Kristin M. Cafferty was born and raised in Wisconsin. She graduated from Marquette University, earning a B.S. in 1991 and a J.D. in 1994. Ms. Cafferty is Past-President of the Racine County Bar Association, and has been elected to the Board of Governors of the Wisconsin Association for Justice. She has been appointed by the Chief Justice of the Wisconsin Supreme Court to serve on the District 15 Committee of the Office of Lawyer Regulation. Ms. Cafferty’s trial experience and appellate work, including argument before the Wisconsin Supreme Court, have earned her recognition as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. She is admitted to practice before the State of Wisconsin, the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin, and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. Her practice includes personal injury claims, automobile accidents, dog bite claims, slip & fall claims, vaccine related claims and wrongful death claims.
Ms. Cafferty has been named a Super Lawyer and one of the top 25 women attorneys in the state of Wisconsin since 2009. In 2015, she was also named to Super Lawyers’ list of Top 50 attorneys in Wisconsin. She is regularly invited to speak to other lawyers, local community organizations and schools about legal issues, including alcohol liability, insurance and trial advocacy. She has also joined members of her firm in presenting mock trials to both high school and grade school students. Ms. Cafferty is an active volunteer in the Racine communit, where she resides with her husband, Patrick, and their four children.