NOW:53150:USA01489
http://widgets.journalinteractive.com/cache/JIResponseCacher.ashx?duration=5&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdata.wp.myweather.net%2FeWxII%2F%3Fdata%3D*USA01489
64°
H 64° L 64°
Partly Cloudy | 0MPH

Horizons Law Group Founder Honored with “Women in the Law” Award

Feb. 25, 2012

Brookfield, Wis. – Attorney Michelle Fitzgerald, founder of Horizons Law Group, has been recognized by Wisconsin Law Journal as one of its 2011 “Women in the Law.”

Fitzgerald, a Waukesha resident and family law practitioner in the 12-year-old firm, was chosen from a group of more than 70 nominations. She was lauded for Horizons Law Group’s unique approach offering clients “unbundled” services, where they can choose from an a la carte menu of legal representation to meet their needs.

The “Women in the Law” honorees were selected based on their case management acumen, volunteer outreach, mentoring of other attorneys and demonstration of work-family balance.

“I am extremely honored by this award,” said Fitzgerald, a graduate of Marquette University Law School. “I’m also very proud of the service that Horizons Law Group offers our clients, and the choices we offer that allow them to customize their legal representation. The ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach rarely works for everyone, and our clients respond very positively to having choices to fit their needs.”

Horizons Law Group has six attorneys whose practices encompass family law, bankruptcy, civil and consumer matters, criminal and traffic cases, employment, probate, foreclosure defense, real estate, small business, estate planning and mediation and collaborative law. The firm’s main office is in Brookfield, with satellite offices in Kenosha and Hartford.

Besides her emphasis on family law, Fitzgerald’s practice includes real estate, new business start-ups, estate planning, probate and guardianships. She holds a B.A. in teaching from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Prior to studying law, she taught high school for seven years in the Milwaukee Public Schools.

Fitzgerald was recently named Chairperson of the Wisconsin Better Business Bureau Board. She also teaches “Mediation Advocacy” as an adjunct professor at Marquette University Law School. She volunteers at the House of Peace legal clinic, and is a member of the Milwaukee Bar Association and the State Bar of Wisconsin’s Association of Women Lawyers.

Founded in 2000, Horizons Law Group offers full representation and unbundled legal services for a wide range of legal needs commonly encountered by consumers and small businesses. Information about its attorneys and services is available at www.horizonslaw.com.

This site uses Facebook comments to make it easier for you to contribute. If you see a comment you would like to flag for spam or abuse, click the "x" in the upper right of it. By posting, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Suburban News Roundup

E-mail Newsletter

Your link to the biggest stories in the suburbs delivered Thursday mornings.


Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter
Get the Newsletter!

Login or Register to manage all your newsletter preferences.

Community Watch

» Sport Shorts: Sept. 3, 2015 8/31

» New Berlin Eisenhower's Carey, Canady stand out in 35-0 rout of Mauston 8/30

» Get interesting prep football tidbits and insights with 'First and Short' blog 8/28

» Updated weekly rankings of area prep football teams and players 8/27

» New Berlin West High School climbs on America's Best list 8/25

» Initial Reaction Podcast: What stood out on the first week of high-school football? 8/25

» Sport Shorts: Aug. 27, 2015 8/24

» New Berlin West has new talent, experience 8/24

» New Berlin Eisenhower swimming team second at Falcon Funfest swim meet 8/24

» Teenage bicyclist struck by truck in New Berlin Updated:  8/20

» The 2015 Suburban Milwaukee Prep Football Guide 8/19

» Get to know: New Berlin West Vikings 8/17

» Get to know: New Berlin Eisenhower Lions 8/17

» Eisenhower returning experienced tennis team 8/17

» New Berlin Eisenhower swimmers looking for improvement 8/17

» Inmate gets 25 years in prison for 2008 death of New Berlin man 8/14

» New Berlin West plans five years' worth of reunions 8/14

» 2015 All-Suburban baseball: Turchin of Oak Creek repeats as player of the year 8/12

» New Berlin school tax levy to increase 1.2 percent 8/12

» Sendik's Food Market plans to anchor Parkland Towne Center in Muskego 8/11

» Muskego-Norway School District gets new director of secondary learning 8/11

» Muskego High School gets new associate principal 8/11

» Computer systems administrator to be hired at Muskego-Norway 8/11

» Muskego High School students with parking permits are eligible for random drug testing 8/11

» New Berlin puts three on Now All-Suburban Team 8/10

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Advertisement

Advertisement

Local Business Directory

CONNECT    

Advertisement