Katherine L. Hanes, Associate


Katie Hanes is a member of the firm's Estate, Trust & Wealth Preservation Practice Group. She has experience developing estate plans and administering estates and trusts. In particular, Katie:

  • Prepares estate plans (consisting of trusts, wills, powers of attorney, marital property agreements, etc.) that carry out a client's wishes while minimizing taxes and administrative burdens. 
  • Works with corporate and individual trustees and personal representatives to effectively and efficiently administer trusts and estates.

Legal Services

Education and Honors

  • University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (J.D., 2017)
    • Berkeley Journal of Criminal Law (Editor-in-Chief)
    • Berkeley Law Foundation (Member)
  • University of Wisconsin - Madison (B.A., 2013)
    • Women's Varsity Rowing Team

Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin

Professional and Civic Activities

  • Milwaukee Bar Association, Trusts & Estates Section, Program Co-Chair
  • Greater Milwaukee Foundation - Young Professional Advisors, Member
  • Association for Women Lawyers, Member
  • Children's Hospital Guardianship Pro Bono Clinic, Volunteer
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