Terry Madden has been practicing with our firm since early 1992. He has been a partner since 2004 and managing member since 2009.
Terry has represented numerous municipalities for nearly 25 years, advising municipal boards, reviewing and drafting contracts, preparing and reviewing ordinances, and representing municipalities in court. He has advised clients on personal and commercial real estate transactions, including preparing and reviewing purchase agreements, lease agreements, and closing documents, and advising on tax consequences of such transactions. Terry has represented businesses in contract negotiations, preparation, revision, execution, and implementation. He has prepared numerous Wills, Durable Powers of Attorney, Health Care Powers of Attorney, and trust documents. He prosecutes trademark registration applications on behalf of corporate clients before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and assists clients in policing the use of their marks, including securing agreements from infringers to cease and desist, and prosecuting several successful domain name disputes to protect registered trademarks. Born and raised in a small town in western Wisconsin, Terry is an active member of the greater Arcadia community. He is a past chair of various organizations, has served on the board of directors for numerous groups, and remains active in many charitable activities. Terry and his wife, Tammy, have two children. He enjoys spending time with his family, biking, baseball, and is an avid fan of the Green Bay Packers and Milwaukee Brewers.
Real estate (commercial and residential)
Business and commercial law
Estate planning (with emphasis on Medical Assistance planning)
Trademark law (including trademark prosecution and domain name disputes)
Holy Family Catholic Church, Arcadia, Wisconsin (lector, former usher))
Tri-County Bar Association (past president)
Arcadia Lions Club (past president)
Friends of the NRA Foundation (past secretary)
Tri-County Chapter of Ducks Unlimited (past chair)
Dodge Sportsmen’s Club, Dodge, Wisconsin
Trempealeau County Republican Party (past chair)
Arcadia Chamber of Commerce (past member of board of directors)
Franciscan-Skemp Healthcare-Arcadia foundation (past member of board of directors)
Western Wisconsin Legal Services (past member of board of directors)
Arcadia Post-Prom Party committee (past member)
Arcadia Cub Scout Pack 264 (former den leader)
Lectures & Presentations
Medical Assistance and other estate planning topics - Arcadia Chamber of Commerce; Trempealeau County Law Day; Tri-County Bar Association winter meetings; Waumandee State Bank; and Wozney-Killian Funeral Home.
Capital Gains Tax Exclusion on Sale of Principal Residence, Tri-County Bar Association winter meeting, 1997.
History of the Trempealeau County Courthouse at Trempealeau County Law Day.
University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Law, Madison, Wisconsin - J.D. - 1991
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin – B.A. (with distinction) – 1985
University of Warwick, Coventry, England – 1983-1984