Ronald P. Hammer

Ronald P. Hammer

Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

I have advised Fond du Lac clients regarding their estate planning, probate, trust administration, real estate, and business matters for more than 30 years.  I have devoted a great deal of time and effort to develop my knowledge in these areas of the law, and I always try to provide sound, practical advice for my clients.

I was born and raised in Fond du Lac, and after I graduated from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in.  After serving as a law clerk for the Court of Appeals in Waukesha, I returned here to establish my practice.  I have served as an instructor on negotiable instruments and estate planning, and I have been involved in a number of local civic and charitable organizations. 

Recognitions and Professional Associations:  Ronald P. Hammer has received the Distinguished AV Peer Rating and Client Distinction Award from Martindale-Hubbell.  He is a past member of the Office of Lawyer Regulation, District 3 Investigative Committee, and a past President of the Fond du Lac County Bar.

Areas of Practice

  • Business & Commercial Law
  • Business Organizations
  • Contracts
  • Estate Planning
  • Land Use & Zoning
  • Nursing Home
  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Real Estate Law
  • Taxation Law
  • Trusts
  • Wills

Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1979
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin, 1978


  • University of Wisconsin Law School, Madison, Wisconsin
    • J.D. - 1978
    • Honors: With Honors
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
    • B.S. - 1975
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: American Institutions

Published Works

  • Procedural Due Process and the Welfare Recipient: A Statistical Study of AFDC Fair Hearings in Wisconsin, 1978 Wis.L. Rev. 145

Representative Clients

  • National Exchange Bank & Trust
  • Ever Green Growers, Incorporated


  • National Exchange Bank & Trust


  • Instructor, Negotiable Instruments and Estate Planning, MPTC

Honors and Awards

  • George J. Laikin Award, 1978
  • AV Rating & Client Distinction Award

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Wisconsin Bar Association, Member
  • Fond du Lac County Bar Association, Member, Past President

Past Employment Positions

  • Wisconsin Court of Appeals, Law Clerk, 1978 - 1979


  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Phi Eta Sigma