Contact Information

Sun Prairie Office
Cornerstone Building
100 Wilburn Road, Suite 202
Sun Prairie, WI 53590

Phone: 608-837-7386
Fax: 608-837-0304

Waunakee Office
509 East Main Street
Waunakee, WI 53597

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Joshua J. Kindkeppel

Practice Areas

Representing Clients

  • Business Law/Corporations/LLCs
  • Business and Real Estate Litigation
  • Contracts
  • Commercial and Residential Real Estate Transactions
  • Condominiums
  • Employment and Civil Rights Law
  • Administrative Agency Law
  • Academic Appeals/University Disputes

Joshua J. Kindkeppel

Attorney Joshua J. Kindkeppel is a shareholder in the firm and concentrates his practice in the areas of business law, civil litigation, real estate, employment, and administrative agency matters.

Josh handles business start-ups, represents clients in business purchases/sales and guides owners through break-ups and dissolutions. Over the years, he has represented a variety of businesses and professionals including attorneys, accountants, chiropractors, contractors, childcare providers, dentists, engineers, farmers, filling stations and convenience stores, hair and beauty salons, insurance firms, landlords, local community banks and credit unions, machine shops, music artists, nurses, physicians, professors, body art studios, technology firms, therapists, veterinarians, writers and more. Additionally, Josh works with and represents non-profit organizations in achieving their goals.  


Josh also prepares, negotiates, and advises clients on contracts and enjoys representing clients in commercial and residential real estate purchases/sales. He also frequently provides employment advice to business owners, human resource departments, and individuals. Josh enjoys a niche practice representing graduate students on academic appeals and university disputes.  His goal in each academic case is to ensure that his clients are able to complete their coursework and graduate from their respective programs.  Josh’s practice also includes the areas of business and real estate litigation, representing professionals in licensing appeals, and he serves as a mediator through the Dane County Case Mediation Program.

Josh is an active member of the community.  He is on the board of the Sun Prairie Rotary Club, was elected by his peers to serve as president of the Dane County Bar Association, and he, along with three other Sun Prairie attorneys, founded the Sunshine Legal Clinic, a free legal clinic to assist those who could otherwise not afford to consult with an attorney.   As a result of Josh’s devotion to public service, he was featured by the
 Wisconsin Law Journal as part of its Asked & Answered Series (“Business Attorney makes Public Service part of his Practice”).

Education

  • A.B., Ripon College, Ripon, Wisconsin, 2000
    • Student Senate, President
    • Member of Dr. Otis' Orca (Killer Whale) Research Team, San Juan Island, Washington
    • Division I Forensics Team
  • J.D., Hamline University School of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota, 2003
    • Student Bar Association, President
    • Journal of Public Law & Policy
    • Res Ipsa Hockey Team

 

Professional Activities and Experience

  • Dane County Bar Association Board of Directors, Past-President
  • Co-Founder and Co-Chair of Joseph A. Melli (Dane County) Attorney Mentorship Program
  • American Inns of Court, James E. Doyle Chapter, Barrister
  • University of Wisconsin Law School, Visiting Faculty - Lawyering Skills Course, taught both Residential Real Estate and Representing the Small Business Owner classes
  • Served on State Bar of Wisconsin Local Bar Relations and Wisconsin Bar Leaders' Conference, and Wisconsin Lawyer Assistance Program Committees

Admissions to Practice

  • Wisconsin
  • Minnesota
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit Court
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois

Honors and Community Involvement

  • Fellow of the Wisconsin Law Foundation
  • Recognized as a "Rising Star" in Wisconsin Super Lawyers and Rising Stars®/Milwaukee Magazine
  • Sun Prairie Rotary, Member & President
  • Sun Prairie Kindness Retreats Planning Committee
  • Board of Zoning Appeals, City of Sun Prairie
  • Wisconsin Pro Bono Honor Roll
  • Meals on Wheels Volunteer
  • Ripon College Board of Trustees, Past Member

Presentations

  • A Legal Overview of the Standing Rock Case
  • Guidance on Nonprofit Status & Taxes
  • Drafting & Enforcing Commercial Leases
  • How to Establish and Maintain an Attorney Mentorship Program
  • The Life of a Modern Day Lawyer
  • Practical Tips for Recruitment and Retention/Mentorship Programs
  • Law Day Mock Trials at the Dane County Courthouse
  • What's in it for Me? Bar Membership Benefits and Services
  • Retirement and the Law