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—President

Kate McChrystal—Vice President

Eric Hart—Treasurer

Nidhi Kashyap—Secretary

Ksenija Kokanovic—Member at Large

Ann Hetzel—Member at Large

Max Stephenson—Member at Large

Haley Bianchi—Member at Large

Jane Carrig—Member at Large

Maureen Black—Member at Large

Chelsea Fischer—Member at Large



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