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Peter J. Prusinski was born in Milwaukee and later raised on a small dairy farm in northern Wisconsin. Peter graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point with majors in Business Administration and Philosophy, and a minor in Political Science. He was a collegiate football and track and field athlete, earning letters and awards. Peter is a 2010 graduate of Marquette University Law School.

At Marquette, Peter interned under the Honorable Rebecca F. Dallet in the Milwaukee County Circuit Court Felony Division. Peter tried and assisted in criminal jury trials in the Public Defender Clinic. Peter served at the Catholic Charities Immigration Project in inner-city Milwaukee assisting low income families with immigration needs.  Peter made the Dean’s List and was a member of the St. Thomas More Society.

Peter focuses his practice on criminal law, personal injury, civil litigation, and immigration law. He is an attorney with criminal and civil trial experience. He zealously advocates for individual’s Constitutional rights not only to protect his clients, but also to maintain integrity and justice for all. He is admitted to the State Bar of Wisconsin and the United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin. He is a member of the Wisconsin and Marathon County Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Peter’s wife is from Peru, and he has basic conversation ability in Spanish. Peter is a member of St. Matthew’s Parish in Wausau. Peter enjoys spending time with his family and recreational activities and interests, such as hunting, fishing, reading, music, skiing, and aviation.


Languages spoken: Spanish, English

Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 70%
    5 years
  2. Personal Injury: 20%
    5 years
  3. Immigration: 10%
    5 years



Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (20 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Crooks, Low & Connell Sc

531 Washington St
PO Box 1184
Wausau, WI, 54402-1184


WIGood Standing201003/27/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Dean's ListMarquette University Law SchoolN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyCrooks, Low & Connell, S.C.2010 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Marathon County Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Marathon County Association of Criminal Defense AttorneysMember2010 - Present
Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2010 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Marathon County Case No. 09-CF-830.Not guilty: Operating While under Influence (7th, 8th or 9th) offense.
Marathon County Case No. 09-CV-1609.Judgment: $ 877,965.65
Marathon County Case No. 11-CF-668.Dismissal of Sexual Assault Charges
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Marquette UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor2010
University of Wisconsin, Stevens PointPhilosophy, BusinessBA - Bachelor of Arts2007