Evansville, Wisconsin Business Lawyers

Walter Shannon
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Evansville, WI Business Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(608) 882-5944 24 East Main Street
Evansville, WI 53536
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
Michigan State University and University of Wisconsin - Madison
Shannon Law's commitment: We listen to you. Whether you visit us for estate planning, a family law concern, financial issues, or a business matter, our job is to listen and provide you with services, information, education, and the options that are appropriate to your personal needs. We counsel you. While we recognize that some disputes can only be resolved by a trial, we will counsel you on how to avoid the burden and expense of litigation through creative solutions, fair compromises, and mediation. We fight for you. We accept cases where the facts, the law, or both, are disputed and must be tried before a judge...
Walter Shannon
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Evansville, WI Business Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(608) 882-5944 24 East Main Street
Evansville, WI 53536
Business, Collections, Estate Planning and Family
Michigan State University
Practicing since 1990 and specializing in Business Law, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate. Open, Client centered practice.
Steven T Chesebro
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Janesville, WI Business Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(608) 755-5050 303 East Court Street
Janesville, WI 53545
Business, Collections, Consumer and Divorce
Marquette University Law School
Steven Chesebro received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Legal Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He received his law degree from Marquette University Law School in 2011. In Law School, Mr. Chesebro was active in the Business Law Society as a chairperson, treasurer, and during his third year as President. Upon admission to the Wisconsin State Bar, Mr. Chesebro moved to Janesville to be near family and opened a law office dedicated to helping the residents of Rock County. In January of 2013, he joined the Consigny Law Firm, S.C. Mr. Chesebro is a member of the Wisconsin Bar Association...
Ryan R Seib
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Madison, WI Business Law Attorney with 4 years experience
(608) 501-2759 2809 Fish Hatchery Road
Suite 204
Madison, WI 53713
Free ConsultationBusiness, Collections, Real Estate and Tax
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Licensed to practice law in Wisconsin; before the U.S. Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District, and the U.S. Tax Court. Loyola University of Chicago School of Law. Practices primarily business/real estate and aviation law. Presents aviation law courses and writes about aviation law in areas throughout Wisconsin. In his free time Ryan flies his airplane or rides his motorcycle. He lives in Madison and is thankful for his lovely wife and two children.
Attorney Contact: ryan@assuritylegal.com.
Stephen Cole Werner
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Janesville, WI Business Law Lawyer
(608) 314-3800 101 E. Milwaukee St.
Suite 301
Janesville, WI 53545
Business, Employment and Real Estate
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Crystal G. Reinoso
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Janesville, WI Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(608) 215-4225 321 E. Milwaukee St.
Janesville, WI 53545
Business, Collections, Consumer and Domestic Violence
Marquette University Law School
William Cole
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Madison, WI Business Law Lawyer
(608) 221-0079 2945 Triverton Pike Drive
Madison, WI 53711
Free ConsultationBusiness, Administrative, Appeals and Municipal
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Private attorney with over 20 years in the practice of law. Specializing in municipal law, real estate law, business law, and civil litigation.
Robert Gonzalez
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Monona, WI Business Law Attorney with 42 years experience
(608) 222-2505 200 River Place Suite 260
Monona, WI 53716-4011
Business, Elder, Probate and Tax
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Private practice attorney serving Monona and Madison since 1977. Primary areas of law are estate planning including wills, trusts, powers of attorney, elder law, including guardianship, medical assistance planning, probate and trust admininstration, real estate, tax and business.
Mark A Schroeder
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Janesville, WI Business Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(608) 755-5050 303 East Court Street
Janesville, WI 53545
Business, Municipal and Personal Injury
Marquette University Law School
Mark Schroeder received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Luther College in 1980, and his law degree from Marquette University in 1983. He has been an attorney with Consigny Law Firm, S.C. since 1987. A member of the State Bar of Wisconsin, the Rock County Bar Association, and a past member of the Board of Directors of the Wisconsin Association of Justice, Mr. Schroeder is also a past member of the State Bar of Wisconsin Law-Related Education Committee. Mr. Schroeder believes that being an attorney means being a counselor and an advocate for his clients. An attorney must...
Orfordville, WI Business Law Attorney
(608) 879-9090 120 E Spring St
Orfordville, WI 53576
Business and Real Estate
Janesville, WI Business Law Attorney
(608) 757-0775 115 E Court St
Janesville, WI 53545
Business, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Family
Janesville, WI Business Law Attorney
(608) 756-5541 1404 Creston Park Dr
Janesville, WI 53545
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Madison, WI Business Law Attorney
(608) 258-9588 124 W Broadway
Madison, WI 53716
Business and Civil Rights
Janesville, WI Business Law Attorney
(608) 756-4141 1 E Milwaukee St
Janesville, WI 53545
Business, Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
Janesville, WI Business Law Lawyer
(608) 754-1700 2620 N Pontiac Dr
Janesville, WI 53545
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Janesville, WI Business Law Attorney
(608) 754-1700 2620 N Pontiac Dr
Janesville, WI 53545
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Insurance Defense and Personal Injury
Madison, WI Business Law Lawyer
(608) 221-0070 6200 Gisholt Dr
Madison, WI 53713
Business, Collections, Divorce and Family
Janesville, WI Business Law Lawyer
(608) 752-8778 20 E Milwaukee St
Janesville, WI 53545
Business and Estate Planning
Janesville, WI Business Law Lawyer
2534 W Memorial Dr
Janesville, WI 53548
Business
Kevin J. Palmersheim
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Middleton, WI Business Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(608) 836-6400 1424 North High Point Road
Middleton, WI 53562
Business, Securities and Trademarks
University of Wisconsin Law School
Kevin Palmersheim is a founding shareholder of the firm as well as its managing attorney. In addition to the knowledge and experience that Kevin brings to legal issues as a highly-experienced business attorney, he is also adept at being creative and flexible in representing clients' interests both in court and in negotiations. He excels at finding cost-effective strategies to resolve business disputes and execute complex transactions. In his work as a business attorney, Kevin routinely represents clients on a variety of business litigation matters and advises on a broad range of business transactions, such as contracts or clients buying and...
William A. Swendson
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Oconomowoc, WI Business Law Lawyer with 46 years experience
(262) 567-8454 1300 Summit Avenue, Suite 202
Oconomowoc, WI 53066
Business, Elder and Estate Planning
University of Wisconsin Law School
I genuinely believe that the value of life comes from service to others. I have dedicated more hours to this philosophy than our business manager would care to imagine. I have been rewarded kindly in the friends that I have made, the lessons that I have learned and the impact that I have made on the community. I never stop hunting for the next project. My service to the community has been very broad in scope. I have served as a member of the Oconomowoc school board, the Oconomowoc Hospital Foundation, and as a trustee of St. Jerome’s Catholic...
Matthew Underwood
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(608) 571-4464 6041 Monona Drive, Suite 101
Monona, WI 53716
Free ConsultationMonona, WI Business Law Attorney with 7 years experience
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
University of Wisconsin Law School
Attorney Matthew Underwood is an estate planning and business attorney at Underwood Legal, LLC. Matt helps families, individuals, and businesses take hold of their future with customized planning and advice. Matt’s goal is to empower you to understand your planning decisions so you can take ownership of your plan and proceed in life with feelings of comfort and accomplishment.

Matt earned his law degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School and his bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.
Matthew A. Drewes
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Madison, WI Business Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(608) 255-8891 Two East Mifflin Street, Suite 600
Madison, WI 53703
Free ConsultationBusiness, Construction, Insurance Claims and Real Estate
University of Minnesota Law School
I'm a shareholder with DeWitt Law Firm practicing in the areas of real estate and business. I have assisted local and international banks and retailers, national restaurant operators and other businesses, community associations, property managers and owners, title insurers, general contractors and construction trades, creditors, landlords, and parties to insurance coverage disputes. I also work with community associations and their property managers in all kinds of transactions and disputes. I have successfully tried and arbitrated cases and handled insurance appraisals in state and federal courts, as well as appeals. I have also been selected to serve as mediator involving issues...
Juscha EM Robinson
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Madison, WI Business Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(608) 251-0101 122 W. Washington Ave
Ste 900
Madison, WI 53703
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Patrick J. Taggart II
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Sauk City, WI Business Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(608) 643-3391 1730 Community Drive
Sauk City, WI 53583
Business, Collections, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Marquette University Law School
Patrick Taggart II grew up in Sauk City, Wisconsin. After graduating from Marquette University Law School, he returned to the Sauk City and Prairie du Sac area and joined the law office as an associate attorney. In 2001, Patrick became a partner of the firm. He is a general practice lawyer, whose areas of expertise include: Estate Planning, Probate, Business Law, Litigation and Real Estate Law. In April of 2011, Patrick Taggart II was awarded an AV® Preeminent ™ Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell. This is the highest rating available to an attorney in the United States....
Cathleen A. Dettmann
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Middleton, WI Business Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(608) 836-6400 1424 North High Point Road
Middleton, WI 53562
Business and Estate Planning
University of Wisconsin - Madison
I focus my practice on complex business litigation and transactional work including partnership disputes, franchise and fair dealership issues, theft of trade secret issues, copyright disputes and breach of fiduciary duty cases, among others. My practice also includes a substantial amount of contract drafting, business start-up work, and business succession and estate planning.
Daniel B Purtell
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Madison, WI Business Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(608) 833-4001 7633 Ganser Way
Suite 100
Madison, WI 53719
Free ConsultationBusiness, Elder and Estate Planning
University of Wisconsin Law School
He is the co-author of Your Life, Your Legacy (2003) and has written numerous published articles on various estate planning topics. Attorney Purtell is an active member of WealthCounsel, the Wisconsin Council of Estate Planning Attorneys (past-President), the Madison Estate Council, the State Bar of Wisconsin (Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section), and the Dane County Bar Association. He is also committed to his community through involvement in the Optimist Club of Cross Plains (past-President), being an active parish member of St. Francis Xavier Parish, and through his appointment to the Chair of the Personnel Committee for the Village...
Patrick DeMoon
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Lake Geneva, WI Business Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
500 Commercial Court, Suite 300
Lake Geneva, WI 53147
Business, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Foreclosure Defense
DePaul University
Attorney Patrick S. DeMoon III is an Eagle Scout who began his legal career in 1997 when he accepted an appointment as an Assistant Illinois Attorney General. For the next five years, Attorney DeMoon represented the state and its elected officials as the lead attorney on a number of high profile cases, several of which were featured on television and the front pages of Chicago area newspapers. He then served for two years as the Senior Regulatory Attorney for the Chicago Stock Exchange, helping to protect the integrity of the national securities markets. In 2004 Attorney DeMoon...
Richard Coad
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Madison, WI Business Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(608) 661-8080 10 E. Doty St., Suite 513
Madison, WI 53703
Business, Appeals, Criminal and White Collar Crime
Richard Coad focuses his practice on criminal defense, appeals, and defending professionals in actions against their professional licenses. He successfully represents clients in state court throughout Wisconsin, having appeared in more than twenty counties. He also has extensive federal court experience, regularly representing clients in the Eastern and Western District of Wisconsin courts. He has represented individuals in S.E.C. investigations, people who are targets or witnesses in federal grand jury investigations and Wisconsin John Doe proceedings. He also frequently represents university students in a variety of matters, including non-academic disciplinary proceedings. In addition to his trial court work, Rick...
Robert S. Duxstad
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Monroe, WI Business Law Lawyer with 41 years experience
(608) 325-4924 1112 17th Ave.
Monroe, WI 53566
Business, Criminal, Divorce and Family
University of Wisconsin Law School
With more than 35 years of practicing law, Bob Duxstad offers clients unparalleled experience in representing their cases. His practice is focused on personal injury and civil litigation, banking, business law, and criminal and traffic matters. Earning his reputation as a tenacious litigator and negotiator, Bob has recovered more than $7 million in damages for clients in the personal injury arena alone. While serving as Green County District Attorney, Bob started the law firm that is now Duxstad and Bestul. He is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin and its Litigation and Office Management Sections, the Green...
Robert J Caflisch
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Madison, WI Business Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(608) 257-8280 301 South Bedford Street, Ste. 7
Madison, WI 53703
Business and Real Estate
University of Wisconsin Law School
I'm Bob Caflisch and I am a transaction lawyer in Madison, Wisconsin, practicing real estate law and business law. I work with buyers and sellers of residential real estate, including: buying and selling homes, corporate relocations, condominiums, for sale by owner FSBO, offers to purchase, title review, new construction, and closings. I also handle commercial real estate matters, including: land acquisition and development, construction contracts, condominium developments, bank and insurance company financing transactions, and work with both landlords and tenants on commercial leasing transactions. My business law experience includes working with entrepreneurs, start-ups, entity formation including LLCs and corporations, sale...
J. Thomas Haley
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Middleton, WI Business Law Attorney with 46 years experience
(608) 836-6400 1424 North High Point Road
Middleton, WI 53562
Business
University of Wisconsin - Madison
During my early years of practice I represented clients in divorce, bankruptcy, collections, DUI, business and criminal (including bank robbery and first degree murder). Since then I have consistently narrowed my practice until it was primarily civil litigation, with an emphasis in business litigation.
Robert E. Nennig Jr.
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Madison, WI Business Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(608) 661-4333 6418 Normandy Ln
Suite 225
Madison, WI 53719
Business, Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
Bob Nennig graduated cum laude from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 1992 with a bachelor's degree in Business Administration and a major in Accounting. After working for a time at a large public accounting firm in Milwaukee, and passing the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam, Bob moved to Chicago, Illinois to attend law school.

Bob graduated from DePaul University College of Law in 1997. During law school, he was a law clerk for Commonwealth Edison and was also a law clerk in the Civil Litigation Division for the Wisconsin Department of Justice in Madison, Wisconsin. Upon...
Marsha Tesar
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DE FOREST, WI Business Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(608) 846-2200 200 S. Main Street
DE FOREST, WI 53532
Business, Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
University of Wisconsin Law School
Brittany R. Pierick
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Middleton, WI Business Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(608) 663-5600 6300 University Avenue, Suite B100
Middleton, WI 53562
Business and Real Estate
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Prior to joining Bartelt Law Office, Brittany was an associate for two different litigation firms, one in Madison and one in Lake Elmo, Minnesota. She is licensed to practice law in both Wisconsin and Minnesota. Brittany received her B.S. degree in English from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2010 and her J.D. degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 2014. While in law school, she was a member of Moot Court and was awarded the Mathys Memorial Appellate for Advocacy Award. She competed in the William E. McGee National Moot Court Competition in Minneapolis...
Roger Sage
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Madison, WI Business Law Lawyer with 41 years experience
(608) 258-8855 30 W Mifflin St
Madison, WI 53703
Business and Collections
ROGER SAGE

Education
University of Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin
Degree Received: J.D., 1979

Year of first admission1979
State of Admission Wisconsin

Subsequent Admissions
1979 – US Dist. Ct. – Western Dist Wis.
1980 – US Dist. Ct. – Eastern Dist. Wis.

Additional admissions
1992 U.S. Court of Appeals – Seventh Cir.
2013 U.S. Supreme Court
Member Dane County Bar Assn.
Member Wisconsin State Bar litigation, business law and bankruptcy sections
Member Commercial Law League
30 years commercial and business litigation and account collection experience
Martindale Hubble distinguished rating

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Counsel for Resul and Zinije Adili – In re Clark, United States Supreme Court case no. 2013-299 (whether inherited IRA is an exempt asset in bankruptcy)
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David Jones
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Madison, WI Business Law Attorney with 33 years experience
(608) 663-7460 One East Main Street
Madison, WI 53703
Business, Antitrust, IP and Insurance Claims
Creighton University School of Law
Mr. Jones practices in federal courts across the country on intellectual property (primarily patents and copyrights), privacy, and antitrust matters. His patent litigation practice includes pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and computer science technologies. He also supports clients by assisting with internal investigations and with white collar crime matters.
Brian Patrick Thill
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Madison, WI Business Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(608) 257-7181 P.O. Box 2038
Madison, WI 53701
Business, Bankruptcy, Collections and Landlord Tenant
Marquette University
Brian Thill serves as counsel for creditors, debtors, and receivers in civil matters, and has extensive experience representing parties in all aspects of bankruptcy proceedings, including committees and trustees. Mr. Thill has represented nearly a dozen of the top 100 American Fortune 500 companies, as well as numerous local banks and small businesses. His creditors' rights and defense practice routinely includes preference, fraudulent transfer, Chapter 128, foreclosure, replevin, and Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and Wisconsin Consumer Act actions. In addition to his bankruptcy and insolvency practice, Mr. Thill also has experience in the areas of general...
Teresa K Kobelt
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Middleton, WI Business Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(608) 663-5600 6300 University Ave, Suite 200
Middleton, WI 53562
Business and Real Estate
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Teresa Kobelt represents businesses and individuals in contract and transactional matters, business start-ups, buy/sell agreements, operating agreements, real estate, leases, employment contracts, trademark registrations, and a variety of other matters touching on business dealings. Teresa also handles litigation in business disputes, again representing both businesses and individuals.
Kimberly Laura Alderman
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Madison, WI Business Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(608) 620-3529 P.O. Box 2001
Madison, WI 53701
Business, Appeals, Collections and Criminal
Howard University School of Law
Kimberly Alderman was in the top of her class when she earned her law degree from the Howard University School of Law in Washington, DC. She then served as a judicial clerk in the Superior Court of the US Virgin Islands. Following her clerkship, she was an associate attorney in a general practice law firm, representing clients in state and federal court. She continued her professional journey by joining the faculty at the University of Wisconsin Law School, where she taught criminal appellate litigation and civil practice skills. She serves as the Chair of the Executive Committee for the...
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