Erin M. Strohbehn

Top rated estate & trust litigation attorney in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin & Brown, LLP
Erin M. Strohbehn
Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin & Brown, LLP

Practice Areas: Estate & trust litigation, Employment & labor; view more

Licensed in Wisconsin since: 2006

Education: Marquette University Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2022 Selected to Rising Stars: 2009 - 2020
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Erin M. Strohbehn is an estate planning attorney and partner at Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin & Brown, LLP, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Ms. Strohbehn handles matters involving probate, trusts, wills and general civil litigation, serving clients throughout the Milwaukee area. 

Ms. Strohbehn is a 2003 graduate of Marquette University in Milwaukee, where she earned a bachelor’s degree, before going on to complete her law degree at Marquette University Law School. She is licensed to practice law before all Wisconsin state courts and the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin.

Practicing law for over a decade, Ms. Strohbehn is the recipient of various awards and recognition from several organizations. The organization National Trial Lawyers included her on its “Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers in Wisconsin” list and the Wisconsin Law Journal named her a “Leader in the Law” in 2017. She is featured in multiple editions of “The Best Lawyers in America” and recognized by Best Lawyers. 

Staying involved in her legal community, Ms. Strohbehn is active in several professional legal organizations. She belongs to the Milwaukee Bar Association, the Milwaukee Young Lawyers’ Association, the State Bar of Wisconsin, the Wisconsin Association for Justice and the National Association of Women Lawyers. She has lectured for groups including the National Business Institute and the Wisconsin Court Interpreter Program. 

Dedicating her time to many volunteer pursuits, Ms. Strohbehn is president of the Divine Savior Holy Angels High School Alumnae Board and serves as a mock trial coach for the school. She is involved with the ALS Association Wisconsin Chapter and coaches baseball for Glendale Little League.

Practice areas

Estate & trust litigation, Employment & labor: employee, Employment & labor: employer, General litigation

Focus areas

Will contests, Employment law - employee, Litigation

First Admitted: 2006, Wisconsin

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Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Divine Savior Holy Angels High School Alumnae Board, President
  • DSHA Mock Trial Coach
  • Glendale Little League Coach
  • Association for Women Lawyers, Member
  • Member, School Commission, Lumen Christi Catholic Parish
  • Past President, Divine Savior Holy Angels High School Alumnae Board
  • ALS Association - Wisconsin Chapter Evening of Hope  
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Milwaukee Young Lawyers' Association, Member
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin, 2006
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin, 2006
  • Wisconsin, 2006
  • Association for Women Lawyers, Member, 2021
  • Divine Savior Holy Angels High School Alumnae Board, President, 2019
  • Wisconsin Association for Justice, Member
  • Member, Milwaukee Bar Association Fee Arbitration Committee, 2014
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Member
  • Milwaukee Bar Association, Member
Educational Background:
  • Divine Savior Holy Angels High School, 1998
  • Marquette University, B.A. Journalism, 2003
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Marquette University Law School, Speaker, Avoiding Estate Planning Litigation CLE, 2021
  • Greater Milwaukee Association of Legal Professionals, How to Train Your Dragon - How Legal Professionals Can Help Young Lawyers, November 2017
  • Wisconsin Court Interpreter Program - Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: Considerations for Independent Contractors, April 2018
  • Better Business Bureau - Do We Need a Lawyer Yet? January 2019
  • UW-Milwaukee - Leaders Converse: Corporate Ethics, February 2019
  • Avoiding Estate Planning Litigation CLE, February 2021
  • The Probate Process From Start to Finish, June 2021
  • National Business Institute: Trusts and Estates Practice Essentials: What You Need to Know, November 2021
  • Join us for a lively discussion featuring a panel of local experts who will discuss maintaining a culture of ethical and moral decision making, even when the environment may tempt otherwise., Panelist, Corporate Ethics, 2019
  • In October 2019, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in three cases expected to have a major impact upon the more than 11 million members of the LGBTQ community. At issue is the scope of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the incredibly important question of whether Title VII’s prohibition on sex discrimination encompasses claims of discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity, Co-Author, U.S. Supreme Court, LGBTQ Discrimination, and Title VII Protections, State Bar of Wisconsin, Appellate Practice Section Blog, Legal, 2019
Representative Clients:
  • Probate of Janis Frank estate, 2022
  • Honored as one of the "Notable Women In Law" in Milwaukee, WI., Notable Women In Law, BizTimes Milwaukee, 2022
  • Recognized as one of the top 100 civil plaintiff trial lawyers in WI., The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers in Wisconsin, National Trial Lawyers, 2022
  • Wisconsin Law Journal's Leader In the Law Award, Leader In the Law, WI Law Journal, 2017
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2009 - 2020
  • Best Lawyers Embargoed Awards
  • Recognized as 2020 Best Lawyers in America in the Spring Business Edition
  • Recognized as one of the 2021 Best Lawyers in America in the "Women in the Law" Spring Business Edition
  • Named one of the "Best Lawyers" for Personal Injury Litigation (Plaintiff)
  • Named one of the "Best Lawyers" for Employment Law-Individuals
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers in Wisconsin
  • Best Women Lawyers in America-Spring 2019 Business Edition, Best Women Lawyers In America, Best Lawyers, 2019

Office location for Erin M. Strohbehn

330 East Kilbourn Avenue
Suite 1170
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Phone: 414-877-8106


2 Years Super Lawyers
12 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2009 - 2020

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