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Attorney Stephan Addison focuses on real estate and business law as a practitioner with Esquire Legal Services in Madison, Wisconsin. He represents companies in complex real estate transactions, negotiating partnerships and similar agreements. Outside of the office, Stephan Addison benefits from continuing education and networking through numerous professional groups, among them the Wisconsin State Bar Association and the National Association of Realtors. He also contributes his time and resources to a variety of government entities and nonprofit organizations. Stephan Addison joined Esquire Legal Services in 2006 after working for a prestigious Chicago-based law firm for 3 years. At Esquire, his day-to-day duties include preparing business operating agreements and corporate by-laws, negotiating property purchase and sale transactions, and working with municipal boards, commissions and neighborhood/special interest groups to complete entitlement processes. Mr. Addison reviews regulations regarding land use, zoning, and planning and development for his clients, as well as drawing up settlement agreements, real estate conveyance and employment documents, and similar contracts. From 2007 to 2009, Mr. Addison simultaneously worked for Esquire and as general counsel at DaneVest Capital, LLC. During his two years with the private investment management firm, he handled all in-house legal operations, such as preparing private equity offerings and reviewing securities laws connected with transactions. A licensed Illinois real estate broker, Stephan Addison maintains membership in the Illinois Association of Realtors and the Chicago Association of Realtors. He holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Wisconsin Law School and a Master’s degree in Real Estate and Urban Land Economics from the School of Business at the University of Wisconsin. Stephan Addison contributes regularly to breast cancer and multiple sclerosis awareness and outreach initiatives, and he volunteers his services as an attorney to the Dane County Foreclosure Prevention Taskforce, the Dane County Small Claims Clinic, and the Campaign in Support of C# Number Prisoners.

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