Megann S. Hendrix

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Elder Law Attorney in Wauwatosa, WI

MacGillis Wiemer, LLC
 | 11040 W. Bluemound Road, Wauwatosa, WI 53226
Phone: 414-600-1685
Fax: 414-727-5155
Selected To Rising Stars: 2015 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2010
Practice Areas:
  • Elder Law (40%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (40%),
  • Family Law (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    Megann S. Hendrix received her J.D. from Marquette University Law School.  She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication, with honors, from Saint Louis University.  Megann focuses her practice on estate planning, elder law and family law.

    As an estate planner, Megann’s goal is to help ensure her clients’ wishes are followed in the event of death or incapacity in the most efficient manner possible to ease the burden on the family. In addition to traditional estate planning, Megann is also knowledgeable in special needs trusts and the unique planning necessary for individuals with special needs.  She also works with Life Navigators and WisPACT, Inc. to set up Pooled and Community Special Needs Trusts for her clients.

     

    As part of Megann’s elder law practice, she helps families and individuals with Medicaid (Title XIX) asset planning and eligibility in the pre-planning and crisis planning stages.  She also helps her clients with adult guardianship proceedings, including petitioning for the guardianship and defending a guardianship action. Because of Megann’s knowledge in both family law and elder law, she often represents clients or consults in an “elder divorce.”

     

    Megann focuses her family law practice on collaborative divorce, divorce mediation and prenuptial agreements. She represents her family law clients with compassion and a high level of expertise to effectively protect her client’s interests, whether representing her client in creating a prenuptial agreement or negotiating a divorce.  Megann is a highly trained collaborative law attorney and has won the “Dolphin Award” and “Outstanding Performance and Dedication Award” from the Collaborative Family Law Council of Wisconsin.

     

    Megann has been recognized with numerous honors, including recognition as a “Leading Lawyer” in the area of family law by M Magazine, a “Rising Star” by SuperLawyers, an “Up and Coming Lawyer” by the Wisconsin Law Journal and “Milwaukee’s Finest” by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

     

    Megann is on the Board of Directors for the Collaborative Family Law Council of Wisconsin (2016 Chair, current Training Chair), Board of Directors for the Waukesha County Estate Planning Council (current VP, board member 2017 – present) and the Board of Directors for the State Bar Family Law Section (2011-2017).  She is a member of the Elder Law Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin and a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.  Megann is also a member of the Association of Women Lawyers.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 40%Elder Law
    • 40%Estate Planning & Probate
    • 20%Family Law
    Focus Areas

    Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Trusts, Wills, Divorce, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law

    Selections

    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 5 years

    Rising Stars: 2015 - 2019

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    About Megann Hendrix

    Admitted: 2010, Wisconsin

    Professional Webpage: https://www.macgilliswiemer.com/attorneys/megann-hendrix/

    Honors/Awards:

    • "Outstanding Performance and Dedication Award", 2013
    • Recognized as a "Leading Lawyer" in the area of family law by M Magazine
    • "Dolphin Award", 2013
    • Up and Coming Lawyer, Wisconsin Law Journal, 2016

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Certified Family Law Mediator

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member, Elder Law Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin
    • Board of Directors, Collaborative Family Law Council of Wisconsin
    • Member, Milwaukee Bar Association
    • Board of Directors, State Bar Family Law Section, 2017
    • Member, Association of Women Lawyers

    Educational Background:

    • Saint Louis University, Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication, with honors
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    Office Location for Megann S. Hendrix

    11040 W. Bluemound Road
    Wauwatosa, WI 53226

    Phone: 414-600-1685

    Fax: 414-727-5155

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    Last Updated: 3/4/2020

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