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Brian C. Hough

Brian C. Hough

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Commercial

About Me

I was born in the Bronx, New York.  I went to school in Wisconsin. I am passionate about my work.  When I am not practicing law, I enjoy spending time with my family and activities such as jogging, tennis, kayaking, biking, weightlifting, travelling, and playing chess. 


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1995

  1. Criminal Defense: 60%
  2. Commercial: 40%



Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • Carl B. Rolsma

    I endorse this lawyer. Brian has excellent knowledge and expertise in both criminal and civil law. Whenever I have a case in which criminal and civil issues intersect, I always think of Brian first for assistance.


    Carl Rolsma Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Brian. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Axley Brynelson, LLP

2 E. Mifflin St., Suite 200
Madison, WI, 53703-4269


WIGood Standing199503/23/2015
MNNot Authorized - Non-payment of fees199606/29/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Top Civil Rights AttorneyFox Valley2004

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerAxley Brynelson, LLP2006 - Present
AttorneyRobinson Law Firm1995 - 2006

Association NamePosition NameDuration
United States Supreme CourtMember of Bar2008 - Present
Dane County Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
7th Circuit Court of AppealsMember of Bar1998 - Present
Minnesota State Bar AssociationMember1996 - 1999
Outagamie County Bar AssociationMember1995 - 2006
State Bar of WisconsinMember1995 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Reckless Homicide - Delivery of a Controlled SubstanceHomicide allegation dismissed. Plead to Delivery.

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Publication NameTitleDate
Axley.comA Significant Drunk Driving Penalty - The Ignition Interlock Device2012

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Wisconsin Law School LawJD - Juris Doctor1995
University of Wisconsin, Madison N/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1991

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
WBA Annual SeminarLitigation2013