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I have practiced criminal law in west central Wisconsin for more than 30 years.  I am a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) and a member and past board member of the Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (WACDL).  I am one of the founders and a past president of the La Crosse (Wisconsin) Area Criminal Defense Lawyers (LACDL).  I have been awarded the designation "Superlawyer" an honor given to the top 5% of attorneys practicing in the field of criminal defense. 

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Practice areas

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  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
  2. Litigation: 25%
  3. Real Estate: 15%
  4. Personal Injury: 10%

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  • Bernardo Cueto

    Jim is a terrific lawyer who has an amazing grasp of criminal law. He is someone I have gone to for advice over the years. I have seen firsthand how great he is at advocating for his clients. You cannot go wrong by hiring him as your attorney.

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    Bernardo Cueto Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Sean William O'Neill

    Jim is highly analytical and skilled litigator. One of the top in La Crosse.

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    Sean O'Neill Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Moen Ehrsam & Kroner, S.C.

201 Main St # 200
La Crosse, WI, 54601

201 Main St., Ste. 200
La Crosse, WI

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WIGood Standing197903/02/2015
MNNot Authorized - Non-payment of fees197908/14/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of WisconsinMember1973 - Present
La Crosse County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense LawyersBoard of DirectorsN/A
La Crosse Area Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
La Crosse Area Association of Criminal Defense LawyersPast PresidentN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In Collections, an Attorney's Appearance is Sometimes All It TakesPayment in full
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
William Mitchell College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1979
St John's UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1973