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Attorney Peter Wolff graduated from Marquette University Law School. His practice focuses on criminal, family, and civil litigation. Peter regularly accepts appointments in criminal, family and juvenile matters from the Circuit Court Judges of Waukesha County, and he was appointed Special Court Commissioner to the Honorable Mark Gundrum.
Peter grew up in the City of Brookfield, and graduated from Brookfield East High School in 1986. His father was a police chief for 28 years, then he served eight years as an Alderman, his mother was a Waukesha County Supervisor for twenty years. Peter has two sisters and three brothers. Peter attended the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, and he received a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration, and a minor in Communications.
For ten years, Peter was a law enforcement officer with the City of Brookfield Police Department. In addition to his regular patrol duties, Peter was a DARE Instructor, and he was chosen to be an Instructor to teach OWI procedure and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing to other police officers. Peter also served undercover as a Detective with the Waukesha County Metropolitan Drug Enforcement Unit.
In 2006, Peter was elected as a Supervisor on the Waukesha County Board. He currently is the Chairman of the Judiciary and Law Enforcement Committee, and he serves as Secretary of the Executive Committee.
Peter’s varied experience makes him an exceptional advocate. He has good working relationships with the judges and the prosecutors, and he has a reputation for achieving the best possible outcomes for his clients.
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Sheila Romell, Divorce and separation Attorney
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Peter and I have had some pretty tough cases over the years, but he has always been honest and trustworthy. He is a good advocate for his clients, while being a reasonable attorney who is going to work to settle his cases, if possible. Family law can be very difficult given the heighten emotional state of the parties, yet he always keeps his clients' best interests at the forefront. He has good trial skills, which I have seen him use on several occasions when we were unable to resolve family law issues. I endorse this lawyer.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||National Trial Lawyers Association||2014|
|Top Lawyer's in Wisconsin||The Legal Network||2013|
|Attorney / Partner||Wolff & Sondershouse, LLP||2008 - Present|
|County Board Supervisor||County of Waukesha||2006 - Present|
|Owner/Attorney||Law Offices of Peter M. Wolff||2006 - 2008|
|Attorney||Oakton Avenue Law Offices||2003 - 2006|
|Police Officer||City of Brookfield||1993 - 2003|
|Police Officer||Town of Randall||1992 - 1993|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|180 Juvenile Diversion||Board of Directors||2010 - Present|
|Waukesha County Fair Association||Board of Directors||2004 - Present|
|Waukesha County Bar Association||Member||2003 - Present|
|State Bar of Wisconsin||Member||N/A|
|Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||N/A|
|Waukesha County Federated Library Board||Board of Trustees||2008 - 2012|
|Marquette University Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2002|
|Milwaukee Area Technical College||N/A||Law Enforcement Certification||1992|
|University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee||Business Administration||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1990|
|Brookfield East High School||N/A||Diploma||1986|