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Deanne is a business litigator who counsels banks and businesses on collection issues and creditor’s rights in bankruptcy. She also defends local banks in lender liability actions and continues to represent individuals with personal legal issues related to family and criminal concerns.

“Rising Star” as designated by Wisconsin SuperLawyer (2010, 2011)
“Up and Coming Lawyer” as designated by the Wisconsin Law Journal (2009)
Graduate, Leadership Menomonie (2006)


Commercial Collections and Foreclosures
Post-Judgment Collections
Creditor Bankruptcy
Licensed in Wisconsin & Minnesota


Practice areas


  1. Real Estate: 25%
  2. Foreclosure: 25%
  3. Debt Collection: 25%
  4. Litigation: 25%

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Contact info

Bakke Norman, S.C.

2919 Schneider Ave
PO Box 280
Menomonie, WI, 54751-0280


WIGood Standing200603/26/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarWisconsin SuperLawyers2013
Rising StarWisconsin SuperLawyers2012
Rising StarWisconsin SuperLaywers2011
Rising StarWisconsin SuperLawyers2010
Up and Coming LawyerWisconsin Law Journal2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Law ClerkKoll, Morrison, Charpentier & Hagstrom2004 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
Bench & Bar Committee of WisconsinMember2011 - 2013
St. Croix Valley Young ProfessionalsMember2011 - Present
St. Croix County Home Builders AssociationMember2011 - 2012
Young Lawyers Division of WisconsinTresurer2008 - Present
St. Croix Valley Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
ABA The Young LawyerYou Can Be Accessible and Still Have a Life2013
Law Practice Today (ABA)There's more to law than lawyering2012
Real Estate Litigation Newsletter, American Bar AssociationLeveraging All Knowledge in Real Estate Disputes2011
Wisconsin Attorneys Desk ReferenceActions Affecting the Family2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
William Mitchell College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
University of Wisconsin, OshkoshN/ABS - Bachelor of ScienceN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Breakfast with Bakke NormanConstruction Lien Law for Builders and Real Estate Agents2014
Breakfast with Bakke NormanAvoiding Pitfalls when Collecting on Accounts2013
Wisconsin Money Smart WeekFinancial Issues in a Divorce2010
Wisconsin Money Smart WeekForeclosure 1012010
State Bar of Wisconsin Annual ConventionManaging and Leveraging Generation Differences2010