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James Phelan

James Phelan

Remley & Sensenbrenner, S.C.
  • Employment Law, Business Law, Real Estate Law ...
  • Minnesota, Wisconsin
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Jim grew up in Little Chute and received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. He graduated with honors from Baylor University Law School where he was an Executive Editor of the Baylor Law Review. After graduating law school, Jim took a position in Superior, Wisconsin where he practiced for 3 years before relocating back to the Fox Cities in 2010 to join a general practice law firm. At his previous firm, Jim represented local and regional businesses and financial institutions in employment matters and civil litigation. Jim joined Remley & Sensenbrenner in August 2013, becoming a shareholder in 2017. He continues to develop his practice emphasizing in Employment Law, Business Law, Real Estate, Elder Law and Guardianship. Jim is licensed to practice in Wisconsin and Minnesota. Jim and wife, Katie, reside in Kaukauna and have a daughter and twin sons. In addition to spending free time with family, Jim enjoys hiking, biking, skiing, and playing guitar.

Practice Areas
Employment Law
Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Real Estate Law
Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
Elder Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Civil Litigation
  • Guardianship
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Attorney At Law
Remley & Sensenbrenner, S.C.
- Current
Van Lieshout Law Office
I represented local and regional businesses and financial institutions in civil litigation, including foreclosures and other creditor's rights matters. I also represented individuals in family law matters.
Maki, Ledin, Bick & Olson, SC
General law practice in Superior and Northwestern Wisconsin.
Executive Editor
Baylor Law Review
Assistant Store Manager
Baylor Law School
J.D. (2007)
Honors: Cum Laude
Activities: Baylor Law Review
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University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
B.B.A. (2003) | Business Administration in Management
Honors: Magna Cum Laude
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Professional Associations
Outagamie County Bar Association
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Winnebago County Bar Association
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Lawyer Referral & Information Service
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Employment Law & Guardianship
Frequent Seminar Speaker
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Speaking Engagements
Employment Law & Guardianship Topics
Websites & Blogs
For more than fifty years, Remley & Sensenbrenner, S.C. has been serving the people of Northeast Wisconsin including Neenah, Menasha, Appleton, Oshkosh, and the Fox Cities through a diversified general law practice.
Contact & Map
Remley & Sensenbrenner, S.C.
219 E. Wisconsin Ave
Neenah, WI 54956
Telephone: (920) 725-2601
Fax: (920) 725-5814