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Habush Habush & Rottier attorney Benjamin Wagner has been appointed to serve as co-chair of the Judicial Selection Advisory Committee by Governor Tony Evers for his second term. The 15-member committee, comprising attorneys from across the state and profession, is responsible for interviewing and recommending candidates to the governor for consideration when he fills judicial vacancies.

Wagner is a shareholder at the Habush Milwaukee office and specializes in representing plaintiffs in the areas of nursing home abuse and neglect, auto accidents, personal injury, wrongful death, and more. His courtroom accolades include obtaining over 25 favorable jury verdicts, three of which were seven-figure jury awards.

Wagner’s work has been widely recognized. In 2021, he was awarded the prestigious Robert L. Habush Trial Lawyer of the Year Award by the Wisconsin Association for Justice (WAJ), Wisconsin’s largest voluntary bar association. Early in his career, Wagner was recognized as one of 20 up-and-coming lawyers in Wisconsin by the Wisconsin Law Journal. He has been a Super Lawyers honoree every year since 2013 and has been on the list of Best Lawyers in America for personal injury litigation since 2012. He previously served as President of WAJ and has held membership and leadership positions across various organizations for community and civic causes. He serves as Chair of the Medical College of Wisconsin’s Neuroscience Research Center advisory board, and currently serves on the board of directors of Sojourner Family Peace Center, Discovery World, and the Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee.

Benjamin graduated magna cum laude from the UW Law School and received the Phillips Owens Memorial Scholarship for outstanding academic achievement and community service.

Press release by the Governor’s office can be found here.

About The Firm

Habush Habush & Rottier SC is Wisconsin’s leading personal injury law firm. Headquartered in Milwaukee with 13 locations throughout the state, the firm has been successfully representing injured plaintiffs since 1930. The attorneys at Habush Habush & Rottier are consistently recognized nationally for their exceptional work at both the trial and appellate levels.

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