Jean M. Ansay

Tel | 262.284.3407




  • Marquette University Law School
  • Marquette University
    (B.S., Finance/Marketing, cum laude)

Jean M. Ansay

With over 40 years of success as an attorney, Jean’s extensive knowledge, experience, and integrity in providing preventive counsel and representing clients in the areas of family law, estate planning, probate, civil litigation, and corporate and real estate law, have proven to be the best-in-class. With each client, Jean is laser-focused on securing the best outcome possible and at the same time providing a peace-of-mind to her clients by involving them appropriately along the way. Jean has been honored with many awards and distinctions, such as being named the first female president of the Ozaukee Bar Association and voted one of Wisconsin’s Super Lawyers. More importantly, Jean is most honored by her clients by receiving “thank you” notes of appreciation and regular referrals of family and friends. Jean is often described by her clients as having the perfect mix of proven legal experience, savvy business instincts, and real compassion.

Jean Assists Clients With

  • Family Law
  • Litigation
  • Family Succession Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Real Estate Law
  • General Corporate Law

Experience/Representative Client Work

  • Short-term securities broker
  • Ozaukee County Court Commissioner for Judge Sandy Williams
  • Member of the Local Court Rules Committee–Ozaukee Bar Association
  • Former Legal Counsel to Bank First National


  • Jean provides her clients with an absolute sense of confidence and grounding. She works closely with clients, providing details regarding her approach at each stage of their case, and frequently receives thank you letters from clients for her exemplary service, including a note from one grateful client who stated, “You changed everything in my world.”
  • Another client’s son wrote “Thank you so much for everything you did for my mother. It was never easy for my Mom during the divorce. But I know for a fact that every time she had to sit in that courtroom she feared nothing knowing you were at her side. She told me this many times. Thank you so much for always having my Mom’s back. It means a lot to me.”


  • Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013–2024–Commercial
    Litigation; Tax Law
  • First female President of Ozaukee Bar Association
  • Selected for inclusion in Wisconsin Super Lawyers, Law & Politics and Milwaukee
  • Received America’s Top 100 Attorneys Lifetime Achievement Award, 2018 and 2019
  • Selected as 10 Best Attorneys in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019 by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
  • Selected by Peer Recognition Best Lawyers as Best Attorneys in Wisconsin 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019
  • Honored Member of the Heritage Registry of Who’s Who for Executives and Professionals 2013–2014

Best Lawyers Award Badge

Jean conducts frequent seminars on Estate Planning for the University of Wisconsin Extension

Community Involvement

  • Director, Girl Scouts of Manitou Council
  • President, The Shoe Bank Inc.
  • President, A.N. Ansay Agency, Inc.
  • Past Director, Colonial Bank, Fox Valley
  • Past Director, River Edge Nature Society
  • Past Director, Valley Bank, Southeastern Wisconsin
  • Past Director, First National Bank, Port Washington
  • Past President/Director of St. Mary’s Ozaukee Hospital Foundation
  • Past President/Director of Ozaukee County Big Brothers & Big Sisters
  • Past Secretary/Director of the Luxembourg American Cultural Society
  • Past Board Member, Ozaukee County Community Programs Board