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Patricia N. Engel - Waukesha, WI

640 West Moreland Boulevard Waukesha, WI 53188

Updated: 02/18/2024

Waukesha Civil Litigation Lawyer

Overview

Ms. Engel represents individuals and businesses in state and federal court in a broad range of civil litigation issues, including business matters, contract disputes, and construction and real estate litigation.

She also represents students and their parents in school law matters and special education issues throughout the State of Wisconsin...

Ms. Engel represents individuals and businesses in state and federal court in a broad range of civil litigation issues, including business matters, contract disputes, and construction and real estate litigation.

She also represents students and their parents in school law matters and special education issues throughout the State of Wisconsin. As a former special education teacher, Ms. Engel is uniquely qualified to understand and address the diverse and difficult educational issues that families encounter, including disability issues and disciplinary matters. Ms. Engel represents students and their parents in a variety of ways including during the following:

  • Individualized Education Program (IEP) meetings seeking eligibility for special education services and appropriate and effective IEP's
  • Section 504 meetings seeking eligibility and appropriate accommodations
  • Mediations
  • Due process hearings
  • State and federal court proceedings
  • Disciplinary proceedings and expulsion hearings

Ms. Engel is a frequent speaker on special education topics and received the 2001 Charles Dunn Author Award for the article she co-authored in Wisconsin Lawyer on school expulsion and special education law.

About Patricia N. Engel

Practice Areas

  • Civil Litigation
  • School Law
  • School Litigation

Litigation

  • 100%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Shareholder

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit

Other Affiliations

  • State Bar of Wisconsin (Member)
  • Waukesha County Bar Association (Member)
  • Association for Women Lawyers, 1991 - 1994 (Officer and Director)
  • Association for Women Lawyers (Member)
  • Council of Parent Attorneys & Advocates (COPAA)

Education

  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, 1988
    Juris Doctorate
    Honors: cum laude
    Honors: Order of the Coif, American Jurisprudence Award
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, 1980
    Bachelor of Science
    Honors: With Distinction
    Major: Behavioral Disabilities

Pro Bono Activities

  • Camp AweSum, Inc., Board Member 2012-present (Camp for children with Autism)
  • SPRED Helper Catechist, Christ King Parish 2006-2016 (Religious education program for children with special education needs)

Achievements

Honors

  • 2001 Charles Dunn Author Award

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Office Information

Address

640 West Moreland Boulevard Waukesha, WI 53188

Fax

  • 262-827-1701

Accepts Credit Cards

Yes

Publication

Articles

  • Co-Author, School Expulsions: Not all are Equal", Wisconsin Lawyer, October, 2001
  • Co-Author, Special Education Law, Wisconsin Lawyer

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