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Shenaz Lakdawala

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  • J.D., New York Law School
  • B.A., Hunter College, New York


  • Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin

Shenaz is an attorney in DeWitt’s Family Law practice group.  She handles a wide variety of matters ranging from divorce proceedings, custody and placement, child support, annulments, paternity, adoptions, termination of parental rights, modification motions, and emergency motions, to child protection, mediated divorce and more.  She enjoys helping people navigate this complex and often emotionally charged area of the law with professionalism, empathy, kindness, and a profound understanding of the different legal issues at play.

She has represented people facing criminal charges and has helped them obtain the best possible resolutions for these matters. Her experience also includes assisting clients with immigration matters such as family-based immigration petitions and representing those facing deportation and removal from the United States. She has prevailed in numerous trials related to child custody and placement disputes, and support cases.

Since being admitted to the Wisconsin Bar, she has volunteered countless hours through Milwaukee Justice Center and the Marquette Volunteer Legal Clinic. She enjoys giving back to her community and spending time with her family and friends.


  • Member - Legal Aid Society
  • Volunteer - Marquette Volunteer Legal Clinic
  • Milwaukee Bar Association – Member
  • Waukesha Bar Association – Member
  • American Bar Association – Member
  • State Bar of Wisconsin – Member