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Renee Read

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Neenah, WI

Remley Law, S.C.
2 Neenah Center, Suite 100
Neenah, WI 54956
Phone: 920-725-2601
Fax: 920-725-5814
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2018
Licensed in Wisconsin Since: 2004
Practice Areas: Family Law (80%), Creditor Debtor Rights: Business (20%)
Attorney Profile

Renee Read is an attorney and shareholder with Remley Law, S.C., in Neenah, Wisconsin. A top-ranked lawyer with more than 16 years of total legal experience, Ms. Read provides unmatched counsel and support to clients across the Fox Cities region and surrounding areas who have legal needs involving any of the following:

·       Divorce

·       Family Law

·       Creditors' Rights/ Collections

Growing up in an agricultural setting in Dubuque County, Iowa, Ms. Read learned the values of hard work and service to others at a very early age, and she instills these virtues each and every day in her practice. 

As such, she provides the highly personalized counsel her clients need to make the best-informed decisions regarding the legal issues that will affect them and their families for years to come, and she has gained a reputation for her innate ability to devise effective strategies to help her clients achieve their goals and the favorable outcomes they seek efficiently and affordably.

Honored for her outstanding professionalism and service, Ms. Read has earned consistent recognition as being among the top 2.5% of lawyers in her region as well as designation as an attorney of distinction from various peer review sources. Heavily involved in her local community, she has also received the Fox Cities Future 15 Award in 2013.

A 2000 honors graduate of the University of Iowa, Ms. Read began her legal career in 2004 after obtaining her Juris Doctor from Saint Louis University School of Law and her license to practice from the State Bar of Wisconsin. While in law school, she received the Dean's Scholar Scholarship along with a certificate in health law. She also studied for a time at Hamline University School of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Ms. Read is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin, and she is an active member of the Winnebago and Outagamie County Bar Associations, the State Bar of Wisconsin Leadership Development Committee, and the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts. She has also served as District 3 Representative, State Bar of Wisconsin Board of Governors, and she has conducted numerous lectures and seminars across her region on a variety of legal topics.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Family Law
  • 20%Creditor Debtor Rights: Business
Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Paternity, Collections


4 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2015 - 2018

About Renee Read

First Admitted: 2004, Wisconsin

Professional Webpage:


  • Top 10 Family Law Attorney - Wisconsin, Attorney and Practice Magazine, 2020
  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers
  • Top 10 Family Law Attorney - Wisconsin, Attorney & Practice Magazine, 2019
  • 10 Best Family Law Attorney, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2018
  • Member, Lawyers of Distinction, 2018
  • Top 10 Attorney - Family Law, Attorney & Practice Magazine, 2017
  • 10 Best Attorneys for Wisconsin, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2016
  • Top 40 Under 40 Family Lawyers (WI), American Society of Legal Advocates, 2016
  • Top 10 Under 40, National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, 2015
  • Top 40 Under 40 Family Lawyers (WI), American Society of Legal Advocates, 2015
  • Future 15, Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce & The Post-Crescent, 2013

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Frequent Seminar Speaker – Various legal topics
  • Northeast Wisconsin Chapter of the American Payroll Association, Wisconsin Statewide Payroll Conference, Speaker, Garnishments, Wisconsin Statewide Payroll Conference, 2013
  • Spring 2013 Conference; AAHAM (American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management), Wisconsin Chapter (f/k/a Revenue Cycle), Speaker, The Impact of Bankruptcy & Debt Relief on Medical Collections, AAHAM / Revenue Cycle, 2013

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Wisconsin, 2004
  • Member, Association of Family & Conciliation Courts
  • State Bar of Wisconsin Leadership Development Committee
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin, 2005
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin, 2011
  • District 3 Governor, Board of Governors, State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Member, Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC), 2019
  • Member, Leadership Development Committee, State Bar of Wisconsin, 2018
  • Scholarship Committee Chair, Outagamie County Bar Association
  • Member, Winnebago County Bar Association (WI)

Pro bono/Community Service

  • 2019-2020 Board Member, Fox West Chamber of Commerce
  • Member 2011-2020 & Past-President (7/14-6/15); Fox Cities Morning Rotary Club, 7/14-6/15
  • Board President - Samaritan Counseling Center of the Fox Valley, Inc., 2012-13, 2013


  • Effectively handles cases with various issues and estate sizes.  Representation has included complex divorces with large marital estates (in the millions, and in excess of 10 million).

Educational Background

  • B.S., with honors, Microbiology, University of Iowa, 2000

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Health Law Certificate, 2004

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Fellow of the Wisconsin Law Foundation, which is a professional honor with membership limited to 2.5% of the State Bar's total membership.  Fellowship recognizes those with significant career accomplishments who have demonstrated community leadership and service., 2020
  • 2017-2018 G. Lane Ware Leadership Academy (State Bar of Wisconsin), 2018
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Office Location for Renee Read

2 Neenah Center
Suite 100
Neenah, WI 54956

Phone: 920-725-2601

Fax: 920-725-5814

Last Updated: 8/9/2021

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