Christine Bremer Muggli

Christine Bremer Muggli

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Wausau, WI

Bremer & Trollop Law Offices, S.C.
 | 2100 Stewart Avenue, Suite 230
Wausau, WI 54401
Phone: 715-849-3200
Fax: 715-842-9770
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007, 2009 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1982
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Christine Bremer Muggli is the Chief shareholder of Bremer & Trollop Law Offices, S.C., Wausau, Wisconsin.  She graduated, magna cum laude from Loyola University, Chicago, and received her J.D. from Loyola University School of Law.  She currently practices law in Wausau, WI and has branch offices in Minocqua, Stevens Point, Marshfield and Antigo.  She is admitted to practice before all state and federal courts in Wisconsin.  Christine is the past-President of the Wisconsin Association for Justice and has served on the Board of Directors since December of 1991 and as Co-Editor of its journal, The Verdict, and is currently Chair of the Justice Fund of the Wisconsin Association for Justice. She was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 2008 & 2012, and served as a member of the Electoral College in 2008 & 2012.  In 2010, Ms. Bremer was awarded the Robert L. Habush Trial Lawyer of the Year by the Wisconsin Association for Justice.  Ms. Bremer has been nominated as a Super Lawyer over the last several years and was recently named one of the top 25 women lawyers in the state by Super Lawyers. She has served on the Federal Nominating Commission for Senator Kohl, as well as Governor Doyle’s Advisory Council on Judicial Selection in June of 2007.  Ms. Bremer was also elected in 2011 to serve on the Board of the Litigation Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin.  She is currently serving as the Vice Chair of the Board of the Wisconsin Institute for Public Policy & Service Advisory.  She is a frequent guest on Wisconsin Public Radio.   Ms. Bremer has achieved an AV Preeminent Rating with Martindale-Hubbell.  

About Christine Bremer Muggli

Admitted: 1982, Wisconsin

Professional Webpage: http://www.bremer-law.com/our-people/attorneys/christine-bre...

Honors/Awards:

  • Recipient, YWCA Women of Vision Award, 1997
  • President of Wisconsin Civil Justice Education Foundation Award, December 2009
  • Martindale Hubbell Rated AV Preeminent Attorney, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 & 2019
  • David R. Obey Person of Principle Award, 2012
  • Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers Patient Safety Initiative Award, 2004
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyers 2009, Featured Attorney, “Barristers of the Ballot Box”, Super Lawyers, 2009
  • One of the most prestigious and coveted legal awards an attorney in the state can receive. The award is sponsored by the Madison based Wisconsin Association For Justice and is presented at the discretion of the Association’s President. Because the award is not necessarily presented annually, it adds tremendous significance to the recipient, and is presented at a special event held in Milwaukee. The President’s Award is given to an individual who has been of outstanding service to the community and the practice of law. It bestows special recognition to a person who, in the course of zealously representing their clients or in the advocacy for the voiceless, pursues and helps achieve substantive changes in the law, improves the civil justice system, enhances the rights of citizens’ access to the courts, preserves the right of trial by jury, or enhances the right of everyone to attain full, fair and timely remedies for civil wrongs., President's Award, Wisconsin Association For Justice, 2017
  • Robert Habush Trial Lawyer of the Year, Wisconsin Association for Justice, 2010
  • Women in the Law Honoree, Wisconsin Law Journal, February 2009
  • AVVO Superb Rated Attorney, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Illinois Supreme Court U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois Us. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit U.S. Supreme Court 
  • Wisconsin Supreme Court U.S. District Court; Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin  

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Governor Evers' Judicial Selection Advisory Committee/Co-Chair, 2019
  • Member of The Supreme Court Historical Society, 2007
  •  Wisconsin Association for Justice(formerly known as Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers) President (12/2007 – 12/2008) President-Elect (12/2006 – 12/2007) Vice President (12/2005 – 12/2006) Secretary (12/2004 – 12/2005) Treasurer (12/2003 – 12/2004) Board of Directors (1991 – Present) Co-Editor of The Verdict (2001 – 2007) Contributing Editor to The Verdict (1992 – 2000) Chair of the Justice Fund (2007 - Present)
  • Wisconsin Law Foundation Fellow (2006 – Present)
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Member (2018 - present)
  • Wisconsin Civil Justice Education Foundation, Inc. – President (Dec. 2008 – Dec. 2009)
  • Governor Doyle’s Advisory Council on Judicial Selection, Member, Appointed June, 2007
  • Wisconsin Bar Association Marathon County Bar Lincoln County Bar Association (President 1987 – 1988)
  • State Bar of Wisconsin Board of Directors of the Litigation Section (2011 – Present) Judicial Election Steering Committee (2013 – 2016)
  • Federal Nominating Commission, Commissioner for Senator Kohl, 2005
  • American Association for Justice Wisconsin Delegate (1994) Sustaining Member Women’s Caucus
  • American Bar Association  Fellow (2006 – Present)

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • 1997 – 2002 Co-Chair, Performing Arts Foundation, Arts Block Committee
  • 1995 – 1996 President, Maine Elementary School PTO
  • 2015 - 2016  Democratic Party of Wisconsin Constitution & By-Laws Committee & Executive Committee
  • 1989 - 1997 Board Member, Wausau Performing Arts Foundation
  • 2012  Delegate to the Democratic National Convention, Charlotte, NC
  • 2007 – Present Vice Chair, Wisconsin Institute for Public Policy & Service Advisory Board
  • 1998 -  2005 Board Member, Wausau School Board
  • 1994 – 1995 Member, Site Council, Maine Elementary
  • 2016  Delegate to the Democractic National Convention, Philadelphia, PA
  • 1993 Chair, Wausau Performing Arts Fund Drive
  • 2013 – 2016 Marshfield Clinic Development Committee
  • 1985 - 1989 Board Member, Wausau Festival of the Arts
  • 2008  Delegate to the Democratic National Convention, Denver, CO 
  • 2000 – 2002 President, Wausau School Board
  • 1996 – 1997 Member, Site Council, Horace Mann Middle School
  • 1994 – 1996 President, Wausau Performing Arts Foundation
  • 2013 – Present Board of Directors of the Fence Lake Association
  • 1988 Chair, Wausau Festival of the Arts
  • 2008 & 2012 Presidential Elector, Democratic Party of Wisconsin for Barack Obama
  • 2000 – 2010 Military Academy Board for Representative Dave Obey 

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Motion for Summary Judgment – A Change Is In the AirState Bar of Wisconsin Annual Convention, May 2006
  • HIT and RUN: Accidents and Uninsured Coverage in Wisconsin, WATL 2006 Tort and Technique Update SeminarOctober, 2006, with Attorney Lance Trollop
  • Ensuring High Quality K-12 Public Schools/Solutions to Public School Finding Problems Forum Participant, April, 2007
  • MIC, Madison’s Progressive Talk, Lee Rayburn, WAJ: A New Mission & A New Focus , February 7, 2008
  • Wisconsin Public Radio, Route 51, Glen Moberg,  “WAJ: A New Mission & A New Focus”, February 28, 2008
  • Wisconsin Public Radio, Joy Cardin, “Family Justice Bill”,February 26, 2008
  • Wisconsin Public Radio, Route 51, Glen Moberg, “Presidential Election Debate with Kevin Hermening”, September 11, 2008
  • UWMC Campaigns and Elections Class, October, 2008
  • Patient Safety and Mental Health Law, Adventist GlenOaks Hospital, Glen Oaks, IL, October 16, 2009 
  • Engineered Animation:  A Tool In Presenting Accident Reconstruction, WAJ Winter Seminar, Milwaukee, WI, December 2009
  • Managing a Contingency Fee Practice:  What You Didn’t Learn in Law School, WAJ Summer Seminar, Door County, WI, July, 2010
  • Wisconsin Public Radio:  Route 51 with Glen Moberg, “Analysis of Midterm Election Results” , November 4, 2010
  • Wisconsin Public Radio:  Route 51 with Glen Moberg, “Wisconsin’s Ongoing Budget Woes”, March 10, 2011
  • Wisconsin Public Radio:  “The Big Question Debate” with Joy Cardin, August 31, 2011
  • The Case for Tort Law:  Wisconsin Civil Justice System and Scott Walker’s Effect On It, Wisconsin Institute for Public Policy and Service, November 14, 2011
  • Don’t Stress Me Out!  Admissibility of Possible Medical Conditions as an Element of Damages for Emotional Distress,  WAJ Winter Seminar, Milwaukee, WI, December 2, 2011
  • To Sue or Not to Sue?  A Case for Alternative Dispute Resolution, State Bar of Wisconsin Litigation Blog, September 13, 2016
  • Back to Basics, New Lawyers: Discovery Tactics, State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE Litigation, Dispute Resolution & Appellate Practice Institute, Wisconsin Dells, WI, June, 2012
  • Panel:  Issues Facing Female Attorneys, WAJ Women's Caucus & Retreat, Wisconsin Dells, WI, September 2015 & September 2016
  • Protecting Your Loved Ones from Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect, Coalition of Wisconsin Aging Groups 35th Annual State Convention, July 27, 2012
  •  Let’s Call it Like it is…The Adverse Medical Examination- Some Tactical Considerations for Plaintiffs’ Counsel,The Verdict, Fall 1992
  • Proving Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: An Often Missed Consequence of Trauma, WAJ Winter Seminar, Milwaukee, WI, November 30, 2012
  • Improving Justice for the Refugee Population, TheVerdict, Winter 1993
  • Wisconsin Public Radio:  The Joy Cardin Show, May 14, 2010 to present (frequent guest)
  • Premise Liability – Part I, Open and Obvious Danger asA Defense to Premise Liability Claims, The Verdict, Summer 1995
  • On the Issues: State Bar Judicial Task Force Members, Should Wisconsin Supreme Court justices be limited to one, 16-year term in office?, Marquette University Law School, November 19, 2013
  • Special Verdicts: Should Jurors Be Informed of the LegalEffect of Their Answers in Comparative NegligenceActions?, The Verdict, Winter 1994, and The Verdict, Fall 1996
  • State Supreme Court, WAJ Winter Seminar, Milwaukee, WI, December 6, 2013
  • Restatement (Third) of Torts: Product Liability, A First Look, The Verdict, Summer 1999
  • Documentation at the Scene of An Accident, In-service training for Wausau Firefighters/EMS, Wausau, WI, February 18, 2014
  • Keynote Speaker Kids Voting USA-Wisconsin/Marathon County Convention, Wausau, WI, March 18, 2014
  • Colossus, General Information and Practice Pointers,The Verdict, Winter, 2002
  • Mistakes Made and Lessons Learned:  The Evolution of My Practice, State Bar of WI Litigation, Dispute Resolution & Appellate Practice Institute, May 23, 2014
  • ADR: Attaining Desired Rewards, WATL Summer Seminar, Door County, WI, 2002
  • Freeing Supreme Court Justices from the Politics of Re-election, State Bar of WI Litigation, Dispute Resolution & Appellate Practice Institute, May 22, 2014
  • When Bad Things Happen to Good People: SomePractical Ideas for Lawyers Counseling the GrievingClient, The Verdict, Summer 2002, Trial, Volume 39, No. 4, April 2003
  • Wise Leadership:  Maintaining Positive Well-being and Compassion in the Face of Challenges, Core Community Resources: Healthy Aging – Brain Health, June 19, 2014
  • Expert Witness Intimidation, WATL Winter Seminar,Milwaukee, WI, 2004
  • How To Stop A Bully, WAJ Winter Seminar, Milwaukee, WI, December 5, 2014
  • The Plaintiff’s Perspective, Wausau Insurance Companies, August 2004
  • First Do No Harm, American Association of UniversityWomen, Wausau, WI, January 2005
  • Solving Cases in a Colossus World, WATL SummerSeminar, Door County, WI, July 2005
  • Wisconsin Public Radio, Route 51, Glen Moberg, “Medical Malpractice Caps”, October 2005, June 2005, July 2005
  • Medical Malpractice and Damage Compensation LimitsAmerican Association of University Women Public Policy Day, October 2005

Educational Background:

  • B.A. History & Political Science, magna cum laudeLoyola University Chicago, IllinoisIllinois State Scholar1971-1975
  • Juris Doctor Loyola University School of LawChicago, Illinois Recipient, Law School Scholarship Award 1975-1978

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Office Location for Christine Bremer Muggli

2100 Stewart Avenue
Suite 230
Wausau, WI 54401

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