Dayna Lefebvre

Top rated Elder Law attorney in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Becker, Hickey & Poster, S.C.
Dayna Lefebvre
Becker, Hickey & Poster, S.C.

Practice Areas: Elder Law, Estate Planning & Probate; view more

Licensed in Wisconsin since: 2013

Education: Marquette University Law School

Selected to Rising Stars: 2016 - 2024

Becker, Hickey & Poster, S.C.

222 E Erie St
Suite 320
Milwaukee, WI 53202 Visit website


A shareholder at Becker, Hickey & Poster, S.C., Dayna Lefebvre provides elder law, special needs planning, estate planning, and probate and trust administration advice and counsel to her clients in the greater Milwaukee metropolitan area.

Ms. Lefebvre's elder law experience includes nursing home, long-term care and special needs planning, along with guardianships, SSI, and Medicaid planning. She has lectured extensively on these topics before groups such as the National Business Institute, the Wisconsin Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the State Bar of Wisconsin, the Milwaukee Bar Association, and the Racine Kenosha Estate Planning Council. Ms. Lefebvre also has an extensive background in the preparation and review of wills, special needs trusts and other types of trusts, powers of attorney and other estate planning documents.

A board member for the Wisconsin Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and a member of the Insurance and Member Benefits Committee for the Wisconsin State Bar, Ms. Lefebvre is an active participant in several professional organizations. Her memberships include the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the Ozaukee County Bar Association and the Milwaukee-based Association for Women Lawyers. She provides pro bono legal services to a variety of groups, including the Wills for Heroes Foundation, Inc., the Federal Bar Association's Wills for Veterans initiative and Marquette Volunteer Legal Clinics.

Ms. Lefebvre received a Bachelor of Science in accounting and and operations and supply chain management, cum laude, from Marquette University in 2011. Remaining in Milwaukee, she attended Marquette University Law School and was awarded her Juris Doctor, cum laude, in 2013. She is admitted to practice before all Wisconsin state courts.

Ms. Lefebvre returned to Marquette University Law School for several years, where she taught estate planning and gift & estate tax courses. 

Practice areas

Elder Law, Estate Planning & Probate

Focus areas

Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

  • 60% Elder Law
  • 40% Estate Planning & Probate

First Admitted: 2013, Wisconsin

Professional Webpage:

  • Rising Star in Elder Law, Wisconsin Super Lawyers, 2016-2023, Super Lawyers
  • Pro Bono Honor Society, Marquette University Law School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Marquette Volunteer Legal Clinics, 2011 - Present
  • Wills for Heroes, 2011 - Present
  • Wills for Veterans, 2015 - Present  
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Medicaid Essentials for Guardians ad Litem, Milwaukee Bar Association, February 20, 2015
  • Case Law, Statutory, and Administrative Update, Wisconsin Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Co-Presenter: Attorney Stacy Vogeltanz, January 20, 2017
  • Estate Recovery & Disabled Beneficiaries in Probate Estates, Milwaukee Bar Association, October 28, 2016
  • Protecting Assets While Qualifying for Medicaid, National Business Institute, Co-Presenters: Attorneys William F. Greenhalgh and John G. Movroydis, October 25, 2016
  • Editors, Dayna J. Lefebvre, Heather B. Poster, and Carol J. Wessels, Medicaid, Advising Older Clients and Their Families, Volume 2, Third Edition, , State Bar of Wisconsin, 2015
  • Medicaid Basics, , Milwaukee Bar Association, Co-Presenter: Attorney Christopher C. Janson, May 19, 2016
  • Powers of Attorney, Marquette University Law School, September 10, 2015
  • SNTS & ABLE Accounts: Preserving Assets for Disabled Individuals, Kenosha Racine Estate Planning Council, November 15, 2017  
  • Case Law, Statutory, Administrative, and Regulatory Update, Wisconsin Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Co-Presenter: Attorney Megann S. Hendrix, January 31, 2014
  • Author, Dayna J. Lefebvre, The “Achieving a Better Life Experience Act:” An Update, Elder Law Journal of Wisconsin, Volume 27, Issue No. 1, Pages 9-13, January, 2017
  • Authors, Margaret W. Hickey & Dayna J. Lefebvre, Twelve Tax Tips for the Well-Prepared Divorce Attorney, Wisconsin Journal of Family Law, Volume 34, No. 3, Pages 10-14, October, 2015
Educational Background:
  • Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, B.S., cum laude, Major: Accounting; Operations and Supply Chain Management, 2011
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Insurance and Member Benefits Committee, Wisconsin State Bar, 2019-Present, 2019
  • Board of Directors - Wisconsin Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys 
  • Ozaukee County Bar Association
  • Wisconsin Chapter of National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Member, 2016 - Present
  • Milwaukee Bar Association, Member, 2013 - Present
  • Wisconsin, 2013  
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Member, 2016 - Present
  • Waukesha County Bar Association, Member, 2013 - Present
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Member, 2013 - Present  
  • Milwaukee Bar Association – Elder Law Section, Co-Chair, 2015 - 2019
  • Association of Women Lawyers, Member, 2013 - Present

Office location for Dayna Lefebvre

222 E Erie St
Suite 320
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Phone: 414-273-1414


9 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2016 - 2024

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