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Robert W. Keller

About me

Attorney Robert W. Keller practices exclusively in the areas of criminal defense law, and has been doing so  since 1992.  Clients are represented throughout the State of Wisconsin in both State and Federal Courts.  Primary counties of practice include Racine, Kenosha and Milwaukee.

Felony Practice:

A majority of the practice is devoted to felony criminal defense.  This includes, but is not limited to homicide cases, controlled substance violations, firearms offenses, sexual assault crimes, reckless endangerment and serious theft cases.

Misdemeanor Crimes:

All misdemeanor offenses, including drug offenses and all domestic violence related cases.

Traffic Crimes:

Operating While Intoxicated, Operating After Revocation, Fleeing and Eluding.


Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 80%
    22 years
  2. DUI & DWI: 20%
    22 years



Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

11 total 

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  • Philip Zabkowicz Trampe

    Attorney Keller is a very skilled criminal defense lawyer. He is highly regarded in the community by judges, prosecutors, and fellow defense attorneys.


    Philip Trampe Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • John S. Schiro

    I recently had the pleasure of working with Attorney Keller in a felony matter in Racine County Circuit Court. Attorney Keller and I had co-defendants and Attorney Keller’s work was outstanding. We were able to get the prosecutor to dismiss all charges prior to trial. Bob’s attention to detail and his commitment to his client were of great assistance to both his and my client. I recommend him highly. I endorse this lawyer.


    John Schiro Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Robert W Keller Attorney At Law

913 Main St
Racine, WI, 53403-1524


WIGood Standing199303/20/2015
MNAdministrative suspension199207/31/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Clients Choice AWardAVVO2014
Preeminent ratingMartindale-Hubbell2014
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2013
Rising StarWisconsin Super Lawyers2006
Hanson Award - Homicide AcquittalWisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers2001
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Owner / AttorneyRobert W. Keller Law Offices1993 - Present
Polling Site Manager - Dist 4, 8City of Racine2014 - 2014
Board of DirectorsBlue River Preserve2013 - 2014
Panel AttorneyCJA Panel Attorney, Eastern District WI2004 - 2013
InstructorConcordia University1994 - 1994
AttorneyPalmer Law Firm1992 - 1993
Association namePosition nameDuration
Racine County Bar AssociationBoard of Governors2013 - Present
Racine County Bar AssociationProgram Committee member2012 - Present
State Bar of Wisconsin, Committee on Resolution of Fee DisputesCommittee Member2012 - Present
State Bar of Wisconsin, Criminal Law SectionMember2012 - Present
Supreme Court Office of Lawyer RegulationDistrict 15 Committee member2009 - Present
U.S. District Court, Western District of WisconsinAdmitted to Practice2006 - Present
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of WisconsinAdmitted to Practice1997 - Present
Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember1995 - Present
State Bar of WisconsinMember1993 - Present
Racine County Bar AssociationMember1993 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. GrarciaNot guilty
State v. EspinozaNot guilty
State v DossNot guilty
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Hamline ULawJD - Juris Doctor1992
University of Wisconsin, WhitewaterFinanceBBA1989