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Judith O. O’Connell - Milwaukee, WI

11270 W. Park PlaceSuite 220 Milwaukee, WI 53224

Updated: 03/01/2023

Milwaukee Family Law Lawyer


Attorney Judy O'Connell is an experienced lawyer who has handled hundreds of divorces and other family law matters over the course of her career. She takes the time to understand her clients and their needs to find legal solutions tailored to their needs. She offers a variety of options for a client to select from that will best suit their circumstances and achieve their goals. These options include litigation, mediation, collaborative divorce, and more...

About Judith O. O’Connell

Practice Areas

  • Family Law
  • Mediation and Collaborative Law
  • Adoption


  • 50%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Lawyer


  • English


Bar Admissions

  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin

Specialties and Certifications

  • Family Law Mediation, UW-Milwaukee, 2013

Other Affiliations

  • Milwaukee Bar Association, 1986 - Present
  • Waukesha Bar Association, 2015 - Present
  • State Bar of WI, 2019 - Present (Board member of Dispute Resolution)


  • Marquette University Law School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Mount Mary College, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1991
    Major: Biology and Public Relations

Past Positions

  • von Briesen & Roper, Lawyer, 2018 - 2021
  • Peterson Johnson & Murray, Lawyer, 1999 - 2017

Pro Bono Activities

  • Milwaukee Justice Center, 2014 - Present
  • Collaborative Family Law Council of WI, 2019 - Present

Classes and Seminars

  • “Positioning your Collaborative/Interdisciplinary Team Practice: Ways to Enhance your Presence in the Interdisciplinary Client Workspace”, Panelist, Collaborative Family Law Council of Wisconsin, February 2023
  • Family Mediation, UW-Milwaukee, 2015 - 2019



  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Lawyer of the Year - Family Law Mediation, 2019


Office Information


11270 W. Park PlaceSuite 220 Milwaukee, WI 53224

Accepts Credit Cards


Office Hours

Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Saturday: By Appointment Only



  • Article: “Contingent Orders Finally Allowed in Limited Circumstances” 38 Wisconsin Journal of Family Law (July 2021)

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