Jesse B. Blocher

Jesse B. Blocher

"I cannot thank Jesse enough for his support and help through my car accident case. He always communicated with me and kept me informed on what was going on with my case. Jesse was dependable and responsive. I would contact Jesse again if I ever needed a lawyer and would recommend him to anyone."
- Sheryl

Jesse Blocher is shareholder with the firm and practices in the firm’s Waukesha office. Mr. Blocher takes great pride in representing individuals injured in accidents. Large or small, Mr. Blocher attempts to prepare each case as if it will be someday be argued to a jury. This philosophy helps to ensure that each case gets the attention it deserves. While most cases settle out of court, Mr. Blocher believes that being prepared to go forward with a trial helps to obtain the best possible outcome for the client.

To that end, Mr. Blocher is a Board Certified Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, having successfully conducted numerous jury trials throughout the state. He has also argued before the Wisconsin Supreme Court. His litigation experience includes a broad range of civil matters including cases arising out of automobile accidents, premises liability, environmental pollution, products liability, and insurance coverage. Mr. Blocher has published articles and presented at seminars on related topics, including insurance coverage and damages. Recently, two articles he co-wrote with attorney Andrew Wier entitled “Earn Your Stripes, Part 1: How to Get Civil Trial Experience” and “Earn Your Stripes, Part 2: How to Get Through a Civil Trial” were published in Wisconsin Lawyer.

Mr. Blocher has received numerous professional honors, including:

  • Mr. Blocher is a Board Certified Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.  The National Board of Trial Advocacy is accredited by the American Bar Association, and requires “a rigorous testing and approval process that officially recognizes the extensive education and courtroom experience of [Board Certified Civil Trial Advocates].”
  • In 2016, Mr. Blocher ran for the Wisconsin Judicial Council
  • Mr. Blocher is a member of the Waukesha County Bar Association Board of Directors
  • Mr. Blocher has been named a “Super Lawyer” by Milwaukee Magazine each year since 2013, which is an honor bestowed upon no more than 5% of lawyers in the state.
  • In 2013, Mr. Blocher was named an Up and Coming Lawyer by the Wisconsin Law Journal, which “recognizes attorneys who – right out of the starting gate – have shown themselves to be rising stars.”
  • In 2011 and 2012, Mr. Blocher was named a “Super Lawyers Rising Star” by Milwaukee Magazine. This recognition is bestowed upon outstanding lawyers under the age of 40, and is limited to only 2.5% of lawyers in the state.
  • Mr. Blocher was also named one of M Magazine’s “Leading Lawyers” from 2012-14.
  • Mr. Blocher was named one of the “Top 40 under 40” by the National Trial Lawyers, which is “extended exclusively to those individuals who exemplify superior qualifications, trial results, and leadership as a young trial lawyers.” Membership is limited to only 40 lawyers per year in the state.
  • Mr. Blocher serves on the Wisconsin Association for Justice Amicus Committee, writing appellate briefs on significant legal issues relating to personal injury practice.
  • Lawyers.com/martindale.com rates Mr. Blocher “AV Preeminent,” based on a survey of other lawyers in the area. “AV Preeminent® is a significant rating accomplishment – a testament to the fact that a lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence.”
  • Avvo.com rates Mr. Blocher 10/10, “Superb.”

Mr. Blocher is a summa cum laude (top 1% of class) graduate of the Marquette University Law School. While at Marquette, Mr. Blocher served as an associate editor of the Marquette Law Review. Mr. Blocher also competed in two prestigious national appellate moot court competitions, the New York City Bar Association National Moot Court Competition, and the American Bar Association National Moot Court Competition. Mr. Blocher continues to serve as coach to Marquette University Law School’s national moot court teams. Mr. Blocher obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin at Madison.

Outside of work, Mr. Blocher enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, playing golf, and staying active in his community, including lecturing as a guest speaker at local high schools.