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Emily L.R. Wilson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Madison, WI

Kowalski, Wilson & Vang, LLC
725 Heartland Trail, Suite 100
Madison, WI 53717
Phone: 608-709-5000
Fax: 877-892-6183
Selected to Rising Stars: 2021
Licensed in Wisconsin Since: 2012
Education: New York Law School
Practice Areas: Family Law
Attorney Profile

Emily L.R. Wilson is an shareholder and attorney with Kowalski, Wilson & Vang, LLC, in Madison, Wisconsin. A nationally ranked lawyer with more than nine years of experience, Ms. Wilson devotes her practice solely to family law. She provides exceptional counsel and support to clients throughout the greater Madison metro and surrounding areas who have legal needs involving any of the following:

  • Divorce
  • Domestic violence matters
  • Child custody and placement
  • High net worth divorces and business divorces
  • Guardianships
  • Restraining orders
  • Termination of parental rights and adoptions
  • Grandparents' rights
  • Child support
  • Paternity
  • Military divorce
  • Pre- and postnuptial agreements
  • Interstate disputes and abductions
  • Alimony and maintenance

Over the course of her legal career, Ms. Wilson has achieved a long record of securing the successful outcomes her clients expect and deserve, as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible. She has gained a reputation for her compassion and integrity along with her unwavering dedication to her clients' needs and goals.

Honored for her remarkable professionalism, Ms. Wilson has earned a Top 10 Under 40 ranking from the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys and a Top 40 Lawyers Under 40 ranking from the American Society of Legal Advocates. She also holds a Lead Counsel designation, and she has received many other accolades and endorsements from her peers.

A selfless attorney, Ms. Wilson regularly volunteers her time and services to those less fortunate in her community, and she has received multiple Pro Bono Honor Society awards from the Wisconsin Access to Justice Commission. She has also received "Superb" ratings on, as well as the site's Clients' Choice Award.

A 2001 graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Madison, Ms. Wilson obtained her Juris Doctor from The City University of New York School of Law, in 2011. She is an active member of the Dane County Bar Association and the Sauk County Bar Association, among her other professional affiliations, and she serves as mediator with the Dane County Bar Association's Case Mediation Program.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law


1 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2021

About Emily L.R. Wilson

First Admitted: 2012, Wisconsin

Professional Webpage:

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

Educational Background

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, English Literature

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Mediator, Dane County Bar Association Case Mediation Program
  • Member, State Bar of Wisconsin, 2012
  • Member, Dane County Bar Association Delivery of Legal Services Committee, 2016
  • Member, State Bar of Wisconsin Family Law Section, 2012
  • Member, Dane County Bar Association, 2012

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Volunteer Attorney, Sunshine Legal Clinic, 2016
  • Volunteer Attorney, Family Law Assistance Center, 2017


  • Rated Attorney, Lead Counsel Rated Attorney,, 2018
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Office Location for Emily L.R. Wilson

725 Heartland Trail
Suite 100
Madison, WI 53717

Phone: 608-709-5000

Fax: 877-892-6183

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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