Katherine E. Metzger


Practice Areas: Personal injury, Nursing Home Abuse

Katherine E. Metzger is an attorney who devotes herself to representing victims of personal injury and nursing home abuse and neglect. After representing hundreds of injured people and their families in personal injury and wrongful death cases, Kate knows, and values, the important role she plays in successfully leading injured people and their loved ones through the legal process. In the aftermath of an injury or death of a family member, Kate provides compassionate, knowledgeable representation to her clients.

Kate practices in both New Mexico and Wisconsin. Kate is a member of the New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association and the American Association for Justice Nursing Home Litigation Group. She was named to the National Trial Lawyers Top 40 under 40 for Wisconsin.

In 2022, Kate was invited to and attended the prestigious three-week Trial Lawyer’s College in Estes Park, Colorado.

Kate holds a JD from Marquette University Law School and a BA, with Distinction, from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, with majors in Political Science and Legal Studies.

When not at the office, Kate loves to hike, ski, travel and spend time with her family.

Bar Admissions

  • State of New Mexico
  • State of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico

Memberships & Accolades

  • New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association
  • Milwaukee Bar Association
  • Wisconsin Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Wisconsin Association for Justice
  • Milwaukee Young Lawyers Association, President
  • Women Trial Lawyers Caucus
  • American Association for Justice
  • Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers Top 100
  • Top 10 Under 40, National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys


Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect: An Overview, 14 NAELA J. 1 (2018)


Emerging Issues in Trucking Litigation, State Bar of Wisconsin. Car Crash Symposium, 2017, Milwaukee

Education History

  • Marquette University Law School – Top 20 percent – 2015
    • CALI Award Winner, Mediation Advocacy
    • CALI Award Winner, Seminar Wisconsin Legal History
    • St. Thomas More Scholarship Recipient
  • University of Wisconsin – Madison – December 2012
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