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Hale, Skemp, Hanson, Skemp & Sleik
505 King St. Suite 300 La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601
Initial Consultation 608-519-4788
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La Crosse, Wisconsin Attorneys Representing School Districts and Municipalities

A full-service law firm for cities, villages, townships and school districts

Municipal bodies and school districts have unique needs in the legal arena. Public meetings, citizen complaints, the well-being of students and a range of real estate matters are among the many issues addressed on a daily basis by cities, towns, villages and school districts. The broad scope and varied nature of legal, regulatory and compliance issues dealt with by such clients make it necessary to work with experienced and tested legal counsel. Moreover, legal issues faced by municipalities and school districts often end up in local newspaper reports or become topics of heated discussion among local citizens. As such, legal action must occur within the prism of public visibility. Due regard for the effect of actions upon public discourse is a necessary component of the decision-making process.

At Hale, Skemp, Hanson, Skemp & Sleikour talented team of attorneys represent public and private institutions on a wide array of legal matters. As one of Wisconsin's oldest law firms, and the largest firm in our area, we are engaged members of the local and state community. A deep sense of civic pride and duty informs our willingness to represent both large and small municipalities and school districts and to assist with a broad range of issues:

  • Council, board and commission meetings
  • Open meeting law
  • Public records law
  • Contracts and obligations
  • Permits
  • Special assessments
  • Conflicts of interest
  • Ordinances and resolutions
  • Real estate law
    • Land use and development
    • Annexation
    • Zoning and variances
    • Condemnation
    • Easement
  • Student discipline and expulsion
  • Employment law
  • Litigation

At Hale, Skemp, Hanson, Skemp & Sleik, our respected lawyers support the efforts of city, town and village attorneys, council and board members, supervisors, assessors, school district officers and others. Providing advisory, transactional and litigation services, our municipal and school district team assists public servants and educational providers in their elected and appointed roles.

Contact our municipal law and school district team for dedicated support of important public sector efforts

Hale, Skemp, Hanson, Skemp & Sleik represents cities, towns, villages and school districts throughout Wisconsin, providing focused efforts in support of crucial public tasks. Our office is in the city of La Crosse. Contact us online or call us at 608-519-4788.