Attorney Byron Conway Achieves Board Certification in Civil Trial Law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy
May 14, 2019 (Green Bay) – Habush Habush & Rottier S.C.® is pleased to announce that Shareholder Byron Conway has successfully achieved Board Certification as a civil trial advocate from the National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA).
Approximately three percent of American lawyers are board certified. Attorney Conway is now a member of a very select group who have proven competence in their specialty area and earned board certification. Board Certification is the highest, most stringent, and most reliable honor an attorney can achieve. Board certifications are the only distinctions awarded by non-profit organizations.
The elaborate screening of credentials that all NBTA board certified attorneys must successfully complete includes: demonstration of substantial trial experience, submission of judicial and peer references to attest to their competency, attendance of continuing legal education courses, submission of legal writing documents, proof of good standing and passing of an examination.
About Byron Conway
Byron Conway is a shareholder with the firm. His practice includes a wide variety of civil litigation including, complex multi-party tort claims, auto accidents and nursing home neglect cases. Byron has tried cases before juries throughout the State of Wisconsin. In 2017, Byron obtained a jury verdict more than 1.1 million dollars in an Oconto County case involving a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle. It is one of the largest jury verdicts in the history of that County.
In 2014, Byron was named one of the “Top 50 attorneys in Wisconsin” in the Wisconsin Super Lawyers feature published in Milwaukee Magazine. In 2016, Byron was elected as a Fellow of the Wisconsin Law Foundation. The Fellows of the Wisconsin Law Foundation is an honorary program which recognizes members of the profession in Wisconsin who are known by their peers for high achievements in their profession. Fellows membership is limited to 2.5% of the State Bar’s total members. In 2017 Byron was elected to the Fellows of the American Bar Foundation. From 2007 to 2012, Byron was recognized by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star. He has been named a Super Lawyer every year since 2013.
Byron is active in local and state bar leadership roles. In 2013, Byron was appointed as the Brown County District representative to the State Bar Board of Governors. The Board of Governors manages and directs the affairs of the State Bar of Wisconsin. He served in that position through 2018. Byron is a past president of the Brown County Bar Association. He also served four years on the Brown County Bar Association Executive Committee. Byron is also a past president of the Brown County Young Lawyers Association
Byron obtained his undergraduate degree from Santa Clara University in California where he majored in Journalism. He obtained his law degree from Marquette University Law School in 2002. He has been practicing in the firm’s Green Bay office since 2006.