Amy Burger, Attorney

Amy Burger

Amy Burger Biography PhotoAmy provides legal services in the areas of estate planning, trust and probate administration, and special education law.  Amy graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Social Policy from Northwestern University. She graduated Cum Laude from Regent University Law School in Virginia Beach, VA before moving back to her hometown of Milwaukee.

As a woman with a disability, Amy understands that individuals with disabilities can live the lives they want, but this often requires thoughtful preparation and strategic planning.  She focuses her practice on working with individuals with disabilities and their families by drafting special needs trusts.  She views a special needs trust as a tool which provides both freedom and security for individuals with disabilities.  

Amy also represents individuals who have been wrongfully denied benefits, including long-term care, medical, employment, and insurance benefits.  She has litigated in state and federal court and uses her litigation experience to represent student with disabilities and their families in IEP meetings, due process hearings, and court proceedings.

Amy’s estate planning practice also includes the drafting of trusts, wills, marital property agreements, and powers of attorney.

Amy is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin and serves on the Diversity and Inclusion Committee. She is also a member of the Milwaukee Bar Association and Association for Women Lawyers. Amy is very active with the Wisconsin Board for People with Disabilities and speaks on the topic of special needs planning at the Board’s state-wide conferences.

Amy can be reached at aburger@walnylegal.com or 414-751-7531.