Attorneys

Christopher G. Sitzmann

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Attorney / Shareholder

Christopher Sitzmann has over thirty-five years of experience as a business lawyer concentrating in the areas of civil litigation, real estate, employment law, and estate planning.

Mr. Sitzmann was a partner with the Minneapolis Law Firm of Barna, Guzy & Steffen, Ltd. from 1978 to 1985. In 1985, he moved to Appleton, Wisconsin and was General Counsel at Appleton Papers, Inc., a multinational paper company. In 1993, Mr. Sitzmann reentered private practice in Appleton, Wisconsin, and opened the doors to Sitzmann Law Firm Ltd.

Mr. Sitzmann graduated from the University of St. Thomas in 1974 with degrees in Economics and History. He attended law school at William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota and graduated with his Juris Doctor in 1978. Currently, he is a member of the Wisconsin State Bar Association and the Fox Valley Estate Planning Council. He was President of the Outagamie County Bar Association in 2007-2008, has been on the Board of Directors of Heckrodt Wetland Reserve Inc. a non-profit organization since 1994 and has been a Rotarian since 1995.

Admissions:

State of Wisconsin
State of Minnesota
United States District Court, Eastern and Western District of Wisconsin
United States District Court, District of Minnesota
Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals

E-mail: csitzmann@sitzmannlaw.com


Sara K. MichelettiSara pic

Attorney / Shareholder

Sara Micheletti practices in elder law, estate planning, business law, civil litigation, and real estate law. Ms. Micheletti frequently works as a Guardian ad Litem, representing the best interests of individuals declared incompetent by the Court, elderly, disabled, minors and others needing representation.

Ms. Micheletti received her Juris Doctor from the University of St. Thomas, School of Law in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  There she participated in the Mentor Externship program, Judicial Externship program in Hennepin County District Court, the Interprofessional Center for Counseling and Legal Services Elder Law Practice Group, and the Intramural Negotiations Competition.  During law school, Sara clerked for an experienced criminal defense Attorney, F. Clayton Tyler.

Before law school, Ms. Micheletti attended the University of Wisconsin, Madison earning her Bachelor’s Degree in English and Political Science. While in Madison, Ms. Micheletti was a legal assistant for a business law attorney. She also studied abroad in London, England.

Ms. Micheletti grew up in Appleton.  She is active in the community having served on many boards and committees. She is the current Board President of the Women’s Fund of the Fox Valley Region.  In addition to her community service, she enjoys spending time with her family.

Awards & Recognition

Future 15 Young Professional Award
State Bar of Wisconsin, Young Lawyers Division April 2010 Newsletter: “Negotiation Skills as Tools to Effectively Communicate with Elder Law Clients”

Admissions:

State of Wisconsin
United States District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin

E-mail: Sara@sitzmannlaw.com


Andrew C. Micheletti

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Attorney / Shareholder

Andrew Micheletti practices in business law, civil litigation, real estate, employment law, and Estate Planning.

Prior to joining Sitzmann Law Firm, Ltd., Mr. Micheletti was a Hennepin County Assistant Public Defender where he diligently represented the rights of his clients.  He received his Juris Doctor from the University of St. Thomas, School of Law in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  After his first year of law school, he clerked for a criminal defense attorney in Hibbing, Minnesota.  During his second year of law school until he graduated, Mr. Micheletti clerked for the Hennepin County Public Defender’s Office.

Before going to law school, he attended the University of Minnesota at Duluth and earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychology.  Mr. Micheletti spent most of his younger years on the Iron Range in Northern Minnesota.  Mr. Micheletti  is the current President of the Downtown Appleton YMCA Service Club, a member of the Downtown Appleton Rotary Board, a member of the University of Wisconsin – Fox Valley Foundation Board and a former board member of the Heckrodt Wetland Reserve.

Admissions:

State of Wisconsin
United States District Court, Eastern & Western District of Wisconsin

E-mail: Andrew@sitzmannlaw.com