Madison Divorce Attorney Evan Nordgren | Cordell & Cordell

Evan Nordgren

Litigation Attorney

Attorney Image Coming SoonMadison divorce attorney Evan Nordgren’s experience in family law has always centered on helping people in their greatest time of need.

During his stint with the Wisconsin State Public Defender, he always advocated for people in the most vulnerable positions. He is maintaining that focus and commitment in his practice of family law.

“I enjoy assisting clients through one of the most stressful moments in their lives and ensuring that they emerge ready to move on with their lives,” Mr. Nordgren said.

Mr. Nordgren is exceptionally organized. That, along with a deep well of empathy, helps him clearly convey the reality of a legal dispute to his clients, understand a client’s goals, and chart a path to achieving their best outcome.

“They can expect an attorney who will listen closely to their concerns, will approach their case systematically and with drive, and who will focus on their goal for the case,” he said.

Licenses & Admissions


Mr. Nordgren is licensed to practice in Madison.


Mr. Nordgren earned his Juris Doctor and Bachelor of Science from the University of Wisconsin Madison.

Professional Experience

Mr. Nordgren began his career with the Wisconsin State Public Defender. He represented clients in hundreds of cases, in areas of law from criminal cases, to child support contempt cases, to juveniles in child welfare cases. After then working for the Department of Children and Families, he joined Community Justice, Inc., representing low-income individuals in family law cases and children in juvenile cases. His practice has focused primarily on family law since that time.


  • State Bar of Wisconsin, 2015
  • S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin, 2015
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Family Law Section
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Children Law Section

Speeches, Seminars, & Publications

As a co-founder of the Wisconsin Student Expulsion Prevention Project, a group that connects students facing expulsion with pro bono attorneys, Mr. Nordgren has trained many other attorneys on representing students in expulsion cases.