Notable Women in Law: Jessica Liebau

Partner, Wessels & Liebau LLC

  • Category: Notable Women in Law
  • Number of years working in your current industry: 9
  • Undergrad degree/university: BA/St. Norbert College
  • Law degree/university: JD/Marquette University Law School

Jessica Liebau, partner at Mequon-based Wessels & Liebau LLC is a trained elder law mediator and an experienced litigator. She has spent more than nine years in the legal industry and four in her current position.

Her practice is primarily focused in the areas of elder law, special needs planning, estate planning, guardianship, guardian ad litem, and estate and trust administration.

Liebau earned her undergrad from St. Norbert College and her law degree from Marquette University Law School.

She is on the board of the Elder Law and Special Needs Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin. She is also editor of the Elder Law and Special Needs Journal of Wisconsin and an active member of the national and Wisconsin chapters of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and the Ozaukee Bar Association. Outside of the office, Liebau volunteers as a member of the Life Navigators, Inc. Trust Committee; a board member for Balance, Inc., as 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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