Anne C. Scipior - Cordell & Cordell Madison Divorce Lawyer

Anne C. Scipior

Litigation Manager

AnneScipiorAnne C. Scipior believes it is her role as a family law attorney to help clients through the legal process from beginning to end by being a strong advocate for them.

“It is my job to inform you of your rights, to help you understand the legal process, to work with you to decide what choices will benefit you and your family the most as you move forward, and to negotiate and fight for the best possible result,” Ms. Scipior said.

She has had many clients tell her they appreciate her calm demeanor and ability to explain the process and concepts in a way that is understandable and puts them at ease.

“That way they can make decisions and exercise their rights in a way that they are comfortable with and will give them and their families the best possible outcome,” Ms. Scipior said.

Licenses & Admissions

Ms. Scipior is licensed to practice law in Wisconsin.


Ms. Scipior graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in both English and History from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. She received her Juris Doctor from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Cordell & Cordell, Ms. Scipior primarily practiced family law, in addition to criminal law, estate planning, probate, real estate, small claims, and civil litigation.


Ms. Scipior is a member of the Dane County Bar Association and the Legal Association of Women.

Speeches, Seminars, & Publications

Anne frequently contributes columns and responses to Ask a Lawyer questions for and



“The quality of Anne’s work is very high. She is evidently a good strategic thinker. She has done a very good job to explain where the big decision impacts me. She makes sure I am aware of the risks and where the opportunities lie. I’ve been very pleased with her professionalism and engagement in the case.”


“I took a liking to Anne right away. Anne did more in two hours than my previous attorney did in 10 months. She has been very thorough and succinct in explaining the process. She has been empathic throughout this process. I appreciate this professionalism and understanding the situation. She wasn’t pushing an agenda and allows me to tell her what I feel is fair. She tells me from a legal perspective what the law allows and keeps me grounded. She very good! Anne is very thorough and clear.”


“Anne did a phenomenal job. She advised me every step in the way and kept me informed. She was my coach and mentor in my corner and behind the scenes. She did everything to protect my interests and guided me along the way. She was a great support system. I would definitely recommend the firm!”


“I really appreciate Anne Scipior’s moral integrity, ethical conduct, and consummate professionalism. … Anne is awesome. From the first time we met she listened and understood my intentions and has always represented my best interest. Anne is a consummate professional with excellent technical writing and verbal communication skills; very articulate. Anne has been excellent at giving me options and talking through the cost/value of each alternative. I really appreciate the same day response policy; I never have to wonder when I will get a response – it just shows up same day!”


“I was extremely pleased with several aspects of how Anne handled my case. She followed up and followed through all the way. She always explained my options and laid out the possible outcomes. She always kept me well aware of all scenarios. I thought she was quite professional.”


“Anne has done a very good job. She followed through on everything we wanted to accomplish. Things seemed to fall into place as we’d hoped for. I’ve been very pleased.”


… I know that this is a difficult case, and I understand I can’t get everything I want. However, Anne has done everything she can for me.  She has always been good about getting back to me. She will even call or email me back after 5 p.m. and on the weekends. She’s been great!”


“Anne has accomplished all of my goals and then some! Anne is a very good strategist! She is extremely good at written correspondence. Everything is always very tactful, detailed and prepared timely. I don’t think there’s ever been a time Anne has not been prepared. She is very professional … This has been a very positive experience!”


“Anne is outstanding! She thinks of things that would never occur to me. She is just stupendous! She has thought of so many great ideas to help me accomplish my goals. I couldn’t be happier with her. In my book, she’s a 10 on a scale from 1-5!”


“Anne has done a really good job! She is always very helpful. I know Anne is always there for me. Any time I call or email, she gets back to me right away. When she tells me she is going to do something, she always does it. Anne has really held up her end of the bargain. …”


“Anne is doing great! This is a bit of a scary and expensive process, but I can’t imagine where I’d be right now if I didn’t have you all helping me.”


“Anne was great when handling both my divorce and some additional issues that came up afterwards! She’s always been very responsive anytime I’ve reached out. Anne has been incredibly receptive when listening to my questions and goes out of her way to explain all of my options. I’ve already referred Anne to a couple of people that have retained her services. … I think Anne is just great!”


“Anne is extremely strategic! She is very good at thinking ahead and running out the different scenarios. She’s a very strong, strategic thinker. Also, Anne has outstanding tact with how she communicates both orally and written.”

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