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Matt Ackmann
Milwaukee Estate Planning & Family Law Attorney


Associate Matt Ackmann is a Milwaukee estate planning lawyer and family law attorney practicing in Hawks Quindel’s Third Ward office.

Milwaukee Family Law Attorney

He represents parties in a variety of family law matters, including divorce, collaborative divorcepaternity, child custody and placement, child support, property division, property agreements, post-judgment matters, and grandparents’ rights. Attorney Ackmann understands family law matters can be stressful and complicated. He handles each case with the individuality it deserves and strives to achieve the best result for his clients.

Milwaukee Estate Planning Attorney

Attorney Ackmann also helps individuals and families reach their short and long-term goals for lifetime and estate planning. He works with Milwaukee area clients to ensure their medical and financial decisions can be made efficiently when they are unable to make those decisions themselves. In addition, Attorney Ackmann spends time listening to clients and crafting appropriate structures to distribute their property at their passing. He recognizes each plan is unique and requires an acute attention to detail.

Attorney Ackmann joined Hawks Quindel as an associate after having clerked for the firm during law school. As a law clerk, he gained valuable knowledge about family law practice from the experienced shareholders in the Milwaukee office. 

Attorney Ackmann is a member of various professional groups, including the Milwaukee Bar Association, the Waukesha County Bar Association, the Society of Family Lawyers, the Collaborative Family Law Council of Wisconsin, and the Leander J. Foley Jr. Matrimonial American Inns of Court.

Attorney Ackmann regularly volunteers with the Milwaukee Justice Center, where he provides brief legal advice to the underserved members of the Milwaukee community on a variety of family law matters.

Attorney Ackmann was recognized by the State Bar of Wisconsin and the Wisconsin Access to Justice Commission for performing more than 50 hours of pro bono legal services for those with limited means in 2017.

He graduated from law school as a member of the Pro Bono Society, where he was recognized for his work as a student with underserved families. He also received several honors throughout law school, including the Thomas More Law Scholarship, the Hirshboeck Law Scholarship, the King Law Scholarship, the Kane County Bar Association Scholarship, and a Public Interest Law Society summer fellowship.

Attorney Ackmann graduated from Marquette University Law School. He received his bachelor’s degree from Loyola University Chicago, where he graduated with majors in Political Science and International Studies.