As a trial attorney, April Toy represents businesses, insurance companies, and individuals in a wide range of civil litigation matters in state and federal courts. Her primary practice areas include commercial litigation, legal malpractice defense, and insurance coverage disputes. She takes pride in developing case assessments early to navigate litigation costs effectively. Over the course of April's career, she has successfully tried several cases to a jury verdict and always brings a tireless work ethic and a diverse perspective to her practice.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
    • Legal Opportunity Scholarship Committee, 2022 – 2024
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)
    • Diversity and Inclusion Committee, 2020 – 2022
  • The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Hispanic National Bar Association
    • National Secretary, 2023 – present
    • Region IX President (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Wisconsin), 2021 – 2023
      • Community Service and Pro Bono Initiatives, Deputy President, 2019 – 2020
    • Latina Leadership Academy, 2019
  • Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement
    • National Leadership Council, Vice Chair
  • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD), Fellow, 2023
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
    • Leadership Development Sub-Committee, Chair, 2022 – 2023
    • Leadership Development Sub-Committee, Vice-Chair, 2020 – 2022
    • G. Lane Ware Leadership Academy, Participant, 2019 – 2020
  • Wisconsin Law Foundation, 2022 Class of Fellows
  • Wisconsin Trust Account Foundation, Inc.
    • Board of Directors, 2022 – 2023

Honors & Awards

  • Professional
    • Recognized as a 2023 Top 100 Under 50 Executive Leader by Diversity MBA
    • Recognized as a "Rising Stars in Law" honoree by Milwaukee BizTimes, 2022
    • Recognized on the Rising Stars list by Wisconsin Super Lawyers magazine, 2019
  • Academic
    • Marquette University Law School
      • CALI Award for the Highest Grade in "Environmental Law"


  • Co-Presenter, "Coverage Trends with Biometric Data Lawsuits," We've Got You Covered: Insurance Coverage in Wisconsin 2023 CLE Seminar, State Bar of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, October 26, 2023
  • Panelist, "Biometric Information: Compliance, New Technology, and Privacy Violations," HNBA/VIA Annual Convention (AC2023), Minneapolis, Minnesota, September 8, 2023
  • Presenter, "Enhancing Cultural Awareness for the Next Generation of Lawyers: An Asynchronous Course," Marquette University Law School, Webinar, 2023
  • Co-Presenter, "Daubert Motion," Pretrial Techniques 2022, State Bar of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin and Webcast, September 28, 2022
  • Moderator, "#HACEMás to Lead with Julissa Arce," HACE National Leadership Council, Virtual Event, May 31, 2022
  • Moderator, "Bad Hombres," HNBA Region IX and LatinoJustice PRLDEF, Virtual Event, September 15, 2021
  • Panelist, "Finding a Legal Job During an Economic Downturn," HNBA Region IX and the Wisconsin Hispanic Lawyers Association, Virtual Event, April 19, 2021
  • Co-Presenter, "Exploring Coverage Issues in Construction Defect Cases," We've Got You Covered: Insurance Coverage in Wisconsin 2020, State Bar of Wisconsin Seminar, Madison, Wisconsin, October 23, 2020
  • Moderator, "Closing the Gender Leadership Gap," State Bar of Wisconsin 2019 Diversity Counsel Program, April 2019


In her free time, April enjoys traveling and watching movies. She also loves dogs and trips to the coffee shop. She believes in being an active member of her community through volunteer work and civic engagement.

Community/Civic Activities

  • Village of Shorewood
    • Board of Appeals, 2019 – 2022
    • Recreation & Community Services Advisory Committee, 2017 – 2019


J.D., Marquette University Law School, 2010

B.A., San Francisco State University, 2006