33 East Main Street, Suite 610
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 257-2281
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E-mail: mwedgewood@stroudlaw.com
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Monica A. Wedgewood

Associate

Monica represents family law clients in a variety of matters, including divorce, child custody and placement, paternity and support issues.  She is committed to working with clients to navigate challenging family situations and achieving the best possible outcomes for her clients.

Monica also represents individuals and businesses in commercial and business litigation disputes including contract and lease disputes, construction defects and property damage claims and general civil litigation matters.  She helps clients develop strategies and understand potential outcomes, and strongly advocates for her client’s best interest at every stage of the dispute.

Monica was born in Madison, but lived and worked in Germany, Washington, Illinois, and Japan before returning to Madison.  While in law school, Monica was a member of the Wisconsin Law Review and Moot Court.  Monica was also recognized with the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Wisconsin Chapter Award for Family Law.

Monica is active in the greater Madison community.  Monica is a board member of the Madison Public Library Foundation and provides pro bono representation for victims of domestic abuse in cooperation with Domestic Abuse Intervention Services (DAIS).

Practice Experience

  • Obtained modification of placement order in favor of out-of-state parent.
  • Negotiated favorable financial settlement for client in divorce proceeding.
  • Successfully defended business owner against construction defect claims.
  • Defended a national manufacturer in Dane County against a product defect claim.

Practice Focus

  • Divorce and Family Law
  • Commercial and Business Litigation

Professional Achievements, Honors, and Awards

  • Named a Rising Star by Wisconsin Super Lawyers in business litigation (2017-2018)
  • Named a 2018 “Up and Coming Lawyer” by the Wisconsin Law Journal

Education

  • University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (B.A., 2007)
  • University of Wisconsin Law School (J.D. and M.P.A., 2014)

Admissions

  • State of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin

Professional Memberships

  • Dane County Bar Association
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • The James E. Doyle Inn of Court

Community Involvement and Memberships

  • Madison Public Library Foundation, board member
  • Domestic Abuse Intervention Services (DAIS), pro bono representation