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Paul A. Dirkse

Paul A. Dirkse

Practice areas:

State, Local And Municipal Law, Probate, Real Estate, Business, Estate Planning

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About Me

I work primarily with local municipalities, providing guidance to elected and appointed officials.  I also represent individuals and small businesses in real estate, estate planning, probate, general business and collection matters.  I am admitted to practice in all Wisconsin state and federal courts.


 


I Assist Clients With




  • Real estate and land use issues, including: purchase agreements; rezoning, variance and conditional use permitting; utility and easement agreements



  • Compliance with open meetings laws, public record requests, alcohol licensing, zoning and election issues



  • Estate planning, including wills, trusts and powers of attorney



  • Probate and trust administration; guardianships



 


Examples of My Recent Work




  • Negotiated and drafted a development agreement for the construction of a senior housing complex in a tax incremental financing district



  • Represented a municipality concerning the construction and ownership of a $3 Million joint fire station and a long-term fire services agreement



  • Negotiated and drafted comprehensive land use permits on behalf of a town for the operation of a bird hunting preserve by a multi-national corporation



  • Provided counsel to a municipality in acquiring and remediating a known spill site and obtaining state financial assistance for demolition and cleanup



  • Represented Sheboygan County in the planning and implementation of the federally-mandated conversion of its emergency radio frequency system



  • Assisted a charitable foundation in negotiating and drafting an agreement to make a $1.8 million donation to a educational building project



  


Community Involvement




  • Volunteer at Sheboygan’s Legal Aid Clinic



  • Judge and coach for the high school Mock Trial Tournament



  • Church Deacon


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1994

  1. State, Local And Municipal Law: 40%
    20 years
  2. Probate: 25%
    15 years
  3. Real Estate: 15%
    15 years
  4. Estate Planning: 10%
    15 years
  5. Business: 10%
    15 years

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Contact Info

Hopp Neumann Humke LLP

2124 Kohler Memorial Drive, Suite 110
Sheboygan, WI, 53081-3174

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WIGood Standing199403/20/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Wisconsin Super Lawyer Rising StarLaw & Politics Magazine2007
Wisconsin Super Lawyer Rising StarMilwaukee Magazine2007

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Assistant Corporation CounselMarathon County Corporation Counsel's Office1999 - 2003

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Wisconsin Law SchoolLaw, with HonorsJD - Juris Doctor1994
Calvin CollegeHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1991