Collins & Henderson LLP

Attorney / Staff

Members of the Firm:

William T. Henderson

Admitted to bar, 1968, Wisconsin.  Education: University of Michigan (B.A., 1965); University of Wisconsin (J.D., 1968). Law Clerk to Associate Justice John H. Dimond of Alaska Supreme Court, 1968-1969. Member, Beloit School Board, 1978-1984. Municipal Judge, City of Beloit, 1993-2016.

Member: Rock County,  American Bar Association and State Bar of Wisconsin.
Practice Areas: Business Law; Real Estate; Trusts and Estates; Wills.


Melissa Brooke Joos

Admitted to bar, 2002, Wisconsin. Education: College of Wooster (B.A. 1989); University of Wisconsin-Madison (M.A., 1993); William Mitchell College of Law (J.D. 2001), Municipal Judge,City of Beloit, 2016-.

Member: Rock County Bar Association; State Bar of Wisconsin.
Practice Areas:  Civil Litigation; Business Law; Real Estate; Criminal Law, Municipal Law.


Jeffrey E. Livingston

Admitted to the bar: WI 1989, IL 1990
Education: UW-Madison, B.S., 1986; J.D. 1989
Member: WI State Bar, Rock County Bar; IL State Bar State, Winnebago County State Bar.
Practice Areas:  Family Law, Criminal Law, Estate Planning, Probate, Real Estate.



Vicki Ball – Legal Assistant

Vicki is a 2012 graduate from the Legal Office Professionalism program at Blackhawk Technical College in Janesville, WI. In this program Vicki received an Associate Degree, graduating with honors. Along with her degree, Vicki has a 23 year office experience background, which includes family law, criminal law, guardian ad litem, municipality law, real estate, probate and estate issues, and most recently assisting the Judge of the City of Beloit. One of Vicki’s strongest attributes is her communication skills and service with the clients of Collins & Henderson, LLP and the general public.


Jenifer S. Rolon – Legal Assistant

Jenifer is a graduate from Blackhawk Technical College, earning a degree in the Administrative Professional program in 2011 and a degree in the Legal Office Professionalism program in 2012. Jenifer has six years office experience, working for private law firms in Beloit and Janesville. She has experience in family law, civil law, small claims, municipal traffic, bankruptcy, estate planning and probate. She is committed to excellence in service, dedicated, approachable, reliable, personable and motivated. She believes that her experience, professionalism, and proactive demeanor are a perfect match for what is required of an office assistant.