Jensen, Elaine

Elaine Jensen

Senior Paralegal


Elaine Jensen is a Senior Paralegal at Axley with 30 years of paralegal experience.  Her career has been focused in litigation and personal injury law in both defense and plaintiffs’ work.  Elaine has worked with Attorney Michael Riley since May 2001.

Elaine has considerable client contact assisting them through the entire personal injury claim process.  She is a resource for clients for any questions or concerns they may have whether it be with the claim process as a whole, medical expenses, medical treatment or simply just a shoulder to lean on.  Elaine also works one-on-one with each client assisting them through the written discovery process.

Additionally, Elaine assists the attorneys with accident investigation, establishing special damages and gathering medical evidence.

Elaine has taught several seminars for legal assistants and paralegals through the Institute of Paralegal Education, Lorman Education and other organizations, and has written articles for paralegals through Wisconsin Association for Justice.   She also routinely mentors paralegal interns from various local programs, to pass her knowledge and experience on to the next generation of paralegals.

In addition to her paralegal duties, she enjoys organizing office celebrations such as the annual Axley Badger Tailgate party as well as fundraisers for various organizations, including American Family Children’s Hospital; National MS Society; Goodman Center Thanksgiving Baskets, and Toys for Tots.

Elaine was named the 2017 Paralegal of the Year by Wisconsin Association for Justice.

In her free time, Elaine enjoys spending time with her family and two black labs, Maverick and Charlie, as well as hanging out around a bonfire with friends and family.


Associate of Arts and Sciences Degree, Paralegal Studies, District One Technical College