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

Richard J. Podell

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Podell & Book, S.C.

Contact Information

Podell & Book, S.C.
Ste. 1725
100 E. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee 53202-4107
Work (414) 224-6060
Fax (414) 224-6067

Practice State



Richard J. Podell  is the President of Podell & Book, S.C., where he practices in the area of Family Law.


Practice emphasizes Traditional Client Representation and Litigation


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  • Kenosha, Wisconsin
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Ozaukee, Wisconsin
  • Racine, Wisconsin
  • Sheboygan, Wisconsin
  • Walworth, Wisconsin
  • Washington, Wisconsin
  • Waukesha, Wisconsin


Richard J. Podell graduated from Colgate university (A.B. 1966) and the University of Wisconsin (J.D. 1969).

Legal Organizations

Fellow in the American Bar Foundation; Member, Inns of Court; Chairman the Individual Rights Section of ABA; ABA Center on Human Rights; Budget Officer of the ABA Senior Lawyers Division; Liaison from the ABA to the Canadian Bar Assn. Family Law Section; State Delegate from Wisconsin to the ABA; Previous Positions: ABA, Chairman of Family Law Section, 1988-89; Wisconsin Bar, Family Law Chairman, 1985-86; Milwaukee Bar, Family Law Chairman, 1979-81; ABA Board of Governors, ABA Presidential Appointment Comm. (2008 & 2009).

CLE Presentations

Prince Edward Island, Canada, May 2008; Calgary, Canada, June 2008; Milwaukee Bar Society of Family Lawyers, March 2008. Lectured at approximately 15 different State Bars; Testified before the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives; Participated in the 2nd World Congress on Children in San Francisco; Keynote Speaker in 2004 International Legal Conference in Edinburgh, Scotland.


Mr. Podell has appeared in other well-respected industry publications such as The National Judicial CollegeFamily AdvocateThe Solicitors Family Law Association and attended theFaculty of Advocates conference with Bar Leaders from around the world.

AAML Chapter

Member since 1974; Wisconsin President, 1986-87;

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