Michael A. Edwards was born in Milwaukee, WI. Michael attended the Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa and graduated in 2014 after earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Law, Politics & Society and Rhetoric & Communication Studies. Michael graduated from Drake with University Honors.
Michael graduated from Marquette University Law School in 2017 with a Certificate in Sports Law as well as Pro Bono Honors for volunteering nearly 400 hours of his time to pro bono legal services.
Currently, Michael assists clients with family law issues in Fond du Lac and surrounding counties.
While in school, Michael held various internship positions including positions with a sole practitioner, a bankruptcy firm, Bronx County Civil Court of New York, the Milwaukee Justice Center, Milwaukee County Circuit Court – Family Division, Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee and compliance for Marquette University Athletics.
Michael is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin, the Fond du Lac County Bar Association, and the Young Professionals of Fond du Lac.
Over the years Michael has also been of service to his community having worked with the National Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, Meals from the Heartland, the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Easter Seals and United Way.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|2018 Avvo Client's Choice Award||Avvo||2018|
|Pro Bono Society Award||Marquette University Law School||2017|
|University Honors||Drake University||2014|
|Senior Associate Attorney||Sterling Law Offices, S.C.||2019 - Present|
|Attorney||Zacherl, O'Malley & Endejan, S.C.||2017 - 2019|
|Compliance Intern||Marquette University Athletics||2016 - 2017|
|Legal Intern||Legal Aid Society Of Milwaukee||2016 - 2016|
|Law Clerk||The Law Offices of Jonathan Goodman||2016 - 2016|
|Judicial Intern for Judge Mary Kuhnmuench||Milwaukee County Circuit Court (Family Division)||2016 - 2016|
|Legal Volunteer||Milwaukee Justice Center Family Forms Clinic||2015 - 2017|
|Judicial Intern for Judge David Cohen||Bronx County Civil Court (New York)||2013 - 2013|
|Legal Intern||Malmquist Law Firm||2012 - 2013|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Milwaukee Bar Association||Member||2017 - Present|
|State Bar of Wisconsin||Member||2017 - Present|
|State Bar of Wisconsin, Family Law Section||Member||2017 - Present|
|Fond du Lac County Bar Association||Member||2017 - Present|
|The Young Professionals of Fond du Lac||Member||2017 - Present|
|State Bar of Wisconsin, Young Lawyers Division||Member||2017 - Present|
|The Divorce Cooperation Institute||Member||2017 - Present|
|WisBar News||Marquette Admissions: State Bar Welcomes 148 New Wisconsin Lawyers||2017|
|The Fond du Lac Reporter||Zacherl, O’Malley & Endejan adds two attorneys, Michael Edwards and Michelle Wenninger||2017|
|Marquette University Law School||JD - Juris Doctor||2017|
|Drake University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2014|
|Post-judgment Child Support Arrears||Removed $62,000 worth of child support arrears owed.|
|Divorce for a 63 year marriage||Settled by Marital Settlement Agreement|
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