Emily Dudak Leiter

Emily Dudak Leiter

Your Family and Business Depend on You. You Can Depend on Us.
  • Family Law, Immigration Law, Business Law
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Summary

Emily is a persistent and compassionate advocate for our clients. She strives to be creative and pragmatic in her work on behalf of children and families. She has a special interest in helping immigrant children and LGBTQ families. She was the lead attorney in a 2014 appeal in Wisconsin about applying the marital presumption of parentage to married same-sex couples post-marriage equality. She represents children and families all over the world in immigration, adoption, and assisted reproduction matters.

Education
Tulane University School of Law
J.D. (2005)
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Honors: Cum Laude
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Arizona State University
B.A. (2000) | Political Science
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Honors: Summa Cum Laude
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Professional Experience
Attorney/Partner
The Law Center, S.C.
- Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Big Changes Considered in Wisconsin TPR and Adoption Law
Wisconsin State Bar Children & the Law Section Blog
The Status of LGBT Parental Rights in Wisconsin after Pavan v. Smith
Wisconsin State Bar, Children & the Law Section
Advising the Evolving Family, formerly “Sexual Orientation and the Law"
Wisconsin State Bar Book
Termination of Parental Rights and Adoption
Wisconsin State Bar Book
AAAA Position Paper
Academy of Adoption and Assisted Reproduction Attorneys
Speaking Engagements
“International ARTs and Immigration: Time for a Treaty?” , Mid Year AAAA Conference
Academy of Adoption and Assisted Reproduction Attorneys
"Special Immigrant Juvenile Status: What Adoption and Family Law Attorneys Need to Know and How They Can Help." , Webinar
Academy of Adoption and Assisted Reproduction Attorneys
“The Problem of U.S. Citizenship Law in International Surrogacy and ART: Is a Solution Coming?” , Annual AAAA Conference
American Academy of Adoption and Assisted Reproductive Attorneys
“The Hague Treaty, Parentage, and Citizenship Issues with the State Department , Mid Year AAAA Conference
American Academy of Adoption & Assisted Reproductive Attorneys
Awards
Academy of Adoption & Assisted Reproduction Attorneys (AAAA)
President's Award
Wisconsin Pro Bono Honor Society
Wisconsin Pro Bono Honor Society
Professional Associations
State Bar of Wisconsin  # 1050724
Member
Current
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American Immigration Lawyers Association
Member
Current
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National LGBT Association
Member
Current
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Academy of Adoption & Assisted Reproduction Attorneys
Fellow
- Current
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Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
  • Family Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Business Law
Languages
  • English
Websites & Blogs
Website
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Contact & Map
450 S Yellowstone Dr.
Madison, WI 53719
Telephone: (608) 405-6552
The Law Center, S.C.
602 Pleasant Oak Dr.
Oregon, WI 53575
Toll-Free: (608) 405-6552