Attorneys

James E. Lewis

Jim@LewisVanSickle.com

Attorney Jim Lewis received his Bachelor Degree with highest honors from the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse.  He then went on to the University of Wisconsin and earned his Law Degree in 1998.  Jim has appeared on behalf of his clients in 25 Wisconsin Counties and both Wisconsin Federal District Courts.  Although he has previously handled controversies in almost every area of the law, Jim currently concentrates his practice in the areas of Bankruptcy, Business Reorganization and Collections. Jim also practices in the areas of Business and Estate Planning and Family Law.  He is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin and The Brown County Bar Association.

Community service and volunteer work are important to Jim Lewis.  Jim is a current director and past president of the Howard-Suamico Business and Professional Association.  He also serves on the board of directors of the Wisconsin Council on Problem Gambling and My Brother’s Keeper, Inc.  Jim has counseled a number of local not-for-profit organizations and is also proud to be a member of the Howard-Suamico Lions Club.  Jim and his family belong to Saint John The Baptist Parish in Howard.  Jim enjoys helping people solve tough legal problems.

Alice F. Schipper

Alice@LewisVanSickle.com

Attorney Alice Schipper received her Bachelor of Arts Degree, with highest honors, from Concordia University – Wisconsin and law degree from Marquette University.  Alice has practiced in the Green Bay are handling civil litigation and divorce and family matter law since 2004, focusing on family law and bankruptcy matters.  She recently joined Lewis & VanSickle in 2014.  Alice is a member of the City of De Pere Zoning Board of Appeals and volunteers for various non-profit organizations in the Green Bay area.

Paralegals

Amy J. Lux

Amy@LewisVanSickle.com

Amy has worked for many years at our Pulaski location, and she also serves as the firm’s book keeper.  Amy works with Attorney Jim Lewis and Alice Schipper to assist clients in the areas of family law, probate administration, collections, real estate and business law.  She earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay subsequent to graduating from Green Bay East High School.  Amy is now a proud resident of the Howard-Suamico area with her husband, John, and two teenage sons who attend Bay Port High School.

Rachel M. Girardi

Rachel@LewisVanSickle.com

Rachel has been working for Lewis & Van Sickle in the Pulaski office since 2004.  She attended Northeast Wisconsin Technical College where she earned her Associates Degree in Paralegal Studies in 2003.  As a Bonduel High School Graduate, she is familiar with the Pulaski and surrounding area.  Rachel enjoys spending time with her family and four-wheeling with friends.

Rachel works primarily in the areas of Bankruptcy and Financial Distress.  She also assists our attorneys in the areas of family law, real estate, estate planning, foreclosure and collections.

Bobbi Jo Welty

bobbijo@lewisvansickle.com

Bobbi Jo has worked as Jim Lewis’ paralegal for 14 years. She earned a Bachelor of Art degree in both Criminal Justice and Political Science from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.  In addition to having long standing relationships with local attorneys and judicial professionals, Bobbi Jo is very familiar with the Howard-Suamico area. She grew up in Howard, attended Bay Port High School and has long standing personal and professional relationships with business owners in this area.

Bobbi Jo works with Jim to assist client’s in the areas of bankruptcy, probate, family law, estate planning, real estate and business law.

Kathi L. Pophal

Kathi@lewisvansickle.com

Kathi joined our firm in 2013 after graduating with an Associate Degree in Paralegal Studies from Northeast Wisconsin Technical College with highest honors. She previously worked for the Ashwaubenon School District for twelve years, working with children in the English Language Learners program.  Kathi and her husband, Matt, reside in De Pere and have three adult daughters.  Kathi works at our Howard office and supports Attorney Lewis and Attorney Schipper primarily in Estate Planning and Family Law Matters.

Ashley Hearley

Ashley@LewisVanSickle.com

Ashley has worked as a paralegal for Lewis & Van Sickle, LLC since July, 2014.  She has an Associate’s Degree in Paralegal Studies from Globe University.  She is now a resident of the Howard-Suamico area.  Ashley works primarily with Attorney Jim Lewis and Attorney Alice Schipper assisting clients in Divorce, Post-Judgment, Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements, Voluntary Termination of Parental Rights and other various family law matters.  She also assists Attorney Lewis with foreclosure and estate planning matters.

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