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Eric Hart

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Milwaukee, WI

Hart Law Office
207 East Buffalo Street, Suite 201
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone: 414-436-3544
Fax: 414-271-0457
Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2021
Licensed in Wisconsin Since: 2011
Practice Areas: Family Law (50%), Criminal Defense (30%), Estate Planning & Probate (10%), Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
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Attorney Profile

Born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Eric Hart is an attorney with Hart Law Office. Based in his hometown, he divides his practice among a variety of different disciplines, representing clients throughout the greater metropolitan area. Mr. Hart is a graduate of Marquette University, where he majored in finance and marketing and received a Bachelor of Science in 2008. After taking courses at the University of Dayton School of Law, he moved back to Milwaukee and enrolled at Marquette University Law School, and he was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2011. Admitted to practice before all Wisconsin state courts, Mr. Hart is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin.

A large part of Mr. Hart's practice is centered on family law matters. In that regard, he represents people whose marriages are coming to an end and who are struggling to reach an agreement on such divorce-related issues as child custody and visitation, alimony, child support, and the division of complex assets and debts. A tenacious litigator when necessary, Mr. Hart often helps them reach an accord through such alternative dispute resolution techniques as mediation and negotiations. He also has experience in the preparation of prenuptial and post-marital agreements, and he helps clients seek the enforcement of or modifications to existing support and custody orders.

Mr. Hart's other practice areas include defending clients who are facing criminal charges and he provides representation to plaintiffs in personal injury and wrongful death litigation. His professional affiliations include the Society of Family Lawyers and the Milwaukee Bar Association.

Mr. Hart is the co-chair of the Milwaukee County Bar Association Bench Bar Committee.  He meets with judicial officals to help improve the qualit of the family court system.  He is also on the Board of Directors for the Leander J Foley, Jr. Society of Family Lawyers.  An organization that brings family attorneys toether for training and collaboration. 

Practice Areas
  • 50%Family Law
  • 30%Criminal Defense
  • 10%Estate Planning & Probate
  • 10%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights, Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Failure to Pay Child Support, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Wills, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff


4 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2018 - 2021

About Eric Hart

First Admitted: 2011, Wisconsin

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Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Moderated a discussion with judges.  , Moderator, Judges Panel, Leander J. Foley Society of Family Lawyers, 2020
  • Moderated training with judges and other presenters., Moderator, Judges Live, 2021
  • Organized and moderated a continued education training program with other judges.  Presented to family law attorney.  , Moderator, Judges Live, Attorney, 2019
  • Organized training for Guardian ad Litems, focusing on the issue of Domestic Violence. , Organizer, Guardian ad Litem Training - Domestic Violence, 2021
  • Presenter at a continuing education seminar for family court Guardian ad Litems. , Presenter, Guardian ad Litem Improvement Project, 2019
  • Moderated training with judges and other presenters. , Moderator, Judges Live, 2020
  • Moderator for a panel of family court judges and commissioners. , Moderator, Family Court Judges Panel, Family Law, Divorce, Paternity, 2018
  • I was a presenteer at the 2018 Divorce Cooperation Institutes seminar entitled Practically Cooperative.  I presented on ethical issues in family law and also moderated a discussion about complex financial issues. , Presenter and Moderator, Practictically Cooperative, Divorce, Family Law, Complex Divorce, 2018
  • Moderator for a doctor and GAL panel on “Adolescents Who Resist and/or Refuse Placement”, Moderator, Working with Adolescents who Resist and/or Refuse Placement, Divorce, Family Law, Paternity, Guardian Ad Litem, 2017

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Leander J. Foley Jr., Society of Family Lawyers, Treasurer , 2021
  • Milwaukee Bar Association Family Bench Bar Co-Chair, 2021
  • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts member, 2020
  • Wisconsin Bar Association member, 2021
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin member, 2021
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin, member, 2021
  • Guardian Ad Litem Improvement Project, member, 2019
  • Divorce Cooperation Institute, board member, 2018

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Marquette Brief Legal Advice Clinic, volunteer attorney, 2021
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Office Location for Eric Hart

207 East Buffalo Street
Suite 201
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Phone: 414-436-3544

Fax: 414-271-0457

Last Updated: 7/8/2021

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