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Katherine Jochman De Lorenzo

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Milwaukee, WI

Gagne, McChrystal, De Lorenzo & Burghardt
735 North Water Street, Suite 731
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone: 414-273-5551
Fax: 414-273-5554
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2021
Selected to Rising Stars: 2009 - 2012
Licensed in Wisconsin Since: 2007
Practice Areas: Family Law
Attorney Profile

Attorney Katherine Jochman De Lorenzo is a partner with the Gagne McChrystal De Lorenzo & Burghardt law firm in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. A top-rated attorney with nearly 13 years of legal experience, Ms. De Lorenzo focuses her practice exclusively on family law, and she provides exceptional representation to clients throughout Milwaukee and across the state who are going through a divorce or have some other serious legal issue affecting their families.

As an attorney, Ms. De Lorenzo strives to provide the highest level of counsel and support possible through experienced, dedicated and compassionate advocacy. Well-versed in mediation and other alternative dispute resolution techniques, she prefers to help her clients resolve their conflicts and reach agreements on child custody and support, property division, spousal maintenance, and other related matters without having to resort to costly, stressful and adversarial court proceedings.

A staunch advocate for her clients and their children, Ms. De Lorenzo routinely serves as guardian ad litem in contentious child custody cases, and she has extensive experience assisting with paternity actions and fighting for the rights and interests of parents. Whether inside or outside of the courtroom, she maintains an unwavering focus on her clients' needs and goals, and she aggressively pursues the most favorable outcomes on their behalves to help them face this new chapter in their lives with confidence.

A 1995 graduate of the University of Wisconsin–Madison with degrees in psychology and women's studies, Ms. De Lorenzo obtained her Juris Doctor from Marquette University Law School in 2007. While there, she volunteered with the Task Force on Family Violence and then participated in the International Chamber of Commerce Commercial Mediation Competition and the American Bar Association Representation in Mediation Competition.

Highly active in her legal community, Ms. De Lorenzo is a member of the Waukesha County and Milwaukee Bar associations, the State Bar of Wisconsin, the American Bar Association, and the Divorce Cooperation Institute. She is also a member of the Collaborative Family Law Council of Wisconsin and the Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association as well as the Justinian Society of Lawyers.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Paternity, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law


9 Years Super Lawyers
4 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2021
  • Rising Stars: 2009 - 2012

About Katherine Jochman De Lorenzo

First Admitted: 2007, Wisconsin

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Waukesha County Bar Association, Member
  • Wisconsin, 2007 
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Divorce Cooperation Institute, Member
  • Milwaukee County Bar Association, Member
  • Justinian Society of Lawyers, Member
  • Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Member
  • Collaborative Family Law Council of Wisconsin, Member


  • Super Lawyers "Rising Star" in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012
  • American Bar Association Representation in Mediation competition in Washington D.C., Marquette University Law School
  • Volunteered for the Task Force on Family Violence restraining order clinic and Small claims mediator, Marquette University Law School
  • Super Lawyer, 2013-2021, SuperLawyers
  • International Chamber of Commerce Commercial Mediation competition in Paris, France, Marquette University Law School

Educational Background

  • University of Wisconsin Madison, Dual B.A. degree in Psychology and Women's Studies, 1995

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Provides volunteer legal services at the Marquette University Legal Clinic and the Waukesha County Legal Clinic, 2021
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Office Location for Katherine Jochman De Lorenzo

735 North Water Street
Suite 731
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Phone: 414-273-5551

Fax: 414-273-5554

Last Updated: 8/11/2021

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