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David J. Fenlon

Professional Experience

A Green Bay native, Attorney Dave Fenlon advises the firm’s clients in a variety of estate and business planning matters, including the preparation of wills and trusts, financial and health care powers of attorney, and other estate planning documents; estate settlement and trust administration matters; purchases and sale of businesses and real estate properties; and business and real estate contracts. 

Recent matters undertaken by Dave include:

  • Advising individuals and families concerning trusts, wills, powers of attorney, advance directives, marital property agreements, and other estate planning issues
  • Representing purchasers and sellers in the acquisitions and sales of businesses and real estate properties.
  • Organizing corporations and limited liability companies, and preparing the necessary related corporate and company documents, shareholders agreements, and operating agreements.
  • Representing lessors and lessees in a variety of real estate leasing transactions.
  • Representing and advising trustees and personal representatives concerning the settlement of estates and administration of trusts.

In addition to being a licensed attorney, Dave is also a Certified Financial Planner®. Prior to becoming an attorney, Dave served as a gas turbine technician aboard a destroyer in the United States Navy.  He currently resides near Green Bay with his wife and their two children.

Education

  • B.S., University of Wisconsin – Madison (1998)
  • J.D. (cum laude), University of Wisconsin – Madison (2002)

Bar Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Wisconsin – Section Member: Business Law; Elder Law; Real Property & Probate (Board Member)
  • Brown County Bar Association

Certifications

  • Certified Financial Planner®

Admitted to Practice

  • Wisconsin Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin

Civic Activities

  • Connect, Inc. – Director (2011 – Present)
  • Bay Area Humane Society, Inc. – Director (2009 – 2015)