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Julie Gorens-Winston

Senior Counsel

Overview

Julie’s outstanding track record is built on successful outcomes in legal matters related to estate planning, trust administration, and probate. Clients rely on her sound judgment regarding lifetime planning, as well as the administration and distribution of assets at death.

Estate planning instruments Julie prepares include:

  • Wills
  • Living Trusts
  • Irrevocable insurance trusts
  • Special needs trusts
  • Charitable trusts
  • Durable powers of attorney
  • Health care powers of attorney
  • Marital agreements

A noted authority on estate planning, Julie speaks frequently to business and legal groups. Her professional accolades include an AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell in both legal abilities and ethical standards, a listing in Martindale-Hubbell’s Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers, and recognition by Milwaukee’s M Magazine as a “Leading Lawyer.”  In addition, she has been acknowledged in the area of trusts and estates since 2006 by The Best Lawyers in America®, published by Woodward/White, Inc.  

Honors & Recognitions

Mrs. Gorens-Winston has achieved an AV Preeminent Rating in both legal abilities and ethical standards by Martindale-Hubbell, an honor received by less than five percent of women attorneys. Ms. Winston is also listed in their Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers. In addition, she has been acknowledged in the area of trusts and estates since 2006 by The Best Lawyers in America®, published by Woodward/White, Inc.  Mrs. Gorens-Winston was recognized on the "Leading Lawyer" 2014 and 2015 list published by Milwaukee's M Magazine.

Professional Activities

  • Member, Milwaukee Estate Planning Forum
  • Member, Midwinter Estate Planning Council
  • Member, Milwaukee Bar Association
  • Member, Wisconsin Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Professional Dimensions, Past Board Member
  • Association for Women Lawyers, Past Board Member

Education

Admission

Community Involvement

  • Board Member, Milwaukee Tennis and Education Foundation
  • Board Member, Congregation Shalom
  • Grants Committee Chair, Milwaukee Jewish Women’s Endowment Fund
  • 2010-2011 Member, Learning  Circle, Women's Fund of Greater Milwaukee
  • Past Board Member, Milwaukee Jewish Federation; Jewish Community Center of Milwaukee; Fox Point/Bayside Educational Foundation
  • Scholarship Committee, Milwaukee Tennis Classic
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