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Jeff Hughes

Jeff Hughes

Empowering Family Law Clients
  • Family Law, Divorce
  • Illinois, Wisconsin
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Jeff the principal partner of Sterling Law Offices, S.C. Jeff’s responsibilities include client interaction, attorney recruitment, and networking for the firm. Prior to forming Sterling Law Offices, S.C. Jeff served for nine years as a litigation attorney at a local Wisconsin law firm McLario & Helm. Additionally, Jeff founded BizLab in 2003 a successful business incubator in Menomonee Falls with over 130 employees and $20,000,000 in annual revenue. Jeff earned a B.A. degree in history from Bob Jones University and his Juris Doctor (J.D.) from Southern Illinois University School of Law in 1997. At home, Jeff is the husband to Winona and dad to Liam and Jack. Other outside interests include traveling, being a voracious reader, fishing, disc golf, and leadership training and development. Jeff became a lawyer to help people get what they want and need. Jeff says, “Life is full of ups and downs, and being a lawyer often affords the opportunity to help people navigate those turbulent waters.”

Practice Areas
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
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  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    We offer fixed fee pricing and never bill hourly.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Managing Partner
Sterling Law Offices, S.C.
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Rocket Clicks
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Litigation Attorney
McLario, Helm, Bertling, & Spiegel, S.C.
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
J.D. (1997) | Law
Honors: SIU Law Journal
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Bob Jones University
B.A. (1994) | History
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Top 40 Under 40
Milwaukee Business Journal
Professional Associations
State Bar of Wisconsin
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Illinois State Bar Association
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State Bar of Illinois
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Articles & Publications
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Sterling Law Offices, S.C.
Speaking Engagements
Leadership - Enemies of the Heart
Alpha Series
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Serving Illinois
Divorce and Family Law Blog | Sterling Law Offices, S.C.
Legal Answers
16 Questions Answered
Q. I filed for divorce and dismissed case almost a year ago can I reopen it or have to refile
A: Yes, you will need to refile.
Q. Divorcing the same person for the second time..
A: It's not cut and dry, but yes there is a possibility to change.
Q. My son is 23 and has 7 children. He still lives in my home without a job. As his mother am I responsible for paying it?
A: No, your son is responsible.
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Contact & Map
Sterling Lawyers, LLC
250 E Wisconsin Ave
18th floor
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Telephone: (414) 286-4746
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours (Today)
Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Open 24 hours
Sunday: Open 24 hours
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