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J Steven House

also known as Steven House

Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 75%
    17 years
  2. DUI & DWI: 23%
    14 years
  3. Appeals: 1%
    17 years
  4. Speeding Ticket: 1%
    11 years



Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Jim D Owen

    Great Lawyer! I highly endorse this lawyer.


    Jim Owen Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Anthony Jurek

    Attorney House is a generous and insightful colleague. He's well respected in the local legal community, and for good reason: He's gracious with his time, intuitive with his feedback, and goes the extra mile to foster collegiality among the local defense bar. I unhesitatingly endorse Atty. House.


    Anthony Jurek Appeals Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

House Law Office

222 S. Hamilton St., Suite 21
Madison, WI, 53703-3201


WIGood Standing200603/26/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Client's Choice AwardAvvo2013
NHTSA Field Sobriety Test Administration CertifictionPlatt and Associates2012
Harno FellowUniversity of Illinois College of Law1999
Magna Cum Laude honorsUniversity of Illinois College of Law1999
Honors Society in PhilosophyPhi Sigma Tau1994
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Owner-AttorneyHouse Law Office2010 - Present
AttorneyMays Law Office, LLC.2009 - 2010
Owner-AttorneyLaw Office of J. Steven House2006 - 2008
AttorneyKnox County Public Defender Community Law Office2000 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
National College of DUI DefenseAttorney Member2014 - Present
Dane County Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationTreasurer2013 - Present
United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh CircuitAdmitted to Practice2007 - Present
NORML Legal CommitteeAttorney Member2006 - Present
Dane County Bar AssociationAttorney Member2006 - Present
United States District Court for the Western District of WisconsinAdmitted to Practice2006 - Present
Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense LawyersAttorney Member2006 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersAttorney Member2005 - Present
American Civil Liberties UnionMember2000 - Present
Dane County Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationPast Secretary2006 - 2012
Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense LawyersAttorney Member2000 - 2006
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. McGouey, 229 S.W.3d 668 (TN 2007)TN Supreme Court overturned felony convictions.
State v. Conner, 2009 WI App 143WI Supreme Court petition for review granted.
State v. Raymond G.H.Narcotics delivery convictions overturned and vacated on appeal.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Drunk Driving Defense 6th Ed., 2009 Supplment, by Lawrence Taylor and Steven Oberman, s. 11.07[G][2].HIPAA - Evaluating the Applicability of HIPAA in a DUI Case2009
The Champion magazineEvaluating the Applicability of HIPAA in a DUI Case2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Illinois College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
Southern Illinois University, CarbondalePhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts1994
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
2006 State Public Defender's Annual Training ConferenceHIPAA's Impact on Criminal, Juvenile, and Mentally Ill Clients2006