



WIGood Standing198103/16/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Lawyer of the Year - Personal Injury Litigation Green BayBest Lawyers in America2017
Top 50 Wisconsin Super LawyersWisconsin Super Lawyers2016
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2016
Super LawyerWisconsin Super Lawyers2015
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2015
Super LawyerMilwaukee Magazine2014
Super LawyerMilwaukee Magazine2013
Top 50 Lawyers in WisconsinMilwaukee Magazine2013
FellowWisconsin Law Foundation2013
Leader in the LawWisconsin Law Journal2013
Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2012
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell2012
Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2011
Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2010
Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2009
MemberAmerican Board of Trial Advocates (Wisconsin chapter)2008
Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2008
Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2007
Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2006
Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2005
Certified Civil Trial AdvocateNational Board of Trial Advocacy1997
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerHabush Habush & Rottier, S.C.1995 - Present
PartnerLiebmann, Conway, Olejniczak and Jerry, S.C.1981 - 1995
Association namePosition nameDuration
Robert J. Parins Inn of CourtsMember1999 - Present
High School Mock Trial CompetitionCoach2008 - 2009
Wisconsin Association for Justice (Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers)Director1994 - 2012
American Association for JusticeMember1982 - 2012
State Bar of WisconsinMember1981 - 2012
American Bar AssociationMember1981 - 2012
Brown County Bar AssociationMember1981 - 2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Marquette University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1981
St Norbert CollegeN/AOther - Bachelors1978
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
24th Annual Institute of Trial Practice (ABOTA)Trial Practice2013
2009 Spring SeminarA Discussion of Passenger Negligence2009