Ashley J. Richter

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Madison, WI

Richter & Phillips LLP
 | 121 S. Pinckney Street, Suite 525
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: 608-390-3081
Selected to Rising Stars: 2018
Licensed Since: 2010
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (70%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Professional Liability: Defense (10%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (10%)
Attorney Profile

An attorney at Richter & Phillips LLP, Ashley J. Richter represents clients in Madison, Wisconsin, and the surrounding areas. She handles family law cases of legal separation and divorce, collaborative divorce, child support, maintenance, property division, child placement and custody disputes, grandparent visitation, paternity actions, unmarried couples, prenuptial and postnuptial marital property agreements and uncontested stepparent adoption. Along with family law, she also does powers of attorney, wills and trusts, and probate administration and litigation. Her personal injury focus includes animal bites, pedestrian and bicycle accidents, and motor vehicle accidents.

With an Avvo “Superb” rating, Ms. Richter coaches a mock trial at the University of Wisconsin Law School. She is a former student at the University of Minnesota, where she graduated with high distinction and summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in sociology. At the University of Wisconsin Law School, she earned a Juris Doctor and focused on family law, graduating cum laude.

Ms. Richter volunteers with the Dane County Family Law Assistance Center, is a former president of the Legal Association for Women and is intricately involved with the Dane County Bar Association, The James E. Doyle American Inn of Court and the Dane County Bar Association Case Mediation Program Committee. Since 2010, she has judged mock trial competitions for high schools and aided in developing materials for the trial program for high school students.

Along with personal injury, estate planning and probate, and family law, Ms. Richter handles certain administrative and professional licensing matters. These include licensing application issues and professional misconduct and ethics defense.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (70%): Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law

Civil Litigation (10%)

Professional Liability (10%): Professional Malpractice - Other, Ethics & Professional Responsibility

Estate Planning & Probate (10%): Estate Planning, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Focus Areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Professional Malpractice - Other, Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Estate Planning, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

Rising Stars: 2018

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About Ashley Richter

Admitted: 2010, Wisconsin

Professional Webpage: http://www.richter-phillips.com/attorneys/ashley-j-richter/

Honors/Awards:

  • honors for graduating students with a cumulative GPA of 3.35 or higher, Dean's Academic Achievement Award, University of Wisconsin Law School

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Guardian ad Litem for minor children in family actions, training and additional ethics credits maintained to accept cases since 2013, 2017
  • Trained in Collaborative Divorce Practice by Collaborative Family Law Council of Wisconsin , 2013

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • State Bar of Wisconsin (2010-Present): Family Law Section, Young Lawyers Division, Solo and Small Firm Section, 2018
  • Dane County Bar Association (2010-Present), Case Mediation Program Committee , 2018
  • James E. Doyle Inns of Court (2010-Present), 2018
  • Divorce Cooperation Institute, Secretary (2017-Present), 2018
  • Wisconsin Association for Justice (member 2012-Present), 2017
  • Collaborative Family Law Council of Wisconsin (member 2012-present), Board Member 2018, 2012
  • Legal Association for Women, past President, 2012

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Family Law Assistance Center, volunteer for free legal information clinic (2010-Present), 2018
  • Dane County Case Mediation Program, volunteer mediator (2013-Present), 2018
  • McFarland Chamber of Commerce, 2015
  • National High School Mock Trial, problem writer, 2014
  • High School Mock Trial, problem writer and judge (2011-Present)  , 2011

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Licensing Issues and the Legal Process for Physicians , Lecturer, University Of Wisconsin Medical School, 2015
  • Presentation on how to present and exclude evidence in family law matters, including practical considerations., Presenter, Presenting and Excluding Evidence, Volunteer Lawyer's Project Training, Legal Action Of Wisconsin, 2015
  • Client Interviews & Divorce Process Tools, Presenter, Handling a Basic Divorce, State Bar Of Wisconsin

Educational Background:

  • University of Wisconsin Law School Juris Doctor, Cum Laude University of Minnesota-Twin Cities  Bachelor of Arts, Summa Cum Laude with high distinction
  • University of Minnesota, Bachelor’s degree, sociology, summa cum laude with high distinction
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Office Location for Ashley J. Richter

121 S. Pinckney Street
Suite 525
Madison, WI 53703

Phone: 608-390-3081

 

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Last Updated: 8/17/2018

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