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F. William Russo

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Milwaukee, WI

F. William Russo & Associates
10150 West National Avenue, Suite 315
Milwaukee, WI 53227
Phone: 414-259-7600
Fax: 414-259-7610
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2021
Licensed in Wisconsin Since: 1970
Practice Areas: Family Law (70%), Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%)
Attorney Profile

The founder of F. William Russo & Associates, F. William Russo represents clients in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Washington County, Fond du Lac County, Waukesha County, Racine County and Ozaukee County, Wisconsin. He focuses his practice on family law, general law and plaintiff's personal injury.  His cases involve the following matters:  traditional divorce, collaborative divorce, domestic violence, adoption, medical malpractice, animal attacks, driving while intoxicated, traffic violations, wills and probate.

After graduating from the University of Minnesota Duluth with a Bachelor of Arts in business and economics, Mr. Russo attended Marquette University Law School, receiving his Juris Doctor in 1970.

Mr. Russo has helped clients settle personal injury claims, winning them millions of dollars. He is a member of the following legal organizations: the State Bar of Wisconsin, the Minnesota State Bar Association and the Milwaukee Bar Association. He is admitted to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin and the United States Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit.

Mr. Russo is extremely active in the legal community with memberships in the Justinian Society of Lawyers, The Divorce Cooperation Institute, the Society of Family Lawyers,  and the Collaborative Family Law Council of Wisconsin, Inc.  His skills as a trial lawyer have earned him recognition as one of the top 100 trial lawyers in Wisconsin for the American Association for Justice. Mr. Russo also serves as a supplemental court commissioner for the 1st Judicial Circuit Court of Milwaukee County.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Family Law
  • 30%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Adoption, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Premises Liability - Plaintiff


16 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2021

About F. William Russo

First Admitted: 1970, Wisconsin

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Educational Background

  • Marquette University Law School
  • University of Minnesota-Duluth, B.A. in Business and Economics


  • Selected as One of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers for the State of Wisconsin by the American Association for Justice.

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Member, Collaborative Family Law Council of Wisconsin
  • Member, Family Law Section, State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Minnesota, 1972
  • Member, State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Member, State Bar of Minnesota
  • Member, Waukesha Bar Association
  • Society of Family Lawyers
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, 1970
  • Member, Justinian Society of Lawyers
  • Member, Wisconsin Divorce Cooperation Institute
  • Member, Litigation Law Section, State Bar of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1970
  • Member, Milwaukee Bar Association
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Office Location for F. William Russo

10150 West National Avenue
Suite 315
Milwaukee, WI 53227

Phone: 414-259-7600

Fax: 414-259-7610

Last Updated: 6/23/2021

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