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About Me

Richard J. Podell graduated from Colgate university (A.B. 1966) and the University of Wisconsin (J.D. 1969).  He is the President of Podell & Book, S.C., where he practices in the area of Family Law.


Practice Areas


  1. Family: 34%
  2. Child Custody: 33%
  3. Divorce & Separation: 33%


Payment Types:

Cash, Check

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Contact Info

Podell & Book, S.C.

100 East Wisconsin Avenue.
Suite 1725
Milwaukee, WI, 53202-4107


WIGood Standing196903/31/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2015
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2015
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2014
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2014
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2013
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerPodell & Book2012 - Present
OwnerRichard J. Podell & Associates1979 - 2012
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Justinian Society of Lawyers (Wisconsin chapter)Member2011 - Present
American Bar AssociationBoard of Governors2000 - 2003
Waukesha County Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
American Inns of CourtMember1990 - Present
Leander J. Foley, Jr. Matrimonial American Inn of CourtMember1990 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1988 - Present
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Wisconsin ChapterBoard of Governors1976 - Present
Milwaukee Bar AssociationMember1970 - Present
State Bar of Wisconsin, Family Law SectionMember1970 - Present
American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersFellowN/A
Wisconsin Bar FoundationFellowN/A
American Bar FoundationFellowN/A
American Bar Association, House of DelegatesMemberN/A
Publication NameTitleDate
ABA GPSolo MagazineAll in The Family (Law)1998
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of WisconsinLawJD - Juris Doctor1969
Colgate UniversityN/AA.B.1966