Jacob Wiese is from Algoma, Wisconsin. He graduated cum laude from Marquette University with a degree in Sociology and a minor in Spanish and Human Resources. Jake then attended the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University where he was the Note & Comment Editor of the Sports and Entertainment Law Journal and Article Editor of the Corporate and Business Law Journal.
While in law school, Jake gained litigation experience with American Family Insurance and corporate legal experience with Maricopa Community Colleges and the Arizona Department of Emergency & Military Affairs. He also gained experience in private practice, working for a worker’s compensation firm and a general civil practice.
After law school, Jake moved back to Wisconsin to begin his legal career. He began in private practice, handling family, criminal, personal injury, and general civil matters. He then moved to Madison and began working for Kowalski, Wilson & Vang, LLC. He focuses on divorce, child custody/placement, support issues, and guardianships. Jake is also seeking to serve as a guardian ad litem to represent the best interests of children involved in family cases. He is a member of the Dane County Bar Association Delivery of Legal Services Committee and participates in Big Brothers Big Sisters Madison.
Outside of work, Jake loves all things sports. He particularly enjoys playing golf and looks forward to his annual golf trip across the country. Recently, Jake has been busy exploring a variety of restaurants across Madison.
- Identify scenarios in which third parties may petition a court for child visitation
- Determine what types of relationships may qualify a third party for visitation
- Examine how Wis. Stat. §767.43 has been applied in practice
- Analyze your clients’ chances of success on a visitation petition
- Family law attorneys
- Guardianship attorneys
- Attorneys handling CHIPs cases
- General practitioners