Joshua J. Kindkeppel
  • Partner

Joshua J. Kindkeppel
  • Partner

Joshua J. Kindkeppel practices law primarily in the areas of business, real estate, and employment. He represents individuals and a wide range of businesses in these areas, and Josh especially enjoys working on renewable energy projects.

 Josh handles business start-ups, represents clients in business acquisitions and guides owners through break-ups and dissolutions. Josh prepares, negotiates, and advises clients on contracts, and he enjoys representing clients in real estate transactions. He also frequently provides employment advice to business owners, human resource departments, and individuals. Josh's practice also includes business, real estate, and employment litigation, representing professionals in licensing appeals, and appearing before a variety of regulatory agencies.

 Josh is a native of Wisconsin and has been practicing in Dane County since 2003. One of his favorite things about being an attorney is the long-standing relationships he has with many of his clients. Some of his clients date back to his first year of practice. Clients appreciate Josh’s troubleshooting abilities, his hard work ethic, responsiveness, and easy-going nature. 

 Josh is an active member of the Dane County legal community and served as president of the Dane County Bar Association, co-founded the Dane County Bar attorney mentorship program, and co-founded a free legal clinic in Sun Prairie, the Sunshine Legal Clinic. 

Practice Areas Include

  • Business Law
  • Real Estate
  • Employment Law


  • Hamline University School of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota
    • J.D. - 2003
    • Honors: Student Bar Association, President
    • Honors: Res Ipsa Hockey Team
  • Ripon College, Ripon, Wisconsin
    • A.B. - 2000
    • Honors: Student Senate, President (elected for two terms)
    • Honors: Member of Killer Whale Research Team, San Juan Island, Washington
    • Honors: Division I Forensics Team

Bar Admission

  • Wisconsin
  • Minnesota
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois

Professional Associations

  • Dane County Bar Association Board of Directors and Past-President
  • Co-Founder and Co-Chair of Joseph A. Melli (Dane County Bar) Attorney Mentorship Program
  • WisTAF Board of Directors
  • American Inns of Court, James E. Doyle Chapter, Barrister
  • University of Wisconsin Law School, Visiting Faculty - Lawyering Skills Course, taught both Residential Real Estate and Representing the Small Business Owner classes
  • Served on State Bar of Wisconsin Local Bar Relations, Wisconsin Bar Leaders' Conference, and Wisconsin Lawyer Assistance Program Committees
  • Fellow of the Wisconsin Foundation, Board of Directors of the Fellows


  • Super Lawyers Rising Star 2008, 2009, 2011, 2014-2018
  • Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Real Estate, Commercial Litigation

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Board of Directors, WisTAF
  • Sun Prairie Rotary Club
  • Sunshine Legal Clinic
  • Wisconsin Pro Bono Honor Society 2014-2018

Classes & Seminars

  • Visiting Faculty - Lawyering Skills Course, taught both Residential Real Estate and Representing the Small Business Owner classes , University of Wisconsin Law School
  • Wisconsin Bar Leaders' Conference