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The practice of family law has been the perfect opportunity to use the skills I have nurtured throughout my life.



Divorce cases are complex. The issues range from creating a placement schedule that permits your children to thrive, to assessing the values of businesses or pensions. My mathematical and analytical background, along with over 15 years of experience, allow me to fully and effectively counsel our divorce clients about family and financial issues in an effort to obtain a resolution that is fair and well-reasoned.



I believe children’s needs and interests are paramount.  I have three young children and understand the importance of maintaining stability in the midst of change.  Parents put their children’s needs before their own during marriage. I encourage clients to keep their children’s needs and interests at the forefront as a part of the divorce process as well. Since the parents are divorcing, and not the children, I urge clients to isolate the children from the conflict to the greatest extent possible.



My accomplishments have not gone unnoticed.  My peers have named me a “Wisconsin Super Lawyer” in the area of Family Law.  I have also been elected to the Board of Directors for the State Bar Family Law Section.  I am a fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, the preeminent organization of Family Law lawyers in the nation. My dedication to law extends beyond my practice.  I have presented seminars to fellow lawyers and judges, written proposed legislation, and testified before legislative committees on family law matters.  I also offer mediation services.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Divorce: 85%
  2. Estate Planning: 10%
  3. Business: 5%

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Contact info

Stafford Rosenbaum LLP

222 W. Washington Avenue
Suite 900
Madison, WI, 53703

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WIGood Standing199303/20/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2012
Super LawyerWisconsin Super Lawyers2011
Super LawyersWisconsin Super Lawyers2010
Super LawyerWisconsin Super Lawyers2009
Super LawyerWisconsin Super Lawyers2008
Super LawyerWisconsin Super Lawyers2007
Rising StarWisconsin Super Lawyers2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerStafford Rosenbaum LLP2010 - Present
Vice PresidentSwendson/Menting Law Ltd.1997 - 2010
Sole ProprietorAnthony J. Menting, S.C.1993 - 1997
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersFellowN/A
Divorce Cooperation Institute, Inc.MemberN/A
Collaborative Family Law Counsel of WisconsinMemberN/A
Jefferson County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Waukesha County Family Law SectionChairN/A
Wisconsin Supreme Court Appointment Selection CommitteeMemberN/A
State Bar of Wisconsin, Family Law SectionLegislative ChairN/A
State Bar of Wisconsin, Family Law SectionSecretaryN/A
Office of Lawyer RegulationDistrict 6 Investigative Committee MemberN/A
Wisconsin Supreme CourtMemberN/A
United States District Court (Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin)MemberN/A
Waukesha County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of WisconsinMemberN/A
State Bar of Wisconsin, Family Law SectionBoard of DirectorsN/A
Leander J. Foley matrimonial Chapter of the American Inns of CourtMemberN/A
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Marquette University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
University of Wisconsin, Stevens PointMathematicsBS - Bachelor of Science1990
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
AAML Annual SeminarChanges to Health Insurance Requirements and Child Support Guideline2010
Leander J. Foley Matrimonial Inns of CourtEvidence Review regarding the Admission of Medical and Business Records2009
AAML Annual SeminarBankruptcy Hot Tip2009
Waukesha County Bar AssociationEthics Update2008
State Bar GAL TrainingEthics2008
Annual Family Law WorkshopLegislative Update2008
Annual Family Law WorkshopBusiness Valuation in Family Law2007
Annual Family Law WorkshopPension/Retirement Valuations: Why Are They Different?2005