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Paul Garland Bonneson

About me

I am an experienced, hard-working attorney with 32 years of experience practicing law in private pratice. My practice currently is focused on criminal defese and criminal appeals and some family law. Feel free to call me any time. I am avilable all week and on weekends.


Practice areas


  1. Appeals: 45%
    32 years, 200 cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 45%
    32 years, 300 cases
  3. Family: 10%
    32 years, 200 cases



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    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Bonneson has many years of experience in criminal defense. He is a highly motivated, competent attorney. I have the utmost respect for Attorney Bonneson.


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Bonneson Law Offices

10909 West Bluemound Road
Milwaukee, WI, 53226


WIGood Standing198403/16/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
Top 100, Criminal DefenseThe National Trial Lawyers2016
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Owner/ManagerBonneson Law Offices1991 - Present
Supplemental Court CommissionerWaukesha County Circuit Court2010 - 2016
Associate AttorneyRudolph Law Offices1990 - 1991
Associate AttorneyTikalsky, Raasch & Tikalsky1987 - 1990
Associate AttorneyRiemer Law Offices1984 - 1987
Association namePosition nameDuration
Waukesha County Bar AssociationMember1987 - Present
State Bar of WisconsinMember1984 - Present
Waukesha County Bar AssociationPresident2004 - 2005
Waukesha County Bar AssociationBoard of Directors2000 - 2003
State Bar of Wisconsin, Young Lawyers DivisionBoard of Directors1999 - 2005
State Bar of WisconsinBoard of Governors1995 - 1996
State Bar of WisconsinExecutive Committee1995 - 1996
State Bar of Wisconsin, Young Lawyers DivisionPresident1994 - 1995
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Consumer's Coop of Walworth County v. Olsen, 142 Wis.2d 465, 419 N.W.2d 211 (1988).The Supreme Court of Wisconsin held against the creditor and held that the creditor could not pierce the corporate veil.
State of Wisconsin v. Rogers, 196 Wis.2d 817, 539 N.W.2d 817 (Ct.App. 1995).The Wisconsin Court of Appeals held that the hearsay statement would not be admitted at the trial.
Sheboygan County v. Tanya M.B. 2010 WI 55, 775 N.W.2d 531 (2010).The Supreme Court of Wisconsin held that the omission did not prevent the county from pursuing the termination of parental rights against the parents.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Drake University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
Marquette UniversityHistory and political science, with honors.BA - Bachelor of Arts1981
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Bridge-The-Gap SeminarSpeaker at Bridge-The-Gap Seminar1994