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Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 40%
    42 years
  2. Employment: 20%
    42 years
  3. Appeals: 20%
    42 years
  4. Criminal Defense: 20%
    42 years


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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Lester. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military law Attorney
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  • Charles K. Kenyon Jr.

    I endorse this lawyer. He has been practicing just a bit more than I have. He was one of my inspirations when I started out. He is willing to take on tough cases and really goes to bat for his clients.


    Charles Kenyon Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

122 W Washington Ave # 900
Madison, WI, 53703-2718


WIGood Standing197503/16/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Leadership AwardFair Wisconsin2010
2010 Adjuncto Professor of the YearUniversity of Wisconsin Law School2010
Velman & Harry Hamilton Branch Service AwardNAACP2009
Listed in Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2004
Ben Minkoff Volunteer Service AwardJewish Federation of Madison2004
Fellow, American College of Trial LawyersAmerican College of Trial Lawyers2003
Wisconsin Super LawyerMilwaukee Magazine2003
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Adjunct ProfessorUniversity of Wisconsin Law School1994 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Jewish Federation of MadisonPresident2007 - Present
Downtown Madison RotaryN/A2001 - Present
James E. Doyle American Inn of CourtPresident2002 - 2007
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Thompson v. Craney,Decison for Defendants
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Wisconsin Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1974
University of Wisconsin, MadisonHistoryB.A. with Distinction in History1972