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Attorney David Iancu

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Primary Office

933 N Mayfair Rd Suite 300, Milwaukee, WI 53226

Legal Assistant
Evan Martin (414) 635-3604 [email protected]
Mailing Address

933 N Mayfair Rd Suite 300, Milwaukee, WI 53226

Contact Information
Email Linkedin Avvo
Primary Office

933 N Mayfair Rd Suite 300, Milwaukee, WI 53226

Legal Assistant
Evan Martin (414) 635-3604 [email protected]
Mailing Address

933 N Mayfair Rd Suite 300, Milwaukee, WI 53226

David Iancu is the managing partner of the firm, chief client consultant, and often-sought mediator. Well-known as an innovator in the Milwaukee legal market, he has built Karp & Iancu into a family law powerhouse.

As a trend-setting firm manager, he is always scouting for a competitive advantage and discovering the best ways to optimize our legal services. In addition to his management work, David is often called upon by judges and attorneys to act as a mediator and/or arbitrator to resolve difficult family law matters. Direct and honest, he loves working with clients to strategize creative win-win solutions to complex legal problems.

As an adversary in contested or collaborative matters, David is well-respected, prepared, and reasonable. His ability to resolve cases with even the most difficult personality types has made him an extremely efficient and effective negotiator. He particularly enjoys cases with a multitude of moving parts and has an uncanny ability to let no detail escape his attention. He loves novel concepts and testing unique legal strategies while relying on strong communication skills and forceful advocacy to recruit adversaries to his way of thinking.

David’s clients describe him as down to earth, accessible, and exceptionally knowledgeable. His strong sense of responsibility and unmatched practical skills make him a rare double-threat as both an executive and attorney.

David’s strong social conscience extends to his volunteer and personal pursuits. He contributes his time and talents to the Friendship Circle of Wisconsin for the benefit of special needs individuals and their families. He also gives financial support to various charitable organizations and philanthropies.

The son of immigrants, David is a first-generation American. Born and raised in Wisconsin, he was a Division I Wisconsin State Tennis Champion.

  • Named a Best Lawyer in America for 2021
  • Named ‘SUPER LAWYER – Rising Star’ each year for 7 consecutive years
  • Named a “Top 100 Lawyer” from 2015 to 2020 (granted by The National Advocates)
  • Named a ‘Top 40 Under 40’ lawyer each year from 2012 to Present (granted by the National Trial Lawyer Association)
  • Ranked “Superb” 10.0 rating by independent lawyer rating service AVVO
  • Rated by National Advocates
  • About

    Attorney Iancu has been recognized nationally and locally on a number of occasions for his dedication to his craft.

  • Featured in Milwaukee’s Lifestyle Magazine, “M Magazine” as a “Leading Lawyer” each year from 2013 to Present
  • Named “10 Best Attorney” for Wisconsin by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys each year from 2018 to Present
  • Top 30 Divorce and Family Lawyer in Wisconsin
  • About

    Attorney Iancu has been recognized nationally and locally on a number of occasions for his dedication to his craft.

David attended college at Drake University where he graduated magna cum laude. He is a graduate of Marquette University Law School. David’s commitment to family law causes is demonstrated in his history of affiliations with the below association(s).

 

  • Wisconsin Association for Justice (Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers)
  • State Bar of Wisconsin (Member, Litigation Section)
  • Milwaukee County, Waukesha County and Ozaukee County Bar Associations
  • Executive Board Member and President Elect –  Leander J. Foley Society of Family Lawyers
  • Member Collaborative Family Law Council of Wisconsin
  • Education
    • Drake University, B.A. Public Relations
    • Marquette University Law School, J.D.
  • Bar Admissions

    Wisconsin

HEAR FROM DAVID’S CLIENTS.

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Mitchell – in Fox Point

“Highly experienced, very professional, practical and honest attorneys. David Iancu is an excellent family practice attorney who truly has his client’s best interest as his focus. Highly recommend this law firm.”

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Rami – in Fox Point

“Attorney Iancu is an amazing lawyer. He advocated for me tirelessly and I truly felt that he always got my back. It was a difficult and complicated case but I got the outcome I wanted at the end.”

J
Julie – in Wauwatosa

“I would highly recommend attorney David Iancu, he was incredibly helpful during our mediated divorce. His insight, expertise and knowledge made a difficult situation go as smooth as possible. I was very impressed with how prompt he was when ever I had questions or concerns.”

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DAVID’S PRACTICE AREAS

As an adversary in contested or collaborative matters, David is well-respected, prepared, and reasonable. His ability to resolve cases with even the most difficult personality types has made him an extremely efficient and effective negotiator. He particularly enjoys cases with a multitude of moving parts and has an uncanny ability to let no detail escape his attention.

Divorce

Divorce is difficult & exhausting, but it's not devastating or complicated with the right attorneys on your side.

Our Approach to Divorce

Legal Separation

An alternative to divorce that still allows you to define your rights to your children and finances while claiming your independence.

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Paternity

Whether paternity is established by acknowledgement or only after genetic tests, we are here to help you through the process from start to finish.

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Child Custody & Visitation

Learn whether sole custody or joint custody is best for your children and find a visitation schedule that will work for your family.

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Child Support

When you’re a parent going through a divorce, your first concern is likely your children. Our lawyers are experts in guiding clients through the options available. We understand your top priority is making sure your children are taken care of.

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Child Relocation

Do you have questions about where you can relocate your children in the state of Wisconsin? We can help you understand the laws surrounding relocating a child.

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Alimony & Maintenance

Marriage isn’t always equal—and neither is divorce. You may have made unequal caretaking or financial contributions to the family. We will help you fight to make sure those contributions are acknowledged and compensated.

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Property & Assets

When you’re facing a division of marital property, it can be tough to ensure you’ll get a fair share of the assets. We’ll work with you to determine what is and is not part of the marital estate and will help you claim what is rightfully yours.

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Prenups

Whether you have a premarital property agreement or a post-marital property agreement, we can help determine whether it is still fair to you and how it might affect the outcome of your divorce.

Prenuptial Agreements
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Published October 24th, 2017

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