James L. Dunlap

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James L. Dunlap has over 30 years of civil litigation experience before the Circuit Courts of Waukesha and surrounding counties. His practice includes business and individual clients.

Jim has successfully handled personal injury matters, contract, property and real estate disputes, probate and guardianship contests, and other civil lawsuits. Jim has also acted as special prosecutor at the request of local municipalities. He coordinates with other attorneys in the firm when their clients require litigation assistance.

In addition to his litigation practice, Jim provides ongoing services to area small businesses including business advice, corporate record keeping, collections and construction liens. He also is regularly called upon by the court to assist as Guardian ad Litem in family and juvenile court matters.

Practice Areas:


  • William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota

Bar Admission

  • Wisconsin, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin

Pro Bono Activities

  • Graduate of Leadership Waukesha X Through Waukesha County Chamber of Commerce
  • Past Member – Catholic Charities Board of Directors
  • Life-long Waukesha County Resident

Professional Associations

  • Wisconsin State Bar Association, Board of Governors, Past Member
  • Waukesha County Bar Association, Past President
  • St. Paul’s Parish – Genesee Depot, Member