Janell Stanton- Attorney


Attorney Janell Stanton is a Senior Compliance Adviser with myHRcounsel, where she advises employers on all facets of employment and labor law including proper hiring, interview, discipline and termination procedures, leave issues, wage and overtime standards, discrimination and retaliation claims, and compliance with federal, state, and municipal laws. 

Prior to joining myHRcounsel, Janell worked for a large legal publishing company both as a project manager and as a research specialist attorney conducting research in jurisdictions throughout the world in all areas of the law.  She also owned and operated her own firm for almost three years practicing predominately criminal defense, family law, and estate planning. 

Janell received her law degree from the University of South Dakota School of Law and her bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota majoring in Sociology with emphasis on Law, Crime, and Deviance.  Prior to becoming an attorney, Janell worked as a legal assistant for several years and for a child placing agency as a case manager.

Janell is passionate about volunteering and currently volunteers for Wills For Heroes, an organization that write pro bono wills, powers of attorney, and health care directives for police officers, firefighters, and EMTs.  She has also represented indigent clients through ProJustice MN.

In her free time, Janell enjoys spending time with her husband, Kyle, and her family.  She enjoys hiking, canoeing, and being at her family’s country home in Wisconsin.  She also loves cheering on her Green Bay Packers.

Contact Janell Stanton at: jstanton@wfjlawfirm.com