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Attorney Dennis Milbrath

Dennis H. Milbrath received an undergraduate degree in economics from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 1972. He graduated from New England Law|Boston in 1979 and was licensed in Idaho that same year. He joined the firm in 1989. He practices in the areas of family law and related matters. He is also trained as a mediator and mediates both family and civil matters.

Prior to shifting his practice to an emphasis in family law, Dennis successfully represented both individuals and corporations in a wide range of both civil and criminal matters, including jury trials, trials to the court, and federal contract compliance audits.

Dennis has been admitted to practice before Wisconsin circuit and appellate courts; U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 9th Circuit and the Federal Circuit; Federal District Courts for the District of Idaho, the Eastern District of Wisconsin, and the Western District of Wisconsin; the U.S. Tax Court; the U.S. Claims Court; and Idaho district and appellate courts (inactive).

Dennis is a member of many professional organizations including: American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (Fellow and past president of the Wisconsin Chapter), State Bar of Wisconsin (past Director of Family Law Section), Ozaukee Bar Association (past President), Divorce Cooperation Institute, Inc. (Past Chair),  Leander J. Foley, Jr. Matrimonial Inn, AIC (past President), and Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (current member of the Wisconsin Chapter's board).

Dennis has participated in a number of appeals: Motte v. Motte, 2005 AP 002776; Jones v. Estate of Jones, 2002 WI 61; Vanderhoof v. Vanderhoof, 2000 WI App 143, 237 Wis. 2d 695 (unpublished); Kapco, Inc. v. HRB Products, Inc., 1994 AP 001591 (unpublished); Marris v. City of Cedarburg, 176 Wis. 2d 14 (1993); Idaho Migrant Council, Inc. v. United States, 9 Cl. Ct. 85 (1985), aff'd U.S.C.A, Federal Circuit, 1986; Idaho Migrant Council, Inc. v. Northwestern Mut. Life Ins. Co., 110 Idaho 804, 718 P.2d 1242 (Ct. App. 1986) and Hellar v. Cenarrusa, 106 Idaho 586, 682 P.2d 539 (1984).

Dennis has presented Continuing Legal Education seminars sponsored by the following organizations: American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (National and Wisconsin), State Bar of Wisconsin – Family Law Section, Wisconsin Supreme Court Office of Judicial Education; Leander J. Foley, Jr. Matrimonial Inn – AIC, Collaborative Family Law Council of Wisconsin, Ozaukee County Bar Association, and the Idaho Law Foundation, Inc.

Dennis is a member of the Editorial Board of the Wisconsin Journal of Family Law and has authored articles/publications, which include Award of Attorney's Fees for Overtrial in Family Law, Wisconsin Journal of Family Law (July 2006) and The Free Speech Rights of Public Employees: Balancing With The Home Field Advantage, 20 Idaho L. Rev. 703 (Summer 1984).

Away from the office Dennis and his wife enjoy traveling with their Vizsla, Jax, for vacations and to visit grandchildren (and their parents) in Connecticut, Colorado and Arizona. And, when weather permits, he can often be found paddling a canoe or kayak.