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Sarah C. Whiting

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Brookfield, WI

The Law Office of Sarah C. Whiting, LLC
200 S Executive Dr, Suite 101
Brookfield, WI 53005
Phone: 262-592-4509
Selected to Rising Stars: 2012, 2015 - 2019
Licensed in Wisconsin Since: 2009
Practice Areas: Family Law (80%), Alternative Dispute Resolution (20%)
Attorney Profile

A compassionate, experienced and committed attorney at The Law Office of Sarah C. Whiting, LLC, Sarah C. Whiting represents clients in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and the surrounding areas. Her focus is on family law, and she represents both grandparents and parents in matters related to domestic violence, post-judgement, business valuation, property division, support, child custody jurisdiction, child custody and visitation, and divorce. Working in the best interests of the children in her area, she was named as guardian ad litem to represent them in court when necessary.

In 2000, Ms. Whiting graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, with a Bachelor of Arts in psychology. She then moved on to law school at Marquette University Law School, where she graduated with her Juris Doctor, and is now admitted to practice in the state of Wisconsin. In 2010, the Wisconsin Law Journal named her an Up and Coming Lawyer in the state.

With an extensive understanding of how difficult a divorce can be mentally, financially and emotionally, Ms. Whiting also advises clients in matters that are alternative to divorce such as collaborative divorce, mediation and arbitration. As of 2019, she is a certified member of the Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts and a committee member at the Leander J. Foley Matrimonial American Inn of Court.

A member of the State Bar of Wisconsin, she is also actively involved with the Family Law Section of the organization. Ms. Whiting is a committee member of the Collaborative Family Law Council of Wisconsin’s training committee and on the editorial board of the Wisconsin Journal of Family Law.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Family Law
  • 20%Alternative Dispute Resolution
Focus Areas

Divorce, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Arbitration, Mediation

Selections

6 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2012, 2015 - 2019

About Sarah C. Whiting

First Admitted: 2009, Wisconsin

Educational Background

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, May 2000

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • "Survey of GAL Topics: Ethics," delivered at the State Bar of Wisconsin Annual Guardian ad Litem training, Madison, Wisconsin, May 2009.
  • Trained Milwaukee County Children's Court staff how to constructively engage in mediation of termination of parental rights cases., Presenter, Mediation in Termination of Parental Rights Cases, 2020
  • Presented strategies in handling post-judgment matters in family law., Presenter, “Family Law Basics: Handling Post-Judgment Matters”, Milwaukee Bar Association, 2021
  • “Parenting Coordinator vs. Special Master/Referee vs. Family Court: Who Can Do What?”, delivered to the 2019 Joint Wisconsin Family Court Commissioner Association/Wisconsin Association of Judicial Court Commissioners Spring Conference, Port Washington, Wisconsin.
  • "Managing the Role of Significant Others as a Family Restructures," delivered at the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts Annual Conference, Kansas City, Kansas, November 2013.
  • "Wisconsin Divorce Kit," delivered at the 2015 Wisconsin Solo and Small Firm Conference, Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, October 2015.
  • "Parent Coordinator vs. Special Master/Referee vs. Family Court: Who Can Do What?," delivered at the Ozaukee County Bar Association, Ozaukee, Wisconsin, December 2017 and at the Leander J. Foley Matrimonial Chapter of the American Inns of Court, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, February of 2018.
  • "First Responder’s Divorce," delivered at the State Bar of Wisconsin Annual Meeting and Conference, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, August of 2018.

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Committee Member, Leander J. Foley Matrimonial Chapter of the American Inns of Court, March of 2017 to present
  • Board Member of the Editorial Board of the Wisconsin Journal of Family Law, 2021
  • Board Member, Steering Committee for the Milwaukee County Mediation Improvement Project, March of 2010 to December of 2013
  • Committee Member, Consulting Committee for the Milwaukee County Safe Exchange and Visitation Committee, June of 2013 to June of 2015
  • Committee Chair, Membership Committee of Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (Wisconsin Chapter), May of 2017 to present
  • Committee Member, Training Committee of the Collaborative Family Law Council of Wisconsin, August 2017 to present
  • Member of the Family Law Section of the Wisconsin State Bar.
  • Certified Member, The Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts, February 2019 to present

Honors/Awards

  • I was honored as one of Wisconsin's 2010 Up and Coming Lawyers by the Wisconsin Law Journal, Up and Coming Lawyer, Wisconsin Law Journal, 2010
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Certified Member, The Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts, February 2019 to present, 2021
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Office Location for Sarah C. Whiting

200 S Executive Dr
Suite 101
Brookfield, WI 53005

Phone: 262-592-4509

Last Updated: 10/1/2021

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