Byron B. Conway

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Green Bay, WI

Habush Habush & Rottier S.C.
 | 408 South Monroe Avenue, Green Bay, WI 54305
Phone: 920-437-0900
Fax: 920-437-0910
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2007 - 2012
Licensed Since: 2002
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    Attorney Profile

    A shareholder with Habush Habush & Rottier S.C., Byron B. Conway practices out of the firm's office in Green Bay, Wisconsin, the city where he was born and raised. Focusing his practice exclusively on personal injury and wrongful death litigation, he provides representation to clients throughout the Green Bay-Appleton metropolitan area. Mr. Conway is admitted to practice before all Wisconsin state courts, as well as before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin, and he has been certified as a specialist in civil trial law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.

    Mr. Conway's client base consists of people who have been harmed by the negligence or recklessness of other parties. During his career, he has handled multiparty tort claims, as well as lawsuits based on auto-pedestrian accidents, nursing home abuse and neglect, and motor vehicle crashes. Mr. Conway has been able to obtain significant compensation for his clients, with one representative result being a jury award in excess of $1.1 million on behalf of a pedestrian who was hit by a motor vehicle. These and other successes have earned him the high regard of his fellow professionals, including a 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo.

    A fellow in the Wisconsin Law Foundation, Mr. Conway participates in several other legal groups as well. His memberships include the Wisconsin Association for Justice, the Brown County Bar Association, the Honorable Robert J. Parins American Inns of Court, the Outagamie County Bar Association and the American Association for Justice. A 1998 recipient of a Bachelor of Science in journalism from Santa Clara University, Mr. Conway obtained his legal education at Marquette University Law School and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2002.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 100%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

    Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

    Selections

    Selected to Super Lawyers for 8 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 6 years

    Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2020 Rising Stars: 2007 - 2012

    Certificates and Credentials

    National Board of Trial Advocacy

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    About Byron Conway

    Admitted: 2002, Wisconsin

    Professional Webpage: https://www.habush.com/attorneys/byron-b-conway/

    Honors/Awards:

    • Top 50 Wisconsin Super Lawyers, Wisconsin Super Lawyer, 2019
    • 10.0 Avvo Rating
    • Fellow of The American Bar Foundation
    • 2007-2012 Wisconsin Rising Star
    • Member of 3 person team advancing to Regional Final in National Mock Trial Competition, Regional Finalist National Mock Trial Competition, 2001
    • 2014 Top 50 Wisconsin Super Lawyers
    • 2013-2019 Wisconsin Super Lawyers
    • The Fellows of the Wisconsin Law Foundation is an honorary program which recognizes members of the profession in Wisconsin who are known by their peers for high achievements in their profession. Fellows membership is limited to 2.5% of the State Bar’s total members, Fellow, Wisconsin Law Foundation, 2015
    • Am Jur Award Business Torts (highest grade), Am Jur, 2001

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Certified as a Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Certified Civil Trial Specialist with the National Board of Trial Advocacy
    • President- Brown County Young Lawyers Association, 2010
    • American Bar Association
    • Robert J. Parins Inn of Courts
    • President Brown County Bar Association, 2012
    • Brown County Bar Association Executive Committee Member, 2008
    • American and Wisconsin Association for Justice
    • Wisconsin State Bar Board of Governors- Brown County District Representative to the Board of Governors.  The Board of Governors manages and directs the affairs and activities of the State Bar of Wisconsin, 2013
    • State Bar of Wisconsin

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Speaker, Paralegal's Role in Preparing & Maintaining a Clean Case, Spring Seminar, Wisconsin Association For Justice, 2011
    • Moderator of panel of circuit court judges discussing civil litigation with seminar attendees. , Moderator, NBI Juduicial Fourm , NBI , CLE, 2019
    • Speaker, Making Leadership Your Brand, Wisconsin Young Lawyers Division Annual Conference, 2014

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • Obtained $650,000 settlement for 48 year old female passenger on a motorcycle that lost control when cut off by another vehicle. Client sustained wrist and shoulder injuries which prevented her from returning to her job as an industrial laborer., 2013
    • Zehren v. American Family Plaintiff sustained soft tissue injuries in an auto accident. Plaintiff incurred $145,000 in medical expenses. Disputed issues were medical causation and future medical care.  Obtained $400,000 settlement., 2012
    • $450,000 settlement for injured 41 year old male driver of a vehicle struck while traveling through an intersection with the right of way.  The at fault driver failed to yield.  Client sustained compound tibia fibula fracture.  Client developed complex regional pain syndrome which required implant of permanent spinal cord stimulator., 2013
    • Obtained $419,000 verdict in Door County for a woman who sustained serious knee injury in a motor vehicle accident where an oncoming vehicle lost control in snowy conditions and struck her head on., 2016
    • Rabb v. Jimenez Client injured/harassed by co-worker in position of superiority. Rejected defendant's $30,000 settlement offer prior to trial, obtained $160,000 award from 12 person jury in Ozaukee County., 2005
    • Obtained $500,000 settlement for 18 year old female who sustained serious injuries as a passenger in a vehicle that left road and rolled when the driver fell asleep., 2014
    • Obtained 1.1 million dollar verdict in Oconto County for a pedestrian struck by a pickup truck while walking her dog on a county road., 2017
    • Represented 9 year-old girl who was attacked by dog, resulting in scar on lip.  Case was tried before an Oconto County jury. Rejected $45,000 offer prior to trial.  Jury awarded $63,529.50.  The verdict was doubled due to a prior attack by the dog.  Total verdict $127,059., 2012
    • Zettel v. Secura Insurance Premises liability case involving issues of contributory negligence. Defendants claimed that Plaintiff was negligent in looking out for her own safety. Plaintiff claimed defendant's premises was unsafe. No settlement offer prior to trial. Brown County jury apportioned a 50-50 negligence spilt, allowing plaintiff to recover half of the $55,789 verdict., 2012

    Representative Clients:

    • Obtained $323,000 jury verdict in Brown County for a man injured in a head on collision by a vehicle that crossed the centerline. The accident aggravated pre-existing low back pain requiring permanent chiropractic care. The past medical expenses were $38,000. The jury awarded $260,000 in past and future pain and suffering in addition to past and future medical expenses., 2018
    • $450,000 settlement for family of deceased man injured by nursing home negligence , 2018
    • $500,000 settlement for a man injured in a motor vehilce when the car in which he was a passenger lost control and rolled over. , 2019

    Educational Background:

    • Santa Clara University, bachelor communications, print journalism, 1994
    • Santa Clara University, B.S., 1998

    Comments

    • “Excellent all around”

    These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

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    Office Location for Byron B. Conway

    408 South Monroe Avenue
    Green Bay, WI 54305

    Phone: 920-437-0900

    Fax: 920-437-0910

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