Suzanne Fischer Lorenz

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Primary Office

N19 W24400 Riverwood Dr, Suite #350 Waukesha, WI 53188

Legal Assistant
Carol Grosskopf (414) 260-0630 [email protected]
Mailing Address

933 N Mayfair Rd Suite 300, Milwaukee, WI 53226

Contact Information
Email Linkedin Avvo
Primary Office

N19 W24400 Riverwood Dr, Suite #350 Waukesha, WI 53188

Legal Assistant
Carol Grosskopf (414) 260-0630 [email protected]
Mailing Address

933 N Mayfair Rd Suite 300, Milwaukee, WI 53226

In fourth grade, Suzanne was already such a tough debater and advocate that her teacher told her she should be a lawyer. Since then, Suzanne has learned not only the fine art of arguing her point but—more importantly—when not to argue. Suzanne is widely respected as a very calm, compassionate, and level-headed attorney. She knows how to make a point without escalating a situation. Unflappable and determined, she knows how to win without a fight.

But even more impressive than her court-room demeanor is her relationship with her clients. She is a true partner—committed to helping them achieve their goals on their terms. With a client-led approach, Suzanne serves as both a guide and resource—giving them referrals to specialists, strategy advice, and creative options while never compromising their autonomy as decision-maker.

Suzanne shines not only as an advocate but also as a counselor. She is quick to understand her clients’ goals and motivations and listens without judgement. She is honest, brainstorms unique solutions, and never defaults to a “one-size-fits-all” approach. Her clients say she is prepared, compassionate, and available when they need her.

And because Suzanne inherently understands the hopes and fears divorcing parents have for their children, she is particularly skilled at handling child-focused issues. Suzanne believes children should be a priority above all else during a divorce. As a result, her clients will have peace of mind and confidence knowing Suzanne did everything possible to minimize the impact of the divorce on their children.

Suzanne’s compassion spills over to other areas of her life, as well, including her volunteer work with Hope Center in Waukesha and St. Mark’s Lutheran Church.

In addition to all areas of family law, Suzanne also practices in employment law, minor guardianships/conservatorships, and landlord tenant law.

In her spare time, she enjoys scrapbooking, photography, cooking, and baking cheesecakes.

  • Education

    Marquette University Law School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin,
    J.D. – 1993

    University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
    Honors: With Honors
    Major: Political Science and Public Administration


  • Bar Admissions


    U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin

    U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin

    United States Supreme Court

Suzanne went to college at UW-LaCrosse and attended Marquette University Law School. Suzanne’s commitment to family law causes is demonstrated in her history of affiliations with the below association(s):

Professional Associations
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Member
  • Waukesha County Bar Association, Member
  • Collaborative Family Law Council of Wisconsin
Civic Involvement
  • President, Cooperating Congregations of Waukesha County
  • Leadership team at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church
  • Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast
  • nka Hope Center-Past President, executive team and volunteer for 26 years
  • Education

    University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, B.A. Political Science and Public Administration
    Marquette University Law School, J.D.

  • Bar Admissions


  • Ranked “Superb” 10.0 rating by independent lawyer rating service AVVO
  • Rated by National Advocates
  • Martindale Hubbell Distinguished Award


Troy – in Wauwatosa

“I would definitely use this law firm again and would refer them to anyone who needs them. My attorney was very professional, motivated, punctual and dedicated. She never stopped fighting. Job well done!!!”

Karl – in Milwaukee

“I found their attentiveness and help very promising. I would recommend this site to others.”


Suzanne's Practice Locations

N19 W24400 Riverwood Dr., Suite 350
Waukesha, WI 53188



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

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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 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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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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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.

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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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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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Family Law Resources Written by Suzanne Fischer Lorenz
How to calculate child support in the state of Wisconsin

Published April 23rd, 2019

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