Janel E. Bergsbaken

Janel E. Bergsbaken

Associate since June 1, 2015
Elkhorn, Wisconsin

Janel E. Bergsbaken is an associate attorney with Godfrey, Leibsle, Blackbourn & Howarth, S.C. Janel earned her law degree in 2015 from the University of Wisconsin Law School, where she served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Wisconsin Law Review and a Managing Editor of the Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender & Society. While in law school, Janel was honored with the Gwynette E. Smalley Law Review Prize and was inducted into the Pro Bono Society. Janel gained significant litigation experience through her internship with a Wisconsin district attorney’s office. While an intern, Janel was the lead attorney for numerous hearings and court trials.

Janel's law practice concentrates in civil litigation. She is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin and is licensed to practice in Wisconsin.

Janel is an avid animal lover, and she enjoys baking and watching Milwaukee Brewer baseball in her spare time. As a Fox Valley native, she is excited to explore her new home in Walworth County and assist you with your legal needs. Janel is also eager to spearhead the firm’s efforts in informing the public of important legal issues through its blog.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin, 2015


  • University of Wisconsin Law School, Madison, Wisconsin
    • J.D. - May, 2015
  • University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts
    • Major: Legal Studies
    • Major: Political Science
    • Major: Psychology

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Member