Meet The Team

Wisconsin Estate Planning Attorneys

Mark J. Rogers Roman A. Chojnacki Amanda J. McCormack Stacy Vogeltanz Brenda A. Schlais
Attorney Mark J. Rogers Roman A. Chojnacki Amanda J. McCormack Stacy Vogeltanz Estate planning services Brenda A. Schlais

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Living Trusts, Wills, Beneficiary Designation and Asset Protection Planning

Our attorneys have provided quality, personalized estate planning services for Southeast Wisconsin residents since 1995. We deliver results in the Greater Milwaukee area, because estate planning is all we do.

Attorney Mark Rogers has held the distinguished AV Preeminent law firm rating from the LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory since 1985.

Milwaukee Lawyers Recognized for Experience, Dedication, and a Commitment to Client Service

In addition, in 1985, 1990, and 1995, the firm has also been recognized in the surveys of the Best Lawyers in Milwaukee published in Milwaukee Magazine. More recently, our Senior Planner Mark Rogers has been selected for inclusion on the 2008-2015 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list and has received recognition in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013 and 2014 as a Five Star Wealth Manager.

Personalized Services to Help Meet Your Goals

Angermeier and Rogers strives to provide caring and attentive client service. Our clients know that we are here to help conquer their goals.

Our practice areas include:

Happy & healthy retirement Plan long-term into retirement Research & investing in the future

Milwaukee Asset Protection AttorneyWe cover several avenues of client-focused services, including:

  • Taking care of and protecting a surviving spouse
  • Implementing a disability plan
  • Minimizing potential family conflicts
  • Ensuring your children are raised by your choice of guardian
  • Protecting a child's inheritance
  • Protecting clients' special needs children
  • Avoiding the probate process
  • Leaving a charitable legacy
  • Reducing or eliminating estate taxes
  • Planning for the future of the family business
  • Planning for Medicaid qualification and application

As part of our commitment to providing superior service, we won’t nickel-and-dime you with hourly fees for answering phone calls or replying to emails. Our estate planning services are offered at a flat rate, and when you leave our office you are welcome to contact us in the future.

We expect an ongoing relationship to ensure your needs are adequately met, wherever life takes you. Look to Angermeier & Rogers for a head-start in planning a successful future.

Get to know our team of estate planning attorneys below, and then contact us to schedule your initial consultation

401 E Kilbourn Avenue, Suite 400
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202
Phone:  414.289.9200
Fax: 414.289.0664
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Mark J. Rogers

Super Lawyers

Seriously Outstanding - only 5% selected each year

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Education

  • Juris Doctor, with honors, Indiana University School of Law
  • B. S. Psychology, University of Illinois

Professional Experience

  • 1978 to present, Partner of Angermeier & Rogers, LLP
  • 1976-78, Associate, Whyte & Hirschboeck, S.C.
  • 1974-76, Law Clerk to the Honorable Myron L. Gordon, United States District Judge, Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • 1973-1974, Managing Editor, Indiana Law Review

Professional Activities and Recognition

  • 2009, 2010,  2011, 2013 and 2014 FIVE STAR: Best in Client Satisfaction Wealth ManagerSM
  • 2008-2015 Listed in the Wisconsin Super Lawyers
  • Founding Fellow and Past Chancellor (2010-2011; 2002-03), EPICOR (Estate Planning Institute of Collaborative Resources)
  • 1998 to present, Board of Directors, Illinois/Wisconsin Forum of Estate Planning Attorneys
  • 1997 to 1999, Chairperson, Wisconsin Forum of Estate Planning Attorneys
  • 1995, finalist for position of U.S. Magistrate Judge
  • 1985, 1990, 1995, Recognized in Milwaukee Magazine survey of Best Lawyers in Milwaukee
  • 1985 to present, Rated "AV" Preeminent (highest ability, highest ethics) by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory

Books

  • Contributing author: Love, Money, and Control: Reinventing Estate Planning (2004)
  • Co-Author: Handling the Generation Skipping Transfer Tax in Wisconsin (2003)
  • Co-Author: Your Life Your Legacy: The Fundamentals of Effective Estate Planning (2003)
  • Co-Author: Your Life Your Legacy II: Protecting Those You Love (2013)

Professional Memberships

  • Member, WealthCounsel and Charter Member, ElderCounsel
  • EPICOR (Estate Planning Institute of Collaborative Resources)
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law, and ELDER Law Sections
  • Milwaukee Bar Association, Probate Practice and Procedure Section
  • Wisconsin Council of Estate Planning Attorneys
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

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401 E Kilbourn Avenue, Suite 400
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202
Phone:  414.289.9200
Fax: 414.289.0664
Email Me!

Roman A. Chojnacki

(pronounced “Hoy-Not-Ski”)

Education

  • Juris Doctor, Marquette University Law School, 1981
  • B. A., Interpersonal Communications, Marquette University

Professional Experience

  • Current, Senior Associate, Angermeier & Rogers, LLP
  • 2009  to 2014, Associate, Angermeier & Rogers, LLP
  • 2006-2009, Solo Practitioner, Chojnacki Law Office
  • 2005-2006, Associate, John T. Fields and Associates
  • 2004-2005, Personal Financial Advisor, Ameriprise Financial
  • 2002-2004, Trial Attorney, Jeffrey Leavell, S.C.
  • 1999-2002, Solo Practitioner, Chojnacki Law Office
  • 1990-1999, Corporate Attorney, Golden Books Publishing Company
  • 1988-1990, Corporate Attorney, Shepard Plating Company
  • 1981-1988, Naval Officer, Judge Advocate General's Corps, U.S. Navy

Professional Activities and Recognition

  • Article Editor, Naval Law Review, 1985
  • Awarded, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, 1984

Professional Memberships

  • Member, WealthCounsel
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section
  • Wisconsin Council of Estate Planning Attorneys

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401 E Kilbourn Avenue, Suite 400
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202
Phone:  414.289.9200
Fax: 414.289.0664
Email Me!

Amanda J. McCormack

Education

  • Juris Doctor, Marquette University Law School, 2006
  • B. A., with honors, Psychology, University of Texas at Austin

Professional Experience

  • 2014 to present, Senior Associate, Angermeier & Rogers, LLP
  • 2012-2014, Trust Fiduciary Officer, Johnson Bank
  • 2009-2012, Regional Fiduciary Tax Manager, Estate Tax Group, and Trust Team Manager, Estate Services Administration, Well Fargo Bank, NA
  • 2008-2009, Trust Officer, Associated Bank, NA
  • 2006-2008, Associate Attorney, Angermeier & Rogers, LLP
  • 2002-2006, Estate Planning Paralegal, Angermeier & Rogers, LLP

Professional Memberships

  • Member, WealthCounsel
  • American Bar Association, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law and Taxation Sections
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law  and Elder Law Sections
  • Wisconsin Council of Estate Planning Attorneys
  • Milwaukee Bar Association
  • Wisconsin Council of Estate Planning Attorneys

Pro Bono & Charitable Activities

  • Committee Member, Muscular Dystrophy Association Milwaukee
  • Volunteer, Spring Creek Church

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401 E Kilbourn Avenue, Suite 400
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202
Phone:  414.289.9200
Fax: 414.289.0664
Email Me!

Stacy A. Vogeltanz

Education

  • Juris Doctor, Cum Laude, University of Minnesota Law School, 2010
  • B.A., Political Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2007

Professional Experience

  • Current, Associate Attorney, Angermeier & Rogers, LLP
  • 2015, Associate Attorney, Ross Estate Planning
  • 2014, Firm Coordinator, Timothy P. Geary, Attorney at Law, LLC
  • 2014, Associate Attorney, Traver & Traver, S.C.
  • 2012, Managing Attorney, Winter, Chewning & Geary, LLP
  • 2011, Attorney Investigator, Wisconsin Office of Lawyer Regulation
  • 2011, Paternity Establishment Law Clerk, Milwaukee County Child Support
  • 2008, Law Clerk, University Student Legal Service

Professional Memberships & Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Dept. of Veteran Affairs, accredited attorney
  • Wealth Counsel
  • Elder Counsel
  • Wisconsin Council of Estate Planning Attorneys
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA)
  • Wisconsin State Bar, Elder Law Section

Volunteer Activities

  • Build the Future Foundation, board member
  • Future Business Leaders of America, guest judge
  • Asylum Law Project, past board member

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Brenda A. Schlais

We want to recognize our friend and former Associate of the firm, Brenda A. Schlais. She worked with us from 2006-2011 and remains on inactive status until this year. We are looking forward to the day she feels her children are ready for her to return to us once again. We will welcome her with open arms.

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