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The United States Constitution grants important rights to any person accused of a crime including due process, the right to a fair and speedy trial, the right to representation by counsel, the right to remain silent and to be free of unreasonable searches and seizures.


When choosing a criminal defense attorney in Wisconsin, consider the lawyer's training, experience, ratings and reviews. Attorneys that practice within the criminal justice system tend to focus on certain types of cases in either state or federal court.


Most criminal defense attorneys provide a free consultation to discuss the facts of your case and defenses that might apply. Before you decide on which attorney to hire, meet with several different attorneys in their office to discuss the case and the attorney fees required for representation.


Once you decide which attorney to hire, make sure you and the attorney sign a written fee agreement or contract that describes the attorney fees required at each stage of the case including during pre-trial negotiations, motion hearings and a bench or jury trial.


A criminal defense lawyer in Wisconsin should fight to protect the rights of his or her client in a criminal case against felony or misdemeanor charges... Read more »

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Christy Marie Hall

Christy Marie Hall
Law Offices of Christy M. Hall, LLC
601 Lake Avenue, Suite 101
Racine, WI 53403
Licensed for 21 years, Christy Marie Hall is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL... read more >

Craig Mastantuono

Craig Mastantuono
Mastantuono & Coffee S.C.
219 N. Milwaukee St. Suite 5B
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Licensed for 27 years, Craig Mastantuono is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended DePaul University College of Law... read more >

Matthew R. Meyer

Matthew R. Meyer
Meyer Van Severen, S.C.
316 N. Milwaukee Street, Ste. 550
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Licensed for 7 years, Matthew R. Meyer is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Marquette University Law School... read more >

Rebecca M. Coffee

Rebecca M. Coffee
Mastantuono & Coffee S.C.
219 N. Milwaukee St. Suite 5B
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Licensed for 17 years, Rebecca M. Coffee is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Marquette University Law School... read more >

Stephen J Meyer

Stephen J Meyer
Meyer Law Office
10 E Doty St #617
Madison, WI 53703
Stephen J Meyer is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Wisconsin Law School... read more >

Rick B Meier

Rick B Meier
Ellis Street Law Office, Kewaunee, WI
208 Ellis St
Kewaunee, WI 54216
Licensed for 27 years, Rick B Meier is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended University of Wisconsin-Madison Law School... read more >

Mark F Nielsen

Mark F Nielsen
Schwartz, Tofte & Nielsen
704 Park Ave
Racine, WI 53403
Mark F Nielsen is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Harvard Law School... read more >

Nathan J Dineen

Nathan J Dineen
Nathan J. Dineen Attorney At Law
310 Buffalo St. #104
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Nathan J Dineen is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Ave Maria School of Law... read more >

Leonard D Kachinsky

Leonard D Kachinsky
Leonard D Kachinsky Law Office
832 Neff Court
Neenah, WI 54956
Leonard D Kachinsky is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Wisconsin Law School... read more >

Stephen R. Zuber

Stephen R. Zuber
Stephen R Zuber S.C.
1215 Belknap Street
Superior, WI 54880
Licensed for 28 years, Stephen R. Zuber is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Creighton University School of Law... read more >

Leah R Thomas

Leah R Thomas
Mastantuono & Coffee S.C.
219 N. Milwaukee St., Suite 5B
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Licensed for 7 years, Leah R Thomas is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Marquette University Law School... read more >

Craig R Johnson

Craig R Johnson
Sweet & Associates
2510 E. Capitol Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53217
Craig R Johnson is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Wisconsin - Madison Law School... read more >

Carlos Alberto Gamino

Carlos Alberto Gamino
Gamino Law Offices
1055 White Rock Avenue
Waukesha, WI 53186
Licensed for 22 years, Carlos Alberto Gamino is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Marquette University Law School... read more >

John A Birdsall

John A Birdsall
Birdsall Law Offices SC
135 W. Wells St. Suite 214
Milwaukee, WI 53203
Licensed for 30 years, John A Birdsall is a Criminal Defense and Probation Violations lawyer who attended University of Wisconsin - Madison... read more >

Tracey Ann Wood

Tracey Ann Wood
Tracey Wood & Associates
1 South Pinckney Street Suite #950
Madison, WI 53703
Licensed for 26 years, Tracey Ann Wood is a DUI / DWI and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended UW Wisconsin Law School... read more >

Brett T Kaehne

Brett T Kaehne
Kaehne & Barrette, S.C.
2808 Kohler Memorial Drive Suite 7
Sheboygan, WI 53081
Brett T Kaehne is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer... read more >

Charles Kyle Kenyon

Charles Kyle Kenyon
Kenyon Law Office
5555 Odana Road
Madison, WI 53719
Licensed for 40 years, Charles Kyle Kenyon is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended University of Wisconsin Law SchoolL... read more >

Benjamin T Van Severen

Benjamin T Van Severen
Meyer Van Severen
316 N. Milwaukee Street, Ste. 206
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Licensed for 6 years, Benjamin T Van Severen is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Marquette University Law School... read more >

Stephen W. Sawyer

Stephen W. Sawyer
Stephen W. Sawyer Attorney at Law
P.O. Box 940, 1547 Strongs Avenue Suite A
Stevens Point, WI 54481
Licensed for 23 years, Stephen W. Sawyer is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Notre Dame Law School... read more >

Donna Jean Kuchler

Donna Jean Kuchler
Kuchler & Cotton Law Offices
P.O. Box 527
Waukesha, WI 53187
Donna Jean Kuchler is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Kirk Bowden Obear

Kirk Bowden Obear
603 South 8th St
Sheboygan, WI 53081
Licensed for 25 years, Kirk Bowden Obear is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended University of Buffalo School of Law... read more >

Patrick Kiernan Cafferty

Patrick Kiernan Cafferty
Cafferty Law Office, S.C.
704 Park Ave.
Racine, WI 53403
Patrick Kiernan Cafferty is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer... read more >

Paul A. Ksicinski

Paul A. Ksicinski
Paul Ksicinski Law
38 South Main Street #1056
Oconomowoc, WI 53066
Licensed for 29 years, Paul A. Ksicinski is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Marquette Law School... read more >

Stephen J Eisenberg

Stephen J Eisenberg
Eisenberg Law Offices, S.C.
308 E. Washington Ave
Madison, WI 53701
Licensed for 36 years, Stephen J Eisenberg is a Personal Injury and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Wisconsin Law School... read more >

William J Reddin

William J Reddin
Reddin and Singer, LLP
1110 North Old World Third St Suite 201
Milwaukee, WI 53203
Licensed for 40 years, William J Reddin is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended Marquette University Law School... read more >

Christopher M Glinski

Christopher M Glinski
Law Office of Christopher Glinski
704 Park Avenue
Racine, WI 53403
Christopher M Glinski is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >

Britteny M LaFond

Britteny M LaFond
Petit & Dommershausen SC
2830 Curry Court #2
Green Bay, WI 54311
Licensed for 4 years, Britteny M LaFond is a Criminal Defense and Criminal Appellate Law lawyer who attended Marquette University Law Schoo... read more >

David Donald Ege

David Donald Ege
Millonzi Law, LLC
131 W Wilson St Suite 1200
Madison, WI 53703
Licensed for 31 years, David Donald Ege is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Wyoming College of Law... read more >

Susan Deschler

Susan Deschler
The Law Offices of Susan Deschler
1100 56th St
Kenosha, WI 53140
Licensed for 18 years, Susan Deschler is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Daniel Mark Norland

Daniel Mark Norland
Norland Law Firm, LLC
115 5th Ave S Suite 421
LaCrosse, WI 54601
Licensed for 9 years, Daniel Mark Norland is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended University of Wisconsin - Madison... read more >

Phillip Thomas Stamman

Phillip Thomas Stamman
Southworth and Stamman, LLC
240 Wisconsin Dells Parkway South
Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
Licensed for 6 years, Phillip Thomas Stamman is a Criminal Defense and Wills lawyer who attended University of St. Thomas School of Law... read more >

Stephanie M. Rock

Stephanie M. Rock
Kaehne, Cottle, Pasquale & Associates, S.C.
608 North 6th Street
Sheboygan, WI 53081
Stephanie M. Rock is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended University of Wisconsin Law School... read more >

Matt Last

Matt Last
Meyer Van Severen, S.C.
316 N. Milwaukee Street, Ste 550
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Licensed for 9 years, Matt Last is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Jerome F Buting

Jerome F Buting
Buting & Williams
400 N. Executive Dr. Suite 205
Brookfield, WI 53005
Jerome F Buting is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Edward John Hunt

Edward John Hunt
The Hunt Law Group
829 N. Marshall Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Edward John Hunt is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Theodore F Mazza

Theodore F Mazza
Rummel & Mazza
155 E. Capital Drive, Suite 4
Hartland, WI 53029
Licensed for 54 years, Theodore F Mazza is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Marquette University Law School... read more >

Alexander D. Perwich III

Alexander D. Perwich III
Meyer Van Severen, S.C.
316 N. Milwaukee Street Suite 550
Milkwaukee, WI 53202
Licensed for 3 years, Alexander D. Perwich III is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Marquette University Law School... read more >

Sydne French

Sydne French
The Law Offices of Sydne French
200 South Executive Drive Suite 101
Brookfield, WI 53005
Licensed for 13 years, Sydne French is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended University of Wisconsin Law School... read more >

Melissa Barrette

Melissa Barrette
Kaehne & Barrette, S.C.
2808 Kohler Memorial Drive Suite 7
Sheboygan, WI 53081
Licensed for a year, Melissa Barrette is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended University of Wisconsin Law School... read more >

James J Connolly

James J Connolly
Connolly Law Offices, LLC
518 W. Cherry St.
Milwaukee, WI 53212
Licensed for 33 years, James J Connolly is a Criminal Defense and Civil Trial Law lawyer who attended John Marshall... read more >

Syovata Edari

Syovata Edari
Law Office of Syovata K. Edari
2810 Crossroads Dr. Suite 4000
Madison, WI 53718
Licensed for 18 years, Syovata Edari is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended UW-Madison... read more >

William F Laman

William F Laman
William Laman Law Office
118 E. Grand Avenue
Eau Claire, WI 54701
William F Laman is a Criminal Defense and Social Security Disability Law lawyer who attended DePaul University College of Law - DePaul Unive... read more >

Eric T Raskopf

Eric T Raskopf
Raskopf Law Office
1288 Summit Ave Ste 107-151
Oconomowoc, WI 53066
Licensed for 27 years, Eric T Raskopf is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Nashotah House Theological Seminary... read more >

Matthew Z. Kirkpatrick

Matthew Z. Kirkpatrick
Kirkpatrick Law Office, LLC
N7833 567th St.
Menomonie, WI 54751
Licensed for 4 years, Matthew Z. Kirkpatrick is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended William Mitchell College of Law... read more >

Stephen P. Johnson

Stephen P. Johnson
Steve Johnson Law Office
54 East Oak Street
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
Licensed for 47 years, Stephen P. Johnson is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Jessica R. Petras

Jessica R. Petras
Petit & Dommershausen
2830 Curry Court #2
Green Bay, WI 54311
Jessica R. Petras is a Criminal Defense and Criminal Appellate Law lawyer who attended University of Wisconsin Law School... read more >

Chadwick J. Kaehne

Chadwick J. Kaehne
Kaehne, Cottle, Pasquale & Associates, S.C.
536 North Richmond St.
Appleton, WI 54911
Licensed for 14 years, Chadwick J. Kaehne is a DUI / DWI and Motor Vehicle Accidents lawyer who attended University of Dayton School of Law... read more >

Eric S. Maciolek

Eric S. Maciolek
Maciolek Law Group
1947 Waverly Ct
Sheboygan, WI 53083
Licensed for 12 years, Eric S. Maciolek is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended DePaul University College of Law... read more >

Stephen M Govin

Stephen M Govin
Law Office of Stephen M Govin, LLC
1110 N Old World Third St Suite 201
Milwaukee, WI 53203
Licensed for 16 years, Stephen M Govin is a Criminal Defense and Probation Violations lawyer who attended Marquette University Law School... read more >

Anthony D Cotton

Anthony D Cotton
Kuchler & Cotton Law Offices
1535 East Racine Avenue
Waukesha, WI 53187
Anthony D Cotton is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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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.


Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

WACDL provides support and training to criminal defense attorneys statewide and promotes the proper administration of criminal justice.



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