Hostak, Henzl & Bichler
840 Lake Avenue, Suite 300Racine, WI 53403
Phone: 262-632-7541

Contact Susan M. Perry

262-632-7541 (Ext. 119)


Susan M. Perry

Areas of Practice: 

  • Family Law
    • Divorce
    • Legal Separation
    • Paternity
    • Child Custody/Placement/Visitation
    • Child Support
    • Maintenance/Spousal Support/Alimony
    • Post Judgement Matters (Enforcement of and Revisions to Current Orders)
    • Pre–Divorce Planning/Consultation
    • 3rd Party Visitation/Placement (Including Grandparent Rights)
    • Pre– and Post–Marital Agreements/Marital Property Agreements
    • Limited Scope Representation
  • Elder Law
    • Title XIX/Medical Assistance Planning
    • Planning for the Later Stages of Life
    • Guardianships
  • Estate Planning
    • Wills/Trusts
    • Alternatives to Probate and Trusts
    • Health Care Powers of Attorney
    • Durable (Financial) Powers of Attorney
  • Adoption

Current Employment Position:


Background Summary: 

Sue Perry brings a unique combination of professional and life experiences, education and training to the practice of law. She graduated from the University of Illinois with a B.S. degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences with a major in psychology and a minor in math. She obtained a Masters of Social Welfare degree from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, and has also maintained her State of Wisconsin license in that field through continuing education courses. She graduated with honors, cum laude, from Marquette University Law School. For more than 20 years Sue Perry has used these skills and experiences in her practice. She believes that the men and women who seek her legal assistance often need more than a skilled lawyer. She is able to provide the expertise in the areas of understanding and assisting with the complexities involved in these life transitions and has the personal and professional attributes to assist them to successfully go through the process.


Marquette University Law School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1986 J.D. Honors: Cum Laude
University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1978, Master of Social Welfare (MSW)
University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, B.S. in Liberal Arts and Sciences Major: Psychology; Minor: Math
Additional Relevant Training and Experiences: Collaborative Divorce Training
Mediation Training
Advocate and Case Manager in the area of Developmental Disabilities

Bar Admissions:

  • Wisconsin, 1986
  • U.S. Federal Court, 1986

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Racine County Bar Association

Community Board Memberships Have Included:

  • American Red Cross (Lakeshore Chapter)
  • Big Sisters
  • Center for Community Concerns
  • Dispute Settlement Center
  • Family Service of Racine
  • Homeward Bound of Racine
  • Racine Literacy Council
  • Women’s Resource Center

Additional Information:

Editorial Board Member, State Bar of Wisconsin Family Law Systems Book, 2010-2011