Wisconsin Criminal Defense Lawyer

Wisconsin Criminal Defense Attorney

Attorney Rick Coad is consistently recognized as one of the best criminal defense attorneys in Madison, Wisconsin.

Attorney Rick Coad
Attorney Rick Coad

Attorney Rick Coad is consistently recognized as one of the best criminal defense lawyers in Madison, Wisconsin. He has two decades of experience in defending most of the charges commonly prosecuted in Wisconsin, and has successfully represented clients in more than twenty-five different counties, the Wisconsin Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. In recognition of his dedication to his clients and his skill, he has been ranked as a Super Lawyer more than a dozen times, most recently in 2023. Contact him now for a free consultation. If you have been charged with a criminal offense in the Madison, WI area Rick is the lawyer to see.

“When you first come to our office, we can’t tell you exactly how your case will end up. But we know how to get your best possible outcome.”

– Richard A. Coad

Rick has achieved exceptional results for his clients in a wide range of criminal defense cases, including disorderly conduct, battery, domestic battery, drug charges, embezzlement and fraud, sexual assault, false imprisonment and homicide. He gives each case the attention it deserves and works to achieve the best possible result for each of his clients. Some of his best results for his clients have come during investigations when criminal charges are never brought.

In addition to his criminal defense trial court work, Rick has expertise in appellate litigation. He has briefed and argued cases in the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. Notably, he argued Logan v. United States, his first case in the United States Supreme Court.

The quality and depth of Rick’s experience is exceptional. Prior to starting Coad Law Office in 2011, Rick started his career as a criminal defense attorney an Associate Federal Defender in both the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin, where he exclusively handled serious federal felony cases in federal court. He then worked at a highly regarded criminal and civil litigation firm in Madison for four years, and also was a shareholder as a white-collar defense lawyer in one of Wisconsin’s largest law firms.If you are charged with a criminal offense in the Madison, WI area, call our criminal defense attorneys for a free consultation. Experience matters. Put ours to work for you.

Call for a consultation. Coad Law Office is located in Madison, WI, and defends people charged with a misdemeanor or felony throughout the state, including: Dane County, WI, Columbia County, WI, Walworth County, WI, Jefferson County, WI, Sauk County, WI, Dodge County, WI, Iowa County, WI, Green County, WI, Rock County, WI, Waukesha County, WI, Fond du Lac County, WI, Richland County, WI, Juneau County, WI, Baraboo, WI, Watertown, WI, Whitewater, WI, Beaver Dam, WI, Beloit, WI, Portage, WI, Monroe, WI, Janesville, WI, Dodgeville, WI, Juneau, WI, Mauston, WI, Richland Center, WI, Jefferson, WI, Fort Atkinson, WI and many others.

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