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Michael E. Rudolph

Michael E. Rudolph

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI

About Me

I have 28 years of experience in criminal defense and OWI defense.  I have a passion defending the Constitution and people's rights. I give each person's case the individual attention that they deserve.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1983

  1. DUI & DWI: 50%
    32 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 50%
    32 years



Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

10 total 

  • Jeffrey Thomas Oswald

    I endorse this lawyer. Mike is one of the best attorneys in the entire state. He is tough, aggressive, compassionate and smart. He knows and law and is a skilled and experienced trial lawyer. You would be lucky to have him on your side.


    Jeffrey Oswald DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Robert E. Bellin Jr.

    I endorse this lawyer. Mike helped me get started in the Fox Valley 19 years ago, and he has remained the role model for brilliant and aggressive representation to this day.


    Robert Bellin Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

111 E South River St
Appleton, WI, 54915-1746



WIGood Standing198303/16/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Hansen Homicide AwardWACDL2007
Fox ValleyBest of Bar-Drugs and Drunk Driving2002
Fox ValleyBest of Bar-Criminal Defense, Drugs & Drink Driving1996

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerRudolph Law Office1995 - Present
PartnerRudolph & Garde1991 - 1995
PartnerRobinison, Robinson, Peterson, Berk, Rudolph, Cross & Garde1983 - 1991


Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A1986 - Present
Wisconsin Association for JusticeN/A1986 - Present
Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense LawyersCreating Member1984 - Present
Outagamie County Bar AssociationPast President1983 - Present
State Bar of WisconsinN/A1983 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
State v. BodartNot guilty
State v Smaxwell 1999AP0002261-CRN/A

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Publication NameTitleDate
Wisconsin Bar Association publicationRules of the Road1985


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Wisconsin, MadisonPublic AdministrationMA - Masters1983
University of Wisconsin Law SchoolN/AJuris doctorate1983
UW LacrossePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1980

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
CLEHandling OWI in Wisconsin2011
State Bar of WisconsinUpdate on OWI Laws2010
Spring seminar 2010Restitution2010