Phelan, James R.

James R. Phelan

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920-725-2601

Biography

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.

Education

  • Baylor University School of Law, Waco, Texas
    • Juris Doctor - 2007
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: With Honors
  • University of Wisconsin - Green Bay, Green Bay, Wisconsin
    • Bachelor of Business Administration - 2003
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Major: Management

Classes & Seminars

  • Frequent Seminar Speaker, Employment Law & Guardianship

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Frequent Seminar Speaker, Employment Law & Guardianship

Published Works

  • Wisconsin, 2007
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin, 2009
  • Minnesota, 2009
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin, 2012
  • Minnesota Supreme Court, 2009

Professional Associations

  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Member
  • Douglas County Bar Association, Member
  • Superior Jaycees, Member
  • Outagamie County Bar Association, Member
  • Winnebago County Bar Association, Member
  • Lawyer Referral & Information Service, Member

Current Employment Position

  • Shareholder, 2017

Practice Areas

  • Employment Law
  • Business Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Elder Law
  • Guardianship

Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin, 2007
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin, 2009
  • Minnesota, 2009
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin, 2012
  • Minnesota Supreme Court, 2009