When addressing her clients' legal needs, Jenifer puts herself in their shoes, treating them as she would like to be treated; her goal is to find the most efficient, cost-effective means of solving their legal issues.  For the past 21 years, Jenifer has focused her beacon on employment, business, and real estate matters. She also handles estate planning and probate matters for her clients. She takes an active role in educating attorneys, trade groups, business managers and the general public regarding employment and wage law, business formations, construction law and mortgage foreclosures. She has served on the Portage County Condemnation Commission since 2007. She has served on the Wisconsin Supreme Court Appointment Selection Committee.

Prior to practicing law, Jenifer worked as an analytical chemist in the Milwaukee area for twelve years. She also served as a pre-law advisor for Marquette University's College of Arts & Sciences. When not in the office, you may find Jenifer in her flower and vegetable gardens or walking her golden retriever.  As a director and past President of the Mid-State Technical College Foundation, she also takes a full and active role in making her community a great place to live and work. 


Lighting the path...


            Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, B.S. in Chemistry and J.D.
State Bar of Wisconsin
 Portage County Bar Association

 Wisconsin State Courts
 U.S. District Courts, Eastern & Western Districts of Wisconsin
U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit


“What does a lighthouse do? I ask myself. It never moves. It cannot hike up its rocky skirt and dash into the ocean to rescue the foundering ship. It cannot calm the waters or clear the shoals. It can only cast light into the darkness. It can only point the way...” 
― Lisa Wingate, Author

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