James R. Phelan

James R. Phelan
Attorney at Law


Areas of Practice:
Employment Law
Business Law
Civil Litigation
Real Estate
Elder Law

Baylor University School of Law – Waco, TX
Juris Doctor Degree, 2007, cum laude

University of Wisconsin Green Bay – Green Bay, WI
Bachelor of Business Administration in Management, 2003, magna cum laude

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

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.

Professional & Community Activities:
Member, Outagamie County Bar Association
Member, Winnebago County Bar Association
Member, Lawyer Referral & Information Service
Frequent Seminar Speaker – Employment Law & Guardianship

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