Judy O’Connell is a Shareholder in the Litigation and Risk Management Practice Group in the Milwaukee office of von Briesen & Roper, s.c. The focus of her practice is divorce, family law and guardianships. She is a mediator for the Family Mediation Center and Milwaukee County Family Court Services and is frequently appointed by Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judges to serve as guardian ad litem for minor children. She is recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® in Family Law and Family Law Mediation and was awarded an AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest rating possible.
She is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin, the Milwaukee Bar Association (Member, LRIS Committee, 2008-2016; Bench Bar Committee, 1993-present), Divorce Cooperation Institute, Inc. and Society of Family Lawyers.
Judy enjoys giving back to the greater Milwaukee community and currently serves as a Eucharistic minister and the president of the St. Vincent de Paul conference at Christ King parish in Wauwatosa. In addition she volunteers at the Milwaukee Justice Center’s Brief Legal Clinic, The ALS Association Wisconsin Chapter and the American Lung Association.