Theresa B. Laughlin

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Wausau, WI

Habush Habush & Rottier S.C.
 | 227110 Harrier Ave, Wausau, WI 54401
Phone: 715-842-4444
Fax: 715-845-8898
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2021
Selected To Rising Stars: 2010
Licensed Since: 1995
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
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Attorney Profile

Theresa B. Laughlin is an attorney with the Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. law firm, which has 13 offices located across Wisconsin. Working primarily out of the firm's Wausau, Rhinelander and Stevens Point locations, Ms. Laughlin focuses her practice exclusively on personal injury law. She is one of only eight women attorneys in the state to hold certification as a Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.

Having devoted her entire practice to personal injury law, Ms. Laughlin has achieved notable success advocating on behalf of those who suffered an injury or loss as the result of motor vehicle accidents, slip-and-fall accidents, dog bites, medical malpractice, and other acts of negligence or wrongdoing. From her efforts, she has recovered millions of dollars in settlements and awards for her plaintiff clients, and she has earned a reputation as one of the state's top trial advocates.

Along with having received top peer review ratings, Ms. Laughlin was also accepted as a Fellow with the prestigious Wisconsin Law Foundation. Recognized by her clients as well, she has received Superb client ratings on Avvo along with many positive testimonials and referrals from those she has served.

A 1992 graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Madison, Ms. Laughlin returned to her alma mater and obtained her Juris Doctor cum laude from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 1995. Highly active in her legal community, she serves on the board of directors of the Wisconsin Association for Justice, and she is a member of the American Association for Justice, the Marathon County and Portage County Bar Associations, as well as the State Bar of Wisconsin.

Committed to her local community, Ms. Laughlin serves as vice-president and on the board of directors for the Central Wisconsin Children's Theater, and she volunteers with the Chism Trail Ranch and the Equestrian Healing Center, Inc.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff


Selected to Super Lawyers for 8 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2021 Rising Stars: 2010

Certificates and Credentials

National Board of Trial Advocacy

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About Theresa Laughlin

Admitted: 1995, Wisconsin

Professional Webpage:


  • Avvo 10.0 Rating
  • 2014-2018 Wisconsin Super Lawyers
  • Fellow, Wisconsin Law Foundation
  • 2010 Wisconsin Rising Star
  • 2016-2018 Top 25 Women Wisconsin Super Lawyers

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy., 2012

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Board of Directors, Women's Caucus
  • Portage County Bar Association
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Wisconsin Association for Justice, Board of Directors
  • Profile Writer, Association of Women Lawyers
  • Marathon County Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Board, Montessori School of Wausau
  • PTO Co-president, Stettin Elementary School
  • Volunteer, Habush Charitable Foundation
  • Chism Trail Ranch and the Equestrian Healing Center, Inc, Volunteer
  • Central Wisconsin Children’s Theater Board of Directors, Secretary
  • Volunteer, The Women's Community

Educational Background:

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.A., Spanish and Latin American Studies , 1992
  • University of Wisconsin, J.D., 1995


  • “Theresa is one of only 5 female Board Certified Trial Lawyers in the State of Wisconsin. She is a regular speaker at Wisconsin Association for Justice seminars. She is an amazing trial lawyer!”

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

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Office Location for Theresa B. Laughlin

227110 Harrier Ave
Wausau, WI 54401

Phone: 715-842-4444

Fax: 715-845-8898

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Last Updated: 6/1/2021

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