Thomas O. Wakeman, former partner with Neuberger, Wakeman, Lorenz, Griggs & Sweet, passed away on September 20, 2014 while visiting family in Arizona.
Atty. Wakeman received his high school diploma from Lake Mills High School, his bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and his juris doctor from the University of Wisconsin Law School. After graduation, he formed a law practice with John Neupert in Lake Mills in 1974. In 2006, that firm, then known as Neupert & Wakeman, S.C., merged with Neuberger, Lorenz, Griggs & Sweet to form Neuberger, Wakeman, Lorenz, Griggs & Sweet. Atty. Wakeman continued to practice with Neuberger, Wakeman, Lorenz, Griggs & Sweet until his retirement. During his extraordinary legal career, Atty. Wakeman served as president of the Jefferson County Bar Association and the Fort Atkinson Memorial Hospital Foundation Board and was a member of the American Bar Association, Wisconsin Bar Association, Lake Mills Area Chamber of Commerce and Lake Mills Area Community Foundation.
The attorneys and staff of Neuberger, Wakeman, Lorenz, Griggs & Sweet wish to express their deepest condolences to Atty. Wakeman’s entire family. A celebration of Atty. Wakeman’s life will be held on October 5, 2014 at Milford Hill’s Hunt Club from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Neuberger, Wakeman, Lorenz, Griggs and Sweet has served clients from our offices in Watertown and Lake Mills since 1922. Our firm regularly serves clients located in Dodge County, Jefferson County, Dane County, Columbia County, Washington County, and Waukesha County, the communities of the Watertown, Lake Mills, Waterloo, Johnson Creek, Reeseville, Ixonia, Oconomowoc, Sullivan, Jefferson, Cambridge, Columbus, Deerfield, Marshall, Juneau, Fort Atkinson, Beaver Dam, Hartford, Madison, Sun Prairie, Monona Grove, Cottage Grove, McFarland, Stoughton, Edgerton, Delafield, Pewaukee, Dousman, Hartland, Brookfield, and Waukesha, and all of Wisconsin.