Learn more about Michelle Behnke's seminar at the 2023 Connecticut Legal Conference, C08 – Roll Up Your Sleeves and Get to (net)Work.
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Michelle Behnke is the principal of the firm Michelle Behnke & Associates, where her practice is focused in the areas of business advising, real estate, and estate planning. She is active in her community and currently serves on the board of Capitol Bank, the University of Wisconsin Law School Board of Visitors, and the board of the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association. She has previously served on several of the boards of Dean Health Plan, Inc., Navitus Health Solutions, and SSM Healthcare of Wisconsin.

Attorney Behnke is involved in the American Bar Association (ABA), currently serving as the chair of the Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Profession. She is a past treasurer of the ABA and has also served on the ABA Board of Governors. She previously served as the president (2004-05) and treasurer (1997-98) of the State Bar of Wisconsin.

Attorney Behnke received her undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Economics and her law degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School. She was elected to membership in the American College of Real Estate Lawyers in 2005 and the American Law Institute in 2017.

She is a member of the American Bar Association, the State Bar of Wisconsin, the Dane County Bar Association, and the Wisconsin Association of African-American Lawyers.