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Theresa L. Roetter

Theresa L. Roetter

Practice areas:

Adoption, Family, Guardianship

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About Me

Helping children join loving families is my passion.  Adoption, surrogacy, guardianship, child protection, egg, sperm or embryo donation are all part of our day-to-day work at Annen Roetter, LLC.   These legal processes can be very emotional. I have the experience, compassion and skills to guide you through your family formation journey.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1993

  1. Adoption: 75%
    2 years
  2. Family: 20%
    2 years
  3. Guardianship: 5%
    2 years

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Robin A. Fleischner

    I highly endorse Theresa. A Trustee of the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys, her professionalism, knowledge, and compassion in the field of adoption, surrogacy, and assisted reproduction law are outstanding! She also has a great sense of humor! Robin Fleischner Attorney at Law


    Robin Fleischner Adoption Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Annen Roetter LLC

211 S Paterson St Ste 340
Madison, WI, 53703-4504



WIGood Standing199303/20/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Angel in Adoption - 2012Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute2012
Champion of Adoption - Governor's AwardState of Wisconsin2012
Family LawWisconsin Super Lawyers2012
Family LawWisconsin Super Lawyers2011
Family LawWisconsin Super Lawyers2010
Family LawWisconsin Super Lawyers2009
Madison's Top Lawyers - AdoptionMadison Magazine2009
Family LawWisconsin Super Lawyers2008
Madison's Top Lawyers - AdoptionMadison Magazine2007


Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Academy of Assisted Reproductive Technology AttorneysFellow2009 - Present
American Academy of Adoption AttorneysFellow2001 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Evelyn C.R. v. Tykila S., 2001 WI 110Grandmother allowed to adopt.

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Publication NameTitleDate
Wisconsin Attorney's Desk ReferenceIndependent Adoption2013
Advising Older Clients & Their FamiliesGrandparent's Rights2012


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Marquette ULawJD - Juris Doctor1993
St Norbert CollegeEnglishN/A1988

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
State Bar of WisconsinFamily Formation - Surrogacy2012
National Business InstituteAdoption Law in Wisconisn2011