Trusted Defense Attorneys for When it Matters Most

Experience matters. Put ours to work for you.

Madison Criminal Defense Attorneys

You’re in trouble. For many of our clients it’s something they never thought they’d have to go through. We’re here to help.  Our goal is to protect you and your future by achieving exceptional results. We thrive on counseling our clients when it matters most. We are consistently recognized among the best criminal defense lawyers in Madison, Wisconsin. We regularly practice in state and federal courts in Madison and throughout Wisconsin, and Rick Coad is one of the few Wisconsin lawyers to have argued a case in the U.S. Supreme Court. Put our experience to work for you.

Richard A. Coad

Richard A. Coad

Madison Defense Lawyer

Rick Coad is a trusted criminal defense attorney in Madison, Wisconsin. From 2018 through 2023 Rick was nominated by other lawyers and judges as a Super Lawyer. That honor goes to only the top 5 percent of lawyers in Wisconsin. Prior to that selection, he was named as a Super Lawyers Rising Star seven times. That ranked him in the top 2.5% of lawyers aged 40 or younger in Wisconsin. His reputation was born of a stubborn insistence on getting the best out of difficult situations for his clients.
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Skilled Advocates

Combined experience of more than 70 years

Rick Coad and Denny Burke are skilled problem solvers, sensible advisors to their clients, and fierce advocates in court. They have a combined experience of more than 70 years and understand what it takes to successfully navigate the complexities of the criminal justice system to get you results. Experience and judgment matter. Put theirs to work for you.



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    Coad Law Office

    10 E Doty St #513, Madison, WI 53703