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  • Brenda K. Sunby

    Jim Weis is hands down one of the best personal injury trial lawyers in the state. He is confident of his abilities in the area of products liability and medical malpractice and is willing to stand up for injured victims and go to trial if necessary.


    Brenda Sunby Workers compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Clark G. Paulson

    Attorney Weis can only be described as one of the very best attorneys in the US. His remarkable career has be attained through hard work and a sharp legal mind combined with genuine caring for his clients.


    Clark Paulson Family Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Habush Habush & Rottier, SC

126 E. Davenport Street
Rhinelander, WI, 54501-3407

Habush, Habush & Rottier, S.C.

3100 Eagle Ave
Wausau, WI, 54401

Habush, Habush & Rottier, S.C.

5370 Hyw 10 East
Stevens Point, WI, 54481



MIActive And In Good Standing198808/03/2016
WIGood Standing198003/02/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Medical Malpractice Law - PlaintiffsBest Lawyers in America2017
Personal Injury Litigation - PlaintiffsBest Lawyers in America2017
Super LawyerWisconsin Super Lawyers2016
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2016
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2015
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2014
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2013
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2012
Top 50 Wisconsin Super LawyersWisconsin Super Lawyers2007
Top 50 Wisconsin Super LawyersWisconsin Super Lawyers2006
Trial Lawyer of the yearWisconsin Association for Justice2004
Judicial Achievement AwardWisconsin Association for Justice2000
Named to Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America1994
Certified Civil Trial SpecialistNational Board of Trial Advocacy1994
Distinguished Achievement AwardInternational Academy of Trial Lawyers1980
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderHabush, Habush & Rottier, S.C.1994 - Present
ShareholderJohnson, Weis, Paulson & Priebe, S.C.1984 - 1994
AssociateKorth, Rodd, Sommer, Mouw & Johnson1980 - 1984
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Board of Trial AdvocacyCertified Civil Trial Advocate1994 - Present
State Bar of WisconsinMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Tri-County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Marathon County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Wisconsin Academy of Trial LawyersMemberN/A
Wisconsin Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American College of Trial LawyersMemberN/A
American Board Of Trial AdvocacyMemberN/A
Wisconsin Judicial CouncilMember2003 - 2005
American Association for JusticeBoard of Directors2003 - 2004
Wisconsin Association for JusticePresident2002 - 2003
Publication nameTitleDate
The VerdictSettlement Practice under Schulte v. Frazin in Light of Paulson and Baumgarten2008
The VerdictVoir dire2007
The VerdictRepresenting Individual Plaintiffs in Environmental Actions1996
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Marquette University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Summer SeminarReasonable Medical Expenses in Light of Baumgarten v. City View Nursing Home2006
Insurance Law SeminarSubrogation and Spoliation2006
Insurance Assurance-The Latest in Insurance Coverage LitigationAnti-Stacking Statute2005
Annual ConventionThe Rule of Petta: Subrogation and Wrongful Death2005
Wisconsin Academy of Trial LawyersThe Tort of Bad Faith in Insurance Law2004
Winter Seminar"Made Whole" and the Children of the Deceased in a Wrongful Death Action2004
The Northern Wisconsin Chapter of Charted Property and Casualty UnderwritersAvoiding Bad Faith in Handling Insurance Claims2004
State Bar of WisconsinMaximizing Coverage under Mullen2004
State Bar of WisconsinExpert Depositions2003
Litigation SeminarSelection, Deposition and Direct Examination of Expert Witnesses2003
Insurance Law SeminarToxic Mold and Insurance Coverage, Liability Issues2003
Wisconsin Academy of Trial LawyersHow to Present a Bowen "Bystander" Claim2002
Annual ConventionQuick Tips on Subrogation2002
Summer SeminarTaking Aim at Unsafe Products2001
Winter SeminarInformed Consent in Medical Malpractice Claims1999
Trial Tactics SeminarDirect and Cross Examination, A Plaintiff's Perspective and Some Hearsay1999
State Bar of WisconsinCivility and Collegiality in the Practice of Law1999
Winter SeminarJury Instructions and Verdict Formulation1998
Summer SeminarSubrogated Party: Plaintiff or Defendant1998
Summer SeminarUpdate on Constitutional Issues Relating to Statutory Tort Reform1998
Wisconsin Academy of Trial LawyersJoint and Several Liability: Constitutional Issues1997
Summer SeminarDirect Examination of the Plaintiff1997
Spring SeminarUse of PreLitigation Settlement Booklets and other Materials1995
CTCW Defense on the OffenseTort of Bad Faith in Insurance Law1994
American Board of Trial AdvocatesMedical Malpractice Jury Instruction Wis. J.I. - Civil 10231994
17th Annual Torts UpdateUninsured and Underinsured Motorist Update1994
Winter SeminarProving up Economic Losses without an Economist1993
Winter SeminarProving up Economic Losses without an Economist1992
Ultimate Trial NotebookTrial Preparation: Organizing the Presentation of Evidence, Preparing Demonstrative Evidence1992
State Bar of WisconsinStrategies for Deposing Expert Witnesses1992
4th Annual Summer SeminarWisconsin Statutes Sec. 907.03 Bases of Opinion Testimony Experts' Reliance on Hearsay1992
Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers SeminarRecent Developments in Wisconsin Appellate Courts1991
Judicial SeminarWisconsin Statutes Sec. 903.07 Bases of Opinion1991
Annual ConventionPunitive Damages Update1991
State Bar of WisconsinToxic Torts, A Square Peg in the Round Tort System1990
State Bar Annual ConventionEconomic Loss of the Self-Employed Plaintiff1990
Appellate SeminarProtecting the Record: Before, During & After Trial1990
Professional Education Systems SeminarDamages in Toxic Tort Cases1989
12th Annual Torts SeminarToxic Torts1989
Wisconsin Bench and Bar ConferenceUse of Demonstrative Evidence1988
9th Annual Torts SeminarMisrepresentation of Chattles to Consumer1986