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Peter J. Prusinski is your zealous advocate for criminal defense.
Mr. Prusinski focuses 70% of his practice on criminal law and drunk-driving matters, and is not afraid to take your case to a jury trial. He champions individual’s Constitutional rights not only to protect his clients, but also to maintain integrity and justice for all. He is admitted to the State Bar of Wisconsin and the United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin. He is a member of the Wisconsin and Marathon County Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Mr. Prusinski brings his knowledge of immigration law and consequences to the field of criminal defense to aid those in particulary difficult situations where one may face deportation, inadmissibility, or ineligibility for legal permanent residence or citizenship because of criminal allegations.
Mr. Prusinski also has civil litigation and trial experience. He has handled and been involved in numerous civil matters over the years at Crooks, Low & Connell, S.C., including but not limited to: bench trials, personal injury claims and jury trials, temporary restraining orders and injunctions, contested child custody and placement matters, landlord and tenant evictions, and even small claims trials. If you need a litigator, call Mr. Prusinski into the fray.
Mr. Prusinski is also your immigration lawyer conveniently located in Wausau, Wisconsin, for family, friends, or employees in need of legal permanent residence ("green cards") or U.S. citizenship in northern Wisconsin.
Mr. Prusinski was born in Milwaukee and later raised on a small dairy farm in northern Wisconsin. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point with majors in Business Administration and Philosophy, and a minor in Political Science. He was a collegiate football and track and field athlete. Mr. Prusinski is a 2010 graduate of Marquette University Law School.
At Marquette, Mr. Prusinski interned under the Honorable Rebecca F. Dallet in the Milwaukee County Circuit Court Felony Division. Peter tried and assisted with criminal jury trials as an intern for the Milwaukee Public Defender Trial Division. He also interned at the Catholic Charities Immigration Project in inner-city Milwaukee. Mr. Prusinski made the Dean’s List at Marquette and was a member of the St. Thomas More Society.
In 2010, Mr. Prusinski joined Crooks, Low & Connell, S.C., and has been with the firm for his entire career.
Mr. Prusinski's wife is from Peru. Mr. Prusinski has acquired basic conversation ability in Spanish and continues to improve. Mr. Prusinski and his wife have four young children and are members of St. Matthew’s Parish in Wausau. Mr. Prusinski enjoys spending time with his family and recreational activities and interests, such as hunting, fishing, reading, music, skiing, and aviation.
Languages spoken: Spanish, English
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Dean's List||Marquette University Law School||2009|
|Attorney||Crooks, Low & Connell, S.C.||2010 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Marathon County Bar Association||Member||2010 - Present|
|Marathon County Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys||Member||2010 - Present|
|Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2010 - Present|
|Marathon County Case No. 09-CF-830.||Not guilty: Operating While under Influence (7th, 8th or 9th) offense.|
|Marathon County Case No. 09-CV-1609.||Judgment: $ 877,965.65|
|Marathon County Case No. 11-CF-668.||Dismissal of Sexual Assault Charges|
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|Marquette University Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2010|
|University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point||Philosophy, Business||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2007|