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Our firm handles both litigation and intellectual property matters. My practice focuses on providing clients with aggressive, professional, persistent, representation in criminal, drunk driving, traffic, personal injury matters, as well as other areas of civil and criminal litigation.  My over 40 years of successful trial experience has resulted in substantial personal injury verdicts and settlements, as well as acquittals and dismissals for those accused of crime --from the most serious offenses (first degree intentional homicide) to drunk driving and traffic offenses. My background as a municipal judge, prosecutor, and trial lawyer provides me with the ability to focus on obtaining the best possible results for our clients.   

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Licensed

  1. Personal Injury: 25%
    39 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 25%
    39 years
  3. DUI & DWI: 15%
    39 years
  4. Trademark: 10%
    11 years
  5. Other: 25%
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  • Chad Hendricks

    While Chuck's experience speaks for itself, there is nothing he can't help you with. Chuck is not only one of the finest attorneys I know, he is an incredible person. He is always willing to help no matter what the issue is, and if he doesn't know the answer (rarely happens) he will make sure you speak to someone who does know. I highly endorse Attorney Blumenfield. Anyone would be incredibly lucky to have him as their lawyer.

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    Chad Hendricks Personal injury Attorney
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  • Peter R. Heyne

    Attorney Blumenfield has for years organized an annual conference in recent developments in Wisconsin criminal defense law. I attended two such conferences while in law school; they were top notch. Further, Atty. Blumenfield is a very active and knowledgeable participant in the statewide criminal defense listserv. If you need criminal defense in the Milwaukee area and beyond, contact him!

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Contact info

Blumenfield & Shereff, LLP

1001 W. Glen Oaks Ln
Suite 110
Mequon, WI, 53092-3366

Blumenfield & Shereff, LLP

735 N. Water Street
Suite 603
Milwaukee, WI, 53202

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 200007/10/2016
WIGood Standing197403/16/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2016
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2015
Board Certified Civil Pretrial Practice AdvocateNational Board of Trial Advocacy2012
Martin Hanson Advocate PrizeWisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers2010
AV 5.0 Pre-Eminent Rating 2005 - 2016Martindale - Hubbell2005
Board Certified as Civil Trial AdvocateNational Board of Trial Advocacy2003
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerBlumenfield & Shereff, LLP2005 - Present
Supplemental Court CommissionerMilwaukee County Circuit Court2003 - 2016
PartnerDowling & Blumenfield, LLP2001 - 2005
Municipal Judge (Reserve)3rd Judicial District - State of WI2000 - 2005
Municipal JudgeVillage of Bayside1986 - 2000
PartnerShneidman, Myers, Dowling, Blumenfield, Ehlke, Hawks & Domer1977 - 2001
Assistant DAMilwaukee County District Attorney's Office1974 - 1977
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A2007 - Present
American Inns of Court- Fairchild InnProgram Chair2007 - Present
Ozaukee County Bar AssociationN/A2001 - Present
Milwaukee Bar AsscociationN/A1978 - Present
Wisconsin Association for JusticeN/A1977 - Present
Wisconsin Municipal Judges AssociationPresident (1991-1993)1986 - 2005
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. BrossardAcquittal
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Wisconsin Criminal Defense ManualChapter 7 - Trial (co-editor with Attorney Gregory Meeker))2015
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Wisconsin Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1974
University of Wisconsin, MilwaukeePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1971
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Professional Firefighters of Wisconsin Wisconsin Affiliate Leadership Training SeminarInternal Investigations: What To Do Before the Lawyer Arrives2015
Ozaukee County Bar Association meetingTraps for the Unwary: The Changing Landscape of Privacy Laws2015
The Accidental White Collar CriminalThe Unsuspecting Criminal: HIPAA, Privacy, Eavesdropping and Video Voyeurism2014
Professional Firefighters of Wisconsin Wisconsin Affiliate Leadership Training SeminarWhat to Say, and How Not to Say It! Beware the Reid Technique2014
Building Your Practice: Traffic Law in WisconsinAn Introduction to Wisconsin Traffic Law and Procedure2014
Professional Firefighters of Wisconsin Wisconsin Affiliate Leadership Training SeminarDealing With Driving Under the Influence Cases, Employment Investigations and Discharge Proceedings2013
Milwaukee Professional Firefighters Local 215Recent Changes in Drunk Driving Laws2012
Strategies in Handling DWI and DUI Cases in Wisconsin: A Focus on Scientific EvidenceFoundations for Expert Testimony and Admissibility of Scientific Evidence2007
Recent Developments in the Criminal LawReview of Wisconsin Disciplinary Proceedings2007
Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers Midwinter SeminarOptimize the Attorney-Paralegal Relationship2004