MILWAUKEE – December 8, 2023, Attorney Jesse Blocher of Habush Habush & Rottier, S.C. was awarded the President’s Award at the Wisconsin Associations for Justice Dinner.
The Wisconsin Association for Justice (formerly the Wisconsin Association of Trial Lawyers) was founded in 1957. As the largest statewide voluntary bar association, its mission is ensuring a fair and effective judicial system and the protection of the Constitutional right to a civil jury trial. The President’s Award is given to a lawyer whose advocacy has resulted in an outstanding state-wide impact on the practice of law.
Jesse Blocher is a shareholder with Habush Habush & Rottier and practices in the firm’s Waukesha office. He is dedicated to representing those injured by the negligence of others in a wide variety of cases from automobile collisions to complex product liability claims.
The President’s Award is among other local and national acknowledgments Jesse has received for his career. He is a member of the International Society of Barristers, which membership is limited to some of the most accomplished trial lawyers in the world. He is also a Board-Certified Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. Jesse’s professional honors include being selected as a “Superlawyer” each year since 2013 (a peer-reviewed honor bestowed on the top 5% of lawyers in the state), chosen by the Wisconsin Law Journal as an “Up and Coming Lawyer” in 2013, recognized as a Rising Star honoree from 2011-2012, named as one of M Magazine’s “Leading Lawyers,” included in Wisconsin’s “Top 40 under 40” by the National Trial Lawyers, assessed as “AV preeminent” (the highest rating) by Martindale Hubell, and rated a perfect 10.0 on Avvo.
Jesse volunteers his time for a number of organizations. For ten years, Jesse helped aspiring lawyers by coaching moot court teams at Marquette University Law School. He has been the President and Litigation Section Chairman of the Waukesha County Bar Association. He was elected to serve on the Wisconsin State Bar’s Board of Governors. He is a member of the board of directors and amicus committee co-chair for the Wisconsin Association for Justice. Jesse has presented at many legal seminars and written several articles, including “Earn Your Stripes, Part 1: How to Get Civil Trial Experience,” “Earn Your Stripes, Part 2: How to Get Through a Civil Trial,” and “The Pugilist’s Guide to Brief Writing,” published in the Wisconsin Lawyer.
Jesse is a summa cum laude (top 1% of class) graduate of the Marquette University Law School. He obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Outside of work, Jesse enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, playing golf, and staying active in his community.