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Patrick M. Roney

Landlord or tenant Attorney at Milwaukee, WI

5.0   3 reviews
  • Licensed for 20 years
    State WI
    Acquired 2004
    Good Standing No misconduct found

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

About Patrick

Learn Patrick’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Landlord or tenant
    I represent landlords and management companies in residential and commercial rental matters. I also represent commercial tenants. I do not represent residential tenants at this time.

    15 years

  2. Litigation
    I represent all types of clients in civil disputes, including large claims defense, large claims prosecution, and small claims actions. I do not handle family law or estate matters at this time.

    19 years

  3. Real estate
    I represent buyers and sellers in all types of residential and commercial real estate transactions. I do not handle real estate investment trusts at this time.

    15 years

  4. Wills and living wills

    19 years

Born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Attorney Patrick Roney presently lives within the city limits with his wife and three children. Patrick’s father recently retired from the City of Milwaukee Comptroller's Office and his mother is a retired high school librarian.

Patrick attended Our Lady of Sorrows Grade School on 64th Street, just off of Capitol Drive. He attended high school at Pius XI High School, where he played varsity volleyball. It was in high school that Patrick began his commitment to the legal profession as an intern with the Wauwatosa Police Department.

After high school Patrick studied Psychology and Sociology at the University of Wisconsin Madison. While at UW Madison, Patrick took evening courses to become a certified Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). To help pay his way through school, he worked part-time as an EMT for Bell Ambulance and the Elm Grove Rescue Squad.

Patrick is committed to serving the country. In 1998 he left Madison to serve as part of the AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC). While in AmeriCoprs NCCC he worked as an EMT, wildland firefighter, disaster relief worker and aid worker for many community projects.

Upon returning to Wisconsin, Patrick completed undergraduate studies at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree, suma cum laude, in 2000. He majored in both Psychology and Sociology.

After graduating from the UW Milwaukee, Patrick received a full scholarship to Marquette University Law School. While studying at Marquette Law, Patrick was a legal aid to Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge Kitty Brennan. Judge Brennan now serves on the Wisconsin Court of Appeals. Patrick completed his graduate law studies and received a Juris Doctorate degree in 2004. He continues to work closely with Marquette and in 2008 he served as coach to the Mediation Moot Court Team.

After being admitted to the State Bar of Wisconsin and the Federal Court of the United States - Eastern District of Wisconsin in May of 2004, Patrick began his legal career at Dowling & Blumefield, LLP, working on criminal, estate planning, and personal injury matters. In 2005, Patrick began working with Hills Legal Group, Ltd., as a defense attorney for complex civil and small claims personal injury matters.  In 2009, Patrick founded Roney Law Office, LLC, and in 2009, he merged with Attorney Evan E. Knupp and the two formed Roney & Knupp, LLC.

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Roney & Knupp, LLC
1031 N. Astor Street
Milwaukee, WI, 53202


5.0 / 5.0
  3 customer reviews
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Posted by Scott | February 26, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Reduced points!
Foster daughter on probationary license was cited 27 mph over. Good kid, never a legal issue but points would have doubled. Atty. Roney responded asap, got back to us timely with clear explanations of the process, and most importantly, got citation reduced to 0 points!! I will contact him again if ever needed, in a heartbeat!
Posted by Veronika | April 7, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Excellent services
We are very happy with service that we received from Patrick and personal approach that he has for his clients.
Posted by anonymous | April 10, 2009
Awesome lawyer!
If I ever need a lawyer for anything again, I will definately be using Patrick Roney's services again. He handled our case with urgency and care and the issue was solved within a week.


  • Free Consultation 10 minutes
  • Hourly Rates $ 175-250 per hour
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Roney & Knupp, LLC
  • 2012 - Present
  • Owner
  • Roney Law Office, LLC
  • 2009 - 2012
  • Associate Attorney
  • Hills Legal Group, Ltd
  • 2005 - 2009
  • Associate Attorney (stared as Law Clerk)
  • Dowling & Blumenfiled, LLP
  • 2002 - 2005
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  • Marquette University Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2004
  • University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2000
  • University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2000

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Commercial tenant refusing to pay management fees and provide complete financials as required under the lease.
  • $1.25 million verdict, plus accruing management fees, costs, and attorneys' fees


  • Mensa, Ltd.
  • 2001 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Best Real Estate Law Firms in Milwaukee
  • Expertise
  • 2017
  • Rising Star
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Top Attorneys in North America
  • Who's Who Legal
  • 2016
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Best Real Estate Law firms in Milwaukee
  • Expertise
  • 2016
  • Best Lawyers
  • M Magazine
  • 2015
  • Rising Star
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Rising Star
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Best Lawyers
  • M Magazine
  • 2014
  • Rising Star
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Rising Star
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyers
  • 2012
  • Certificate of National Service
  • Corporation for National Service
  • 1999
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Speaking Engagements

Attorney endorsements

Received (6)
Given (4)
Endorse Patrick
Landlord or tenant Attorney | May 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I recently reached out to Attorney Roney with a landlord/tenant issue. His consultation was clear, concise and accurate. I certainly recommend his legal services for anyone needing assistance in landlord/tenant law."
Contracts and agreements Attorney | May 18
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Patrick is a skilled lawyer and is well respected in the legal community."
Landlord or tenant Attorney | May 24
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Patrick Roney is an excellent attorney with extensive experience in landlord tenant law. He is a skilled and knowledgeable litigator and is always prepared and well versed in court. I have known him close to a decade and he is thorough, articulate and hard-working. Any client who is lucky enough to retain him is in good hands."
Landlord or tenant Attorney | May 15
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Our firm has referred several clients to Patrick for landlord tenant and other legal issues. He does a great job in court and provides excellent client service. Highly recommended."
Landlord or tenant Attorney | Dec 02
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I have worked with attorney Roney on several occasions and I came away more impressed each time. He is an intelligent, forthright, and conscientious practitioner. If you are looking for a Milwaukee area attorney, I would highly recommend giving Patrick a call."
Personal injury Attorney | Jun 10
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I've handled cases against Pat in the past. He's a good lawyer. I'd hire him to help me out in the future. I gladly endorse his work."
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Divorce and separation
Criminal defense
Personal injury
Workers compensation
Milwaukee Landlord or tenant Lawyer Patrick M. Roney
Patrick M. Roney
Landlord or tenant Attorney
Milwaukee, WI
Licensed for 20 years
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