150 N. Michigan Ave. Ste. 1420
Chicago, IL 60601

Carlton D. Stansbury

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Burbach & Stansbury S.C.

Contact Information

10850 West Park Place
Suite 530
Milwaukee WI 53224
Work (414) 359-9100
Fax (414) 359-8900

Practice State



Practice emphasizes Traditional Client Representation and Litigation


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  • Dane, Wisconsin
  • Kenosha, Wisconsin
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Outagamie, Wisconsin
  • Ozaukee, Wisconsin
  • Racine, Wisconsin
  • Sheboygan, Wisconsin
  • Washington, Wisconsin
  • Waukesha, Wisconsin


University of Iowa College of Law 1990 with distinction

Legal Organizations

Member: Wisconsin Chapter of AFCC; International Academy of Family Lawyers; Family Law Sections of State Bar of Wisconsin and Milwaukee Bar Assn.; Collaborative Family Law Council, Inc.; Society of Family Lawyers; American Inns of Court; Wisconsin Assn. of Mediators; Association of Family and Conciliation Courts; Chief Editor, Wisconsin Journal of Family Law; Previous Positions: President, Wisconsin Chapter of AFCC; Chair, Collaborative Family Law Council of Wisconsin, Inc.; Chair, ABA Family Law Section Finance Committee; Council Member, ABA Family Law Section; President, Society of Family Lawyers; Chair, Pub. Dev. Board, American Bar Assn. Section of Family Law; Chair, Social. Security Committee, American Bar Assn. Family Law Section; Co-Chair, CLE Committee, American Bar Assn. Family Law Section; Co-Chair, Southeastern Chapter, Collaborative Family Law Council of Wisconsin; ABA Advisor to the Uniform Law Commission; Fellow, Wisconsin Law Foundation.


ABA Family Law Section Chair's Cup, 2002 and 2005.

CLE Presentations

"Unique Children/Unique Plans: Revisiting Custody and Placement Issues for Special Needs Children and Divorce,” delivered to 2016 National CLE Conference, Vail, Colorado, January 2016; “Planning for Same Sex Couples After Obergefell: Is There Anything Left to Talk About?,” delivered to the 36th Annual Estate Planning Update seminar, State Bar of Wisconsin, Madison, November 2015; Co-Moderator and Author, “Utilization of Mental Health, Counseling, and Medical Records in Family Law Cases: A View from the Bench, the Bar, and Healthcare Professionals,” delivered to Wisconsin Supreme Court 2015 Family Law Seminar, June 2015; Panelist, “New Limited Scope Rules Meet Collaborative Law,” delivered to the Wisconsin Supreme Court Office of Judicial Education, Appleton, Wisconsin, November 2014; “The UCCJEA: Judge in the Box—Basics and Beyond,” delivered to the Iowa State Bar Association 2014 Family Seminar, West Des Moines, Iowa, October 2014; “Social Security and Family Law,” delivered to the Oregon State Bar Association Family Law Annual Conference, Gleneden Beach, Oregon, October 2014; “Maximizing Support and Property Division When Public Benefits or Long Term Care May Be Needed; Can We Get the Government to Add Value to Our Cases?” delivered to the State Bar of Wisconsin 33rd Annual Family Law Workshop, Door County, August 2014; Panelist Member, “Drafting, Interpreting, and Challenging Prenuptial Agreements,” delivered to the Society of Family Lawyers, Milwaukee, February 2014; “Advanced Issues on Subchapter S Income for Determining Support,” delivered to 2014 National CLE Conference, Vail, Colorado, January 2014; Panelist Member, “Client Process Choices—How to Grow your Collaborative Process,” 13th Annual Meeting of the Collaborative Family Law Council of Wisconsin, Inc., Milwaukee, November 2013; “Minimizing the Impact of Compassion Fatigue: Is It Possible to Truly Live the Dream?” delivered to 2013 National CLE Conference, Snowmass, Colorado, January 2013; Panelist Member, “Guidelines, Ethics and Resources for the Guardian ad Litem,” delivered to the Ozaukee County Guardian ad Litem Training Session, Port Washington, Wisconsin, December 2012; “Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act-Application to Real Facts,” delivered to the Office of Judicial Education Family Law Seminar, Green Bay, Wisconsin, April 2012; Panelist Member, “Post-Separation Parenting Arrangements: Patterns and Developmental Outcomes,” delivered to Wisconsin Family Court Commissioners Association Fall 2012 Conference, Onalaska, Wisconsin, October 2011; “Using Mediation to Expand Your Practice,” delivered to the Southeast Chapter of the Collaborative Family Law Counsel of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, June 2011; Minimizing Impact of Divorce on Special Needs Children," delivered to National CLE Conference 2011; "Can a Maintenance Payor Ever Retire?" delivered to AAML Wis. Chapter Annual Seminar 2010; "Collaborative Negotiations and Money...When the Going Gets Tough," Delivered to the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, October 2008; "Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcing Placement Across State Lines: Demystifying the New UCCJEA," various Wisconsin Bar Assn., 2008; "Sub S Income for Support: Real or Illusionary?" National CLE Conference, 2007. "Discovery of Mental Health Records in Custody Disputes," American Bar Assn., Family Law Section, 2003; "Drafting & Funding College Education Provisions in Settlement Agreements," 2003; Presentations on Social Security, Child Support, Maintenance Modification, Collaborative Divorce, Placement, Office Management and Hot Tips From the Experts.


Multiple publications with American Bar Assn.; Wisconsin Journal of Family Law; State Bar of Wisconsin; American Journal of Family Law; Behavioral Science and the Law; and others.

AAML Chapter

President, Wisconsin Chapter, 2009; Vice-President, Wisconsin Chapter, 2008; Treasurer, Wisconsin Chapter, 2007; Secretary, Wisconsin Chapter 2006.

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