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Jean Capriotti is founder of Capriotti Law LLC and is a family law practitioner in Madison, Wisconsin. She handles complex divorce and other family law matters.  Jean also proudly serves as a court appointed Guardian ad Litem for Dane and Columbia Counties. Jean is a member of the Dane County and Wisconsin State Bar.


In 1996, Jean received her B.A. in Journalism from Michigan State University. She worked as a journalist and marketing coordinator before returning to East Lansing in 2003 to study law at Michigan State.  She received her Juris Doctor from Michigan State University in 2006. While in law school, she was member of the Moot Court and Trial Advocacy Board.  Jean has passed the bar in two states Michigan 2006 and Wisconsin 2008.


After law school, Jean worked as an associate for a small firm in Central Michigan. Jean opened her own practice within one year. She relocated to Madison, Wisconsin with her husband and in 2009 where Jean started her current practice.


Jean strives to minimize conflict and help clients amicably settle each case without dragging it out. While her goal is to help clients reach an agreement with the opposing party, she remains prepared to zealously advocate and go to trial on each of her client’s behalf if necessary.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Family: 35%
    9 years
  2. Divorce: 35%
    9 years
  3. Guardianship: 10%
    9 years
  4. Child Support: 10%
    9 years
  5. Child Custody: 10%
    9 years

Payment

Fees:

Retainer (always), Free consultation (20 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • John Holevoet

    Attorney Capriotti immediately impressed me with her passion for the law and the seriousness with which she looks after her clients' interests. Not only do I gladly endorse this lawyer, but I would happily refer any of my clients to her if they needed a family law practitioner.

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  • Zeshan Usman

    Jean is very knowledgeable and aggressive. She fights tirelessly for her clients' rights. I have recommended her in the past and will continue to do so without hesitation.

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Contact info

Henry & Lynch, LLC

7609 Elmwood Ave
Suite 204
Middleton, WI, 53562

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WIGood Standing200803/27/2015
MIVoluntary Inactive200605/14/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Family Law Attorney of the YearMadison Round Table2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerHenry & Lynch, LLC2014 - Present
OwnerCapriotti Law Office2009 - 2014
AssociatePaula Fisher, Attorney at Law2007 - 2008
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
James E. Doyle American Inn of CourtMember2013 - Present
Dane County Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
State Bar of WisconsinMember2008 - Present
State Bar of MichiganMember2006 - Present
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Michigan State University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
Michigan State UniversityJournalismBA - Bachelor of Arts1996
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
BNI Weekly NetworkingDivorce and Family Law2011
Madison Round TableDivorce and Family Law2010