David S. Blinka

David Blinka is an associate in the firm’s Madison office where he has worked since 2012. David’s practice encompasses various personal injury cases, including claims involving wrongful death, products liability and motor vehicle accidents. He began his career at Habush Habush & Rottier by assisting with the successful settlement of claims for over 200 property owners in the Town of Jackson, Wisconsin, who were impacted by groundwater contamination arising from the release of gasoline from a pipeline that ruptured.

Prior to joining Habush Habush & Rottier, David dedicated his efforts to serving the public’s interest in securing justice and protecting legal rights while learning trial practice as a volunteer prosecutor during law school. He has since been recognized as a Rising Star since 2014 by Super Lawyers and was distinguished as an Up and Coming lawyer in 2017 by the Wisconsin Law Journal. He has also previously made the Wisconsin Pro Bono Honor Society list by having provided volunteer legal representation to those in need of equal access to justice.

As a resident of Madison, David stays active in the legal community through his involvement with the Dane County Bar Association having served on its board and the Wisconsin Association for Justice, for which he has published articles on litigation topics and presented at seminars on issues concerning subrogation and remedies in environmental tort actions. Additionally, he volunteers for various programs conducted by the University of Wisconsin Law School to help prepare students for the practice of law and has also coordinated volunteer service projects and community activities through his work with the bar association.  

In his free time, David enjoys reading history and engaging in outdoor activities at any time of the year.

  Education

  • 2012 University of Wisconsin, J.D., cum laude
  • 2008 University of Wisconsin – Madison, M.A., United States History
  • 2006 Marquette University, B.A., magna cum laude

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