Don C. Prachthauser

Attorney Don Prachthauser

Milwaukee Personal Injury Attorney Don C. Prachthauser

Education

Mr. Prachthauser earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, graduating with distinction in 1972. He earned his Juris Doctorate from Marquette University Law School in 1977.

Lectures

Mr. Prachthauser  is a frequent presenter and speaker for the State Bar of Wisconsin, American Board of Trial Advocates, and Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers. He has been a Civil Trial Practice Instructor at the University of Wisconsin Madison-Law School.

Background

Mr. Prachthauser was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on January 7, 1951. Prior to joining the firm, he was House Counsel for Employers Insurance of Wausau. He is married to Joan Marie, and they reside in Hartland, Wisconsin. He has two daughters, Emily and Tracy.

Personal Comments

Our team approach to the practice of law not only makes us highly effective, but also makes the practice very enjoyable. I am very proud to be associated with each and every member of our law firm.

Email address: dprachthauser@murphyprachthauser.com

Professional Activities & Honors

American Board of Trial Advocates – Wisconsin Chapter

American Board of Trial Advocates
Mr. Prachthauser has been honored to serve as the President of American Board of Trial Advocates-Wisconsin Chapter.


Wisconsin Association for Justice (Academy of Trial Lawyers)

Academy of Trial LawyersHe is also a past president and a current board member of Wisconsin Association for Justice and continues to serve on the board of that organization.


American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys

American Board of Professional Liability AttorneysMr. Prachthauser has been certified as a diplomat of the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys.


The Best Lawyers in America

The Best Lawyers in AmericaMr. Prachthauser has been honored to be listed in The Best Lawyers in America for over ten years.


Top 10 Attorneys in Wisconsin

Super Lawyers - Top 10 Attorneys in WisconsinHe has also been included in the Super Lawyer group of the Top 10 Attorneys in Wisconsin.


American College of Trial Lawyers

American College of Trial Lawyers
Mr. Prachthauser also has been honored by his election to the American College of Trial Lawyers (limited to 1% from each state).


International Society of Barristers

International Society of BarristersHe has also been honored by the International Society of Barristers.


In 2007, Mr. Prachthauser was given the Trial Lawyer of the Year award by the Wisconsin Association for Justice. In addition, Mr. Prachthauser has served on the Milwaukee Bar Association Judicial Selection Committee. He has been an instructor in the trial practice program at the University of Wisconsin Law School. He is listed in the Martindale Registry of Preeminent Lawyers as having the highest ratings awarded by that group.