Stephanie R. Benske

Top rated Family Law attorney in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Benske Family Law, LLC
Stephanie R. Benske
Benske Family Law, LLC

Practice Areas: Family Law; view more

Licensed in Wisconsin since: 1998

Education: Creighton University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2007 - 2008, 2010 - 2012

Benske Family Law, LLC

3821 South Howell Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53207 Visit website


Attorney Stephanie R. Benske at Benske Family Law reflects a dedication to the intricate field of family law, where she has established herself as a cornerstone of the legal community in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She is a beacon of hope and guidance for families handling complex legal matters involving:

·       Divorce

·       Child custody and support

·       Child placement

·       Spousal support

·       Property division and relevant tax issues

·       Paternity

·       Mediation

·       CHIPS and JIPS matters

·       Adoptions

·       Juvenile guardianships

In 1998, Ms. Benske began her journey in law with a Juris Doctor from Creighton University School of Law. Her academic tenure was marked by an enriching visit as a scholar at Marquette University Law School, and a significant internship at the Children’s Court of Milwaukee County really set the stage. These experiences paved the way for her to join the State Bar of Wisconsin, and from there, she has built a career that continues to thrive and make a difference.

Exceptionally knowledgeable, Ms. Benske represents her clients with unyielding ethical standards and personalized attention. Her track record of securing favorable outcomes is a testament to her meticulous approach and ability to resonate with the needs of her clientele. Her commitment is further exemplified by her continuous pursuit of justice, ensuring clients feel heard, supported and empowered throughout their legal journey.

Professionally, Ms. Benske actively participates in various legal communities, contributing her skills to the Inns of Court, the Justinian Society and the Society of Family Lawyers, among others. The accolades adorning her career are numerous, including the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys’ Top 10 Attorney Award, Avvo’s “Very Good” rating and a spot in the Top Up and Coming Wisconsin Attorneys list. Her devotion to giving back to the community has been honored with a certificate of appreciation for being an outstanding volunteer for the Wisconsin Family Justice Clinic.

Practice areas

Family Law

Focus areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law

  • 100% Family Law

First Admitted: 1998, Wisconsin

Professional Webpage:

  • A List WISN 12 for Family Law
  • Super Lawyer, Milwaukee Magazine, 2010-2012
  • Top Up and Coming Wisconsin Attorney
  • Super Lawyer Rising Star, 2007-2012
  • National Academy of Family Law Attorneys
  • Selected by Judicial Committee to become Intake Attorney at Children’s Court
  • Super Lawyer, Milwaukee Magazine, 2007-2008
  • Top 10 Award for Excellence in the Field of Family Law
  • Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Volunteer for the Wisconsin Family Justice Clinic
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Taught Legal Seminars on Adoption and Family Law Related Issues for Other Attorneys, National Business Institute
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Nebraska Huskers, Supporter
  • Justinian Society, Member
  • Wisconsin Badgers, Supporter
  • Wisconsin Club, Member
  • Self Help Legal Clinic, Volunteer
  • Society of Family Lawyers, Member
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Inns of Court, Member
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Family Law Section, Member
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Member
  • Wisconsin
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • David B. v. Stephanie C.S., 2002
  • Angela O. v. Casey R., 2004
  • In re the interest of Caryn A-G, 228 Wis.2d 658, 1999
Educational Background:
  • University of Nebraska, Omaha, Nebraska, Honors: Sorority Chi Omega, Member

Office location for Stephanie R. Benske

3821 South Howell Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53207

Phone: 262-214-0380


7 Years Super Lawyers
5 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2007 - 2008, 2010 - 2012

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