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Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in La Crosse, WI

Todd E. Schroeder
Devanie, Belzer & Schroeder, SC
300 North 2nd Street, Suite 200
La Crosse, WI 54601
Phone Work 608-784-8055
Fax Fax 608-784-8091
Selected to Rising Stars: 2008 - 2014
Licensed Since: 2004
Education: University of Wisconsin Law School
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense (40%), Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (60%)


Selected To Rising Stars: 2008 - 2014

top-image Selected to Rising Stars for 7 years

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Todd E. Schroeder is a partner of the law firm Devanie Belzer & Schroeder, located in La Crosse, Wisconsin. A successful criminal defense attorney, he defends those accused of operating a vehicle while impaired (OWI), drunk driving, drug crimes, assault and battery, sexual assault, robbery, embezzlement, bomb scares and other felony cases.

After receiving his J.D. from the University of Wisconsin School of Law, Mr. Schroeder operated as a solo criminal defense attorney until joining Michael Devanie and Keith Belzer in 2008. Due to his successes in the courtroom, his peers selected him for inclusion in the 2008 through 2011 editions of Wisconsin Rising Stars. He was also selected as Champion of the Month in the October 2004 newsletter from the state public defender's office.

Mr. Schroeder is an active member of his legal community. In addition to being a member of the Wisconsin State and La Crosse County Bar Associations, he is a member of the Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys and president of the La Crosse Area Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys. He was also the former president of the Young Lawyers Association.

About Todd Schroeder

Law School: University of Wisconsin Law School

Admitted: 2004, Wisconsin

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Honors and Awards:

  • Highest Achievement Award in Advanced Legal Writing - 2003 University of Wisconsin School of Law.
  • "Rising Star in Criminal Defense" - 2008 Edition of Wisconsin Super Lawyers and Rising Stars, also published in Milwaukee Magazine.
  • "Champion of the Month" - October 2004 Newsletter of the Assigned Counsel Division of the State Public Defender's Office.
  • The National Trial Lawyers Association: Top 40 Under 40 for 2012

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Founding Member, DUI Defense Lawyers Association, 2014
  • Board of Directors, Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
  • Member, La Crosse County Bar Association
  • Member, Wisconsin Bar Association
  • Member, National College for DUI Defense
  • Member, National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
  • Former President, Young Lawyers Association
  • President, La Crosse Area Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Cross examining a State lab analyst in an OWI case, Annual Public Defender Conference, 2013

Educational Background:

  • University of Wisconsin—Eau Claire, B.A.

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Last Updated: 11/3/2014
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