Adam D. Bernander

Adam D. Bernander

Green Bay, Wisconsin

Adam D. Bernander joined Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C., in 2015. Adam practices family law in the firm's Green Bay office, focusing on divorce, legal separation, maintenance, property division, paternity, child support, legal custody and physical placement disputes.

Prior to joining Peterson, Berk & Cross, Adam was the supervising attorney for the Brown County Child Support Agency for 2.5 years and a staff attorney for the Child Support Agency for the previous two years. Adam also served as a law clerk to the Brown County and Outagamie Circuit Court judges directly after completing law school. Adam graduated, cum laude, from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, with bachelor's degree in political science. He then graduated, cum laude, from Marquette University Law School in 2005.

Adam lives in Green Bay with his wife and enjoys traveling and spending time at his family's cottage in Door County.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Legal separation
  • Maintenance
  • Property Division
  • Paternity
  • Child Support
  • Legal Custody
  • Physical Placement Disputes


  • Marquette University Law School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    • J.D. cum laude - May, 2005
  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    • B.A. cum laude - December, 2001
    • Major: Political Science

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Brown County Bar Association
  • The Hon. Robert J. Parins Legal Society of Northeast Wisconsin

Past Employment Positions

  • Brown County Child Support Agency, Supervising Attorney
  • Child Support Agency, Staff Attorney
  • Brown County and Outagamie Circuit Court Judges, Law Clerk