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Practice areas


  1. Business: 55%
    20 years
  2. Litigation: 20%
    20 years
  3. Contracts: 15%
    20 years
  4. Landlord & Tenant: 10%
    20 years



Hourly ($230-260/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Daniel R. Freund

    I have been adverse counsel to Sarah on more than one occasion and find her to be competent, professional, and a zealous advocate for her clients.


    Daniel Freund Bankruptcy and debt Attorney
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  • Teresa K. Kobelt

    Sarah represented an opposing party in a litigation matter, and I was pleased that she was there. Having a lawyer who is professional, knowledgeable, and perhaps most importantly, easy to work with, makes litigation much easier for everyone involved. .


    Teresa Kobelt Litigation Attorney
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Contact info

Ruffi Law Offices, S.C.

627 Jackson St
Wausau, WI, 54403-5501


WIGood Standing199603/20/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Excellence in Teaching Award for Business LawUpper Iowa University2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderRuffi Law Offices, S.C.2004 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorUpper Iowa University2007 - 2009
ShareholderTuchscherer, Eckert, Ruffi & Wagman, S.C.1996 - 2004
Marketing CoordinatorMerrill Equipment Company1990 - 1996
Association namePosition nameDuration
YWCABoard Member2013 - Present
Wausau Area Professional WomenN/A2011 - Present
Central Wisconsin Society for Human Resource ManagementN/A2010 - Present
Wausau Area Builders AssociationN/A2005 - Present
Wausau West Side Business AssociationBoard of Directors (2005-2009); President (2008-2009)2004 - Present
Wausau Area Apartment AssociationN/A2003 - Present
Wisconsin Valley Traffic Club, Inc.Board of Directors (1999-Present)1996 - Present
Wausau Area Chamber of CommerceN/A1996 - Present
Marathon County Bar AssociationSecretary (2000-2004)1996 - Present
State Bar of WisconsinN/A1996 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A1996 - Present
Kiwanis Club of WausauBoard of Directors (1997-2002); President (2002-2003)1996 - Present
State Bar of Wisconsin, Small Firm SectionN/AN/A
State Bar of Wisconsin, Litigation SectionN/AN/A
State Bar of Wisconsin, Intellectual Property SectionN/AN/A
American Association for JusticeN/A1997 - 2010
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Schorsch v. BladerThe Court of Appeals vacated the damage award, but affirmed the balance of the case including the award of attorney fees and costs of litigation.
Ghidorzi v. PergandeCourt of Appeals affirmed. Landlord's retention of check constituted acceptance under theory of accord and satisfaction
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Marquette University Law SchoolN/AJD - Juris Doctor1996
University of Wisconsin, WhitewaterMarketingOther - Masters1993
Marquette UniversityMarketing & FinanceBS - Bachelor of Science1990
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Wausau Region Chamber of CommerceHiring with Confidence2013
Small Claims & You. What Creditors Should Know about Small Claims CourtCreditors Rights2012
Changes to Landlord LawsWisconsin Act 1342012
Business Legal 101Basic Legal Principles for New Business Owners2012
Bankruptcy Basics for BusinessBankruptcy Law2012
Bankruptcy Basics for BankersBankruptcy Law2012
Tips to Improve Your Profitability By Slashing Your ReceivablesBoost Your Bottomline!2011
Tips to Improve Your ProfitabilityBusiness Collections2011
Tips for Lenders to Make Sure You're ProtectedAre We Secured?2011
Tips for Lenders to Make Sure You're ProtectedLender Rights2011
Tips for Landlords to Level the Playing FieldLandlord Rights2011
Solo & Small Firm ConferenceRainmaking on a Shoestring Budget2011
Overview of Pitfalls from New Foreclosure Protection LawsChanges to Foreclosure Actions2011
Monthly MeetingLandlord-Tenant Basics2011
An Overview of the Pitfalls from the New Foreclosure Protection LawsLenders Beware!2011
Although the laws are designed to protect tenants, landlords can win tooLandlord Update2011
Monthly meetingCollection Basics: From Start to Finish2010
Employee PresentationYou Can Be a Busy Professional & Still Have a Life!2010
Association MeetingCopyright Law and the Internet2010
You Can Practice Law & Still Have A LifeWork-Life Balance2009
Monthly MeetingLandlord/Tenant Law2009
Life PlanningEstate Planning2009
Basics of a Trust: Do I need one?Estate Planning2009
Basics of a Simple WillEstate Planning2009