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Michael J Allen

Practice areas:

Energy & Utilities, Real Estate, Business

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1984

  1. Energy & Utilities: 70%
    23 years
  2. Business: 15%
    2 years
  3. Real Estate: 15%
    31 years

Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • James Neil Graham

    I endorse Attorney Michael Allen based upon our interactions over the past 10 years. His experience in the field of energy law is unique, and, in addition to being knowledgeable, he is friendly and likable.

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    James Graham Real Estate Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Energy Law Wisconsin

1500 West Main Street, Suite 300
P.O. Box 27
Sun Prairie, WI, 53590

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WIGood Standing199103/16/2015
AZAdministrative - Not authorized to practice198407/16/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Distingushed Service Award Board of DirectorsAmerican Red Cross2011
Dedicated Service Award, Board of DirectorsSun Prairie Chamber of Commerce2000

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerEnergy Law Wisconsin2004 - Present
City AttorneyThe City of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin1996 - 2000
Partner, including Managing Partner and Financial PartnerStafford Rosenbaum, LLP1991 - 2003
AssociateFennemore Craig1984 - 1991

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Wisconsin Energy Research ConsortiumMarkets & Industry Expansion Committee Member2013 - Present
Wisconsin Solar Energy Industry AssociationMember2011 - Present
Midwest Renewable Energy AssociationBoard of Directors2010 - Present
RENEW WisconsinSecretary2008 - Present
RENEW WisconsinBoard of Directors2008 - 2011
Wisconsin Realtors AssociationLegal Section Member2004 - Present
State Bar of WisconsinMember1991 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1984 - Present
Sun Praire Chamber of CommerceBoard of DirectorsN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Wisconsin Solar FarmSolar Farm was successfully developed.
Campus Cogeneration FacilityPlant constructed on time and on budget
Energy Efficiency Startup CompanyCompany obtained venture funding and formed key industry partnerships

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Wisconsin Energy ConnectionHow to Earn Extra Credits2009
ABA Energy Committees NewsletterCOMMERCIAL TRUCK IDLING: FEDERAL AND STATE LAWS CREATE AIR EMISSIONS AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES2007
Wisconsin Lawyer magazineThinking Techno (Logically)2005

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Chicago Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
Cornell UniversityHistory (Magna Cum Laude)BA - Bachelor of Arts1981

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Exploring Regional Economic Opportunities ConferenceEnergy Law & Alternative Energy in Wisconsin2014
University of Wisconsin Law School Energy Law CourseChallenges to Solar & Wind Development in Wisconsin2013
Wisconsin ConferenceSolar Access in Urban Forestry2012
Sunshot Solar Outreach PartnershipConflicts between Urban Forests and Solar Development2012
Solar Powering Your Community ConferenceIdentifying Suitable Solar Finance Options2012
Continuing Education CourseStarting a Renewable Energy Business2012
University of Wisconsin -Madison Graduation School CourseCreating a Renewable Energy Opportunity Plan for Southwest Wisconsin2011
Solar Decade Conference7 habbits of highly effective solar businesses2010