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Benjamin T Van Severen

Benjamin T Van Severen

Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI Lawyer
Meyer Van Severen
Milwaukee, WI
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Attorney Biography

Attorney Van Severen received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Marquette University in 2010, with majors in Political Science and Criminology, and a minor in Music. He then received his Juris Doctor from Marquette University Law School in 2013. While at Marquette, Attorney Van Severen amassed over 380 hours of pro bono work with the Marquette Volunteer Legal Clinic and the Wisconsin State Public Defender Trial Office in Green Bay.

Immediately upon his graduation from law school, Attorney Van Severen was hired at a local Milwaukee criminal defense firm. From his very first day, he displayed a passion for criminal defense inside the courtroom. His reputation of taking cases to trial has resulted in reduced charges and lower sentences in courts throughout Wisconsin. In December 2015, Attorney Van Severen joined Attorney Matthew Meyer to form Meyer Van Severen, S.C.

In order to stay up to date on the constantly evolving legal landscape, Attorney Van Severen belongs to the Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Milwaukee Bar Association, the Milwaukee Young Lawyers Association, the American Bar Association, the Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association, and the State Bar of Wisconsin.

Meyer Van Severen, S.C. and Attorney Van Severen focus solely on criminal defense in Wisconsin. Based in Milwaukee, Attorney Van Severen defends cases throughout the state. Contact Attorney Van Severen today at (414) 270-0202.

Practice Areas

Criminal Defense (75%)
DUI / DWI (25%)

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Wisconsin State Bar
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Meyer Van Severen, S.C.

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Marquette University Law School
Marquette University Law School
Juris Doctor

Marquette University

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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Wisconsin Bar Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Milwaukee Young Lawyer's Association

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Benjamin T Van Severen
Meyer Van Severen
316 N. Milwaukee Street STE 200
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Office: 414-270-0202
Fax: 414-255-3017

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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers -

Founded in 1958, NACDL is the largest organization for criminal defense lawyers fighting to preserve fairness within America's criminal justice system. The organization has more than 10,000 direct members including criminal defense attorneys in private practice, public defenders in state or federal court, U.S. military defense counsel, law professors and judges.