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 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1988
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

A shareholder at Wisconsin-based Habush Habush & Rottier S.C., Steven T. Botzau works out of the firm's Racine and Kenosha offices. Focusing his practice on personal injury and wrongful death litigation, he has been certified as a specialist in civil trial law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, and he has been admitted to practice before all Wisconsin state courts since 1988.

Mr. Botzau provides advice and counsel to area residents who have incurred economic and noneconomic losses due to the negligence or recklessness of other parties. The types of cases that he has handled during his distinguished career have arisen out of incidents involving medical malpractice, motor vehicle crashes, aviation accidents, defective products and premises liability. Mr. Botzau has tried more than 100 cases to verdict, and he has been able to obtain sizable jury awards on behalf of his clients. He has also negotiated many settlements outside of the courtroom that have produced significant compensation. Mr. Botzau's successful track record and high degree of ethics have earned him a great deal of respect from his colleagues, including an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo. He has also been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, and he is a member of the prestigious invitation-only American Board of Trial Advocates.

Born and raised in Racine, Mr. Botzau attended the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and received a Bachelor of Science in 1984. He then went on to obtain his legal education at Marquette University Law School, and he served on the Marquette Law Review before being awarded his Juris Doctor in 1988. Mr. Botzau is a member of the Racine County Bar Association and other professional groups.

*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.


About Steven Botzau

Admitted: 1988, Wisconsin

Professional Webpage:


  • 2011-2018 Top 50 Wisconsin Super Lawyers
  • Avvo 10.0 Rated
  • Marquette Law Review, 1987
  • 2011, 2013-2018 Top 25 Milwaukee Super Lawyers
  • 2005-2018 Wisconsin Super Lawyers
  • Received an AV Preeminent Peer Review rating from Martindale Hubbell
  • 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

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

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

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating from Martindale Hubbell, 2014

Educational Background:

  • University of Wisconsin La-Crosse, 1984
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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

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Last Updated: 9/17/2019

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