Avery Mayne, Attorney

Avery J. Mayne works with clients to resolve a variety of legal concerns pertaining to divorce, adult guardianships, special needs and long-term care planning.  She concentrates her practice in family law, elder law and guardianship.  

Avery earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication, with honors, from the University of Missouri and received her J.D. from Marquette University Law School along with a certificate in Alternative Dispute Resolution.

As part of Avery’s Elder Law practice, she helps families and individuals with Medicaid (Title XIX) asset protection planning.  Additionally she assists clients seeking eligibility for long-term care benefits in the pre-planning and crisis planning stages.   When working with families for specialized disability and special needs planning, Avery utilizes special needs trusts, such as WisPACT, ABLE accounts, and other unique planning tools available for individuals with special needs.  

She also represents clients with disabled family members in adult guardianship proceedings.  In guardianship actions, Avery is experienced with petitioning, defending, and serving in the fiduciary guardian role in high conflict matters.  

Avery’s family law practice includes collaborative divorce, divorce mediation, traditional divorce and post-judgment matters, and prenuptial agreements.  She is a mediator with the Milwaukee County Family Court Commissioner’s Mediation program.  Avery is a certified collaborative law attorney and is News Editor for the Collaborative Family Law Council of Wisconsin (CFLCW) and Secretary for the Collaborative Foundation of Wisconsin.  

Avery is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin, the State Bar of Illinois, the Association of Women Lawyers, and the Executive Women’s Golf Association (EWGA), for which she is the Membership Services Director for the Milwaukee Chapter.  She is a volunteer for the Marquette Volunteer Legal Clinic, Milwaukee Justice Center, and the Wills for Heroes Foundation.

Avery can be reached at amayne@walnylegal.com or 414-751-7531.