Joseph P. Bartol - Stroud, Willink & Howard, LLC

Joseph P. Bartol

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2008
Phone: 608-661-1039

As a member of the law firm,Stroud, Willink & Howard, LLC, Joe specializes in complicated transactions, and for that reason he is known as one of Madison’s top real estate and business attorneys.  Joe maintains a strong reputation as being detail- and solution-oriented.  He is a trusted counselor who listens to his clients’ concerns and cares about their long-term success.


  • Section 1031 Tax Deferred Exchanges

  • Construction Financing

  • Construction Contracts

  • Eminent Domain


University of Wisconsin–MadisonCornell Law SchoolJ.D. 1990
State Bar of Wisconsin Dane County Bar AssociationCornell Club of MadisonGrace Episcopal ChurchKidlinks World Inc.The Madison Club

Case History

Practice Experience
  • Guided the real estate aspects of the sale of a national construction contractor's aggregate division, a transaction involving 450 quarry properties located throughout the state.
  • Handled the land acquisition and construction of the corporate headquarters for a large Wisconsin real estate brokerage firm.
  • Advised a long-time firm client with locations in multiple states in the restructuring, refinancing and development of its real estate holdings throughout the Midwest.
  • Maximized client's value in negotiating the sale of an appreciated office building housing the client's Milwaukee operations and preserving that value by structuring a §1031 tax deferred reverse improvement exchange.
  • Coordinated various aspects of the development of commercial and investment real estate such as securing government approvals, handling environmental contamination issues, negotiating tax increment financing, and structuring construction and permanent financing.

Office Location

25 West Main Street, Suite 300
P.O. Box 2236
Madison, WI 53701-2236
United States

Practice Areas

Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
Construction Law
Corporate Law
Real Estate Law