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 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1983
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (90%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    James R. Jansen is an attorney at Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. in Madison, Wisconsin. Mr. Jansen has over 35 years of experience handling all types of personal injury matters, including those involving motor vehicle accidents, construction accidents, medical negligence, pharmacy errors and product defects. He serves clients throughout the Madison region.

    Over the course of his career, Mr. Jansen has recovered major sums through settlements or verdicts for clients. His accomplishments have earned him several honors and awards, including a listing in The Best Lawyers in America multiple years in a row and a fellowship in the American College of Trial Lawyers. In addition, Best Lawyers has recognized him each year since 1995 and he is an active member of the American Board of Trial Advocates.

    Outside of the office, Mr. Jansen enjoys staying active in his legal and local communities. He is a member of the Dane County Bar Association, the State Bar of Wisconsin, the Wisconsin Association for Justice and the American Association for Justice. He is a former board member of the Injured Patients and Families Compensation Fund and a former member of the Office of Lawyer Regulation’s District Committee 9.

    Mr. Jansen earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and obtained his law degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School. He received his license to practice law in 1983. The National Board of Trial Advocacy certified him as a civil trial specialist and he is qualified to appear before all Wisconsin state courts.

    Practice Areas
    • 90%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 10%Alternative Dispute Resolution
    Focus Areas

    Motor Vehicle Accidents, Construction Accident


    Selected to Super Lawyers for 16 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2020

    National Board of Trial Advocacy

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    About James Jansen

    Admitted: 1983, Wisconsin

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


    • Top 50 Wisconsin Super Lawyers, 2016
    • Recognized by Best Lawyers since 1995
    • Wisconsin Super Lawyers, 2015 - 2018
    • Top 25 Madison Super Lawyers, 2013, 2015-2018
    • 2012 and 2015, Lawyer of the Year: Personal Injury Litigation-Madison, Best Lawyers
    • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs, Best Lawyers in America, 2017
    • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs, Best Lawyers in America, 2016
    • Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers in America, 2018

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

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

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • American Bar Association
    • Wisconsin Association for Justice
    • Dane County Bar Association
    • American Association for Justice
    • Fellow, The American College of Trial Lawyers, 2003
    • State Bar of Wisconsin
    • American Board of Trial Advocates, 2000, 2016 Wisconsin Chapter President

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Board of Governors-Wisconsin Injured Patients and Families Compensation Fund 2004-2012
    • Past Member of the Office of Lawyer Regulation’s District Nine Investigative Committee

    Educational Background:

    • University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, B.S., 1979
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    Office Location for James R. Jansen

    150 East Gilman Street
    Suite 2000
    Madison, WI 53703

    Phone: 608-255-6663

    Fax: 608-255-0745

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    Last Updated: 8/27/2020

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