Honors and Awards

FOS’s goal is not to win awards but to serve its clients. Nevertheless, the public honors which FOS and its attorneys regularly receive are emblematic of the firm’s high professional and ethical standards and success.

These honors include having two FOS alumni serve as Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judges. In addition to Judge Michael Hanrahan, who assumed the bench in 2016, Judge Jeffrey Kremers is a former Chief Judge of Milwaukee County Circuit Court.

FOS and its attorneys have been and continue to be recognized as:

  • Wisconsin Super Lawyers
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyer Rising Stars
  • Wisconsin Law Journal “Up and Coming Lawyers”
  • Wisconsin Law Journal “Women in the Law”
  • Wisconsin Law Journal “Leaders in the Law”
  • Top 10 %, Lawyers for Distinction
  • America’s Most Honored Businesses 2017 – Top 1%, American Registry
  • “10 Best” Family Law Firms and Attorneys in Wisconsin, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
  • Nation’s Top One Percent, National Association of Distinguished Counsel
  • Top Ranked Law Firm, Martindale/American Lawyer Media
  • Top Rated Lawyers/Real Estate, Labor and Employment Law, Taxation, Mergers and Acquisitions, Commercial Litigation, Women Leader in Law, Martindale/ American Lawyer Media
  • Who’s Who, Continental Publishing
  • Milwaukee Boys & Girls Club of Greater Milwaukee’s “Most Valuable Person”
  • Pro Bono Roll, Wisconsin Access to Justice
  • Pro Bono Award, Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association
  • Pro Bono Award, Milwaukee Bar Association

FOS’s attorneys also have been and continue to be elected and appointed to many professional positions, including:

  • President, Milwaukee Young Lawyers Association
  • President, Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association
  • Committee Co-Chair, Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association
  • Presidents Council, Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association
  • Board Member, Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association
  • Board Member, Society of Family Lawyers
  • Committee Member, Association for Women Lawyers
  • Profile Writer, Association for Women Lawyers
  • Board of Governors Member, St. Thomas More Lawyers Society
  • President, St. Thomas More Lawyers Society
  • Board Chair, Wisconsin Bar Association Taxation Section
  • Board Member, Wisconsin Bar Association Taxation Section
  • Chair, Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants State Taxation Committee
  • Member, Waukesha County Estate Planning Council
  • Member, Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s Herbert Mueller Society
  • Member, Society of Financial Advice Providers
  • Member, Milwaukee Estate Planning Forum
  • Fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
  • Chair, Wisconsin Bar Real Property, Probate and Trust Section
  • Judge, Annual Terrance T. Evans Humor and Creativity in the Law Competition, Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association
  • Volunteer, Wills for Heroes