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Steven G. Kluender

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Milwaukee, WI

The Previant Law Firm S.C.
310 W Wisconsin Ave, Suite 100 MW
Milwaukee, WI 53203
Phone: 414-271-4500
Fax: 414-271-6308
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2021
Licensed in Wisconsin Since: 1986
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (60%), Workers' Compensation: Claimant (20%), Employment & Labor: Employer (10%), Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Steven G. Kluender has been representing clients in the greater Milwaukee area, Wisconsin, as a partner and shareholder at The Previant Law Firm S.C. He is admitted to practice in all state courts of Wisconsin as well the United States District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin. 

Clients bank on Mr. Kluender’s services in the following:

  • Personal injury: Car and truck wrecks, pedestrian and bicycle accidents, catastrophic injures and wrongful death
  • Premises liability accidents involving dog bites and slip-and-falls
  • Workers’ compensation law: Workplace injuries, temporary and permanent disability, construction accidents, and back and neck injuries
  • Product liability accidents
  • Multiemployer subrogation and reimbursement

After completing his Bachelor of Arts in 1983 from Carroll University in Waukesha, Mr. Kluender enrolled at Marquette University Law School in Milwaukee to pursue his legal education. He was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1986.

An esteemed and valuable contributor to his legal community, Mr. Kluender maintains active memberships in many professional legal associations including the Milwaukee Bar Association, the State Bar of Wisconsin and the American Association for Justice. He was among the board of directors of the Wisconsin Association for Justice.

As a testament to his high level of professional excellence and ethical standards, Mr. Kluender received an AV Preeminent Rating, which is Martindale-Hubbell's highest peer rating standard. A skilled litigator with 35 years of experience, he has secured millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients.

With a genuine concern for the legal issues affecting the people in his local community, Mr. Kluender has voluntarily undertaken pro bono work. He provided services to the underprivileged population in downtown Waukesha as a part of James Place, a community resource center of Elmbrook Church.

*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
  • 60%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 20%Workers' Compensation: Claimant
  • 10%Employment & Labor: Employer
  • 10%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Personal Injury - Plaintiff


9 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2021

About Steven G. Kluender

First Admitted: 1986, Wisconsin

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Educational Background

  • B.A., Carroll University, 1983


  • AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell
  • Board of Directors - Wisconsin Association for Justice

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Wisconsin, 1986
  • Wisconsin Association of Justice
  • American Association of Justice
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Milwaukee Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Provide legal consultation to an underprivileged population through James Place, a community resource of Elmbrook Church serving downtown Waukesha and surrounding communities.


  • “ Steve is an excellent personal injury attorney.”
  • “ A great PI attorney”
  • “ Steve is a terrific personal injury attorney. He is always pragmatic and bright.”
  • “ A terrific Personal Injury Lawyer.”
  • “ One of the top plaintiff's PI Attorneys in the State”
  • “ Very good PI attorney.”

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

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Office Location for Steven G. Kluender

310 W Wisconsin Ave
Suite 100 MW
Milwaukee, WI 53203

Phone: 414-271-4500

Fax: 414-271-6308

Last Updated: 12/28/2021

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