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About me

My focus in on criminal defense.  I have handled various cases with charges ranging from disorderly conduct to homicide.  I also have a broad base of experience with sexual assault cases including a number of multi-day jury trials.


Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 90%
    14 years
  2. Sex Crime: 10%
    10 years



Hourly ($200-225/hour), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

19 total 

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  • Ethan Patrick Meaney

    Attorney Sawyer has extensive knowledge of criminal DWI/DUI law and clearly understands how to advise and represent his clients. I have had an opportunity to see how he responds to the problems presented for answers on AVVO and have determined that he is an excellent attorney who cares about his clients, while demonstrating professionalism, knowledge and passion. I endorse this lawyer.


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  • Mark V. Clay

    I highly endorse Mr. Sawyer. Truly exceptional and caring attorney who produces great results in representing clients! I want all people with legal problems to contact him first.


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Contact info

Law Offices of Stephen W. Sawyer

P.O. Box 940
Stevens Point, WI, 54481


WIGood Standing199603/23/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Criminal Defense - Top ContributorAVVO2016
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Officer - Helicopter PilotUnited States Navy1984 - 1993
Association namePosition nameDuration
Waupaca County Bar AssociationMember2016 - Present
State Bar of WisconsinMember1996 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Disorderly Conduct - Domestic AbuseNot Guilty Verdict - Jury Trial
Sexual AssaultNot Guilty Verdicts - Jury Trial
Delivery of a Controlled SubstanceNot Guilty Verdict - Jury Trial
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Notre Dame Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
Troy State University-Florida RegionBusiness AdministrationMS - Master of Science1993
Colorado State UniversityMarketingBS - Bachelor of Science1983