Ronald P. Hammer



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


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Areas of Practice

  • Business & Commercial Law
  • Business Organizations
  • Contracts
  • Estate Planning
  • Land Use & Zoning
  • Long Term Care Planning
  • 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


Ronald Hammer was born and raised in Fond du Lac. After graduating from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, he served as a law clerk for the Court of Appeals in Waukesha, and then returned to Fond du Lac to establish his practice.  Ron has served as an instructor on negotiable instruments and estate planning, and has 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.

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


  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Phi Eta Sigma