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William D. Mansell

William D. Mansell

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Personal Injury, Workers Compensation, Family

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About Me

I have been married 27 years and have two 21 year old sons attending UW Madison.  I enjoy boating, fishing, skiing, reading and spending time in Northern Wisconsin. After graduating from law school, I worked as an assitstant district attorney, I also supervised a four county region of the State Public Defenders Office for over 4 years and worked at the Maeder law office for 13 years. I have been in my own office since 1999. 


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1980

  1. Family: 25%
  2. Workers Compensation: 25%
  3. Personal Injury: 25%
  4. Criminal Defense: 25%



Free Consultation (20 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • David Leon Carlson

    I endorse this lawyer. Talented dedicated attorney.


    David Carlson Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Christian K. Lassen II

    Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community.


    Christian Lassen Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Mansell Law Offices, SC

415 Division St
PO Box 1786
Wausau, WI, 54402-1786



WIGood Standing198003/16/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Angell ScholarUniversity of Michigan1973

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyMansell Law Office SC1999 - 2014
AttorneyJerome A. Maeder SC1989 - 1999
AttorneyWisconsin State Public Defender1984 - 1989
AttorneyJerome A. Maeder SC1982 - 1984
Assistant District AttorneyMarathon County District Attorney Office1980 - 1982


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Marathon County Association of Criminal Defense LawyersPast President2010 - 2011
Wisconsin Association for JusticeMember2008 - Present
Office of Lawyer Regulation District 16 CommitteeChairman2005 - 2014
Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense LawyersPast President1997 - 1998
Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense LawyersBoard of Directors1991 - Present
Lincoln County Bar AssociationPast President1985 - 1986

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
St Paul Mercury v ZastrowSupreme Court win

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Wisconsin Law School LawJD - Juris Doctor1980

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Getting the Best Outcome: Negotiating SettlementsNegotiation2012
SPD Annual ConferenceDepositions for TPR casesN/A