Megann Hendrix, Attorney

Megann (Senfleben) Hendrix received her J.D. from Marquette University Law School.  She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication, with honors, from Saint Louis University.  Megann focuses her practice on estate planning, elder law and family law. 

As part of Megann’s elder law practice, she helps families
and individuals with Medicaid (Title XIX) asset planning and eligibility in the pre-planning and crisis planning stages.  She also helps her clients with adult guardianship proceedings including petitioning for the guardianship and defending a guardianship action. 

Megann's family law practice includes collaborative divorce, divorce mediation, traditional divorce and prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. She represents her family law clients with compassion and a high level of expertise to effectively protect her client’s interests, whether representing her client in creating a prenuptial agreement or negotiating a divorce.  Megann is a certified collaborative law attorney and experienced family law mediator. In 2013, she won the “Dolphin Award” and “Outstanding Performance and Dedication Award” for her dedication to the Collaborative Family Law Council of Wisconsin. Megann has been recognized as a "Leading Lawyer" in the area of family law by M Magazine.

Because of her expertise in both elder law and family law, Megann often serves as a consultant for other attorneys representing clients in divorce actions involving public benefits and other elder law issues.  She has also authored several family law articles in State Bar publications and is an experienced speaker who presents at legal seminars and community organizations on family and elder law topics including marital property law and “elder divorce.” 

In addition to traditional estate planning, Megann is also knowledgeable in special needs trusts and the unique planning necessary for individuals with special needs.  She also works with WisPACT, Inc. to set up Pooled and Community Special Needs Trusts for her clients.

Megann is on the Board of Directors for the State Bar Family Law Section and on the Board of Directors for the Collaborative Family Law Council of Wisconsin.  She is a member of the Elder Law Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin and is also a member of the Association of Women Lawyers and the Milwaukee Bar Association. 

Megann can be reached at mhendrix@walnylegal.com