About Us

Established in 1984

The Society of Family Lawyers (SOFL) is a professional group of family attorneys whose mission is to discuss and share information about the latest in family law.  We are open to all attorneys who are interested; no complicated application or sponsorship is required. Our meetings are generally held each month at the Wisconsin Club in Milwaukee, WI. Our meetings typically feature a quality presentation by a guest speaker on a topic of interest to family lawyers. CLE credit is granted for nearly all presentations.

The Society of Family Lawyers was founded in 1984 by local Milwaukee attorneys Mark J. Ratke and Gregg M. Herman. Mark and Gregg formed the group to create a forum for family law attorneys to meet monthly to discuss and exchange information, without the prerequisites of more formal groups. The first meetings took place at the Ambassador Hotel in Milwaukee, with six members in attendance.

Our Board

Kate Neugent

Kate Neugent

President

Attorney at Burbach & Stansbury S.C.
burbach-stansbury.com

Kate McChrystal

Kate McChrystal

Vice President

Partner at Gagne McChrystal De Lorenzo & Burghardt LLC
familylawwi.com

Eric Hart

Eric Hart

Treasurer

Partner at Hart Law Office
rhart.com

Nidhi Kashyap

Nidhi Kashyap

Secretary

Assistant Family Court Commissioner, Milwaukee office of the Family Court Commissioner

Ksenija Kokanovic

Ksenija Kokanovic

Attorney at Ivanovic Law Offices
ivanoviclaw.com

Ann Hetzel

Ann Hetzel

Attorney at Milwaukee County office of Child Support Services

Max Stephenson

Max Stephenson

Attorney at Gimbel Reilly Guerin Brown LLP
grgblaw.com

Haley Bianchi

Haley Bianchi

Attorney at Civitas Law Group
clgmke.org

Jane Carrig

Jane Carrig

Attorney at La Fleur Law
lafleurlawfirm.com

Maureen Black

Maureen Black

Attorney at Karp/Iancu
karplawfirm.com

Chelsea Fischer

Chelsea Fischer

Staff attorney at Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee
lasmilwaukee.com

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