Our Staff


Attorney Ashanti Cook

 

Attorny Cook studied law at Marquette University Law School, where she led the Marquette chapter of the National Lawyer's Guild, Hablando del Derecho, the Public Interest Law Society and Phi Alpha Delta. During her tenure, she also gave her time to numerous legal clinics and student groups, as well as the serving as the National Student Director of the American Bar Assosicatino Arbitration Competition Committee. She also worked with the ACLU as a summer fellow and interned for the Wisconsin State Supreme Court Justice Anne Walsh Bradley. Since graduating in 2012, she has worked in probate and adult guardianship as both an attorney and Guardian ad Litem..

 

Attorney Cook joined Lagmann in August of 2019, and focuses her practice on probate and some family matters. She looks forward to bringing her skills forward to help families manage hard situations..

 

 

Attorney Andrew J. Golden (Managing Attorney)

 

Attorney Golden is a 2009 graduate of Marquette University Law School, where he furthered the law school's focus on public interest and non-profit law by serving as the President of the Public Interest Law Society, overseeing an expansion of the summer fellowship program.  During law school, he interned at Centro Legal and the State Public Defender's office, where he was actively involved in the defense of homicide and sexual assault cases.  

 

He joined Lagmann in February of 2013 and currently focuses his practice on trial and appellate level criminal defense, juvenile law, CHIPS and JIPS, TPR cases, and mental health cases. Attorney Golden is also certified as a Guardian ad Litem, and is regularly appointed to represent wards in both adult and juvenile court proceedings.

 

 

Attorney Kirk D. Henley

 

Attorney Kirk D. Henley studied at Marquette University Law School. While at law school, he volunteered at the Marquette Volunteer Legal Clinic at the Milwaukee Justice Center as well as the Domestic Violence Injunction Hearings Clinic and Law and Entrepreneurship Clinic. Additionally, he represented Marquette University Law School at the Chicago Bar Association’s Moot Court Competition. Before joining the staff at Lagmann Inc, Kirk clerked for Judge Adelman at the Eastern District of Wisconsin.

 

Attorney Henley joined Lagmann Inc.’s staff in June 2020 and focuses his practice on family and criminal matters. 

 

Attorney Matt Plummer

 

Attorney Plummer is a 2011 graduate of Marquette University Law School. His practice focuses on family law, creditor/debtor law, guardianship and mediation. While in law school, he was a Public Interest Law Society Fellow, and also served as an intern for the U.S. Trustee’s Office for the Eastern District of Wisconsin.

 

Attorney Plummer joined Lagmann in November 2017 and focuses his practice on Guardianship and Criminal Law.

 

 

Attorney Nicholas Weege

 

Attorney Weege graduated Marquette University Law School in 2020. During his time he interned for the Honorable Lisa Neaubauer and the Milwaukee County Community Economic Development Division. He also volunteered for the Milwaukee Justice Center.

 

Attorney Weege interned for Lagmann in 2016, and has gladly rejoined the firm as an attorney in June 2020. He focuses his practice on creditor's rights, tenant's rights bankruptcy, foreclosure defense, and criminal law.

 

 

Thor Heidrek Templin, Administrator

 

Our administrator is a native of Milwaukee's near south side and graduate of South Division High School.  Growing up bilingual with German and English in a Spanish-speaking neighborhood, he earned undergraduate and master's degrees in German and Scandinavian Studies from the University of Wisconsin - Madison.  After spending some years teaching German at UW-Madison and at Western Kentucky University (Bowling Green, KY), he moved back to Milwaukee and attended law school at Marquette University, where we represented Marquette at national and international mediation advocacy competitions, all the while concurrently working as a records clerk at the Wisconsin Department of Corrections and completing a graduate certificate in Dispute Resolution.  In addition to his law degree, he has a Master's degree in Dispute Resolution from Marquette University.  He serves as a mediator (including family law mediations with or without attorneys) and the administrator for the firm.