Published Work and Speeches

Peggy L. Podell’s published works & speeches

EDITOR

State Bar of Wisconsin Lawyer’s Marital Property Forum, 1989-1992

CO-EDITOR

The 1040 Handbook: A Guide to Income and Asset Discovery, (1st Ed. January, 1990) (2nd Ed. September, 1993); published by the American Bar Association Section of Family Law

  • Special Committee on Marital Property Law

AUTHOR

  • New York Domestic Relations Reporter “Using Federal Tax Form 1040 in Discovery” Vol. 5, No. 7 Matthew Bender & Co., Inc. (July, 1993)
  • Wisconsin Journal of Family Law “The Use of Federal Tax Returns in Discovery” Vol. II, No.3 Wisconsin Journal of Family Law 73 (July, 1991)
  • Divorce Litigation – Community Property Alert “In Re Marriage of Haack” Vol. 1, No. 11 Divorce Litigation, (Feb. 1990)
  • Community Property Journal “The Effectiveness of Marital Agreements at the Time of Divorce: The Wisconsin Approach” 14 Community Property Journal 58 (1987)
  • Marquette Law Review “Enhanced Value of a Closely Held Corporation at the Time of Divorce: What Role Will Wisconsin’s Marital Property Act Play?” 69 Marquette Law Review 82 (1985)

CO-AUTHOR

  • The 1040 Handbook:  A Guide to Income and Asset Discovery, (2nd Ed. September, 1993); published by the American Bar Association Section of Family Law
  • Family Law Reporter “The Impact of UMPA:  A Review of the First Year” 13 Family Law Reporter 3015 (February 10, 1987)
  • Connecticut Family Law “The Impact of the Uniform Marital Property Act on Wisconsin Family Law Practice:  A Ten Month Review”  1 Connecticut Family Law 26 (Winter, 1986)

CONTRIBUTING AUTHOR

  • System Book for Family Law, 3rd Edition, State Bar of Wisconsin. Chapter on “Marital Agreements” (1988)
  • Community Property Journal, Special Features Editor, Reporting on Decisions of Wisconsin Appellate Courts (1987-1989)

SPEECHES DELIVERED

  • American Bar Association:
    • July, 2000–“IRS Related Resources”
    • August, 1999–“Techniques of the IRS in Finding Hidden Assets”
    • September, 1995–“Law Office Management: The Essentials of Building a Successful Family Law Practice”
    • August, 1995–“Joint Returns and Section 1034: A Sometimes Dangerous Journey Through Tax Land”
    • April, 1995-“Ethics of Negotiation/Drafting Separation Agreements”
    • April, 1994–“The Effective Use of a Trial Notebook in Divorce Actions”
    • November, 1993–“Prenuptial Agreements in Court:  Attacking and Defending”
    • August, 1993–“What Can You Learn From A W-2?”
    • April, 1993–“Use of Tax Returns to Identify Income”
    • August, 1988–“Route 1040:  The Road to Discovery”
  • Colorado Bar Association:
    • July, 2002 — “The Ethical Family Lawyer”
    • July, 2002 – “Tax Traps for the Divorce Lawyer”
  • Milwaukee Bar Association:
    • June, 1988–“Marital Property Law:  Wholesale Changes Enacted”
    • March, 1988–“Wisconsin’s Marital Property Act and Family Law: Where Are We Going?”
    • March, 1997–“Drafting Techniques for Marital Property Agreements” and
    • “Marital Property Agreements:  Attacking and Defending Agreements”
  • Marquette University Law School:
    • Frequent Lecturer on Marital Property Law and Divorce
  • Minnesota State Bar Association:
    • March, 1989–“The Use of Federal Tax Returns in Discovery”
    • Oregon State Bar Association – Family Law Section
    • October, 2005 — The Year In Family Law 2004-2005: Past Currents, Future Trends
  • Nevada Bar Association:
    • March, 1999–“Divorce Taxation”
    • “Ethics for the Family Law Practitioner”
  • State Bar of Wisconsin:
    • October, 2000–”Selected Family Law Related Tax Issues”
    • March, 1999–“What Family Law Practitioners Must Know About Divorce Taxation”
    • October, 1997–“Tax Update For Family Lawyers After the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997: Credits, Payment to Attorneys and Capital Gains Tax”
    • April, 1995–“Community Property State Symposium participant”
    • June 25, 1994–“What You Need To Know About Divorce Taxation”
    • August, 1991–“Tax Hot Tips”
    • August, 1988–“What Family Lawyers Need to Know About Changes in Wisconsin’s Marital Property Act”
    • August, 1988–“New Statutory Property Classification Agreements”
    • June, 1988–“Wisconsin’s Marital Property Act and Divorce: New Decisions, New Legislation, and New Reasoning”
    • April, 1988–“Basic Considerations and Recent Developments in Drafting Marital and Pre-Marital Agreements”
    • January, 1986–Discussion Leader, “Family Law and Wisconsin’s Marital Property Act”
  • University of Wisconsin Law School:
    • March, 1989–“The Marital Property Act in the Divorce Context”
  • Washington State Trial Lawyers Association:
    • October, 1993–“Use of Tax Returns to Identify Income”
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers-Illinois Chapter:
    • October, 1994–“Tax Indemnification and Tax Re-Negotiation Clauses: What You Need to Know”
  • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts:
    • May, 1993–New Orleans, Louisiana–“Use of Tax Returns to Identify Income” and “Drafting Techniques for Antenuptial Agreements”
  • Law Education Institute/Colorado Bar Association:
    • January, 2015-Vail, Colorado – “Ethics”
    • January, 2014–Vail, Colorado–“Ethical Issues in Family Law”
    • January, 2013–Snowmass, Colorado–“Ethical Issues in Family Law”
    • January, 2012–Vail, Colorado–“Ethics”
    • January, 2011–Vail, Colorado–“Ethics”
    • January, 2010–Vail, Colorado–“Ethics”
    • January, 2009–Vail, Colorado–“Ethics”
    • January, 2008–Vail, Colorado–“Ethics for the Family Law Practitioner”
    • January, 2007–Snowmass, Colorado–“Ethics for the Family Law Practitioner”
    • January, 2006 – Snowmass, Colorado— “Taxes & Family Law Not As Scary As It Sounds”

Law Education Institute:

    • January, 2005 –Snowmass, Colorado—“The Year In Family Law 2004-2005: Past Currents, Future Trends”
    • January, 2003–Snowmass, Colorado–“Ethics for the Family Law Practitioner”
    • January, 2002–Steamboat Springs, Colorado–“How to Interpret Psychological Instruments in a Child Custody Case”
    • January, 2002–Steamboat Springs, Colorado–“Drafting Techniques for Premarital Agreements from the Divorce Lawyer’s Perspective”
    • January, 2001–Vail, Colorado–“Advanced Tax Aspects of Divorce”
    • January, 2000–Vail, Colorado–“Ethics for the Family Law Practitioner”
    • January, 1999–Vail, Colorado–“Ethics for the Family Law Practitioner”
    • January, 1998–Vail, Colorado–“Ethics for Family Law Practitioners”
    • January, 1997–Vail, Colorado–“Ethics for the Family Law Practitioner”
    • March, 1996–Washington, D.C.–“Taxation in Divorce Cases”
    • January, 1996–Vail, Colorado–“Divorce Taxation”
    • March, 1994–Orlando, Florida–“Divorce Taxation: Alimony & Child Support”
    • January, 1994–Vail, Colorado–“Divorce Taxation: Alimony & Child Support”
    • March, 1993–Palm Springs, California–“Drafting Techniques for Antenuptial Agreements”
    • January, 1993–Vail, Colorado–“Drafting Techniques for Antenuptial Agreements”
    • March, 1992–Orlando, Florida–“Route 1040:  The Road to Discovery”
    • January, 1992–Vail, Colorado–“Route 1040:  The Road to Discovery”
    • January, 1991–Costa Mesa, California–“The Effective Use of a Trial Notebook in Divorce Actions”
    • January, 1991–Vail, Colorado–“The Effective Use of a Trial Notebook in Divorce Actions”
    • February, 1990–Orlando, Florida–“Evidentiary Objections in Divorce Actions”
    • April, 1989–Scottsdale, Arizona–“Evidentiary Objections in Divorce Actions”
    • January, 1989–Vail, Colorado–“Evidentiary Objections in Divorce Actions”
  • National Child Support Enforcement Association:
    • August, 1991–“Discovery of Income and Assets Through Tax Return Examination”
  • Professional Education Systems, Inc.:
    • September, 2006—“Taxes & Family Law – Not as Scary as it Sounds”
    • December, 2001–“Executive Compensation Issues in Divorce”
    • October, 1993–“Route 1040:  The Road to Discovery”
    • September, 1989–“Wisconsin’s Marital Property Law and Divorce”
  • West Virginia Tax Institute:
    • September, 1996–“Selected Family Law Related Tax Issues”
  • Wisconsin Judicial Education State Court
    • June 2015 – Determining Income Available for Support when A Schedule K-1 is Involved

EDUCATION

  • Certified in divorce mediation
  • Marquette University Law School – Graduated Cum Laude
    • Executive Editor, Marquette University Law Review

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee – Graduated with Honors