Herrling Clark Law Firm Ltd.
When Your Future is at Stake
Attorney Charles J. Hartzheim

Charles J. Hartzheim

Charles J. Hartzheim

Appleton, Wisconsin

phone 920-739-7366
fax 920-739-6352

Charles Hartzheim serves as a senior attorney with the Herrling Clark Law Firm and has been with the firm for over 35 years. He emphasizes a practice in the areas of business law, business mergers and acquisition law, trusts, estate planning, probate law, real estate law, elder law/divestment of assets.

Attorney Hartzheim’s experience in business law includes formation and operations of corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, and limited liability partnerships, along with the various types of buy/sell agreements associated with the above business entities.

In the area of trusts, estate planning, and probate, Attorney Hartzheim’s experience includes preparation of wills, marital agreements, revocable living trusts, irrevocable life insurance trusts, charitable remainder trusts, grantor retained annuity trusts, generation skipping trusts, family limited partnerships, and other estate planning documents used both to avoid probate and minimize Federal death tax.

Attorney Hartzheim works with senior citizens on issues relating to divestment of assets/elder law, in particular prevention of assets being lost because of nursing home or assisted living costs.

Attorney Hartzheim is rated by an international service as having "very high to preeminent" legal ability and "very high" ethical standards as established by confidential opinions of members of the Bar in Northeast Wisconsin. He also was rated as one of the "Best of the Bar" in a survey of lawyers conducted by Fox Cities Magazine.

Areas of Practice:

  • Business Law
  • Mergers and Acquisition
  • Trusts
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate Law
  • Elder Law/Divestment of Assets


Marquette University Law School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

St. Norbert College, DePere, Wisconsin

Professional Associations and Memberships:

State Bar of Wisconsin

American Bar Association

Fox Valley Estate Planning Council
Previous tenure

State Bar of Wisconsin section on Probate, Trust and Real Estate Law
Previous tenure

Pro Bono Activities:

Board Member, New London Chamber of Commerce
Previous tenure

Board of Directors and Legal Counsel, St. Joseph Nursing Home, New London
Previous tenure

Board of Directors and Legal Counsel, Chattam Apartments/Assisted Living Facilities
Previous tenure

Legal Counsel, Chaps Academy
Previous tenure

Legal Counsel, Fox Valley Board of Realtors

Appleton Office
800 North Lynndale Drive
Appleton, WI
(920) 739-7366
Green Bay Office
2740 South Oneida Street
Green Bay, WI
(920) 468-7366
New London Office
105 East Waupaca Street
New London, WI
(920) 982-9652
Oshkosh Office
510 North Koeller Street
Oshkosh, WI
(920) 385-0616
  • Wisconsin Association for Justice
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • American Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice
Herrling Clark Law Firm Ltd. is located in Appleton, Wisconsin, and serves clients in Fox Valley, Outagamie County, Brown County, Door County, Kewaunee County, Manitowoc County, Sheboygan County, Fond du Lac County, Calumet County, Winnebago County, including Appleton, New London, Clintonville, Neenah, Oshkosh, DePere, Fond du Lac, Sheboygan, Manitowoc, Kewaunee, Sturgeon Bay, Marinette, Neenah, Chilton, Menasha, Shawano, Waupaca, Wausau, and Green Bay, Wisconsin.
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