Alison TenBruggencate

Alison TenBruggencate

Attorney
Location:
Madison, Wisconsin
Phone:
608-807-0752
866-443-8661
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Alison TenBruggencate has been practicing law for more than 30 years, primarily in family law, with an emphasis on the financial aspects of divorce and marital property agreements. She was selected to Super Lawyers/Wisconsin in 2015 for her work in family law and named in the 2016 Best Lawyers in America for her work in the practice area of Collaborative Family Law. Alison is a former President of the Dane County Bar Association, Trustee for the Board of Trustees of the Pro Bono Trust Fund and Chairperson of the Office of Lawyer Regulation, District 9 Committee. For nearly every year of the last fifteen years, she has taught at the law school or provided continuing legal education training.

Education

  • University of Wisconsin Law School, Madison, Wisconsin
    • J.D. - 1985
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
    • B.A. - 1975
    • Honors: With Distinction

Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin, 1986
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin, 1986

Honors and Awards

  • "Super Lawyer", 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2012, 2015, 2016
  • American Jurisprudence Award for excellent achievement in the study of family law

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Past President, Dane County Bar Association,
  • Past Chairperson, Law for the Public Committee, Dane County Bar Association
  • Former Trustee, Board of Trustees, Dane County Pro Bono Trust Fund,
  • Past Chairperson and Member, Office of Lawyer Regulation, District 9 Committee,
  • Former Member, Appointment Selection Committee of the Supreme Court of Wisconsin
  • Board of Directors, Legal Action of Wisconsin

Pro Bono Activities

  • Board of Directors’ President, Friends of Odyssey Project, Inc.

Practice Areas

  • Family Law
  • Mediation and Arbitration

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Collaborative Divorce
  • Complex Property Division
  • Maintenance
  • Child Support
  • Enforcement and Modification
  • Mediation and Arbitration
  • Marital Property Agreements
  • Estate Planning

Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin, 1986
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin, 1986

Education

  • University of Wisconsin Law School, Madison, Wisconsin
    • J.D. - 1985
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
    • B.A. - 1975
    • Honors: With Distinction

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Dane County Bar Association, Past President
  • Dane County Bar Association, Past Chair, Law for the Public Committee
  • Dane County Pro Bono Trust Fund, Past Trustee
  • Office of Lawyer Regulation, District 9 Committee, Past Chair
  • Appointment Selection Committee of the Supreme Cout of Wisconsin, Member

Pro Bono Activities

  • Friends of Odyssey Project, Inc., President