For more than ten years, she has represented clients in all areas of family law, including financial issues and child custody and placement matters. She has negotiated property and placement agreements, and conducted court trials and appeals. Rhonda is adept at collaborative family law, where the focus is on helping parties reach agreements and avoid litigation. She has advanced training in mediation and will serve as a mediator to facilitate agreements. Rhonda also has advanced litigation training and skills for those cases that require trial before a judge or jury.

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Honors & Recognition

  • Admitted to AAML (American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers)
  • Pro Bono Award from the Dane County Bar Association
  • Recent recipient of Wisconsin Supreme Court Pro Bono award

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Community Involvement & Board Memberships

  • Village of Barneveld, Wisconsin, Village Trustee, Village Board
  • Board member of Barneveld-Brigham Fire District
  • Certified EMT providing volunteer emergency services in community
  • Black belt in martial arts

Education

  • J.D., University of Colorado, Boulder, 1992
  • B.S., University of Southern Colorado, 1988

Certifications

  • Completed advanced mediation training through the University of Wisconsin
  • Completed an intensive 7-day trial advocacy course through the American Bar Association

Admitted to Practice

  • Wisconsin state courts
  • Colorado state courts

Representative Work

  • Individuals and families going through family law matters and guardianships


    • Representing clients in the collaborative divorce model
    • Representing clients in the traditional litigation model with court trials, various discovery, briefing, and settlement negotiations
  • School Districts when they have issues with family law matters

Professional Memberships

  • AAML
  • Collaborative Law Counsel of Wisconsin
  • Dane County Regional Chairperson of CFLCW
  • Dane County Bar Association
  • Iowa County Bar Association

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