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Charles K. Kenyon Jr.

also known as Charles Kyle Kenyon

About me

I fight for people's rights because otherwise I would just give in and be a cynic.  A while ago I learned to walk barefoot on hot coals to help discipline my mind. Compared with some courtrooms, that was easy!


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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 51%
    37 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. DUI & DWI: 31%
    37 years, 250 cases
  3. Domestic Violence: 3%
  4. Violent Crime: 3%
    37 years, 100 cases
  5. Other: 12%
  6. More 



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Attorney endorsements

73 total 

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  • Stephen P. Johnson

    I endorse this lawyer. I have followed Attorney Kenyon in his career as District Attorney, Assistant Public Defender and as Private Legal Counsel. I am impressed by the breadth of his knowledge in Criminal and DUI law. He is passionate in his defense of his clients. I have known him for over 20 years and highly recommend this skilled advocate.


    Stephen Johnson Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Andrew Mishlove

    I endorse Charles Kenyon. I recall that that in the late 1970s, when I was a law student intern, learning criminal defense in Madison, Wisconsin, I would see Mr. Kenyon fighting for his clients in court. I was impressed then, and I am still impressed. He is an intelligent and dedicated advocate. I am happy to make this endorsement. Andrew Mishlove


    Andrew Mishlove DUI and DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Charles Kyle Kenyon, Attorney at Law

5555 Odana Road, Suite 101
Madison, WI, 53719-1281


WIGood Standing197903/02/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
NHTSA Field SobrietyTests AdministrationPlatt and Associates2012
Ruben Society for Public ServiceOffice of State Public Defender1998
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyKenyon Law Offices2002 - Present
Assistant State Public DefenderWisconsin State Public Defender's Office1991 - 2002
District AttorneyKewaunee County Wisconsin1988 - 1991
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of WisconsinMember1979 - Present
State Bar of Wisconsin, Children's Law SectionFounding MemberN/A
Marinette County Bar AssociationPast PresidentN/A
Door-Kewaunee Bar Association Past PresidentN/A
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersLifetime MemberN/A
Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
Dane County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Felony OWI/DUI/DWI Drunk DrivingMisdemeanor, 29 days jail, probation
Child Abuse and Bail JumpingNot guilty, dismissed
OWI - Breathalyzer has fudge factor.Not guilty, dismissed
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Northwestern University12th Annual Vehicular Homicide / DWI Conferencenone1989
University of Wisconsin Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1978
University of Wisconsin, MadisonPsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1975
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Wisconsin Public Defender PresentationPresentationN/A
Wisconsin Department of Justice PresentationPresentationN/A
National College of District Attorneys PresentationPresentationN/A
American Bar Association PresentationPresentationN/A