Professional Experience

Shane is an attorney with more than 25 years of experience.  Shane’s practice includes municipal law and general civil litigation with a focus in the areas of condemnation, property tax litigation, and real estate litigation including boundary and surveying disputes.  

Shane further represents and advises clients in the area of municipal law.  As the attorney for many cities, towns, villages and multijurisdictional municipal entities he has handled all aspects of municipal law including drafting ordinances, resolutions, contracts as well as representing municipalities in all court proceedings, including federal and state court and administrative agencies, municipal properties, open meeting and open record law compliance, licensing matters, and employee discipline and termination.

Shane also has an extensive appellate litigation practice including a number of published decisions in the Wisconsin Court of Appeals and the Wisconsin Supreme Court including, Society Ins. v. Linehan, 2000 WI App 163, 238 Wis. 2d 359, 616 N.W.2d 918; In re Paternity of Roberta Jo W., 218 Wis. 2d 225, 578 N.W.2d 185 (1998); Trailwood Ventures, LLC v. Vill. of Kronenwetter, 2009 WI App 18, 315 Wis. 2d 791, 762 N.W.2d 841; Pace v. Oneida County, 212 Wis. 2d 448, 569 N.W.2d 311 (Ct. App. 1997); Klemm v. Am. Transmission Co., LLC, 2011 WI 37, 333 Wis. 2d 580, 798 N.W.2d 223; and Nowell v. City of Wausau, 2013 WI 88, 351 Wis. 2d 1, 838 N.W.2d 852.

Education

B.A., University of Minnesota – Duluth, MN (1989)

J.D., Hamline University School of Law – St Paul, MN (1992)

Admitted to Practice

United States District Court

Wisconsin Supreme Court

Wisconsin Court of Appeals

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

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin

Bar Associations

  • State Bar of Wisconsin 

  • Marathon County Bar Association