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  1. Criminal Defense: 60%
    35 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Appeals: 20%
    35 years, 100 cases
  3. Federal Crime: 20%
    35 years, 100 cases



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Law Offices of Jean M. Kies

135 W Wells St
Suite 330
Milwaukee, WI, 53203-1807


WIGood Standing198003/20/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
The Advocate's Prize, aka Martin Hanson Memorial PrizeWisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers2008
Best Voice For A LawyerMilwaukee Magazine - Best Lawyers 19991999
First Place, Environmental Law Essay ContestAmerican Trial Lawyers Association (ATLA), through Drake University Law School1979
University ScholarVanderbilt University Department of Molecular Biology1975
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateGillick, Murphy, Gillick, Bern & Wicht1980 - 1983
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of WisconsinMember1980 - Present
American Association for the Advancement of ScienceMember1975 - 1977
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State of Wisconsin v Lee A ParkerNot Guilty on two counts of Homicide
United States v. LockDismissed at close of government's case
State of Wisconsin v. LuchsingerNot Guilty
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Publication nameTitleDate
International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative CriminologyPlea Bargaining: Injustice for all?1998
Biochemical and Biophysical Research CommunicationsPreferential Elution of Non-Membranous Proteins1975
Biochemical and Biophysical Research CommunicationsA Test of Models of Membrane Structure by Molecular Hybridization1974
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Drake University Law SchoolN/AJD - Juris Doctor1979
Vanderbilt UniversityMolecular Biologycandidate for Ph.D.1976
University of Wisconsin, MilwaukeeMicrobiologyMS - Master of Science1975
University of Wisconsin, MilwaukeeBiology & MicrobiologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1973