Professional Credentials

Honors & Awards

  • “AV” rating with Martindale-Hubbell; its highest standard.
  • Martin Hanson Advocate Prize from the Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers for excellence demonstrated in the defense of a first degree homicide case resulting in a not guilty verdict (
  • Designated “Super Lawyer” by Milwaukee Super Lawyer (top 5% of lawyers in the State of Wisconsin)
  • Top 3 finalist for Best Criminal Defense Lawyer of 2007 and 2008 in Milwaukee (Shepherd Express Newspaper)


  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association
  • Milwaukee Bar Association
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers


  • Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • Western District of Wisconsin
  • 7th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Milwaukee Bar Association

Practice Areas

Civil Litigation, Complex Litigation, Business Litigation, Personal Injury, Automobile Accidents, Wrongful Death, Drug Crimes, Drunk Driving, Felonies, Homicides, Juvenile, Misdemeanors, Parole and Probation, Criminal Defense.