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Madison, WI Criminal Defense Lawyers

202 lawyers specializing in Criminal Defense are available in the Madison, WI area.

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Madison has 202 Criminal Defense Attorneys with 1352 Reviews

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    Sasa Johnen

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    Johnen Law Offices, LLC
    316 West Washington Avenue, Madison, WI
    413 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 10 years
    Top-Rated & Affordable OWI, Criminal and Traffic Ticket Defense. Call or Email Now For Free Consult!

    Practice area
    40% Criminal Defense, 40% DUI & DWI, 20% Speeding & Traffic Ticket

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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     120 minutes

    License
    WI, Active since 2013
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    J. Steven House

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    House Law Office
    30 W. Mifflin St., Suite 404, Madison, WI
    68 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 24 years
    Aggressive, client oriented defense to preserve your rights and obtain the best result in your case.

    Practice area
    60% Criminal Defense, 30% DUI & DWI, 5% Appeals and more

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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     30 minutes

    License
    WI, Active since 2006
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    Timothy D. Kiefer

    Kiefer Law Office LLC
    10 E Doty St Ste 800, PO Box 1546, Madison, WI
    68 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.9 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 25 years
    I help people get through tough times in their lives. Maybe you are getting divorced, you’ve been stopped for drunk driving, or you’ve been charged with a crime. You need experienced legal counsel representing you. I focus my practice on the follo...
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    Kimberly Penix

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    Alderman Law Firm, Madison, WI
    36 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 15 years
    Exceptional service in dispute resolution, litigation consulting, and appeals.
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    Corey Geoff Mehlos

    Casper Mehlos Law Group, LLC
    2430 Winnebago St, Madison, WI
    26 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 9 years
    Attorney Mehlos graduated with honors from the University of Notre Dame and the University of Wisconsin Law School. During law school, Attorney Mehlos participated in the Wisconsin Innocence Project, handling 10 post-conviction homicide and assaul...
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    Mark P. Maciolek

    Murphy Desmond S.C.
    33 East Main Street, Suite 500, PO Box 2038, Madison, WI
    28 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 18 years
    At Murphy Desmond S.C., I focus my practice on the aggressive and compassionate defense of individuals accused of crimes in federal and state courts. I have defended clients charged with complex commercial crimes, federal conspiracy crimes, money ...
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    Patrick J. Stangl

    Stangl Law Offices S.C.
    6441 Enterprise Ln., Suite 109, Madison, WI
    49 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 32 years
    Attorney Patrick J. Stangl has been nationally recognized for excellence as a criminal defense attorney and has been practicing since 1991. He maintains a statewide practice devoted to defending people accused of a variety of crimes and focuses a ...
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    John Holevoet

    Johnen & Holevoet
    316 W. Washington Avenue, Suite 225, Madison, WI
    23 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.6 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 14 years
    I grew up in Illinois, but if you're a Wisconsinite, please don’t hold that against me. I grew up on a farm, not in Chicago, and my family never helped to clog Wisconsin Interstates on summer weekends. Being a farm kid, I learned the value of hard...
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    Michael E. Covey

    Covey Law Office
    PO Box 1771, Madison, WI
    6 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 20 years
    For the past 17 years, I have been honored to be a criminal defense attorney. I have experience in a wide variety of case types, including homicide, drunk driving, drug possession, juvenile, battery, property crimes, sexual assault, and appellate....
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    Nils P. Wyosnick

    Wyosnick Legal, L.L.C.
    137 E Wilson Street, Suite 202, Madison, WI
    37 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 12 years
    Attorney Nils Wyosnick is the managing attorney of Wyosnick Legal, LLC, a law firm based in Madison, Wisconsin, which represents clients throughout Wisconsin, as well as northern Illinois. Attorney Wyosnick represents clients charged with DUI, OWI...
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    Syovata K. Edari

    Law Office Of Syovata Edari
    2810 Crossroads Drive, Suite 4000, Madison, WI
    11 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 22 years
    I've been defending people against criminal prosecutions for more than ten years. I have appeared in courts throughout Wisconsin and I've practiced in three federal districts outside of Wisconsin. I have litigated at the trial and appellate levels...
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    Richard A. Coad

    Coad Law Office, S.C.
    10 E. Doty Street, Suite 513, Madison, WI
    6 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 19 years
    Rick Coad has almost two decades of legal experience. He is the founder and owner of Coad Law, which services clients throughout Wisconsin. Rick has extensive courtroom experience in state and federal court, and has argued a case in the United Sta...
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    Julia C. Westley

    Grieve Law LLC
    5610 Medical Circle, Suite 26, Madison, WI
    16 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.9 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 8 years
    Remember, you are only guilty if you are convicted. Have questions about your criminal case? Call our team today!
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    John Bradley

    StrangBradley, LLC
    613 Williamson Street, Suite 204, Madison, WI
    6 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.8 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 16 years
    John H. Bradley phone fax I bring a single-minded, quiet devotion to my work. And then I bring my work home. I understand that clients want both technological savvy and a lawyer who will put technology aside when it matters, and look a client, opp...
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    Nathan Otis

    Nicholson, Gansner & Otis, S.C.
    22 E. Mifflin St., Suite 90, Madison, WI
    10 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 13 years
    I have been practicing law since 2010. Before beginning my legal career, I spent three years working in Austin, Texas as a sales representative and corporate trainer for Dell, Inc. Upon graduating summa cum laude from the University of Wisconsin L...
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    Christopher Van Wagner

    Christopher T. Van Wagner
    110 East Main Street, Suite 705, Madison, WI
    7 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 35 years
    Christopher T. Van Wagner is a top-rated criminal defense attorney in Wisconsin with over 30 years of legal experience. With regard to sex crimes as well as vehicular homicide cases, Mr. Van Wagner has an impressive record of achieving positive re...
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    Charles K. Kenyon

    Charles Kyle Kenyon, Attorney at Law
    5555 Odana Road, Suite 101, Madison, WI
    12 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 45 years
    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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    Jonas Ben Bednarek

    Hurley, Burish & Milliken, S.C.
    33 East Main Street, Suite 400, Madison, WI
    15 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.2 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 23 years
    From his offices in downtown Madison, Wisconsin, Attorney Jonas B. Bednarek defends people across the state of Wisconsin who have been charged with criminal or drunk driving offenses. He specializes in Dane, Rock, Green, Sauk, Iowa, Columbia, and ...
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    Brian C. Hough

    Axley Brynelson, LLP
    2 E. Mifflin St., Suite 200, Madison, WI
    1 review
    Avvo Rating: 9.8 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 28 years
    I am a seasoned litigator who has gone to battle for clients in over 75 jury trials since 1995. I have handled cases nationwide in both state and federal court and have a perfect "AV-Rating" by Martindale-Hubbell. In addition, I am a partner at Ax...
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    Nicholas Gansner

    Nicholson & Gansner Sc
    14 W Mifflin St Ste 103, Madison, WI
    6 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.7 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 16 years
    Review: Attorney Nicholas Gansner acted very quickly in response to allegations about 2nd degree sexual assault from 3 and a half years prior to the report. He took his time to gather all of the facts and spoke with the investigating detective on my behal...

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