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Frank M. Cappozzo was born and raised in Waukesha and attended St. Joseph's grade school and Catholic Memorial High School. After graduating with a B.A. in Psychology from U.W. Madison in 1971, he attended Marquette University Law School. While at Marquette, he interned at the Milwaukee Legal Aid Society and the Waukesha County District Attorney’s office and graduated from law school in 1975. He went into private practice with a number of good and helpful associates and partners before becoming a sole practitioner in 1991.

With over 35 years of experience, Frank M. Cappozzo of Cappozzo Law Office S.C., provides legal services primarily to residents of Waukesha, WI but, also throughout the State of Wisconsin. Mr. Cappozzo promises to listen carefully to your concerns, and then help you to understand the law and legal system as it applies to you and your situation.

Whether faced with relatively simple legal tasks or seemingly complex problems, Mr. Cappozzo can offer legal counseling and professional advice, and can provide you with your legal options along with an estimate of your costs.

You can discuss your case with confidence that if Mr. Cappozzo can't personally answer your questions, he can refer you to another skilled professional who can.


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Practice areas


  1. Divorce & Separation: 50%
    40 years
  2. General Practice: 20%
    40 years
  3. Probate: 10%
    40 years
  4. Real Estate: 10%
    40 years
  5. Family: 10%
    40 years



Hourly ($175-275/hour), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Anthony D. Cotton

    Frank is the go-to guy on divorce cases in Waukesha. His experience and knowledge in this field are unmatched. As a Guardian ad Litem I have seen Frank work with his clients and advocate for their interests. He is a sharp, talented lawyer. You will do well hiring him for your case.


    Anthony Cotton Criminal Defense Attorney
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  • Jane E Probst

    Attorney Cappozzo is a relentless, yet composed advocate for his clients. I have been on the other side of cases with him in the past. He has a thorough knowledge of the law and is a skilled litigater. Yet, he is forthright with his clients as to the strategies that are in their best interests. He is not only an excellent attorney, but a true gentleman.


    Jane Probst Divorce & Separation Attorney
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Contact info

Frank M. Cappozzo

511 N Grand Ave
PO Box 213
Waukesha, WI, 53187-0213


WIGood Standing197503/16/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
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BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2000
Past PresidentBrookfield Terrace Condominium Assn.N/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
N/ACappozzo Law Office1991 - Present
N/ACappozzo & Ladd1985 - 1991
N/ACappozzo Law Office1980 - 1985
N/AVoss & Cappozzo Assoc.'s1975 - 1980
InternWaukesha County District Attorney's Office1973 - 1974
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of Wisconsin, Family Law SectionN/A1997 - Present
State Bar of Wisconsin, General Practice SectionN/A1997 - Present
Justinian Society of Lawyers (Wisconsin chapter)N/A1987 - Present
State Bar of WisconsinN/A1975 - Present
Waukesha County Bar AssociationN/A1975 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Marquette University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1975
University of Wisconsin, MadisonPsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1971
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
March 2008 Program Meeting-Mothers & More-Milwaukee West ChapterWills and Estate Planning2008