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University of Wisconsin Law School, Madison, Wisconsin, 1999 Honors: Cum Laude University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1995 Major: Political Science Major: French
1st Annual Family Tax Seminar-January 2013; Building Blocks of Collaborative Practice 2010; Beyond Building Blocks-Sept 2012; 12th Annual Meeting “Are we really listening?” Nov 2012; Beyond Bulding Blocks-Sept 2013; 13th Annual Meeting-Nov 2013; 2nd Annual Family Financial & Tax Seminar-Jan 2014; Boomer Divorce-Sept 2014; 14th Annual Meeting – Charting a Course at the Crossroads, Nov 2014; 3rd Annual Family Financial & Tax Seminar – Jan 2015; 15th Annual Meeting-Nov 2015; 4th Annual Family Financial & Tax Seminar-Jan 2016; 16th Annual Meeting–Nov. 2016; Putting Young Children and Overnights Issue to Bed–March 2017; Family Financial & Tax Seminar–March 2018; 18th Annual Meeting–Nov. 2018; Claims of Child Sexual Abuse in Divorce–Feb. 2019; Interdisciplinary Family Law Mediation Training–4 days in May, 2019.
Christine D’ Angelo is a partner at D’ Angelo & Grabow, LLP, in Waukesha, Wisconsin. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin Law School, cum laude, in 1999. She concentrates her practice in the area of family law including divorce, child custody, child placement, child support, paternity and post-judgement matters. She also enjoys working as a certified Family Law Mediator and as a Collaborative Divorce practitioner. She is passionate about trying to help people transition out of a marriage in a way that is both respectful and graceful.
Attorney D’Angelo believes knowledge is power, especially when weighing choices and options in the divorce process. It is her goal to ensure her clients are making the best decisions for themselves and their families by being fully informed and educated about the issues in their case.
Christine grew up in Waukesha, the youngest of three daughters. When she entered the first grade, her mother returned to school to obtain a law degree thus inspiring Christine’s career choice. She is a third-generation lawyer and spent the first 14 years of her career in a law practice with her mother.
Attorney D’Angelo is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin. She currently serves on the Board of Directors and is a Past Chair of the Collaborative Family Law Council of Wisconsin and on the Board of Directors for the Collaborative Foundation of Wisconsin. She has also served in various capacities on the Board of Directors for the Wisconsin Justinian Society of Lawyers and was named Italian of the Year in 2009. Ms. D’Angelo previously served on the Board of Directors for the Waukesha County Bar Association, where she also served a term as President. Outside of the legal system Attorney D’Angelo was a member of the Board of Directors for the Mental Health Association in Waukesha County.
Christine D’Angelo has been selected for inclusion in Wisconsin Super Lawyers for the last 8 years (2011- 2018) and was named as one of the Top 25 Women Lawyers by Wisconsin Super Lawyers 5 times. She was previously selected as a Wisconsin Super Lawyers-Rising Star in 2006-2008 & 2010.
Attorney D’Angelo is AVVO Rated as “Superb” and has been selected as a Leading Lawyer, Divorce & Separation, in 2015 in M Magazine’s Leading Lawyers list. AVVO selects roughly the top 2% to 5% of lawyers in each practice area for inclusion on M Magazine’s Leading Lawyers list.
When not practicing law, Christine spends her time with her husband, Brad, and their two children ages 17 & 14. She enjoys reading, watching TV, traveling and college sports especially the Wisconsin Badgers.
Certification/Specialties: Family Law Mediation, 2010; Mediation Training, 2019
Bar Admissions: Wisconsin; Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin
Honors and Awards:
Italian of the Year, Wisconsin Justinian Society of Lawyers, 2009
Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2006-2008, 2010
Super Lawyers Super Lawyer, 2011-2018
Super Lawyers Top 25 Women Lawyers, 2013-2018
M Magazine, Leading Lawyer, Divorce & Separation, 2015
Professional Associations and Memberships:
Waukesha County Bar Association, 1999 – Present, Past President
Justinian Society of Lawyers, 2005 – Present, Secretary & Past President
Past Employment Positions: Waukesha County District Attorney’s Office Legal Intern, June 1, 1998 – December 31, 1998
Pro Bono Activities: Waukesha County Legal Clinic Volunteer Lawyer