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SPD Mission:

To promote justice throughout Wisconsin by providing high-quality legal services, protecting individual rights, and advocating as a criminal justice partner for effective defender services and a fair and rational criminal justice system.  Vision statement:  Working together, the Wisconsin State Public Defender Office will lead the way in protecting justice for all.


Languages spoken: English, Mandarin

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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 100%
    5 years



Pro bono (100%)

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Contact info

890 PO Box
Milwaukee, WI, 53201


WIGood Standing201103/27/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Up and Coming LawyerWisconsin Law Journal2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Assistant Public DefenderWisconsin State Public Defender2011 - Present
Judicial InternDane County, Wisconsin Circuit Court2009 - 2009
Criminal Appeals Project--Student InternUniv. Of Wisconsin Law School2009 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
Rotary Club of MilwaukeeMember2014 - Present
State Bar of WisconsinMember2011 - Present
Phi Alpha DeltaPresident2010 - 2011
Publication nameTitleDate
Circuit Court opinionState v. Bradley S. Johnson2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Wisconsin Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2011
Rutgers University, New Brunswick/PiscatawayEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts2006
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Misdemeanor cases from A-ZDiscovery: Getting what you need to mount a defense2014
Criminal Adjudication Process ClassDefense Function2013