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WisconsinCriminal Defense Lawyers in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin

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 Milwaukee County, 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 Milwaukee County, 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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Craig Mastantuono

Craig Mastantuono
Mastantuono & Coffee S.C.
219 N. Milwaukee St. Suite 5B
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Licensed for 30 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 10 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 20 years, Rebecca M. Coffee is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Marquette University 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 >

Leah R Thomas

Leah R Thomas
Mastantuono & Coffee S.C.
219 N. Milwaukee St., Suite 5B
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Licensed for 10 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 >

John A Birdsall

John A Birdsall
Birdsall Law Offices SC
135 W. Wells St. Suite 214
Milwaukee, WI 53203
Licensed for 33 years, John A Birdsall is a Criminal Defense and Probation Violations lawyer who attended University of Wisconsin - Madison... read more >

Benjamin T Van Severen

Benjamin T Van Severen
Van Severen Law Office, S.C.
316 N. Milwaukee Street STE 200
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Licensed for 9 years, Benjamin T Van Severen is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Marquette University Law School... read more >

Gregory W. Isaac

Gregory W. Isaac
Van Severen Law Office, S.C.
316 N. Milwaukee St. Suite 200
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Licensed for 6 years, Gregory W. Isaac is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Marquette University 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 43 years, William J Reddin is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended Marquette University Law School... read more >

Matt Last

Matt Last
Van Severen Law Office, S.C.
316 N. Milwaukee Street, Ste 200
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Licensed for 12 years, Matt Last is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Brian C. Nelson

Brian C. Nelson
Meyer Van Severen, S.C.
316 N. Milwaukee St STE 200
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Licensed for 6 years, Brian C. Nelson is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Robert H. McKinney School of Law - Indiana Un... 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 >

James J Connolly

James J Connolly
Connolly Law Offices, LLC
518 W. Cherry St.
Milwaukee, WI 53212
Licensed for 36 years, James J Connolly is a Criminal Defense and Civil Trial Law lawyer who attended John Marshall... 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 6 years, Alexander D. Perwich III is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Marquette University Law School... read more >

Adam Seipel

Adam Seipel
Seipel Law, LLC
820 S Water StMilwaukee, WI 53204
Milwaukee, WI 53204
Licensed for 3 years, Adam Seipel is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Southern Methodist University... 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 19 years, Stephen M Govin is a Criminal Defense and Probation Violations lawyer who attended Marquette University Law School... read more >

Raymond M Dall 'Osto

Raymond M Dall 'Osto
Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin & Brown
330 E. Kilbourn Ave. Suite 1170
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Raymond M Dall 'Osto is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Steven C McGaver

Steven C McGaver
Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin & Brown
Two Plaza East Suite 1170
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Steven C McGaver is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Conner Helvig

Conner Helvig
Van Severen Law Office, S.C.
316 N. Milwaukee Street, Ste. 200
Milwaukee, WI 53203
Licensed for 2 years, Conner Helvig is a Criminal Defense and Criminal Appellate Law lawyer who attended Marquette University Law School... read more >

Andrew Mishlove

Andrew Mishlove
Law Offices of Andrew Mishlove
4425 N Port Washington Rd Suite 110
Glendale, WI 53212
Andrew Mishlove is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Robert R Henak

Robert R Henak
Henak Law Office
316 N. Milwaukee St Suite 535
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Robert R Henak is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Angela Conrad Kachelski

Angela Conrad Kachelski
The Kachelski Law Firm, S.C.
7101 N Green Bay Ave Suite 6A
Milwaukee, WI 53209
Angela Conrad Kachelski is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Brian Kinstler

Brian Kinstler
Kintsler Law Office, LLC
735 North Water Street Suite 729
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Brian Kinstler is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Michael G Levine

Michael G Levine
Law Offices of Robvert A. Levine
111 E. Wisconsin Avenue Suite 1710
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Michael G Levine is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Emily I Lonergan

Emily I Lonergan
Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin & Brown
330 E. Kilbourn Ave. Suite 1170
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Emily I Lonergan is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Craig S Powell

Craig S Powell
Kohler & Hart
735 N Water St Suite 1212
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Craig S Powell is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Kathleen Marie Quinn

Kathleen Marie Quinn
Quinn Law Office
207 E.Buffalo
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Kathleen Marie Quinn is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Robin Shellow

Robin Shellow
The Shellow Group
324 W. Vine St
Milwaukee, WI 53212
Robin Shellow is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Ramon Arellano Valdez

Ramon Arellano Valdez
Brown Buffalo Law
2074 S 28th St
Milwaukee, WI 53201
Ramon Arellano Valdez is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

James A Walrath

James A Walrath
Law Offices of James A. Walrath, LLC
324 East Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53202
James A Walrath is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Martin E Kohler

Martin E Kohler
Kohler & Hart
735 N. Water St Suite 1212
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Martin E Kohler is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Chris D Donovan

Chris D Donovan
Pruhs Law Office
757 N. Broadway Suite 401
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Chris D Donovan is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Alex Flynn

Alex Flynn
Alex Flynn & Associates
1223 N. Prospect Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Alex Flynn is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Scott Alan Wales

Scott Alan Wales
Law Offices of Scott A. Wales, LLC
839 N. Jefferson Street Suite 300
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Scott Alan Wales is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Eugene J Dietzler

Eugene J Dietzler
Dietzler Law Office
6650 West State Street
Wauwatosa, WI 53213
Eugene J Dietzler is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Matthew S Pinix

Matthew S Pinix
Law Office of Matthew S. Pinix, LLC
1200 East Capitol Drive Suite 220
Milwaukee, WI 53211
Licensed for 15 years, Matthew S Pinix is a Criminal Appellate Law lawyer who attended Marquette University Law School... read more >

Deja Vishny

Deja Vishny
State Public Defender
819 N. 6th, 9th Fl 9th Floor
Milwaukee, WI 53203
Deja Vishny is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Wisconsin Law School... read more >

Jason D. Luczak

Jason D. Luczak
Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin & Brown, LLP
330 East Kilbourn Avenue Suite 1170
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Licensed for 14 years, Jason D. Luczak is a Criminal Defense and White Collar Crime lawyer... read more >

Thomas J. Marola

Thomas J. Marola
Attorney at Law
2230 S. 108th St.
Milwaukee, WI 53227
Licensed for 50 years, Thomas J. Marola is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Marquette University Law School... read more >

Erika Frank Motsch

Erika Frank Motsch
Lagmann, Inc.
230 W. Wells St, Ste 201
Milwaukee, WI 53203
Licensed for 9 years, Erika Frank Motsch is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Marquette University Law School... read more >

Robert Olmr

Robert Olmr
Olmr Law Office
8989 N. Port Washington Rd.
Bayside, WI 53217
Licensed for 10 years, Robert Olmr is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Marquette University Law School... read more >

Michael Silla

Michael Silla
Michael Silla, Attorney at law
10905 W. Greentree Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53224
Licensed for 13 years, Michael Silla is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of St. Thomas School of Law... read more >

Michael D Zell

Michael D Zell
Zell Law Office
50505 W. Vliet Street
Milwaukee, WI 53208
Licensed for 24 years, Michael D Zell is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Wisconsin Law School... read more >

Adam C Essling

Adam C Essling
Essling Law Office
309 N Water St. Suite 215
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Adam C Essling is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Michael J Fitzgerald

Michael J Fitzgerald
Fitzgerald Law Firm SC
526 E Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Michael J Fitzgerald is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Jeremy P Levinson

Jeremy P Levinson
Friebert, Finerty & St. John, SC
330 E. Kilbourn Ave. Suite 1250
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Jeremy P Levinson is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

John S Swimmer

John S Swimmer
Swimmer Law Offices, LLC
500 W. Silver Spring Suite K200
Glendale, WI 53217
John S Swimmer is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Daniel J Vaccaro

Daniel J Vaccaro
Michael Best & Friedrich, LLP
100 E Wisconsin Ave Suite 3000
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Daniel J Vaccaro is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Amelia L Bizzaro

Amelia L Bizzaro
Bizzaro Law LLC
2266 N. Prospect Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Amelia L Bizzaro is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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Criminal Defense Specialty Areas

Criminal Defense Specialty Areas

NBLSC Certification in Criminal Trial Advocacy - The National Board of Legal Specialty Certification is accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) to certify attorneys as specialists in criminal trial advocacy.



Nonprofit Legal Associations

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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