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  1. Divorce: 80%
    20 years
  2. Estate Planning: 20%
    20 years



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DeWitt Ross & Stevens, S.C.

Two East Mifflin Street
Suite 600
Madison, WI, 53703


WIGood Standing199703/20/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Family LawBest Lawyers in America2016
Best Lawyers in Family LawBest Lawyers in America2015
Leader in the LawWisconsin Law Journal2014
Best Lawyers in Family LawBest Lawyers in America2014
Super ProfessorsFaculty Row2013
Volunteer Attorney of the YearAIDS Network2009
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2009
Pro Bono Attorney of the yearDane County Bar Association2008
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2007
Volunteer Attorney of the YearAIDS Network2007
Executive Director's AwardAIDS Network2007
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2006
Volunteer Attorney of the YearAIDS Network2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerDeWitt Ross & Stevens, S.C.2016 - Present
PartnerBalisle & Roberson, S.C.2003 - 2016
Adjunct Professor of LawMarquette University Law School2003 - 2016
ProfessorUniversity Of Phoenix2001 - 2002
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersFellow2014 - Present
State Bar of WisconsinMember1997 - Present
Wisconsin Inter-Professional Committee on DivorceBoard Member2012 - 2014
Publication nameTitleDate
Pinnacle PublicationsSexual Orientation and the Law2015
State Bar of Wisconsin publicationThe Wolf v. Walker Decision2014
Wisconsin Lawyer MagazineI Blame the Good Wife for My Disappointed Clients2014
Wisconsin LawyerSame-Sex Marriage in Wisconsin2014
Our LivesMaximizing Marriage Rights in Wisconsin2014
Our LivesBreaking Up is Hard to Do: Divorce2013
Wisconsin LawyerThe Gay Dviorce: When Same-Sex Marriages End2012
Wisconsin Lawyer magazineDomestic Partnership Benefits Challenged in Wisconsin2009
Wisconsin Journal of Family LawRepresenting Gay and Lesbian Clients2009
The Business JournalBusiness Owners in Divorce2007
Wiscosnin LawyerHIV Confidentiality: Who has the Right to Know?2003
National Business InstituteNursing Law in Wisconsin1999
State Bar of Wisconsin Young Lawyers DivisionHIV and Your Rights: A Legal Guide to Wisconsin Law1999
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Wisconsin Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
University of Wisconsin, MilwaukeePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1994
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Wisonsin Judicial ConferenceFamily Law in the context of Same Sex Marriage2014
Wisconsin Solo and Small Firm ConferenceSame-Sex Marriage: An Update2014
National WebcastSame-Sex Divorce and Legal Separation2014
Estate Planning Continuing Legal EducationEstate Planning for Single Parents2014
Divorce Litigation from Start to FinishFamily Law Litigation2014
Annual ConferenceNontraditional Family Law Protections2014
Annual ConferenceLGBT Rights in Wisconsin2014
Affordable Care Act, Windsor and Other Timely Family Law IssuesNational Considerations of Same-Sex Marriage2014
Advanced Family Law IssuesStrategies in Dealing with Difficult People in Divorce2014
Advanced Family Law IssuesDiscovery Strategies in Divorce2014
Advanced Family Law IssuesGrandparent Visitation Rights2014
Advanced Family Law IssuesThe Hague Convention2014
Advanced Family Law IssuesUniform Child Custody and Enforcement Act2014
Advanced Family Law IssuesChild Custody Litigation2014
15th Annual Elder Law WorkshopEstate Planning2014
WebcastSame-Sex Marriage: Past, Present and Future2013
State Bar WebcastSame-Sex Marrinage in Wisconsin2013
Litigating Financial Issues in DivorceHigh Asset Divorces2013
Annual ConferenceCommunity Property Law2013
Annual ConferenceU.S. Supreme Court Developments2013
Annual ConferenceLesbian and Gay Dissolutions2013
Annual ConferenceDomestic Partnerships in Wisconsin2013
Preventing Critical Financial Mistakes During DivorceHandling Complex Financial Divorces2012
Divorce Litigation from Start to FinishDivorce Litigation Strategies2012
Complex Child Custody and Support IssuesCustody Litigation Strategies2012
Child Custody and Personality Profiles in DivorcePersonality Profiles of Parents in Custody Disputes2012
Annual ConferenceSame-Sex Dissolutions in Wiscconsin2012
Annual ConferenceAnd Baby Makes Three: Gay and Lesbian Parenting2012
Annual ConferenceMarital Property Law in Wisconsin2012
Handling Divorce Cases from Start to FinishBasic Divorce Procedure2011
Evolving Realm of Family LawPaternity Legal Issues2011
Annual ConferenceMarital Property Law iin Wisconsin2011
Advanced Issues in DivorceAdvanced Divorce Procedure2011
Advaned Family LawDivorce Litigation Strategies2010