Cathleen Dettmann

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Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Middleton, WI

Palmersheim Dettmann, SC
 | 1424 N High Point Road, Suite 202
Middleton, WI 53562
Phone: 608-836-6400
Fax: 608-836-9697
Selected To Rising Stars: 2016 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2009
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (40%),
  • Business/Corporate (40%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    As shareholder at Haley Palmersheim, S.C., Cathleen Dettmann handles cases of business law, contract law, trademarks and copyrights. As an experienced trial attorney, she represents clients in Wisconsin and provides estate planning for individuals and businesses and legal representation for anyone buying or selling a business. A former public policy analyst and lobbyist who represented clients before the Wisconsin State Legislature, she has a specific interest in working with those in the farming business.

    In 2000, she graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a Bachelor of Arts in political science, then attended the University of Wisconsin Law School where she graduated cum laude and obtained a Juris Doctor. For her hard work in law school, Ms. Dettmann was given the Dean’s Academic Achievement Award. While studying, she also had the opportunity to study literature and poetry in Dublin, Ireland, at Trinity College Dublin.

    Ms. Dettmann’s practice extends to franchise law; securities fraud; corporations and LLCs; noncompete agreements; breach of contract; breach of fiduciary duty; shareholder, partnership and operating agreements; and shareholder and partnership disputes. An associate fellow for the Litigation Counsel of America, she is also a member of the Dane County Bar Association, the Legal Association for Women, the State Bar of Wisconsin and the State Bar of Wisconsin’s Young Lawyers Division.

    With her history as both an attorney and a lobbyist, she has extensive experience in efficiently resolving multifaceted disputes and analyzing complex issues. Whether a case requires a delicate approach or a forceful type of advocacy, Ms. Dettmann can access the situation early to determine how to best represent her clients.

    Practice Areas
    • 40%Business Litigation
    • 40%Business/Corporate
    • 20%Estate Planning & Probate
    Focus Areas

    Non-Compete Agreements, Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts, Business Organizations, Estate Planning, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills


    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 4 years

    Rising Stars: 2016 - 2019

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    About Cathleen Dettmann

    Admitted: 2009, Wisconsin

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    • Associate Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
    • Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2016

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member, Young Lawyers Division, State Bar of Wisconsin
    • James E. Doyle Chapter, American Inns of Court, 2014 – Present
    • Member, State Bar of Wisconsin
    • Member, Dane County Bar Association
    • Member, Legal Association for Women Lawyers

    Educational Background:

    • University of Wisconsin, B.A., Political Science, 2000
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    Office Location for Cathleen Dettmann

    1424 N High Point Road
    Suite 202
    Middleton, WI 53562

    Phone: 608-836-6400

    Fax: 608-836-9697

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    Last Updated: 3/18/2020

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