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G. Brian Brophy

Criminal defense Attorney at Madison, WI

5.0   2 reviews

also known as Brian, Brophy

  • Licensed for 26 years
    State WI
    Acquired 1997
    Good Standing No misconduct found

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Practice areas
  1. Criminal defense
    Attorney Brophy brings the knowledge and experience gained from serving as a prosecutor and Dane County's District Attorney and as a defense attorney for many hundreds of citizens accused of criminal conduct to every case. He is a zealous advocate for his clients' wellbeing and for their right to the Constiutional protections the Foundiing Fathers wisely established.

    27 years

  2. Car accident
    Attorney Brophy helps those injured in auto, motorcycle and bicycle accidents to recover the damages caused to them. He is an avid cyclist and has a particular interest in assuring the roads remain safe for cyclists.

    17 years

  3. Personal injury
    Attorney Brophy represents individuals who have been injured by others, accidentally or intentionally, to help them recover for their losses and seek justice.

    17 years

  4. DUI and DWI

Brian Brophy is a civil litigation and criminal defense attorney. He’s had the benefit of extensive experience both prosecuting and defending criminal and civil actions. The majority of his practice is devoted to defending those charged with crimes and representing people who have been seriously injured in accidents.

Mr. Brophy has achieved a long and exceptional record of victories at trial, just settlements and fair pre-trial dispositions. Equally important, he has helped numerous clients to avoid litigation or criminal charges. Mr. Brophy practices before state and federal courts, administrative agencies and represents clients at all stages of the legal process from pre-suit or pre-charging through appeal.

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Brophy Law Office
1 N. Pinckney St.
Suite 300
Madison, WI, 53703


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Posted by anonymous | July 8, 2009
More than just a great lawyer
Mr. Brophy handled our family's difficult situation with great skill, care and understanding. Much more than just a great lawyer...
Posted by anonymous | July 25, 2008
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Excellent in all respects.


  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 9.6 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Owner/Attorney
  • Brophy Law Office
  • 2021 - Present
  • Partner
  • DeMarb Brophy LLC
  • 2018 - 2021
  • Trial Lawyer
  • Brophy Law
  • 2015 - 2018
  • Partner
  • Sipsma Hahn Brophy LLC
  • 2001 - 2015
  • District Attorney
  • Dane County Circuit Court
  • 2000 - 2000
  • Deputy District Attorney
  • Dane County Circuit Court
  • 1998 - 1998
  • Assistant District Attorney
  • Dane County Circuit Court
  • 1997 - 1997
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  • University of Wisconsin Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1996
  • Colorado College
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1990


  • Dane County Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Dane County Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Wisconsin Association for Justice
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Dane County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Secretary
  • 2001 - 2002
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2016
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2015
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2014
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • National Trial Lawyers Association
  • 2013
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2012
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2007
  • Best Lawyer
  • Madison Magazine
  • N/A
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Speaking Engagements

  • University of Wisconsin Law School
  • Guest Lecturer
  • 2017

Attorney endorsements

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Endorse G.
Personal injury Attorney | May 08
Relationship: Co-worker
"Brian is who I tell my friends and family to call when they need a personal injury or criminal defense attorney. He is smart, no nonsense and get the job done every time."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Brian Brophy is a consummate professional. He is intelligent, experienced, and very hard-working. Brian is respected by his peers, and he achieves excellent results for his clients. I have referred potential clients to Brian and, without exception, I have heard back from those people that they were extremely satisfied with his representation. I would give Brian an unqualified endorsement."
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Madison Criminal defense Lawyer G. Brian Brophy
G. Brian Brophy
Criminal defense Attorney
Madison, WI
Licensed for 26 years
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