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Hildebrand Law Firm, LLC has been serving the Milwaukee county and the surrounding area with proven success. We are consistent, patient and professional while we walk you through each step of the process.  We help our clients overcome complex legal issues in a challenging and constantly changing market.


Experienced and Strategic

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Kirsten Hildebrand

Owner, Lead Attorney

Attorney Kirsten L. Hildebrand founded Hildebrand Law Firm, LLC in 2001 with the goal of providing compassionate service to her clients in a resourceful, efficient, and fair manner. She is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin, the Family Law section of the State Bar of Wisconsin and has held her real estate broker's license since 2006. In 2011, Kirsten received the Women in Law Award. 

The passion Kirsten exhibits for her clients is also evident in her community involvement. She is actively involved in teaching both children and adults through various Christian organizations.  She also serves on two board of directors for the City of Mequon.

With her husband Lee, Kirsten is a proud parent to three children.

Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning and Probate Administration

  • Family Law

  • Business Law

  • Real Estate


  • University of Wisconsin Law School, Madison, Wisconsin

    • J.D. - 1996

  • Trinity University, Deerfield, Illinois

    • B.A. - 1991

    • Major: English, English Communication

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Derek Daron


Attorney Derek Daron joined Hildebrand Law Firm in 2014. He is a general practitioner with focuses on probate, probate litigation, trust litigation, guardianships, and estate planning. He also assists clients with tax issues, guardianship and trustee accounting, and financial planning.

Derek is focused on providing effective and compassionate representation to people in Milwaukee and the surrounding counties. He prides himself on finding creative and efficient solutions to complex legal issues.


  • University of Wisconsin Law School, Madison, Wisconsin

    • J.D. - 2014

  • University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Oshkosh, Wisconsin

    • B.A. - 2010

    • Major: Political Science


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Jodie Weigel

Client Services Coordinator and Paralegal

Jodie Weigel serves as the Client Services Coordinator and Paralegal at the firm. She has 5 years of experience working in a law firm as the main point of contact for clients. She enjoys working with clients in Medicaid and Estate Planning. Jodie was the primary caregiver for her elderly grandma with dementia, so her experience helps her relate to clients' concerns and questions in those matters. She enjoys spending time with her four daughters, line dancing and exercising.


Maria Stout

Client Services and

Marketing Coordinator

Maria Stout is the Client Services Coordinator at the firm. With ten years working in customer service-related fields, she has a passion for ensuring clients are heard and taken care of even before they step through the door. Previously, Maria worked in the financial services, public relations and fundraising industries. She enjoys wood working with her dad, cooking and spending time with her animals. 


Kathy Smith

Accountant and

Office Administrator

Kathy Smith serves as the Client Services Administrator and Accountant for the firm. As the firm’s bookkeeper, Kathy brings 27+ years of accounting experience to the table.  Her contribution to our team and clientele is not limited to bookkeeping as she is trained and experienced in estate planning, probate, trust accounting, tax preparation, business law and office administration.  When not working, Kathy enjoys spending time with her 3 children and their families.


John, Estate Planning Client

We had the opportunity to describe our situation. Kirsten presented options for our consideration along with recommendations when we asked for them.  I am absolutely delighted with this process with Kirsten, and her team. Thank you so very much for your help!

Jane, Probate Litigation Client

It would be impossible for anyone to duplicate the effort, care and kindness you put into our case – lawyer, counselor, psychiatrist, negotiator, deal maker and friend.

Mary, Divorce Litigation Client

Kirsten and the team at Hildebrand Law Firm are professional yet you feel they genuinely care about you as the client.  Fair pricing, responsive, communicative, supportive and kind. I am grateful I found Hildebrand Law Firm.

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