Jean M. Ansay

Jean M. Ansay


O'Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C.

Recognized since 2013

Port Washington, Wisconsin

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

Tax Law

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With over 40 years of success as an attorney, Jean's extensive knowledge, experience, and integrity in providing preventive counsel and representing clients in the areas of family law, estate planning, probate, civil litigation, and corporate and real estate law, have proven to be the best-in-class. With each client, Jean is laser-focused on securing the best outcome possible and at the same time providing a peace-of-mind to her clients by involving them appropriately along the way. Jean has been honored with many awards and distinctions, such as being named the first female president of the Ozaukee Bar Association and voted one of Wisconsin's Super Lawyers. More importantly, Jean is most honored by her clients by receiving "thank you" notes of appreciation and regular referrals of family and friends. Jean is often described by her clients as having the perfect mix of proven legal experience, savvy business instincts, and real compassion.

Contact & Links

Location

  • 1329 West Grand Avenue, Suite 200
    Port Washington, WI 53074

Languages

  • English

Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin, State Bar of Wisconsin

Affiliations

  • Girl Scouts of Manitou Council - Director
  • A.N. Ansay Agency, Inc. - President
  • Colonial Bank, Fox Valley - Past Director
  • First National Bank, Port Washington - Past Director
  • Luxembourg American Cultural Society - Past Secretary/Director
  • Ozaukee County Big Brothers & Big Sisters - Past President/Director
  • Ozaukee County Community Programs Board - Past Board Member
  • River Edge Nature Society - Past Director
  • Shoe Bank, Inc. - President
  • St. Mary's Ozaukee Hospital Foundation - Past President/Director
  • Valley Bank, Southeastern Wisconsin - Past Director

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Tax Law

Special Focus

  • Probate

Awards:

  • Honored Member of the Heritage Registry of Who’s Who for Executives and Professionals 2013–2014
  • First female President of Ozaukee Bar Association
  • ·Selected as 10 Best Attorneys in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020 by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
  • Received America’s Top 100 Attorneys Lifetime Achievement Award, 2018–2019
  • Selected for inclusion in 2005, 2019, and 2020 Wisconsin Super Lawyers, Law & Politics and Milwaukee Magazine
  • Selected by Peer Recognition Best Lawyers as Best Attorneys in Wisconsin 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019
  • Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013–2021–Commercial Litigation; Tax Law

Testimonials

  • Jean provides her clients with an absolute sense of confidence and grounding. She works closely with clients, providing details regarding her approach at each stage of their case, and frequently receives thank you letters from clients for her exemplary service, including a note from one grateful client who stated, “You changed everything in my world.”
  • Another client’s son wrote “Thank you so much for everything you did for my mother. It was never easy for my Mom during the divorce. But I know for a fact that every time she had to sit in that court room she feared nothing knowing you were at her side. She told me this many times. Thank you so much for always having my Mom's back. It means a lot to me.”

Related Experience

  • Short-term securities broker
  • Former Legal Counsel to Bank First National
  • Ozaukee County Court Commissioner for Judge Sandy Williams
  • Member of the Local Court Rules Committee–Ozaukee Bar Association

Jean Assists Client With

  • Estate Planning
  • Family Succession Planning
  • Family Law
  • Probate
  • Real Estate Law
  • General Corporate Law
  • Litigation

Community Service

· Director, Girl Scouts of Manitou Council
· President, The Shoe Bank Inc.
· President, A.N. Ansay Agency, Inc.
· Past Director, Colonial Bank, Fox Valley
· Past Director, River Edge Nature Society
· Past Director, Valley Bank, Southeastern Wisconsin
· Past Director, First National Bank, Port Washington
· Past President/Director of St. Mary's Ozaukee Hospital Foundation
· Past President/Director of Ozaukee County Big Brothers & Big Sisters
· Past Secretary/Director of the Luxembourg American Cultural Society
· Past Board Member, Ozaukee County Community Programs Board

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