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Injuries Affect the Whole Family I help the injured recover fair compensation
Helping Clients Through Divorce & Adoption
Sometimes Our Loved Ones Make Mistakes Learn about my criminal defense practice and how I can help you or a loved one

Madison Injury Lawyer, OWI,
Divorce & Criminal Defense Attorney

I represent Madison-area individuals, their families, and university students in matters
involving vehicle accidents, a construction injuries, wrongful death, divorce, custody,
adoption, and criminal defense (including OWI).

Seeking Full Compensation for the Injured and Their Families

If you’ve been injured, or if a loved one has died, due to the negligence or careless actions of someone else, you deserve full and fair compensation.  Defendants and their insurance companies don’t care about fairness – they and their attorneys work hard to pay little or nothing.

As your attorney, I will work tirelessly in advancing your case, and will demand full and fair compensation for you and your family.  If defendants are unwilling to pay what they owe, I will be well prepared to present your case to a jury at trial, and let them determine fault and fair compensation.

Learn more about our representation in: Vehicle AccidentsCommercial Truck AccidentsConstruction InjuriesWrongful DeathDog Bites and Other Animal Injuries.

Divorce, Custody & Parenting Time, Property Division, and Child Support

In a divorce I help clients identify their objectives, and then working diligently toward achieving these objectives in an expeditious and cost-effective manner.

Learn more about the firm’s Madison divorce practice.


I assist clients with all aspects of adoption, including inter-family adoptions (such as a grandparent adopting a grandchild), and adoptions outside of the family.

Learn about the firm’s adoption practice.

You are legally Not Guilty when Charged with a Crime.  I will Work Hard to Keep It that Way.

If you’ve been charged with a crime, my role is to protect your rights, oppose the prosecution’s efforts to convict, and work tenaciously in seeking to obtain the best result possible.

If you, your child, or a family member or loved one has been charged with a crime, I understand the uncertainty and anxiety you may be experiencing.  Please call me as soon as possible. It does not cost any more to hire me at the outset of a case than later, so please call me so that I may begin representation immediately.

Learn about our Madison Criminal Defense practice consisting of OWI, Drug Possession, Misdemeanors, and Expungement.

I Help Families

Accident injuries, divorce, custody and parenting issues, and criminal charges affect
whole families, not just an individual. My representation is focused not only helping clients
with their specific legal issue, but also understanding their unique circumstances, and
taking into account how their legal matter also affects other aspects of their lives.

Let Me Take on The Stress of Your Legal Matters

My firm provides access to justice by providing high quality legal services and affordable fees.

As a fully bilingual attorney (English and Spanish), I serve both English and Spanish clients in the language that they prefer.

I provide:

  • Affordable Fees.
  • Contingency Fees for injury and wrongful death matters – no fees unless you recover!
  • Payment plans and credit card acceptance for other matters.
  • Easy office bus access.
  • “Off-hour” availability, with appointments at night and on weekends.
  • Consultations at clients’ homes, if an office meeting is not possible.

Call today or submit the form on the right to get started. I offer a free, no-obligation consultation so that I can learn about your matter and explain how I can help. Let me take on the stress and worry of your matter.

How Can I Help?

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