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Married and 5 children

Marathon runner (10) (Charitable organizations, Lymphoma and Leukemia Society, Special Olympics)  

As the previous District Attorney of Waukesha County, WI I handled virtually every criminal case you can imagine from police executions, murders, sex assault, robbery, narcotics, corrpution, traffic, DWI, open records/meetings, elections and numerous other areas. I ran for Attorney General of Wisconsin in 2006 and was unsuccessful and left the DIstrict Attorney's office, entering into private practice.  I was the recepient of numerous state and federal awards and citations during my service as District Attorney and continue my involvement in the community today.



Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
  2. DUI & DWI: 25%
  3. Personal Injury: 20%
  4. Employment: 5%



Hourly ($200-300/hour), contingent (33-40%), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Bucher Law Group LLC

355 Austin Circle Suite 110
Delafield, WI, 53018-2110


WIGood Standing198103/16/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Wisconsin Top Criminal Defense LawyerMilwaukee Magazine2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Adjunct ProfessorCarroll University2007 - Present
PartnerGatzke & Ruppelt and Bucher SC2007 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorWaukesha County Technical College2006 - Present
District AttorneyWaukesha County, Wisconsin District Attorney1983 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Waukesha County Bar AssociationMember1983 - Present
State Bar of WisconsinMember1981 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Wisconsin Public Records and Open Meetings HandbookOpen Records2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Marquette University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1981
University of Wisconsin, MilwaukeeSocial Welfare/Criminal JusticeBS - Bachelor of Science1977
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Meeting of the Family Law Section of the Waukesha County Bar AssociationUse of Tape Recordings (consentual and nonconsentual) in Family Cases2008