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Kevin P. Crooks was born in Wausau in 1959. He is a 1981 graduate of the College of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota, with a double major in business administration and German, and is a 1984 graduate of Marquette University Law School.


Kevin is admitted to practice in all Wisconsin courts as well as the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit. He is active in the community and has served as a member of the Boy Scouts of America Samoset Council Executive Board, Wisconsin Judicare Board of Directors, Wausau Historic Landmark Commission, Wausau River Edge Commission, Marathon County Highway Safety Commission and the Granite Peak Ski Patrol.


Kevin’s primary area of practice is family law, including divorce, paternity, minor guardianship, grandparent visitation and adoption cases. He has handled many complex child custody, child support, property division and maintenance cases in his career. He is a skilled courtroom litigator and prides himself on being an effective advocate for the interests of his clients. He also has extensive prior experience in the areas of criminal and traffic defense and general civil litigation, and continues to handle some cases in those practice areas.


Kevin is married and has two adult children. In his spare time he enjoys kayaking on the Great Lakes and other local lakes and rivers, camping, bicycling, downhill skiing, woodworking and flying small aircraft.


Languages spoken: English, German

Practice areas


  1. Family: 80%
  2. Litigation: 10%
  3. Criminal Defense: 10%


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Crooks, Low & Connell, S.C.

531 Washinton Street
Wausau, WI, 54402-1184


WIGood Standing198403/16/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyCrooks, Low & Connell, S.C.1984 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of Wisconsin Fee Arbitration PanelMember2004 - Present
Boy Scouts of America, Samoset CouncilLegal Counsel & Executive Board Member2002 - Present
Ski PatrolMember2000 - Present
Marathon County Highway Safety CommissionVice Chair1995 - Present
Marathon County Historical SocietyMember1990 - Present
Wausau Historic Landmark CommissionMember; past Chairman1988 - Present
Marathon County Bar AssociationMember1984 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1984 - Present
State Bar of WisconsinMember1984 - Present
Wisconsin JudicareBoard of Directors1999 - 2006
State of Wisconsin Joint Legislative Council's Special Committee on Use & Compensation of Guardian ad LitemsMember1994 - 1995
River Edge Commission - City of WausauMember1990 - 1996
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Numerous complex divorces & family law casesFavorable
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Marquette University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
University of St. ThomasBusiness Administration & GermanBA - Bachelor of Arts1981