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Dennis Michael Melowski

also known as Dennis M. Melowski

About me

When not practicing law, Dennis enjoys spending time with his wife Maggie and their two children, Molly and Luke. An accomplished endurance athlete, Dennis is a four-time USA Triathlon All-American and a six-time qualifier for the Ironman World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, with a personal best time of 9:46:57.


Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 100%
    23 years



Fixed (always), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Elizabeth Majerus

    I endorse this lawyer. Dennis gets results where other lawyers can't. He understands the nuances of OWI law better than most. His command of a courtroom is unmatched and his pretrial negotiations are incredibly successful. He is a highly effective advocate.


    Elizabeth Majerus DUI and DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • John E. Dobogai III

    Smart, learned, respected; a great advocate.


    John Dobogai Business Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

Melowski & Associates, LLC.

524 South Pier Drive
Sheboygan, WI, 53081


WIGood Standing199303/20/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Client RatingMartindale-Hubbell2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2012
Top 100 Trial LawyerThe National Trial Lawyers2012
Leader in Trial LawNewsweek Magazine2012
Wisconsin Super Lawyer (For a Record-Tying 8th Time)Milwaukee Magazine/Law & Politics Magazine2012
8 Leaders in Criminal DefenseNewsweek Magazine2011
Super LawyerLaw & Politics/Milwaukee Magazine2011
Top 100 Trial LawyerThe National Trial Lawyers2010
SuperLawyerLaw & Politics/Milwaukee Magazine2010
SuperLawyerLaw & Politics/Milwaukee Magazine2009
Best in Business-MilwaukeeForbes Magazine2008
Wisconsin Super LawyerLaw & Politics/Milwaukee Magazine2008
Top 100 Trial LawyersAmerican Trial Lawyers Association (ATLA)2007
Wisconsin Super LawyerLaw and Politics/Milwaukee Magazine2007
Wisconsin Super LawyerLaw & Politics/Milwaukee Magazine2006
Wisconsin Super LawyerLaw & Politics/Milwaukee Magazine2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyMelowski & Cohen, S.C.1995 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
Drunk Driving RoundtableMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of WisconsinMemberN/A
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Wisconsin Legislative CommitteeMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. Alexander, 214 Wis. 2d 628, 571 N.W. 2d 662 (1997)N/A
State v. Busch, 217 Wis. 2d 429, 576 N.W. 2d 904 (1998)N/A
State v. Kiernan, 227 Wis. 2d 736, 596 N.W. 2d 760 (1999)N/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
Inside the Minds (Aspatore Books)Witness Preparation and Examination for DUI Proceedings2013
Wisconsin Traffic Law and Practice ManualCo-Author of Multiple ChaptersN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Marquette University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
University of DenverPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1990
University of Detroit Jesuit High School and AcademyN/AHigh School Diploma1986
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Annual Drunk Driving Defense SeminarDrunk Driving Defense2009
Annual Drunk Driving Defense SeminarDrunk Driving Defense2008
Annual Drunk Driving Defense SeminarDrunk Driving Defense2007
Annual Drunk Driving Defense SeminarDrunk Driving Defense2007
Annual Drunk Driving Defense SeminarDrunk Driving Defense2006
National CLE ConferenceDrunk Driving Defense2005
National CLE ConferenceDrunk Driving Defense2004
National CLE ConferenceDrunk Driving Defense2003
National CLE ConferenceDrunk Driving Defense2002