James R. Jansen

James R. Jansen

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Madison, WI

Habush Habush & Rottier S.C.
 | 150 East Gilman Street, Suite 2000
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: 608-255-6663
Fax: 608-255-0745
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1983
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (90%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%)
Attorney Profile

Jim Jansen joined the firm’s Madison office while a student at the University of Wisconsin Law School in 1981 and has been handling personal injury cases of all types throughout his career. He has represented clients in cases arising from motor vehicle accidents, product defects, medical negligence, construction accidents and pharmacy errors. He has been the Madison office manager for many years.

Jim has tried cases in many of Wisconsin’s courts. He has been recognized as a Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy since 1991. He was invited to membership in the American Board of Trial Advocates in 2000 and served as the Wisconsin’s Chapter’s President in 2016. He was inducted as a Fellow of the The American College of Trial Lawyers in 2003. Jim has been listed as a Best Lawyer in America for over 20 years, including the most recent edition in 2018 for personal injury litigation. In 2012 and 2015, Best Lawyers® in America honored Jim as Madison’s Personal Injury Lawyer of the Year. He has been a Wisconsin Super Lawyer since 2005 and was named to Super Lawyers’ list of the Top 25 attorneys in Madison in both 2016 and 2017 as well as Top 50 Wisconsin Super Lawyers in 2016.

Jim served nine years as a member of the Office of Lawyer Regulation’s District Nine Investigative Committee and seven years as a Member of the Board of Governors of the Wisconsin Injured Patients and Families Compensation Fund.

Jim and his wife Betsy grew up in Milwaukee and moved to Madison for Jim to attend Law School. They have lived in Madison ever since. Betsy has recently retired from teaching and they have both enjoyed the transition to being grandparents. They enjoy traveling and being outdoors whenever possible.

Certificates and Credentials

About James Jansen

Admitted: 1983, Wisconsin

Professional Webpage: http://www.habush.com/attorneys/james-jansen/

Honors/Awards:

  • Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers in America, 2018
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs, Best Lawyers in America, 2017
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs, Best Lawyers in America, 2016
  • Lawyer of the Year: Personal Injury Litigation-Madison, Best Lawyers, 2012

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified in Civil Trial Advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy 1991-present

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • American Board of Trial Advocates 2016 Wisconsin Chapter President
  • Wisconsin Association for Justice
  • American Association for Justice
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • American Bar Association
  • Dane County Bar Association
  • Fellow, The American College of Trial Lawyers

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Board of Governors-Wisconsin Injured Patients and Families Compensation Fund 2004-2012

Educational Background:

  • University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, B.S.
Office Location for James R. Jansen

150 East Gilman Street
Suite 2000
Madison, WI 53703

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Last Updated: 5/6/2019

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