Amy C. Scholz

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Brookfield, WI

Grieve Law, LLC
225 Regency Ct, Suite 200
Brookfield, WI 53045
Phone: 262-786-7100
Fax: 262-786-7103
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2010
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense (50%), Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (50%)
Attorney Profile

Amy C. Scholz is an attorney with Grieve Law, which has law offices in Milwaukee, Brookfield, Madison and Glendale, Wisconsin. A top-rated trial lawyer with more than 12 years of total legal experience, Ms. Scholz focuses her practice primarily on criminal defense, and she provides unmatched counsel and support to clients across her region who stand accused of any type of felony or misdemeanor offense, including any of the following:

·       DUI/OWI

·       Drug crimes

·       Domestic violence

·       Sexual offenses

·       Homicide

A former state criminal prosecutor, Ms. Scholz has invaluable insight into the state's criminal justice system, which enables her to devise the most effective strategies to help her clients achieve the favorable outcomes they seek as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible. From her efforts, she has achieved a long record of securing acquittals, dismissals and reductions of charges for the accused, and she has gained a reputation for her aggressive advocacy for her clients both inside and outside the courtroom.

Honored for her outstanding professionalism and service, Ms. Scholz has earned Top 40 Under 40 and Top 100 Trial Lawyer designations from The National Trial Lawyers, and she has received many other consistent top rankings and endorsements from her peers. She has also received excellent client ratings on Avvo as well as numerous testimonials and referrals from those she has served.

A 2005 graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Madison, Ms. Scholz attended the University of Akron School of Law, where she obtained her Juris Doctor in 2008. She holds her license to practice in Ohio as well as Wisconsin, and she is an active member of the State Bar of Wisconsin, among her other professional affiliations. She has also appeared on various radio news programs and other media outlets, where she has offered in-depth legal commentary on a variety of subjects.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Criminal Defense
  • 50%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
Focus Areas

Criminal Law, Sex Offenses, Criminal Domestic Violence, DUI/DWI

Selections

7 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2015 - 2021

About Amy C. Scholz

Admitted: 2010, Ohio

Professional Webpage: https://www.grievelaw.com/CriminalDefenseAttorneys/AmyScholz

Honors/Awards

  • , Top Attorney (Avvo.com)
  • , Top 100 Lawyers (National Trial Lawyers Association)
  • , Client’s Choice Award – DUI & DWI (Avvo.com)
  • , Wisconsin Rising Star (Super Lawyers)
  • , Top Criminal Defense Attorneys in the Country (Newsweek)
  • , Client’s Choice Award (Avvo.com)
  • , Top Lawyers of Wisconsin (Milwaukee Magazine)
  • , Top Lawyer (Madison Magazine)
  • Awarded Top 40 Under 40 Attorneys for Wisconsin, Top 40 Under 40, National Trial Lawyers Association, 2019
  • Awarded Top 100 Criminal Defense Lawyers, Top 100 Criminal Defense Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers Association, 2019
  • Awarded Top 100 Criminal Defense Lawyers, Top 100 Criminal Defense Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers Association, 2018
  • Awarded Top 40 Under 40 for Wisconsin, Top 40 Under 40, National Trial Lawyers Association, 2018
  • Awarded Top Lawyers by Milwaukee Magazine, Top Lawyers of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Magazine, 2018
  • I was awarded Top 40 Under 40 by the NTLA, Top 40 Under 40, National Trial Lawyers Association, 2017
  • Milwaukee Magazine named me a top lawyer in Wisconsin, Top Lawyers of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Magazine, 2017
  • The American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys named me as one of the 10 best under 40., 10 Best Under 40, American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys, 2017
  • I was awarded Top Lawyers of Wisconsin by Milwaukee Magazine, Top Lawyers of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Magazine, 2016
  • I was named among the 10 best attorneys for client satisfaction., 10 Best for Client Satisfaction, American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys, 2016
  • The National Trial Lawyers Association named me to their list of Top 40 Under 40 attorneys, Top 40 Under 40, National Trial Lawyers Association, 2016
  • I was named a Top 40 Under 40 attorney by NTLA, Top 40 Under 40, National Trial Lawyers Association, 2015
  • I was named by Newsweek as a Legal Superstar. This honor is awarded to a limited number of attorneys throughout the country on a yearly basis, Legal Superstar, Newsweek, 2015
  • The American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys named me as one of the 10 Best Under 40 in the State of Wisconsin. This honor is awarded to me for Client Satisfaction in the practice area of Criminal Law, 10 Best Under 40, American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys, 2015
  • The National Trial Lawyers Association named me as one of the Top 40 Under 40 attorneys for 2014, Top 40 Under 40, National Trial Lawyers Association, 2014

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Cross Examining Police Officers in DUI Cases, 2017
  • National Highway Traffic Safety Administration/International Association of Chiefs of Police Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Instructor Course (2018 Curriculum), 2019
  • National Highway Traffic Safety Administration/International Association of Chiefs of Police Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Student Course, 2019

Verdicts/Settlements

  • Motion to suppress evidence granted in an OWI 2nd case.  All charges dismissed following the motion win.  Client not convicted of any charges. , 2020
  • Client found not guilty at court trial of OWI first offense in municipal court, 2018
  • Motion to suppress evidence in an OWI 1st and PAC charge granted. Case dismissed following the motion win, 2017
  • Client found not guilty at jury trial of Second Degree Sexual Assault, 2015

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Waukesha County Regional Mock Trial Competition.  I served as a presiding judge for the Regional Mock Trial competition. , 2021
  • Waukesha County Teen Court Judge. Volunteer as a judge at the Waukesha County Teen Court program where teens act as jury to determine sentences for other teens convicted of minor ordinance violations, 2020
  • Waukesha County Teen Court Judge.  I volunteer as an attorney-judge for the Waukesha County Teen Court program., 2021
  • Waukesha County Regional Mock Trial Competition presiding judge, 2020
  • Waukesha County Regional Mock Trial Competition Presiding Judge, 2019
  • Waukesha County Regional Mock Trial Competition judge, 2018
  • Waukesha County Regional Mock Trial Competition judge, 2017
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Office Location for Amy C. Scholz

225 Regency Ct
Suite 200
Brookfield, WI 53045

Phone: 262-786-7100

Fax: 262-786-7103

Last Updated: 6/11/2021

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