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Steven T. Botzau

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Racine, WI

Habush Habush & Rottier S.C.
5439 Durand Avenue, Suite 220
Racine, WI 53406
Phone: 262-554-6200
Fax: 262-554-7166
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2022
Licensed in Wisconsin Since: 1988
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Steve Botzau is the managing attorney in the firm’s Racine and Kenosha offices. He was certified as a civil trial specialist in 1997 by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and was recently selected for exclusive membership in the American Board of Trial Advocates. Steve has completed over 100 civil jury trials.

Steve has been recognized as a Super Lawyer since 2005. He has been among the top 50 attorneys in the State of Wisconsin since 2011, and has been among the top 25 attorneys in the Milwaukee area in 2011 and from 2013-2021. Steve was named a 2014 Leader in the Law by the Wisconsin Law Journal. Steve has also been recognized for his work in personal injury litigation by Best Lawyers in America, including its most recent edition for 2022.

Steve is a member of several professional organizations including the Racine and Kenosha Bar Associations. He served on the Board of Directors and as President of the Racine County Bar Association in 2003-2004

Steve was born and raised in Racine and currently lives in Racine with his wife and children. He is a former teacher and 1979 graduate of William Horlick High School. In 2009, Mr. Botzau was selected as a Horlick High “Graduate of Distinction.” Steve remains active in the Racine community and serves on the Board of Directors of Racine Youth Sports and the Volunteer Center of Racine County.

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

Wrongful Death

Selections

17 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2022

Certificates and Credentials

About Steven T. Botzau

First Admitted: 1988, Wisconsin

Professional Webpage: https://www.habush.com/attorneys/steven-t-botzau/

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Board of Directors, Racine Youth Sports (1999-present)
  • Volunteer Center of Racine County
  • Co-chair Racine Youth Sports/Gus Macker 3-on-3 charity basketball tournament, 2010 - Present
  • Basketball coach at St. Catherine's Middle School

Educational Background

  • University of Wisconsin La-Crosse, 1984

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Certified Civil Trial Specialist, National Board of Trial Advocacy, 1997

Bar/Professional Activity

  • President, Racine County Bar Association, 2004
  • Wisconsin Association for Justice
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Board Member, American Board of Trial Advocates, 2016
  • Kenosha and Walworth Bar Associations
  • American Association for Justice

Honors/Awards

  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs (Racine) , Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers® in America, 2019
  • Personal Injury Litigation-Plaintiffs - Racine, WI, Best Lawyers in America®, Best Lawyers in America®, 2022
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs (Racine) , Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers® in America, 2021
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs (Racine), Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers® in America, 2020
  • 2011-2021 Top 50 Wisconsin Super Lawyers, Top 50 Wisconsin Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers
  • Avvo 10.0 Rated
  • Marquette Law Review, 1987
  • 2011, 2013-2021 Top 25 Milwaukee Super Lawyers, Top 25 Milwaukee Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers
  • 2005-2018 Wisconsin Super Lawyers
  • Leaders in the Law, Wisconsin Law Journal, 2014
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs, Best Lawyers in America, 2017
  • Graduate of Distinction, Horlick High School Hall of Fame, 2010
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs, Best Lawyers in America, 2016
  • Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers in America, 2018

Comments

  • “Steve is very straight-forward and tells it like it is. He does not inflate the client's expectations.”

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

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Office Location for Steven T. Botzau

5439 Durand Avenue
Suite 220
Racine, WI 53406

Phone: 262-554-6200

Fax: 262-554-7166

Last Updated: 6/10/2022

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