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Kathryn Grigg is a member of the Litigation Practice Group at Axley Brynelson, LLP, specializing in family law. Ms. Grigg has litigated cases in more than a dozen Wisconsin counties. Her areas of expertise include family law and divorce, estate planning and probate, real estate, zoning, land use and development and condemnation and eminent domain.

Ms. Grigg has an extensive family law practice. She provides expert counsel and advice regarding divorce, legal separation, child custody and placement, child support, removal, paternity, spousal support, prenuptial agreements and co-tenancy agreements. Ms. Grigg understands the complexities of family law issues and has developed an approach that blends empathy with client education. Ms. Grigg is also certified in the collaborative divorce process and is a member of the Collaborate Family Law Council of Wisconsin.

A native of Pewaukee, Ms. Grigg has distinguished herself as a scholar - first as valedictorian of her high school class, then graduating with distinction from UW-Madison with double majors in Legal Studies and History, before excelling at UW Law School. When she is not working, Ms. Grigg enjoys spending time at Lake Winneconne with her family and her German Shepherd.

Admitted to practice in the State Courts of Wisconsin and the Western District of Wisconsin.


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Practice areas


  1. Family: 75%
  2. Litigation: 25%



Hourly ($240/hour)

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Contact info

Axley Brynelson, LLP

2 East Mifflin Street, Suite 200
P.O. Box 1767
Madison, WI, 53703-1767


WIGood Standing200803/27/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Named a 2014 Up and Coming LawyerWisconsin Law Journal2014
Rising Star in Family LawWisconsin Super Lawyers and Rising Star Magazine2013
Dean's ListUniversity of Wisconsin Law School2007
Dean's ListUniversity of Wisconsin2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyAxley Brynelson, LLP2012 - Present
AttorneyLaRowe, Gerlach & Roy, LLP2008 - 2012
Law ClerkLawton & Cates, S.C.2008 - 2008
Law ClerkWilson-Goodman & Fong, P.C.2006 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
Collaborative Family Law Council of WisconsinMember2013 - Present
Waukesha County Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
Dane County Bar Association, Mediation CommitteeMember2012 - Present
Dane County Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
Legal Association for WomenMember2012 - Present
Sauk County Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Western District Bar Association of WisconsinMember2008 - Present
State Bar of WisconsinMember2008 - Present
Jaycees of Wisconsin (JCI)Board of Directors - Legal Counsel2011 - 2013
University of Wisconsin Women's Law Student AssociationMember2006 - 2008
Federalist SocietyMember2005 - 2008
Publication nameTitleDate
Wisconsin Employment Law LetterWhat Employers Need to Know About Child Support Withholding2014
Axley Brynelson, LLPGray Is the New Black: The Rise of “Gray Divorce”2014
Axley Brynelson, LLPWhen Harry Left Sally: Employers’ Obligation to Offer Insurance Post-Divorce2014
Axley Brynelson, LLPDOMA Ruling Creates "Modern Family" Dilemma2013
Axley Brynelson, LLPRelocating With Children After Divorce Knows (Almost) No Boundaries2013
Axley Brynelson, LLPCollaborative Divorce FAQ2013
Axley Brynelson, LLPFree Birth Control For Everyone Under The Affordable Care Act? Not So Fast...2013
Axley Brynelson, LLPDomestic Partnership Benefits Now Required in City of Madison Contracts2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Wisconsin Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
University of Wisconsin, MadisonLegal Studies, HistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts2005