Max G. Wessels

Associate

Max Wessels joined Patton & Ryan as an associate attorney in 2019. Prior to joining Patton & Ryan, Max represented businesses, municipalities and individuals in all aspects of civil litigation throughout Illinois and Wisconsin. Max gained valuable experience taking and defending depositions, drafting and arguing a variety of dispositive motions and acting as second chair in a felony trial.

Max received his Juris Doctorate from The University of Wisconsin Law School in May of 2016. During his final year of law school, Max was a judicial extern in Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Prosser’s chambers. Max was also a Managing Articles Editor for the Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender & Society.

Education

University of Wisconsin- Madison.,

  • B.A. International Studies- Global Security, 2011
  • B.A. Political Science, 2011

University of Wisconsin Law School, J.D., 2016 (Dean’s List)

Admissions

  • Illinois
  • Wisconsin

Associations

  • Illinois Bar Association
  • Wisconsin Bar Association

In the Community

Wills for Heroes Foundation. Volunteer Attorney

Hobbies

In his free time, Max enjoys wakeboarding and skiing on Lake Geneva, snowboarding, running, and riding his motorcycle.