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Janice N. Bensky - Madison, WI

222 West Washington AvenueSuite 900Post Office Box 1784 Madison, WI 53701- 1784

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Updated: 04/05/2021

Madison Trusts and Estates Lawyer


Janice focuses her practice on estate planning and probate, real estate and family law. Her experience includes:

  • Preparation of estate plans for individuals, including wills, trusts, powers of attorney and prenuptial and postnuptial agreements.
  • Probate of estates of all sizes...

About Janice N. Bensky

Practice Areas

  • Trusts and Estates
  • Family Law
  • Real Estate Law


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Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner


Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin, 1983

Other Affiliations

  • American Bar Association (Real Property, Probate and Trust and Family Law Sections)
  • State Bar of Wisconsin (Real Property, Probate and Trust and Family Law Sections)
  • Collaborative Family Law Council of Wisconsin, Inc.
  • Dane County Family Law Attorneys Group
  • Divorce Cooperation Institute
  • Dane County Bar Association (Former Officer and Director)
  • Madison Estate Council, Former Director
  • Wisconsin Planned Giving Council (Former President and Director)
  • Dane County Bar Association Delivery of Legal Services Committee (Chair)
  • Legal Action of Wisconsin and the Dane County Bar Association Pro Bono Trust Fund (Board Member)
  • State Bar of Wisconsin Legal Referral and Information Services Committee (Chair)


  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, 1983
    Honors: cum laude
  • Wittenberg University, 1967
    Honors: cum laude
  • Harvard University, 1968

Pro Bono Activities

  • Volunteer, State Bar Lawyer Hotline
  • Volunteer, Dane County Bar Association Family Law Legal Assistance Center

Classes and Seminars

  • Adjunct Professor of Estate Planning, University of Wisconsin Law School
  • Faculty Member for the Probate and Estate Planning Section, Lawyering Skills Program



  • The Best Lawyers in America© 2019 in the fields of Family Law and Trusts and Estates
  • 2012 Women in the Law by the Wisconsin Law Journal
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyer, 2008 - 2021

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Office Information


222 West Washington AvenueSuite 900Post Office Box 1784 Madison, WI 53701- 1784


  • 608-259-2600

Accepts Credit Cards


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