Green Bay, WI Criminal Defense Attorney

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Green Bay Wisconsin Criminal Defense Lawyer

Attorney Rick Coad is consistently recognized as one of the top criminal defense attorneys serving Green Bay, WI.

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Attorney Rick Coad

Rick Coad is ranked one of the best criminal defense attorneys serving Green Bay, Wisconsin. In recognition of the quality of his work and his dedication to his clients, Rick has been selected thirteen times by Super Lawyers as a top criminal defense attorney. He has 20 years of experience in defending most of the charges commonly prosecuted in Wisconsin, and has represented clients in more than twenty different counties, the Wisconsin Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. His career started in the Green Bay federal courthouse, and he has continued to represent clients in that community ever since. If you have a difficult case in state or federal court in Green Bay, give him a call.

Rick has achieved exceptional results for his clients in Green Bay, WI. He represents clients in a wide range of cases, including substantial / misdemeanor battery, domestic battery, drug possession & distribution, sexual assault, fraud, theft & more. He gives each case the attention it deserves, and works to achieve the best possible result for each of his clients.

Drug Possession / Distribution Defense Lawyer

Drug crime charges in Wisconsin state court range from possession of marijuana, cocaine, heroin, or other illegal drugs, to possession with the intent to distribute or sell marijuana, cocaine or other illegal drugs. Rick is skilled in defending all drug crime charges. There are several defenses to a drug offense, and these cases can be won at trial, dismissed, or resolved for lesser charges.

Domestic Violence Lawyer

Domestic violence involves a battery against a domestic partner, which includes a girlfriend, boyfriend, wife or husband. Often times, a person may also be charged with domestic disorderly conduct when there is no clear evidence of physical contact. These cases are often nuanced, carry other consequences, such as the prohibition of the possession of firearms. With the help of a skilled attorney, it is possible to get domestic abuse charges reduced or dismissed. Rick Coad is an experienced domestic violence lawyer who serves Green Bay, WI.

Substantial Battery / Misdemeanor Battery Lawyer

A battery (assault) is the intentional infliction of physical harm or pain on another without consent. A battery can be charged as a felony or as a misdemeanor. Substantial battery is a felony. It involves some kind of injury to the alleged victim, such as stitches, a broken bone, or the loss of consciousness. Misdemeanor battery can involve the same conduct but without a permanent or lasting injury. There are defenses to these charges. Rick Coad is a Green Bay, WI criminal defense lawyer who is skilled at defending aggravated battery and misdemeanor battery cases.

Sexual Assault Lawyer

Rick Coad is a Green Bay, WI criminal defense lawyer who has defended people charged with sex crimes such as first degree sexual assault, second degree sexual assault, third degree sexual assault, fourth degree sexual assault, sexual assault of a minor (statutory rape) and enticement, among others. Sex crime cases can turn on aggressive investigation, challenging physical evidence, and intensive preparation for trial. No matter what the circumstances and challenges, Rick understands how to effectively defend these charges. Many of the cases he has defended have resulted in dismissal, or reduced charges.

Fraud Defense Lawyer

Rick Coad is an experienced lawyer in defending people charged with various types of fraud, including forgery, contractor fraud, fraudulent writings, misrepresentation, check fraud, issue worthless checks, and many other fraud crimes in Green Bay, WI. He understands how to defend financial crimes and has a proven track record of success.

Theft Lawyer

Rick Coad is a defense lawyer who represents people charged with petty theft, retail theft & shoplifting. Theft can be charged in a variety of ways, including theft by employees, forgery and embezzlement. Depending on the value of the property taken, theft charges can be a misdemeanor or felony. Rick has represented Green Bay, WI clients in simple retail theft cases, as well as complex forgery and embezzlement cases.

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