Michael Edwards

Michael Edwards

Sterling Law Offices, S.C.
  • Family Law, Divorce, Domestic Violence
  • Wisconsin
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Summary

Michael A. Edwards was born in Milwaukee, WI. Michael attended the Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa and graduated in 2014 after earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Law, Politics & Society and Rhetoric & Communication Studies. Michael graduated from Drake with University Honors.

Michael graduated from Marquette University Law School in 2017 with a Certificate in Sports Law as well as Pro Bono Honors for volunteering nearly 400 hours of his time to pro bono legal services.

Currently, Michael assists clients with family law issues in Fond du Lac and surrounding counties.

While in school, Michael held various internship positions including positions with a sole practitioner, a bankruptcy firm, Bronx County Civil Court of New York, the Milwaukee Justice Center, Milwaukee County Circuit Court – Family Division, Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee and compliance for Marquette University Athletics.

Over the years Michael has also been of service to his community having worked with the National Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, Meals from the Heartland, the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Easter Seals and United Way.

Education
Marquette University Law School
J.D. (2017) | Law
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Honors: National Sports Law Institute Certificate recipient; Pro Bono Honor Society (400 hours of pro bono work)
Activities: Intellectual Property Law Society; Entertainment Law Society; Jewish Law Student's Association; Sports Law Society; Student Animal Legal Defense Fund; Student Bar Association; Sports Law Review (staff editor)
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Drake University
B.A. (2014) | Law, Politics & Society; Rhetoric & Communication Studies
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Honors: 2013 Drake University Dean's List; 2013 Order of the Lamp Scholarship Award; Recipient of 4 academic scholarships, Drake University Honors Distinction.
Activities: Pi Kappa Phi fraternity (founding father); Delta Theta Phi (pre-law); Order of Omega Greek Honor Society; Drake University Hillel
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Professional Experience
Senior Associate Attorney
Sterling Law Offices, S.C.
- Current
Associate Attorney
Zacherl, O'Malley & Endejan, S.C.
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Certifications
Certificate in Sports Law
Marquette University School of Law - National Sports Law Institute
Awards
2018 Avvo Client's Choice Award
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Professional Associations
Fond du Lac Bar Association
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The Divorce Cooperation Institute
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State Bar of Wisconsin # 1098942
Member
- Current
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Milwaukee Bar Association
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- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Wisconsin
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Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
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Website
Law Firm Website
Contact & Map
Sterling Law Offices, S.C.
Primary practice location
17 Forest Ave.
Suite 017
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
USA
Telephone: (920) 944-6665
Sterling Law Offices, S.C.
111 N. Main St.
#400
Oshkosh, WI 54901
USA
Telephone: (920) 479-2058