Steve has been a litigator for more than 35 years. He has been recognized in Best Lawyers in America, Wisconsin Super Lawyers, as a Leader in the Law and in Milwaukee Magazine as one of the top attorneys in his field in the Milwaukee area. He has volunteered his time as president or board member for lawyer organizations, Milwaukee's public television station, his church and various adoption groups. Steve was lead counsel in over 35 appellate cases in the areas of children's law, tax assessments, real estate, tort and estate contests. He continues to represent several Wisconsin adoption agencies, adoptive parents or birth mothers and was recognized as an Angel in Adoptionby the Congressional Coalition in Adoption in 2006.