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Practice areas:

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Foreclosure

  • Manitowoc, WI

About Me

Languages Spoken: English, German, Spanish

Practice Areas

  1. Foreclosure: 25%
  2. Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: 25%
  3. Chapter 11 Bankruptcy: 25%
  4. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: 25%



Hourly ($225-250/hour), Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Dayten P. Hanson

    I endorse this lawyer. Joe is very intelligent, organized, and thorough. He is an excellent attorney.


    Dayten Hanson Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Supervised lawyer

Contact Info

Engl Law Office LLC

935 South 8th Street
Suite 101
Manitowoc, WI, 54220




Professional Misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Public Reprimand
    issued in WI, 2005


    Reprimand means an attorney did something wrong but may still practice law. The State gives the lawyer a public reprimand in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior. Details of the infraction are made part of the public record.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Cum Laude GraduateMarquette University Law School2002
Summa Cum Laude GraduateMarquette University1998

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Senior AssociateKrekeler Strother S.C.2008 - 2011
Associate AttorneyHanson & Payne, LLC2004 - 2008
Associate AttorneyMeissner Tierney Fisher & Nichols, S.C.2002 - 2004


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Western District Bankruptcy Bar AssociationPresident2011 - Present
Manitowoc County Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Western District Bankruptcy Bar AssociationProgram Chair2010 - 2011
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysMember2005 - Present
Bankruptcy, Insolvency, & Creditors Rights Section - State Bar of WisconsinMember2004 - Present
State Bar of WisconsinMember2002 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
In re Kinsella - 07-24909-svkLarge marital property debt discharged for client
In re Head - Case No. 08-24510-jesVehicle returned to client, and sanctions and attorneys fees awarded to client
In re Rocky Mountain Resources LLC - Case No. 09-14617-tsuLiquidation of assets and payment of client's claim

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Publication NameTitleDate
Western District Bankruptcy Bar AssociationSix Things Every Attorney Should Know about the Fair Credit Reporting Act2009
National Business InstituteCollection Law from Start to Finish - Contributing Writer2007
Lou Jones Breakfast ClubAvoiding Judgment Liens under 11 U.S.C. 522 and Obtaining Satisfactions of Judgment under Section 806.19 of the Wisconsin Statutes2007
National Business InstituteAdvanced Consumer Bankruptcy Issues in Wisconsin - Contributing Writer2005
Marquette Law ReviewGratuitious Nursing Services Rendered by Extended Family Members and Other Third Parties: Can Injured Parties Receive Reimbursement Under Wisconsin's Collateral Source Rule2002


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Marquette University Law SchoolLawJuris Doctor2002
Marquette UniversityPsychologyBachelor of Arts1998

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Western District of Wisconsin Bankruptcy Bar AssociationSix Things Every Attorney Should Know about the Fair Credit Reporting Act2009
Lou Jones Breakfast ClubAvoiding Judgment Liens Under 11 U.S.C. 522 and Obtaining Judgment Satisfactions under Section 806.19 of the Wisconsin Statutes2007