Amy L. Shapiro

Top rated family law attorney in Glendale, Wisconsin

Amy Shapiro Family Law, LLC
Amy L. Shapiro
Amy Shapiro Family Law, LLC

Practice Areas: Family law; view more

Licensed in Wisconsin since: 1984

Education: Boston University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2008, 2016 - 2022

Amy Shapiro Family Law, LLC

250 W Coventry Ct
Suite 111
Glendale, WI 53217 Visit website


The owner of Amy Shapiro Family Law in Glendale, Wisconsin, Amy L. Shapiro serves clients in the surrounding regions, including the Milwaukee-Waukesha metro area. She focuses her practice on the following areas of family law:

  • Divorce, annulment and legal separation
  • Child and spousal support
  • Child custody 
  • Property division 
  • Pre- and post-nuptial agreements
  • Modifications of custody and support orders
  • Paternity matters

 A compassionate and diligent attorney, Ms. Shapiro tailors unique solutions for each client’s specific needs. Family law matters can be stressful to deal with and might cause friction within families, so she strives to protect the things her clients value the most – family bonds, assets and their financial future. She is a determined advocate for her clients’ causes and helps them find the most suitable resolution that works in their best interests.

Ms. Shapiro has a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from the University of Michigan, and she earned her Juris Doctor from the Boston University School of Law. She holds a “Superb” rating on Avvo and has received an AV Preeminent* peer-review rating through Martindale-Hubbell. With more than three decades of experience, she is a trained mediator and collaborative law professional. Moreover, she has been voted the Best Divorce Attorney by Shepherd Express in 2011.

An active member of the Milwaukee Bar Association and the Collaborative Family Law Council of Wisconsin, Ms. Shapiro is the former president of the Leander J. Foley Matrimonial American Inn of Court. She has authored many articles on family law topics and served on several community boards.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Family law

Focus areas

Alimony & spousal support, Child support, Custody & visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic violence, Paternity, Prenuptial agreements, Mediation & collaborative law, Same sex family law

  • 100% Family law

First Admitted: 1981, Georgia

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Leander J. Foley Jr. Matrimonial American Inns of Court, Prior President and Board Member
  • Collaborative Family Law Council of Wisconsin, Member
Educational Background:
  • University of Michigan, Philosophy

Office location for Amy L. Shapiro

250 W Coventry Ct
Suite 111
Glendale, WI 53217

Phone: 414-338-3530


11 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2008, 2016 - 2022

Top lists

Top 50: Wisconsin Super Lawyers: 2022 Top 25: Women Wisconsin Super Lawyers: 2019, 2021 - 2022 Top 25: Milwaukee Super Lawyers: 2022

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