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Russell E. Hammer

Russell E. Hammer

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Family, Litigation

Russell Hammer

About Me

My law practice is about results.  My personal philosophy is about respect for all people.  Passing judgment is above my pay grade; for me getting results begins with consensus building and ends, if necessary, with vigorous and skilled advocacy at trial.  


Practice Areas

Licensed since 2006

  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    9 years, 500 cases
  2. Litigation: 25%
    9 years, 50 cases
  3. Family: 25%



Free Consultation (45 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Sean William O'Neill

    Russell Hammer is a strong advocate with outstanding trial and motion skills. He is extremely thorough. He is an outstanding attorney and I highly endorse his work.


    Sean O'Neill Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Nick Passe

    Russ Hammer has earned a reputation in southwest Wisconsin as a strong advocate by being able to analyze cases well and then being ready and willing to fight when appropriate while at the same time having a personality which enables him to negotiate favorable resolutions for clients.


    Nick Passe Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Hammer Law Office

318 Main Street, Ste. 602
La Crosse, WI, 54601


WIGood Standing200603/27/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Attorney/OwnerHammer Law Office2012 - Present

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2007 - Present
State Bar of Wisconsin, Criminal Law SectionMember2006 - Present
Monroe County Bar AssociationPresident-Elect2006 - 2008
State Bar of WisconsinN/AN/A

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southern Illinois University School of Law LawJD - Juris Doctor2005
Winona State University Political ScienceN/AN/A