Daniel L. Overbey


Daniel is a partner practicing in the areas of divorce, family law and asbestos & mesothelioma litigation. Prior to attending law school, Daniel served for 13 years as a Police Sergeant with the Daytona Beach Police Department. After law school, Daniel was employed with a large Chicago law firm until moving to Wisconsin in 2004.  He and his wife live just north of Minocqua in the Town of Arbor Vitae.  Daniel commutes to our Wausau office most days, but works from Minocqua at least one day per week, and is available to meet with clients in Minocqua.  In addition to a large Marathon County caseload, Daniel routinely handles cases in Oneida, Vilas and Lincoln Counties.


Wisconsin Supreme Court
Illinois Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Trial Bar of the Federal Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Areas of Practice


  • Extensive litigation experience involving business litigation, contract disputes, products liability, asbestos litigation, insurance disputes and construction defects
  • Successfully negotiated multi-million dollar asbestos & mesothelioma settlements
  • Represented international beverage bottling company in successful recovery of $34 million in insurance coverage
  • Represented hospital in commercial fraud case resulting in $1.2 million judgment
  • Successful prosecution and defense of residential construction defect claims


  • Zealous advocacy in divorce and legal separation actions and cohabitation dissolutions
  • Complex custody and physical placement disputes, including out-of-state relocation
  • Child support modifications
  • Resolution of property division issues
  • Successfully argued parental rights case before Florida Supreme Court


B.A., Rollins College, (1983)
J.D., University of Notre Dame Law School, cum laude (1998)
  • Thomas J. White Scholar
  • Journal of Law, Ethics & Public Policy, Production Editor
  • National Moot Court Team

Memberships and Activities

State Bar of Wisconsin
Family Law, General Practice & Law Practice Sections (2004-present)
Marathon County Bar Association
Trial Bar of the Federal Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Member (2000-present)

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