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 won the election for Branch 2 Circuit Court Judge in Vilas County in the spring of 2022. He will be sworn in on July 29th, 2022. We’ve been honored to work with Daniel for nearly 18 years and know he will be an outstanding judge.

Our family law clients will continue to be served by Dale Eaton and Trevor Peterson. Asbestos and Mesothelioma cases will be handled by Dale Eaton.


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, Board Member: Family Law Section (2021-present)
  • Marathon County Bar Association
  • Trial Bar of the Federal Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Member (2000-present)