Jessica joined Wessels Law Office (now Wessels & Liebau) in 2016. She is a graduate of Marquette University Law School (cum laude) and of St. Norbert College (summa cum laude). Jessica is on the board of the Elder Law and Special Needs Planning Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin, and is the Editor of the Elder Law and Special Needs Planning Journal of Wisconsin. Jessica is an active member of the national and Wisconsin chapters of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA and WI-NAELA), the Ozaukee Bar Association, and the Association of Women Lawyers. In addition to her client work, Jessica volunteers her time with numerous local organizations. In particular, she is a member of the Life Navigators, Inc. Trust Committee, the Vice President of the Mequon-Thiensville Chamber of Commerce, and a volunteer attorney with Legal Action of Wisconsin's Volunteer Lawyers Project.
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Elder Law, Estate Planning, and Special Needs Attorney
Attorney Jessica Liebau enjoys practicing elder law and special needs planning because it allows her to solve complex problems in a creative way.
Jessica is a partner at Wessels & Liebau LLC. She focuses her practice primarily in the areas of elder law, special needs planning, estate planning, guardianship, guardian-ad-litem (GAL), and estate and trust administration. She is a trained elder law mediator who applies these skills to family meetings, negotiations with care facilities, disputes with government agencies, resolving issues in litigation, and developing plans to avoid these disputes in the first place. She has extensive courtroom experience, which means she knows when it make sense to resolve disputes out of court and when it makes sense to litigate.