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About me

I center my practice on litigation issues. I am a Former Asst. District Attorney as well as a Full-time Court Commissioner. I am currently a part-time Court Commissioner as well as a Court-Appointed Guardian ad Litem. Born & raised in Kenosha I can help in all your legal needs, but specialize in Criminal Defense , DUI/OWI, and traffic defense.


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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    30 years
  2. DUI & DWI: 30%
    30 years
  3. Speeding & Traffic Ticket: 10%
    30 years
  4. Domestic Violence: 10%



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Contact info

The Law Offices of Frank J. Parise, LLC

7001-30th Avenue
Kenosha, WI, 53142


WIGood Standing198503/02/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2015
Best Law FirmKenosha News Best of Kenosha County2015
Best LawyerKenosha News Best of Kenosha County2014
One of Kenosha's Top Three LawyersKenosha News-Best of Kenosha County2013
Top Lawyers in WisconsinThe Legal Network2013
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Certificate of AppreciationCity of Kenosha2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Owner/PresidentLaw Offices of Frank J. Parise, LLC2007 - Present
Court CommissionerKenosha County1998 - Present
Guardian ad LitemKenosha County2008 - 2010
AttorneyBrookhouse & Parise1998 - 2007
Judicial Court CommissionerKenosha County1988 - 1998
Assistant District AttorneyKenosha County District Attorneys Office1985 - 1988
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of WisconsinMemberN/A
Kenosha County Bar AssociationPast PresidentN/A
Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State of Wisconsin vs. Gary UmanskyNOT GUILTY JURY VERDICT
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Publication nameTitleDate
Action and HappeningsLegal Questions and AnswersN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Valparaiso University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
University of Wisconsin, MadisonN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1981
University of Wisconsin Law SchoolN/AN/AN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Criminal Justice ProgramCriminal Defense2013
Everyday in CourtThe LawN/A