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Molly C. Lavin

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Waukesha, WI

Habush Habush & Rottier S.C.
N14 W23755 Stone Ridge Drive, Suite 100
Waukesha, WI 53188
Phone: 262-523-4700
Fax: 262-523-4545
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2006 - 2007, 2010
Licensed in Wisconsin Since: 1995
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Molly Lavin is a Shareholder with the Firm, and co-managing partner of the Waukesha office. She is a second-generation lawyer, following in the footsteps of her father. Molly focuses her practice in the area of general personal injury law. This means that Molly has handled cases with a varied set of facts. Many of her cases involve injuries sustained in motor vehicle accidents. She has also handled cases involving nursing home injuries, slip and falls, sexual assaults, dog bites, pharmacy errors, and injuries caused by home or building owners and/or contractors.

Molly is a Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and has been honored by the Wisconsin Law Journal as one of its Women in the Law for 2013. She has also been named to the Wisconsin Super Lawyer list since 2012, named a Top 25 Women Super Lawyer since 2013 and a Top 50 Wisconsin Super Lawyer in 2018 and 2019.

Molly is actively involved in the alumni group for her college sorority Chi Omega. She is also a Chair of the Board of Directors for the March of Dimes, a national organization for the prevention of birth defects and prematurity.

Molly graduated cum laude from Marquette University Law School and received her B.S. from the University of Dayton.

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

Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident


11 Years Super Lawyers
3 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2006 - 2007, 2010

About Molly C. Lavin

First Admitted: 1995, Wisconsin

Professional Webpage:


  • Wisconsin Super Lawyers Top 25 Female Attorney 2013-2021, Wisconsin Super Lawyers® Top 25 Female Attorneys, Super Lawyers®
  • Top 50 Wisconsin Super Lawyers, 2018 & 2019, Wisconsin Super Lawyers® Top 50 Attorneys, Super Lawyers®
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyers, 2012-2021, Wisconsin Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers
  • Wisconsin Rising Star, 2006-2010 

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Certified Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Selected to list of top 25 female attorneys in Wisconsin, 2013-2018
  • Selected as one of the Women in the Law by Wisconsin Law Journal, 2013

Educational Background

  • Bachelor of Science from University of Dayton, cum laude, 1992


  • $185,000 verdict in motor vehicle accident case involving soft tissue back injuries, 2012
  • $80,343 verdict in case involving auto accident and soft tissue injuries, 2014
  • $750,000 verdict in Washington County in case involving a brain injury., 2019
  • $345,000 verdict in Waukesha County involving a trimalleolar fracture of the right ankle., 2021
  • $197,000 verdict in case involving injury caused by a dog, 2013

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Vice chair of WAJ Women's Caucus, 2012
  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • American Association for Justice
  • Chair of WAJ Women's Caucus, 2013
  • Wisconsin Association for Justice

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Treasurer of Homeowners Association; Vice President of Sorority Alumni Group, 2013
  • March of Dimes Board Member, 2021
  • Athletic Board of St. John Vianney School, 2021
  • Chair, March of Dimes Board Member, 2014

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Speaker at WAJ Spring Seminar, 2013


  • “Molly works harder than any plaintiff's lawyer I know. She will work night and day for her clients.”
  • “I have known Molly since shortly after my graduation from law school in May 2012. She volunteered to serve as my mentor. She is one of the most passionate and justice-driven attorney I have met to date. She exemplifies what it means to be a zealous advocate. I hope to achieve the same level of professional excellence as Molly in years to come.”
  • “Molly is a tenacious advocate for her clients.”

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

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Office Location for Molly C. Lavin

N14 W23755 Stone Ridge Drive
Suite 100
Waukesha, WI 53188

Phone: 262-523-4700

Fax: 262-523-4545

Last Updated: 6/13/2022

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