Marilyn M. Carroll

Retired Attorney

Marilyn M. Carroll

Location: Brookfield

T: 262.792.2412

F: 262.792.2462

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Assistant: Kathleen Stephan

T: 414.225.7504


  • Best Lawyers® in America - Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants (2018-2021), Health Care Law (2019-2021), Litigation - Health Care (2021)


  • J.D., cum laude, Marquette University Law School
  • M.S., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Nursing
  • B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison, Nursing, with distinction


Marilyn Carroll is a retired attorney at the firm. She concentrated her practice in health care law, focusing on health care litigation and regulatory matters.

Ms. Carroll had extensive experience representing health care providers, such as long-term care facilities, hospitals, physicians, nurses and clinics, in legal actions. She also defended those providers in regulatory matters and provided consultation on risk management program development and quality improvement. Ms. Carroll spoke nationally on the defense of long-term care facilities, and had significant direct experience as a health care provider.

Representative Clients

  • Long-term care providers
  • Hospitals
  • Clinics
  • Physicians
  • Nurses


Professional Activities

Admitted to all Wisconsin State Courts

Member, State Bar of Wisconsin (Litigation and Health Law sections)

Member, U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin

Former Member, American Health Lawyers Association (Long-Term Care Practice Group)

Former Member, Defense Research Institute (Long-Term Care Subcommittee)

Former Member, Wisconsin Assisted Living Association - Legislative Committee (2013 - 2015)

Member, The American Association of Nurse Attorneys (2016)

Community Involvement

Member, Board Member, Adult Day Services Association (Executive Committee)

Published Articles / Presentations

Supplement to "Depositions," Wisconsin Discovery Law and Practice, State Bar of Wisconsin, CLE Books

"Nursing Malpractice and Corporate Negligence: How is the Standard of Care Determined?" Journal of Nursing Law, Vol. 3, No. 3

"Trends in Assisted Living Facility Litigation," Boyer & Associates, Brookfield, WI

"Advance Directives," Wisconsin Assisted Living Association training presentation, Milwaukee, WI