As the Chairperson for our Family Law/Divorce Practice Group at Murphy Desmond, I... more
As the Chairperson for our Family Law/Divorce Practice Group at Murphy Desmond, I act as a mentor and advisor to newer Family Law/Divorce attorneys at the firm. I also serve as a Guardian ad Litem in cases and as a Mediator in family law cases where the parties wish to avoid litigation. I would be happy to speak with you about your current situation, whether you are contemplating divorce or s... view profile
I am an everyday person from Green Bay, Wisconsin. My parents are hard workers from... more
I am an everyday person from Green Bay, Wisconsin. My parents are hard workers from farming communities, and I learned about determination from them. I worked my way through college and law school, and identify with working class people and budget-conscious business owners. I give my all to my clients, tell them the truth, and try my best to create lasting relationships even after their cases end.
I have worked in large and small firms in large and small cities. I learned to... more
I have worked in large and small firms in large and small cities. I learned to strive to work with clients to ease their stress and find options which can improve their lives. My goals are to enhance people's autonomy and increase the happiness in the world. I have lived in several countries and work in a number of languages. This experience has also helped me understand the human side o... view profile
I have worked exclusively in family law for the last 14 years. I help families... more
I have worked exclusively in family law for the last 14 years. I help families resolve issues of divorce, paternity, child custody and placement, child and spousal support, guardianship, interstate custody/abduction, parental rights termination and defense, abuse and harassment restraining orders, estate and trust litigation, and appeals related to these issues. I also routinely serve as a Guar... view profile
As I was approaching age 40, I decided to take better care of myself. I joined... more
As I was approaching age 40, I decided to take better care of myself. I joined Biggest Loser at my health club, ran a half-marathon, completed a half-ironman and lost 70 pounds in the process. The has proved to be a productive means to deal with the stress that comes with working closely with my clients and their family difficulties.
I provide innovative representation to low-income clients, primarily in the areas of... more
I provide innovative representation to low-income clients, primarily in the areas of family and housing law. Licensed to practice in the state of Wisconsin and admitted to practice in the Eastern Western U.S. District Courts of Wisconsin.
I make a difference to my clients because they know they can count on me during a... more
I make a difference to my clients because they know they can count on me during a stressful time. I do what I say I'm going to do, my clients can reach me, and I am sensitive to clients' financial needs.
Family law includes laws of marriage, civil unions, same-sex relationships, domestic partnerships, divorce, separation, property settlements, alimony, spousal abuse, adoption, child abuse, child support, child custody and kidnapping. If you need help with a family-related legal issue, a family law attorney can advise in family disputes as well as represent you in lawsuits.