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

Professional Memberships

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


  • 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, "Lake District Chairs and Secretaries Workshop: Running Effective Meetings," Wisconsin Lakes and Rivers Convention, April 2024
  • Presenter, "Private and Public Rights in Water in Wisconsin: Riparian Rights 101," Wisconsin Lakes and Rivers Convention, April 2024
  • Presenter, "A Dive into the Great Lakes Compact: Wisconsin and Illinois in 2024," Public Utilities Law Update, March 2024
  • Contributor, "Wisconsin Legal Trends 2024 – Public Utilities Law," Wisconsin Lawyer, February 2024
  • Presenter, "Lake District Treasurer Workshop," Wisconsin Lakes and Rivers Convention, April 2023
  • Presenter, "Water Utility Update," Public Utilities Law Update, March 2023
  • Presenter, “Wisconsin’s Public Records Laws – the Basics Every Utility Should Know,” Wisconsin Section AWWA’s 101st Annual Conference, September 2022
  • Co-Presenter, Legal and Regulatory Hot Topics: Bankruptcies, ‘Red Flag’ Rule, Records Retention, and More!,” MEUW Accounting & Customer Service Seminar, September 2022
  • Presenter, “Wisconsin’s Public Bidding Laws,” WRWA Annual Technical Conference, March 2022
  • Presenter, “Water Utility Update,” Public Utilities Law Update, March 2022
  • Presenter, "Wisconsin's Public Bidding Laws," Wisconsin Town Law Conference, October 2021
  • 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

Honors & Recognition

  • Recognized in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America
    • Municipal Law, 2024

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Jared’s Select Writing & Presentations