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 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.
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 grew up in Illinois, but if you're a Wisconsinite, please dont hold that against... more
I grew up in Illinois, but if you're a Wisconsinite, please dont hold that against me. I grew up on a farm, not in Chicago, and my family never helped to clog Wisconsin Interstates on summer weekends. Being a farm kid, I learned the value of hard work early on and those lessons stayed with me as I practice law. After college, I moved to Wisconsin for graduate school at the University of Wiscons... view profile
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
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.