Tiffany L. Highstrom

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Kim Kellner
608-259-2696
kkellner@staffordlaw.com

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On the Job

Practice

Attorney Tiffany L. Highstrom is a partner in the Madison office at Stafford Rosenbaum LLP with a practice focusing on family law. Tiffany has represented family law and divorce clientele in a wide range of areas, and she believes it is her responsibility to find practical solutions for couples and families dealing with separation, divorce, child custody, visitation, property division, pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements, and everything else related to family law. Her current practice includes:

  • Litigation, cooperative and collaborative divorce actions
  • Mediation of family law cases
  • Paternity and paternity acknowledgement actions
  • Child custody, placement and support actions
  • Juvenile and adult guardianship

Tiffany was selected as a 2018 Women in the Law award recipient from the Wisconsin Law Journal. The award honors outstanding achievement by the top women in the practice of law who by attaining high levels of success, have also paved the way for success for other women in the legal profession.

Tiffany is admitted to practice in Wisconsin.

Education

  • Marquette University Law School (JD, May 2004)
  • Ball State University, (B.A.,cum laude, May 2000)

Presentations and Publications

  • “It’s a Game: Tackling Evidence,” State Bar of Wisconsin Family Law Workshop, August 2022
  • Co-Author, “New Developments in Family Law: Support, Placement, Uniformity and Consistency Dominate the 2021-2022 Legislative Agenda,” Wisconsin Journal of Family Law, July 2022
  • “Representing Best Interests in Volatile Times,” State Bar of Wisconsin Annual Conference, June 17, 2022
  • Judicial Family Law Seminar, FACULTY, March 2020
  • “Privileged: Minors’ Mental Health Records in Litigation,” Wisconsin Journal of Family Law, November 2019
  • “Ending the Cycle: A Push for Early Childhood Intervention for Intimate Partner Violence Exposure,” State Bar of Wisconsin Family Law Section Blog, October 2019
  • “The Pros and Cons: A Review of Child Placement and Support Proposals,” Wisconsin Lawyer, July/August 2019
  • “Legislative Committee Proposes Changes to Placement and Support Statutes,” Wisconsin Journal of Family Law, June 2019
  • “Proposed Changes to Wisconsin Child Placement and Support Law,” State Bar of Wisconsin Family Law Section Blog, April 2019
  • “Brussel Sprouts, Pancakes, and Proof in Grandparent Visitation,” State Bar of Wisconsin Family Law Section Blog, December 2018
  • “2017 Wisconsin Act 203 and Changes to Post-Divorce Relocation Standards,” State Bar of Wisconsin Family Law Section Blog, July 2018
  • GAL Training 2019, Guardian ad Litem Roundtable, May 2018
  • “Wisconsin Department of Children and Families: Proposed Changes in Child Support,” State Bar of Wisconsin Family Law Section Blog, November 2017
  • “Show Me the Money: Advanced Financial Issues in Family Court,” October 2017
  • “Use of Police Reports, Restraining Orders and DOC Records in Family Court,” October 2016
  • “Evolving Types of Evidence in Family Law Cases,” October 2015
  • State Bar of Wisconsin’s 2015 Guardian ad Litem training on GAL ethics, May 2015

Professional Memberships and Committees

  • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC), Wisconsin Chapter, Board Member
  • Collaborative Family Law Council of Wisconsin (CFLCW), Board Member
  • Appointed to the Joint Legislative Council, Child Support/Child Placement Study Committee, June 2018
  • Wisconsin Department of Children and Families Child Support Guidelines Advisory Panel, 2015-2016
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Family Law Section Board of Directors (Past Chair)
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Wisconsin Family Law Journal, Editorial Board Chair
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, 2014 National High School Mock Trial Executive Committee, Co-Chair
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Local Bar Executive Committee, 2008-2011
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Section Leader Council Liaison to the Legislative Oversight Committee
  • Wisconsin Association of Mediators, Member
  • Divorce Cooperation Institute, Member
  • Jefferson County Bar Association, Past President
  • Dodge County Bar Association, Member

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