Crooks, Low & Connell, S.C. Attorney Kristen Lonergan Named 2016 Wisconsin Rising Star

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2016 Wisconsin Rising Star Attorney Kristen Lonergan

Our firm is proud to announce that attorney Kristen Lonergan has once again been named to the list of 2016 Wisconsin Rising Stars. This is Ms. Lonergan’s fourth time receiving this honor, having previously been named to the Wisconsin Rising Stars list in 2012, 2014, and 2015.

About the Super Lawyers Rising Stars List

The Rising Stars list is published by Super Lawyers, a Thomson and Reuters business that is among the most well-recognized attorney ranking organizations in the United States. Less than 2.5 percent of all lawyers in Wisconsin are named to the Rising Stars list, with inclusion based upon attorneys’ peer recognition and professional achievement. With other Super Lawyers rankings recognizing achievements of attorneys at all stages of their careers, the Rising Stars list recognizes exceptional attorneys who are either 40 years old or younger or who have less than 10 years of legal experience.

An Experienced Litigator

Licensed to practice in the Wisconsin state courts and the United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, Ms. Lonergan has quickly earned a reputation as an aggressive litigator and faithful advocate for her clients. She has extensive experience in civil matters, and regularly represents clients who have suffered serious injuries in claims for financial compensation. Her experience also includes representing clients in family and employment law matters, workers’ compensation claims, and insurance coverage disputes.

In addition to recognition as a Super Lawyers Rising Star, Ms. Lonergan has previously been named as an Up and Coming Lawyer by the Wisconsin Law Journal, and she maintains a “Superb” attorney rating on

A Community-Focused Local Attorney for Residents of Wausau, WI

Beyond her personal injury and family law practices, Ms. Lonergan is heavily involved in the local Wausau community. While serving as a Director and as a recent Past-President of the New Lawyer’s Section and actively participating in the Women’s Caucus for the Wisconsin Association for Justice, in addition to remaining heavily involved in the State Bar of Wisconsin Mock Trial program, Ms. Lonergan also serves on the Board of Directors of and is the immediate Past-President of Kids Voting USA of Marathon County and as Secretary of the Board of Directors for the Marathon County Child Development Agency (Head Start).

Working and living in Wausau with her husband and young child, Ms. Lonergan enjoys spending as much time in and around the city as possible. In a recent Super Lawyers interview, she discussed some of her favorite places to spend time in Wausau. Here are some highlights:

  • Favorite Restaurant: Red Eye Brewing Company
  • Favorite Coffee Shop: Patina Coffeehouse (just steps from our offices)
  • Favorite Breakfast Spot: The Urban Street Bistro Food Truck
  • Favorite City Event: The Balloon Rally & Glow
  • Favorite Place to Go After a Win: Sconni’s Alehouse and Eatery

Disclaimer: This Article Is Not Legal Advice.

Never rely on an article for legal advice as the law frequently changes, information may not be accurate, there may be exceptions to a rule, and reliance may be detrimental. Always consult one of our experienced attorneys for competent, current, and accurate legal advice.

Schedule an Initial Consultation with Wausau, WI Attorney Kristen Lonergan

If you would like to speak with Ms. Lonergan about your case, feel free to contact Crooks, Low & Connell, S.C. and request an initial consultation. You can call us at (715) 842-2291, or submit a consultation request online and we will get back to you as soon as possible.