Featured Member - Theresa L. Roetter


Theresa L. Roetter is a partner at Annen Roetter, LLC, Madison, Wisconsin. She received her J.D. from Marquette University in 1993 and her bachelor of arts, cum laude, from St. Norbert College in 1988. 

Ms. Roetter practices throughout the State of Wisconsin in the areas of assisted reproduction, adoption and family law. She is a Fellow of the Academy of Adoption and Assisted Reproduction Attorneys and served on the Academy’s Board of Trustees and as Vice President. In 2012 she was honored nationally as an Angel in Adoption™ by the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute and that same year was honored by the governor of the state of Wisconsin as a Champion of Adoption. 

Ms. Roetter is a past chair and Director of the Children & the Law Section of the Wisconsin State Bar Association where she continues to serve on the legislation committee. She is a frequent speaker and author on topics of family formation, including contributing as co-author a chapter on Family Formation and Protection for Gay and Lesbian Clients in the book Sexual Orientation and the Law. Theresa is a co-founder and Board member of the Dawn E. Petersen Foundation, Inc. which supports families living with serious illness. 

When not at work, she enjoys playing tennis, cycling and traveling the world with her husband, Mark.