Craig A. Christensen

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Appleton, WI

Habush Habush & Rottier S.C.
 | 4100 Boardwalk Court, Appleton, WI 54914
Phone: 920-738-0900
Fax: 920-738-5850
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1985
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

An attorney at Habush Habush & Rottier S.C., Craig A. Christensen is the managing partner of the firm's office in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. Focusing his practice exclusively on personal injury and wrongful death litigation, he represents area residents who have incurred economic and noneconomic losses due to the negligence or recklessness of other persons or entities. Admitted to practice in Wisconsin since 1995, Mr. Christensen is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin.

Mr. Christensen has handled numerous personal injury cases throughout his career with the firm, many of which have gone to trial. The types of matters that he has worked on have involved building contractor negligence, premises liability, animal attacks, truck and other motor vehicle crashes, and boating accidents, among other third-party liability claims. He has been able to obtain significant compensation for his clients, whether as a result of a jury verdict or a settlement that he has been able to negotiate out of court, and this has led to a great deal of recognition from his fellow professionals. In addition to his receipt of an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo, Mr. Christensen has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America. He has also been certified as a specialist in civil trial law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.

Born and raised in Wisconsin, Mr. Christensen attended Marquette University in Milwaukee as an undergraduate, where he majored in political science and received a Bachelor of Arts in 1992. His legal education was obtained at Drake University Law School, and he was awarded his Juris Doctor with honors in 1995. Mr. Christensen is a past president of the Walworth County Bar Association.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
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Personal Injury - General (100%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents


Selected to Super Lawyers for 14 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2019

Certificates and Credentials

  • National Board of Trial Advocacy

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About Craig Christensen

Admitted: 1985, Wisconsin

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  • AVVO 10.0 rating
  • Recognized by Best Lawyers since 2015
  • AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale - Hubbell
  • Best Lawyers: Lawyer of the Year 2020 Green Bay - Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyers, 2006-2018
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs, Best Lawyers in America, 2017
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs, Best Lawyers in America, 2015
  • Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers in America, 2018
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs, Best Lawyers in America, 2016

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified in Civil Trial Advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, 1997

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, American Board of Trial Advocates, 2018
  • Wisconsin Association for Justice
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • The American Association for Justice
  • American Bar Association
  • Outagamie County Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • United Way Fox Cities Leadership Giving Committee
  • Mentor, Clean Break Juvenile Diversion Program, 1998-2000
  • Adjunct professor, University of Wisconsin Law School teaching trial advocacy,
  • Board of Directors, Emergency Shelter of the Fox Valley (Past president)
  • Basketball coach for the Appleton Park & Recreation Department 2002 to 2004, Flag football coach for the Appleton Park & Recreation Department 2003
  • Speaks to Driver's Ed Programs & Civic Groups
  • Coach for Appleton Soccer Club 2002 to present
  • Destination Imagination, Team Manager 1999-2004
  • Church Council, Trinity Lutheran Church (past President) 2000-2003

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Author of Chapter on Closing Argument, Wisconsin Trial Practice published by the State Bar of Wisconsin, Author, Closing Argument chapter of Wisconsin Trial Practice, State Bar of Wisconsin, 2007

Educational Background:

  • 1980 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, B.B.A., cum laude
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Office Location for Craig A. Christensen

4100 Boardwalk Court
Appleton, WI 54914

Phone: 920-738-0900

Fax: 920-738-5850

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Last Updated: 9/16/2019

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