Our Team at Otto Family Law


While completing her Associate of Applied Sciences in Veterinary Technology, Alyssa found the legal field a bit more interesting. Alyssa was hired at Otto Family Law as a legal assistant in September 2020, and was promoted to office manager in November 2021. She enjoys supporting the team and clients in her new role.

Alyssa relies on her 15 years of customer experience and three years of leadership experience to help Otto Family Law’s clients who are going through unfamiliar situations. Alyssa enjoys the close-knit team at Otto Family Law and appreciates all the hard work they do for their clients.

Alyssa and her husband Fred enjoy working in their yard together gardening, as well as traveling together with their dog Kat, and going to concerts. She also finds time for crafting, reading, playing games and spending time with her family and friends.


After graduating with her Associate Degree in Paralegal Studies from Chippewa Valley Technical College in 2020, Robin joined the team at Otto Family Law, S.C., as a Paralegal, later being promoted to the Head of the Paralegal Department.

Robin enjoys working in family law, as it offers a wide variety of case types, from simple to complex. She particularly enjoys getting to know the clients and their stories, as well as taking pride in being able to care for them in what is often a very stressful time in their lives. She puts her expertise to use by acting as bridge between the client and the attorney, specifically in keeping the lines of communication open and making sure the client’s interests are put first.

Robin’s free time is spent on her hobby farm with her husband, Ben, their four children, 2 dogs, 3 cats, and 3 goats. She is also a former founding member for a Mental Health Peer support Group in her county and loves to do volunteer work. She particularly enjoys organizing local fundraisers and charity events for various causes in her community. As a family, they love spending time outdoors, hunting, fishing, riding four wheelers, snowmobiles, sledding, traveling, and camping.


Karlyn completed her associate degree in marketing management in 2010. After completing her degree, she became a restaurant entrepreneur, owning several bars and restaurants located in Menomonie, WI. During her time as a restaurateur, Karlyn had the unique experience of operating a Cat Café that helped shelter cats get adopted. Karlyn joined the Otto Family Law team in September 2022.

Having experienced her own family law struggles in the past, Karlyn finds her career at Otto Family Law particularly rewarding knowing the positive impact a reputable family law attorney can have on a situation. She appreciates knowing the work we do directly impacts people’s lives, and she enjoys having the opportunity to help clients feel at ease, as they maneuver their legal difficulties.

Karlyn has two cats, Ripple and Althea. Outside of work she enjoys seeing live music, camping, spending time outside and cooking.


Savannah spent plenty of time asking questions and inquiring about the legal field from the director at her cosmetology school, a retired attorney. After graduating from the Professional Hair Design Academy in 2022, Savannah couldn’t shake the “paralegal seed” that the director of PHD planted in her head. After graduating from PDH, she enrolled in CVTC’s Paralegal Program, where she graduated Spring 2024. Savannah joined the Otto Family Law team as a legal assistant in June of 2023, and was promoted to a paralegal in November of 2023.

Savannah has always had a drive to help people, which is why she feels working in family law is such a rewarding job. She strives to create a safe and welcoming environment for all clients and inquiries.

When Savannah isn’t working, you can find her traveling, reading, and writing poetry, or attending a concert. She spends any other free time she has advocating and spreading awareness for mental health, invisible chronic illnesses, civil rights, and gun violence. She encourages everyone to be compassionate and keep an open mind.


Erin graduated with a bachelor’s degree in political science and legal studies in May of 2023 from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and joined the team at Otto Family Law as a legal assistant in the fall of that year.

She has interned previously at law firms that practiced in areas such as real estate, estate planning, and personal injury. The jump to family law for her has been interesting and fulfilling. She enjoys being in a position where she has the opportunity to work with inquiries, clients, and all team members daily.

Erin grew up in Pepin, Wisconsin and recently moved to Eau Claire after living in Madison while completing her undergraduate degree. She enjoys traveling, hanging out with friends and family, going out to eat, reading, and spending time on the water. Erin is also heading back to Madison in the fall of 2024 to attend law school!

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