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Ryan J. Moertel

Criminal defense Attorney at Eau Claire, WI

4.8   26 reviews
  • Licensed for 8 years
    State WI
    Acquired 2016
    Status
    Good Standing No misconduct found

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Attorney Moertel is a trial attorney who is proud to exclusively practice criminal and traffic defense. He has also previously worked in both civil litigation and prosecution positions, but nothing has impassioned him like defending the rights of individual citizens in the Chippewa Valley. With his diverse background, he has the knowledge and skill necessary to achieve the results you need.

 

 

Location

Krische & Moertel Trial Attorneys, LLC
21 S Barstow Street, Suite 211
Eau Claire, WI, 54701

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Reviews

4.8 / 5.0
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Posted by Paul | May 16, 2024
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TRO
Ryan is an honest direct lawyer with a good understanding of the law and what it takes to defend you. Ryan did an awesome job in defending me. He was well prepared and ensured I was prepared as well. He was able to get the case quickly dismissed. I would highly recommend Ryan.
Posted by anonymous | January 17, 2024
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family of defendant
The case could have resulted with serious consequences, but instead was dismissed. I would describe Mr. Moertel as an emphatic and percipient lawyer who delivers the 'goods.' He understands one's needs and gets what's needed to get the job done. He is personable yet professional with a practice that embodies ethics and law.
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Posted by anonymous | September 19, 2023
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Great lawyer
Ryan worked with me on the most cost efficient ways to go about my court case and was very professional, worked at all cost to get the best outcome for me and after my court case was finalized i was told i would be eligable for expungement i didnt seek that up until a few weeks ago which was about 6yrs later and he did his absolute best to make that happen and succeeded i would recommend him anytime.
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Posted by Luke | September 8, 2023
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DUI
As stated in past reviews, I can’t say enough about how great Ryan was for me and my family! He always kept me updated on how everything was going in my case. If he didn’t answer his phone, he always called back! If I needed explaining of what was going on, he could break everything down to my knowledge level, all while being very professional. We got a great outcome out of my case and I can never thank him and his partner enough! I will always recommend his law firm to anybody I know that gets in my situation. Even after my case is over and I still have questions, he is quick to answer and respond. Communication is outstanding! Hopefully I didn’t babble to much but thank you so much!
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Posted by anonymous | August 14, 2023
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Owi
I can’t honestly say enough about Ryan he was very easy to work with, he explained things to me in a way I would understand, told me all my options and I believe he gave me the best opinions possible, I will say we didn’t get the decision we both wanted but I am very happy with how it ended up given my situation. I would highly recommend Ryan to my family and friends. Thank you
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Posted by Erika | February 23, 2023
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A Modern Day Johnnie Cochran
There are no words that can adequately describe how invaluable having someone like Ryan on your side is when faced with an incredibly stressful situation. I hired Ryan to fight for my fiancé, Michael, as he sat in jail facing revocation, a felony charge, and a misdemeanor charge. His PO wanted him to serve 19 months. With Ryan's help, he only served 9 months and the pending charges were dismissed. While incarcerated, Michael's past came back to haunt him and he was charged with 9 more felonies and a misdemeanor from over 4 years ago. Ryan kept all of his promises and fought hard. Michael is home now thanks to Ryan. Money can be replaced, time cannot. All of Michael's cases are now closed with probation as the resulting sentence. I am convinced there is no other attorney who could have given us this outcome. Ryan is professional, candid (even if you don't like the truth he is telling), highly responsive, and reliable. If you want a fighting chance, you need Ryan.
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Posted by anonymous | April 7, 2022
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Great and profesional attorney!
He was always profesional and truthful with what he thought. Not only did he do a great job at doing his work he was also there to comfort me and give me good advice. He guided me through all the steps in a clear matter. I’m glad he was able to represent me and I do recommend his services.
Posted by Robert | January 7, 2022
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Life Lesson and Representation
Mr. Moertel was recommended to us for our situation and he turned out to be exactly what we needed. He was very patient and professional throughout the process. His ability to put us at ease yet ensure we understood each and every detail surrounding our case was top notch. I highly recommend him for any situation you find yourself in, even if he can't help you he will point you in the right direction.
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Posted by Haylie | October 25, 2021
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Amazing Lawyer!
Ryan was super professional! I would highly recommend for OWI case. Did his homework and got myself out of my first offense and my friend out of their 2nd.
Posted by Isiah taylor | July 29, 2021
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One of the Greats
Ryan here only cares about the facts and the truth. He sticks by you and is prepared to fight for you. He cares enough to console you and is very professional at all times. I am 100 % certain God assigned this man to help me and he did and I will forever be grateful.
Posted by Matt | May 18, 2021
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Excellent Criminal Defense Lawyer
Got in physical altercation with a bouncer at a bar and was facing a felony battery charge. Initially consulted with Ryan Moertel and he was professional but also very easy to talk to. Ryan did everything in his power to help me out of a really bad situation. He ended up getting my charges reduced to a Misdemeanor Battery with an opportunity to do a differed agreement to get the misdemeanor removed from my record completely. Ryan was fully committed to my case and was willing to take my case to jury trial if it came to it.
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Posted by ashley | February 2, 2021
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Professional, helpful, kind
Ryan was so great to work with. A very scary time for me and he put me at ease in my situation. He explained, in detail, each part of the case and how we would move forward. He kept me well informed throughout the process. I had a lot of confidence in Ryan and he proved my case. Would recommend to anyone, 5/5!
Posted by anonymous | January 8, 2021
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Above and beyond.
Ryan went above and beyond. Extremely professional and easy to work with. Would recommend to anyone.
Posted by anonymous | October 12, 2020
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Amazing Attorney
Ryan was amazing to work with! He knows what he is doing! He was very flexible and helpful when he was called upon. Ryan is dedicated to his work, goes above and beyond.
Posted by anonymous | October 10, 2020
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Top Notch
Ryan is masterful. Great attorney - smart, intuitive, and effective. I’d recommend him to anyone looking for a great attorney.
Posted by Adam | September 14, 2020
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OUTSTANDING ATTORNEY
I cannot express enough how fantastic of an attorney Ryan is! There are two types of attorneys: deal-makers or fighters. Ryan is a fighter. He will fight for your rights and not just encourage you to "take a deal". My case(s) were complicated and very emotionally charged, but Ryan's guidance and assurance throughout the whole process brought about the results we were looking for, while keeping the process as even-keeled as possible. Ryan spent many extra hours of his time on my case, and carefully considered all the options we had before us at each turn. He spent time reviewing and practicing testimony over and over again until I was comfortable and ready. He researched all the possible sources of information that could help our case. His efforts were tireless. I hope to never be in the position again where I need to retain his services, but if I do, he's going to be my first call.
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Posted by anonymous | February 5, 2020
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Professional, industrious, kind!
I contacted Mr. Moertel for a alcohol related case. We spoke via phone at first, and then was counselled in person. Look no further for representation if you’re looking for a firm where you will be listened to treated with respect, and fought for!
Posted by Matthew | November 7, 2019
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Look no farther
The best criminal lawyer ever! Ryan Moertel went above and beyond for my case and looked out for my best interest first and foremost.
Posted by anonymous | March 23, 2019
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Extremely smart
Very, very happy. Went above and beyond, always in contact, always a step ahead. Thank you Ryan, wish I had the words to leave the review you deserve.
Posted by anonymous | February 1, 2019
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Criminal Lawyer
I am very satisfied with Ryan Moertel's representation. He is a very kind, intelligent, and compassionate person. I have very limited experience with our judicial system having never been chosen to be on a jury panel to hear a case and never in need of a lawyer before. He negotiated with the prosecution on my behalf and was able to get reduced charges for me. He did all of the work and I only had to show up in court and stand next to him. I am very satisfied with his representation and would highly recommend him to anyone needing a criminal lawyer.
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Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Krische & Moertel Trial Attorneys, LLC
  • 2019 - Present
  • Associate Attorney
  • Weld Riley, S.C.
  • 2017 - 2019
  • Associate Attorney
  • Law Office of Michael Rajek
  • 2015 - 2017
  • Office Assistant
  • Law Office of Michael Rajek
  • 2011 - 2015
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Education

  • University of Wisconsin
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2015
  • University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2012

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Sexual Assault of an Unconscious Person
  • Found Not Guilty at Jury Trial.
  • Sexual Assault of a Child aged 13 or Over
  • Found Not Guilty at Jury Trial.
  • Sexual Assault Causing Injury
  • Found Not Guilty at Jury Trial.
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Associations

  • Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • 2016 - Present
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • 2016 - Present
  • Eau Claire County Bar Association
  • President
  • 2018 - 2019
  • Eau Claire County Bar Association
  • President-Elect
  • 2016 - 2017
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Kuchler-Nicholson-Stilling Sensitive Crimes Award
  • Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • 2023
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2023
  • Kuchler-Nicholson-Stilling Sensitive Crimes Award
  • Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • 2022
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2022
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2021
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2020
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2019
  • Pro Bono Honor Society
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • N/A
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Attorney endorsements

Received (3)
Given (9)
Endorse Ryan
Criminal defense Attorney | Apr 20
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Ryan is exactly the kind of lawyer you want fighting for you. He truly cares about his clients and is willing to put in the work to get results."
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Great lawyer that truly cares about his clients."
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Eau Claire Criminal defense Lawyer Ryan J. Moertel
Ryan J. Moertel
Criminal defense Attorney
Eau Claire, WI
Licensed for 8 years