Attorney Cecilia Heberling is an associate at Axley and a member of the firm’s Litigation Practice Group. Attorney Heberling practices in numerous areas of civil litigation, including commercial litigation, civil rights litigation, employment litigation, health law and insurance defense.
Attorney Heberling has experience in both state and federal courts, as well as administrative tribunals. She is admitted to practice in the state courts of Wisconsin, the United States District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. She represents clients through all phases of litigation. She has successfully handled depositions, motion hearings, small claims matters, and dispositive motions, including motions to dismiss and motions for summary judgment in state and federal courts. She has successfully resolved numerous state and federal cases on dispositive motions. Attorney Heberling has also resolved countless cases through settlement and alternative dispute resolution. Attorney Heberling prides herself on achieving excellent results in litigation, no matter the type of litigation or the client’s desired outcome. She was named as a 2023 Rising Star by Super Lawyers.
Attorney Heberling graduated Cum Laude from the Michigan State University College of Law. As a law student, Attorney Heberling was a member of the Chance at Childhood Clinic and she graduated with a certification in Child and Family Advocacy. She also earned numerous accolades as a moot court competitor, including a Jessup International Law Moot Court Regional Competition Top 5 brief award and Top 15 oral argument award. Attorney Heberling was also a member of the Board of Advocates and coached rising second- and third-year law students in moot court competitions. Attorney Heberling also graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts from St. Norbert College, where her academic success earned her discipline awards in the History and Women’s and Gender Studies Departments and membership in the Phi Kappa Phi Honors Society.
When not in the office, Attorney Heberling enjoys spending time with her family and traveling.
Admitted to practice in the State Courts of Wisconsin, United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, and the United States District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin.
J.D., cum laude, Michigan State University College of Law
- Child and Family Advocacy Certificate
B.A., summa cum laude, History, St. Norbert College,
- Phi Betta Delta Honors Society for International Scholars Member
- Honors Society of Phi Kappa Phi Member
- History Department Leslie Kroscel Memorial Award Recipient
- Cassandra J. Voss Award in Women’s and Gender Studies Recipient
Involvement & Recognition
- 2023 Super Lawyers Rising Star