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Jim grew up in Little Chute and received his bachelor’s degree from the University of WisconsinGreen 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 and 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.  


Practice areas


  1. Business: 30%
  2. Employment: 30%
    9 years
  3. Estate Planning: 30%
    9 years
  4. Real Estate: 10%
    9 years



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  • Wyon F Wiegratz

    Attorney James Phelan has the education and experience to counsel, advise and represent clients competently. I endorse this lawyer.


    Wyon Wiegratz Estate planning Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Jolene D. Schneider

    Attorney James Phelan is thorough, practical and personable. He has the ability to handle both simple and complex legal matters. I endorse this lawyer


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Contact info

Remley & Sensenbrenner Sc

219 E Wisconsin Ave
Neenah, WI, 54956-3009


MNAuthorized to practice200908/14/2016
WIGood Standing200703/26/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyRemley & Sensenbrenner, S.C.2013 - Present
AttorneyVan Lieshout Law Office2010 - 2013
AttorneyMaki, Ledin, Bick & Olson, S.C.2007 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of WisconsinMemberN/A
Outagamie County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Winnebago County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Baylor University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
University of Wisconsin, Green BayManagementBBA - Bachelor of Business Administration2003