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I concentrate my practice in the area of family law. I have been practicing for over 30 years, 27 of them in Wisconsin. In addition to advocating for parties, I an appointed Guardian ad Litem for children in custody cases. I am also a trained mediator and am trained as a collaborative attorney. Each case is unique, requiring problem solving skills. I understand that a family law matter is the most personal and emotionally difficult situation for a client and strive always to be aware of this in my representation while at the same time acting as a true legal counselor.


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Practice areas


  1. Family: 100%
    33 years



Hourly ($200-300/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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    I endorse this lawyer. Excellent attorney and rated 2012 Best Family Law Attorney by Shepard's Express.


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Contact info

Hawks Quindel, S.C.

222 East Erie Street, Suite 210
P.O. Box 442
Milwaukee, WI, 53201-0442


WIGood Standing198403/16/2015
GATerminated - Nonpayment of Dues198111/07/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best Divorce AttorneyShepherd Express2011
One of three finalists for Best Divorce AttorneyShepherd Express2010
Wisconsin Superlawyer in area of Family LawSuper Lawyers2008
Wisconsin Superlawyer in area of Family LawSuper Lawyers2007
Wisconsin Superlawyer in area of Family LawSuper Lawyers2006
Wisconsin Superlawyer in area of Family LawSuper Lawyers2005
Outstanding AttorneyCenter for Public Representation1991
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderHawks Quindel, S.C.2001 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Leander J. Foley, Jr. Matrimonial American Inn of CourtBoard Member2011 - Present
Jewish Family Services of MilwaukeeBoard of Directors2008 - Present
Wisconsin State BarMemberN/A
Milwaukee Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Collaborative Family Law Council of WisconsinMemberN/A
Family Law Bench Bar CommitteeMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
ABA Family AdvocateShortening Trial Time1994
Wisconsin Journal of Family LawU.C.C.J.A. and P.K.P.A: A Comparative Study1991
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston UniversityLawJ.D. (1981)1981
University of Michigan, Ann ArborPhilosophyOther - Bachelors1977