Cedric Kostelyna


Contact Cedric:


(608) 740-3769

Meet Cedric

Cedric brings a background in education to his legal practice. His teaching experience allows him to understand the unique needs of diverse families and individuals. His previous role at a nationwide family law firm provided him with the skills to guide families towards collaborative solutions, and when necessary, to litigate aggressively. In every case, Cedric advocates for putting the child’s rights and well-being as the paramount consideration.


Cedric earned his law degree cum laude from the University of Wisconsin Law School. During law school, Cedric worked in clinics and at a non-profit firm providing family law advocacy to vulnerable members of the community. He was also the Senior Managing Articles Editor for the Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender, and Society. Cedric completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire, earning a B.A. in Education magna cum laude.

Community and Professional Activities

Cedric is a member of the Dane County Bar Association and a member of its Law for the Public Section. He has taught a section of Law, Politics, and Society for the University of Wisconsin Madison’s Legal Studies Department, and he is the author of “Bougie Firms and Black-Box Salaries: Avoiding Another Sixty Years of Gender-Based Pay Discrimination,” which was published in the Fall 2022 edition of the Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender, and Society.


Cedric is on a quest for the best cheese and charcuterie board. He enjoys playing video games, going for walks, and taking frequent trips to warmer locations. Cedric can be spotted scooting around Madison on his moped.