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Christopher A. Duesing

Racine, Kenosha, Lake Geneva / cduesing@habush.com / 262-248-5200 

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Chris Duesing

Chris Duesing is a shareholder with the firm and the managing partner of its Lake Geneva office.  His practice features civil litigation matters in all types of personal injury cases including motor vehicle accidents, boating accidents, contractor negligence, injuries from animals, slip and fall accidents and other third-party liability claims.  Chris has conducted multiple jury trials throughout the State of Wisconsin and has argued before the Wisconsin Supreme Court. 

Chris has been named as a top attorney in Wisconsin by Super Lawyers since 2010.  Prior to that he was named as a Rising Star between 2007 and 2009.  Chris was recognized by Best Lawyers in America for Personal Injury Litigation for 2019. Chris has been certified as a Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy since 2007.  He has a five-star rating from clients on Avvo.com and was awarded the Client’s Choice Award in 2014.

Chris is a past President of the Walworth County Bar Association and continues to be an active member.  He was appointed as a temporary Walworth County Court Commissioner in order to serve as a wedding officiant.  Chris is a longstanding member in the Wisconsin Association for Justice and American Association for Justice.  He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Geneva Lakes Family YMCA and was recently elected to serve on its Executive Committee. 

Chris graduated with Honors from Drake University Law School in 1995.  Chris is a lifelong resident of Wisconsin and resides in Burlington with his wife and two children.  When not in the office or courtroom, Chris enjoys spending time with his family, going to the YMCA and playing/watching sports.  He also volunteers his time with the Burlington Athletic Association and Cross Lutheran Church.

  Honors

  Education

  • 1995 Drake University, J.D., with honors
  • 1992 Marquette University, B.A.

  Publications & Presentations

  • Take Another Look at Small Claims Court, The Verdict, 2006
  • Gas Suppliers’ Duty to Inspect, CTCW Newsletter, 1998
  • FIFRA and Preemption of State Tort Claims, Iowa State Bar Environmental Newsletter, 1994
  • Lectures and presentations on the following topics:
  • Automobile Insurance Law in Wisconsin
  • Legal Consequences of Underage Drinking
  • McDonald’s Hot Coffee Case
  • ABC’s of an Auto Accident Case
  • Our Civil Justice System
  • Negligence of Motor Vehicle Passengers: Active Versus Passive
  • Pre-verdict Interest and Wisconsin Statute § 628.46; Duty to Defend and Bifurcation
  • Recreational Immunity and its Limits (WAJ Spring Conference 2018)

 

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