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Practice Areas


  • State Bar of Wisconsin

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin


 Affiliations & Memberships

  • Member, State Bar of Wisconsin

  • Member, Brown County Bar Association

  • Member/Past President, Vice President and Treasurer- De Pere Lions Club

  • Heritage Hill Foundation-Board Member

  • CollegeReady- Board Member

  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys-Member

  • Estate Planning Council of Northeast Wisconsin-Member

  • Green Bay Estate Planning Forum-Member

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association-Member


  • J.D. – Creighton University School of Law

    • Outstanding Oralist-Domestic Moot Court Competition

    • Vice President/Member, Sports and Entertainment Law Society

    • Member, Public Interest Law Forum

  • B.S. – University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

Speaking Engagements

  • National Business Institute: Probate from Start to Finish (2018)

  • National Business Institute: Estate Administration from Start to Finish (2017)

Published Articles​

  • Elder Law & Special Needs Journal of Wisconsin- "In the Wake of Thompson: Investigating an Agent Under a Power of Attorney" (May 2019)

David C. Van Straten, II, is a partner at Liebmann & Van Straten Legal Group, LLC. He practices in the areas of Estate Planning, Elder Law, Probate, Real Estate and Corporate/Business matters, Guardianships, Family Immigration, DACA, VAWA, Nonimmigrant Visas and Employment-based Visas. 


David received his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse with a Bachelor of Science in general management and technology. He continued on to obtain his law degree from Creighton University School of Law, where he obtained an area of emphasis in business, taxation and commercial transactions.  He was also a member of the Public Interest Law Forum, and vice president of the Sports and Entertainment Law Society.


An active member of the community, David supports many local organizations including the Hertiage Hill Foundation and Scholarships, Inc., where he is a member of the Board of Directors, and De Pere Lions Club, where he is a past president, vice president and treasurer.


Born and raised in Seymour, David returned to the area after graduating from law school to establish his practice and raise his family. David is an avid sports fan, and takes every opportunity he can to see his beloved Wisconsin sports teams in person.

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