Sarah C. Whiting

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Milwaukee, WI

Burbach & Stansbury S.C.
 | 10850 W. Park Place, Suite 530
Milwaukee, WI 53224
Phone: 262-592-4509
Fax: 414-359-8900
Selected To Rising Stars: 2012, 2015 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2009
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (80%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    Sarah C. Whiting is an attorney at the law firm of Burbach & Stansbury S.C. in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. With more than a decade of experience, Ms. Whiting concentrates her practice on family law, handling cases involving divorce, paternity, prenuptial agreements, third-party visitation and other issues. She serves clients in the Milwaukee metropolitan area and the surrounding region.

    In addition to her experience in traditional litigation, Ms. Whiting serves as a guardian ad litem in child custody matters and is experienced in alternative dispute resolution methods such as arbitration and mediation. She understands the mental and emotional difficulty of divorce, child custody disputes and other family law issues, and treats clients with compassion as she guides them through each step of the process. She is committed to meeting the needs of her clients and helping them achieve the best possible outcome for their situation.

    Active in professional organizations, Ms. Whiting is a committee member of the Wisconsin Chapter of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, the Leander J. Foley Matrimonial American Inn of Court and the training committee of the Collaborative Family Law Council of Wisconsin. She has served as a board member of the steering committee for the Milwaukee County Mediation Improvement Project. She has lectured on legal topics at various professional events throughout Wisconsin.

    Ms. Whiting earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and received her law degree from Marquette University Law School. She obtained her license to practice law in 2009, which qualified her to appear before all Wisconsin state courts.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 80%Family Law
    • 20%Alternative Dispute Resolution

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    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 6 years

    Rising Stars: 2012, 2015 - 2019

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    About Sarah Whiting

    Admitted: 2009, Wisconsin

    Professional Webpage: https://www.burbach-stansbury.com/attorney/whiting-sarah-c/

    Honors/Awards:

    • I was honored as one of Wisconsin's 2010 Up and Coming Lawyers by the Wisconsin Law Journal., Up and Coming Lawyer, Wisconsin Law Journal, 2010
    • Super Lawyers Rising Star

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Committee Member, Leander J. Foley Matrimonial Chapter of the American Inns of Court, March of 2017 to present
    • Board Member, Steering Committee for the Milwaukee County Mediation Improvement Project, March of 2010 to December of 2013
    • Committee Member, Consulting Committee for the Milwaukee County Safe Exchange and Visitation Committee, June of 2013 to June of 2015
    • Committee Member, Membership Committee of Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (Wisconsin Chapter), May of 2017 to present
    • Committee Member, Training Committee of the Collaborative Family Law Council of Wisconsin, August 2017 to present
    • Member of the Family Law Section of the Wisconsin State Bar.
    • Certified Member, The Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts, February 2019 to present

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • "Survey of GAL Topics: Ethics," delivered at the State Bar of Wisconsin Annual Guardian ad Litem training, Madison, Wisconsin, May 2009.
    • “Parenting Coordinator vs. Special Master/Referee vs. Family Court: Who Can Do What?”, delivered to the 2019 Joint Wisconsin Family Court Commissioner Association/Wisconsin Association of Judicial Court Commissioners Spring Conference, Port Washington, Wisconsin.
    • "Managing the Role of Significant Others as a Family Restructures," delivered at the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts Annual Conference, Kansas City, Kansas, November 2013.
    • "Wisconsin Divorce Kit," delivered at the 2015 Wisconsin Solo and Small Firm Conference, Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, October 2015.
    • "Parent Coordinator vs. Special Master/Referee vs. Family Court: Who Can Do What?," delivered at the Ozaukee County Bar Association, Ozaukee, Wisconsin, December 2017 and at the Leander J. Foley Matrimonial Chapter of the American Inns of Court, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, February of 2018.
    • "First Responder’s Divorce," delivered at the State Bar of Wisconsin Annual Meeting and Conference, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, August of 2018.

    Educational Background:

    • University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, May 2000
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    Office Location for Sarah C. Whiting

    10850 W. Park Place
    Suite 530
    Milwaukee, WI 53224

    Phone: 262-592-4509

    Fax: 414-359-8900

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