For more than 25 years, he’s been helping husbands, wives, and their children in various roles.

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With an unwavering dedication spanning over 25 years, Paul Santilli is a passionate advocate, committed to safeguarding his clients’ rights and securing the best possible outcomes under the law. His commitment extends beyond legal representation, as he fosters strong bonds with clients through open communication, empowering them to take ownership of their cases.

Paul’s experience and wisdom are the foundation of trust upon which his clients wholeheartedly rely. With an impressive background as a Deputy Family Court Commissioner, State’s Attorney for Child Support, Divorce Attorney, Guardian ad Litem, and Mediator, Paul’s diverse expertise instills confidence. Clients appreciate his thoughtful approach, considering every avenue and presenting well-informed options for their legal matters.

Paul Santilli’s exceptional gift lies in his ability to connect with individuals from all walks of life. Valuing each client as a unique individual, he understands their diverse backgrounds and circumstances. Whether representing millionaires, those facing financial challenges, professionals, blue-collar workers, tradespeople, corporate executives, or homemakers, Paul tailors his approach to suit their specific needs.

No matter your background or circumstances, Paul approaches your legal journey with empathy and understanding. Your specific needs and concerns are his priority, enabling him to design the best legal strategy aligned with your goals. With Paul Santilli as your advocate, you gain a compassionate and relatable ally who will fight for your rights and ensure you receive the justice you deserve.

Paul obtained his law Degree from Marquette University in 1996, an M.A. from Villanova University in 1993 and a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 1989. He has served on panels at Continuing Legal Education courses, educating attorneys on child support enforcement techniques, and has served on State committees pertaining to the Wisconsin Lien Docket.

An empty nester at this point in his life, Paul enjoys home life with his wife Tracy and their dogs. In his earlier days, Paul indulged in his passion for sailing and windsurfing. Despite his busy schedule, he eagerly looks forward to revisiting these cherished activities as soon as he and Tracy complete the restoration of their old and drafty Queen Anne. This blend of dedication to family and pursuit of personal interests reflects the depth of character that defines Paul Santilli as an exceptional individual and attorney.

State Bar of Wisconsin
Family Law Section of State Bar of Wisconsin


J.D., Marquette University

M.A. Villanova University

B.A. University of Wisconsin-Madison

Hear from Paul’s Clients

“Paul is a great attorney that gives it to you straight and helps you through a tough moment in life!”

– Steven Ring

“Attorney Santilli demonstrates both a timely response and high quality judgment when addressing legal matters.”

– Roberta O’Leary

“Having Attorney Santilli by my side during my divorce was a blessing. His extensive experience and approach made a world of difference. He provided expert legal guidance and showed genuine concern for my well-being. Highly recommended for anyone seeking a knowledgeable and empathetic divorce attorney.”

– LT

“Attorney Santilli’s dedication to his clients is unparalleled. As someone who has been practicing for 25 years in divorce law, he brings a wealth of knowledge to every case. His strategic thinking and attention to detail ensure no stone is left unturned in pursuing a fair resolution. I couldn’t have asked for a more skilled and trustworthy attorney during such a challenging time.”

– MR


Appleton office
4650 W. Spencer Street, Suite 10
Appleton, WI 54914
Jackson office
N168 W21367 Main Street
Jackson, WI 53037
Wauwatosa office
933 N. Mayfair Road, #304
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
Sheboygan office
615 S. 8th Street, Suite 240A
Sheboygan, WI 53081
Hartford office
124 E. Sumner Street
P.O. Box 270468
Hartford, WI 53027-0468
West Bend office
120 N. Main St. Suite 260
West Bend, WI 53095