Christopher A. Duesing

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Lake Geneva, WI

Habush Habush & Rottier S.C.
851 Park Drive, Suite 102
Lake Geneva, WI 53147
Phone: 262-248-5200
Fax: 262-248-5222
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2021
Selected to Rising Stars: 2007 - 2009
Licensed Since: 1995
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Chris Duesing is a shareholder with the firm and the managing partner of its Lake Geneva office.  His practice features civil litigation matters in all types of personal injury cases including motor vehicle accidents, boating accidents, contractor negligence, injuries from animals, slip and fall accidents and other third-party liability claims.  Chris has conducted multiple jury trials throughout the State of Wisconsin and has argued before the Wisconsin Supreme Court.

Chris has been named as a top attorney in Wisconsin by Super Lawyers since 2010.  Prior to that he was named as a Rising Star between 2007 and 2009.  Chris has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America for Personal Injury Litigation since 2019. Chris has been certified as a Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy since 2007.  He has a five-star rating from clients on Avvo.com and was awarded the Client’s Choice Award in 2014.

Chris is a past President of the Walworth County Bar Association and continues to be an active member.  He was appointed as a temporary Walworth County Court Commissioner in order to serve as a wedding officiant.  Chris is a longstanding member in the Wisconsin Association for Justice and American Association for Justice.  He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Geneva Lakes Family YMCA and was recently elected to serve on its Executive Committee.

Chris graduated with Honors from Drake University Law School in 1995.  Chris is a lifelong resident of Wisconsin and resides in Burlington with his wife and two children.  When not in the office or courtroom, Chris enjoys spending time with his family, going to the YMCA and playing/watching sports.  He also volunteers his time with the Burlington Athletic Association and Cross Lutheran Church.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

Selections

12 Years Super Lawyers
3 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2021
  • Rising Stars: 2007 - 2009

Certificates and Credentials

About Christopher A. Duesing

Admitted: 1995, Wisconsin

Professional Webpage: https://www.habush.com/attorneys/christopher-a-duesing/

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Volunteer, Burlington Athletic Association and Cross Lutheran Church
  • Board of Directors and Executive Committee, Geneva Lakes YMCA
  • Regular speaker at civic events and local high schools on various legal topics, underage drinking and drinking and driving.
  • Regular volunteer at bicycle safety events in various communities throughout southeast Wisconsin
  • Coach for Burlington Youth Basketball and Burlington Little League
  • Annual participant in Law Day events throughout local communities

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Walworth County Bar Association
  • Member, American Association for Justice
  • Past President of Walworth County Bar Association
  • Member, Wisconsin Association for Justice

Educational Background

  • 1992 - Marquette University, B.A.

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Mr. Duesing has given multiple lectures and presentations on the following topics:  Automobile Insurance Law in Wisconsin; Tort Law and the Jury System in Wisconsin; Legal Consequences of Underage Drinking; McDonald’s The Hot Coffee Case; ABC’s of an Auto Accident Case; Our Civil Justice System; Negligence of Motor Vehicle Passengers: Active Versus Passive; Pre-verdict Interest and Wisconsin Statute § 628.46; Duty to Defend and Bifurcation, Speaker
  • Recreational Immunity and its Limits (WAJ Spring Conference 2018)
  • Author, "Take Another Look at Small Claims Court", The Verdict, 2006
  • Author, "Gas Suppliers’ Duty to Inspect", CTCW Newsletter, 1998
  • Author, "FIFRA and Preemption of State Tort Claims", Iowa State Bar Environmental Newsletter, 1994

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Certified as a Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy in 2007.  Re-certified as a Civil Trial Specialist in 2012, 2012

Honors/Awards

  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs (Lake Geneva) , Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers® in America, 2020
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs (Lake Geneva) , Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers® in America, 2021
  • Wisconsin Rising Star, 2007-2009
  • Five-star rating from clients on Avvo.com
  • Awarded the Client’s Choice Award, 2014
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs (Lake Geneva) , Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers® in America, 2019
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyers, 2010-2018
  • Recipient of Outstanding Achievement Award via the Walworth County Bar Association for community-based project., State Bar of Wisconsin, 2011
  • Recipient of Safety Award/Proclamation for participation in community-based safety programs, Town of Salem/Village of Bristol, 2011
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Office Location for Christopher A. Duesing

851 Park Drive
Suite 102
Lake Geneva, WI 53147

Phone: 262-248-5200

Fax: 262-248-5222

Last Updated: 6/11/2021

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