Jared represents municipalities, utilities, individuals, and businesses across Wisconsin, with a focus on water and wastewater utilities, general municipal law, and land use and development. He assists municipal clients with a wide range of legal matters, including drafting and negotiating contracts, intergovernmental agreements, easements, ordinances, and other documents; advises local governments on land use and development matters; and counsels municipalities and their utilities on regulatory and legal compliance issues.  In addition, Jared serves as assistant legal counsel and lobbyist for the Municipal Environmental Group – Water Division, a coalition of Wisconsin municipalities that lobby on water supply legislation and regulation.

Jared also assists private individuals and businesses with issues concerning municipal law, real estate purchases and leases, contract drafting and negotiations, and business sales and acquisitions.   

Comfortable serving as a leader or a team member, Jared understands that everyone brings their own expertise and experience to the table. He enjoys collaborating with his clients to help craft solutions that fit their needs and achieve their goals. 

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Admitted to Practice

  • Wisconsin State Courts, 2012
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, 2012

Community Involvement & Board Memberships

  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Public Utilities Section, Vice Chair, 2020 to present, Board Member, 2020 to present
  • River Arts, Inc., President, 2018-2020, Vice President, 2016 to 2017, Board Member, 2015 to present
  • Friends of the Great Sauk State Trail, Board Member, 2017 to 2021
  • Ferry Bluff Eagle Council, Board Member, 2015 to 2017
  • Sauk Prairie Young Professionals, Officer, 2014 to 2017

Professional Memberships

  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Dane County Bar Association
  • Wisconsin Section of the American Water Works Association
  • American Water Works Association
  • Wisconsin Towns Association
  • International Municipal Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association


Education

  • J.D., University of Wisconsin Law School, 2012
    • Honors in Real Estate Law Concentration
  • B.A., magna cum laude, Biology & Environmental Studies, St. Olaf College, 2005

Presentations, Publications, & Contributions

  • Co-Presenter, “Water Utility Update,” Public Utilities Law Update, March 2021
  • Author, “Funding to Get the Lead Out,” The Municipality, November 2020
  • Author, “Municipal Utility Governance. Options and Responsibilities,” The Municipality, March 2020
  • Presenter, “Records Retention for Public Utilities,” MEUW Accounting and Customer Service Seminar, September 2019
  • Author, “A Comparison of the First Three Approved Financial Assistance Programs for Private Lead Service Line Replacements,” The Municipality, August 2019
  • Author, “Getting the Lead Out,” The Municipality, November 2018

Jared’s Select Writing & Presentations