Nathan T. Otis

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Madison, WI

Nicholson Goetz & Otis, S.C.
 | 22 East Mifflin Street, Suite 90
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: 608-237-6854
Fax: 608-819-8273
Selected To Rising Stars: 2015 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2010
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (60%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (20%),
  • Family Law (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    Nathan T. Otis is a partner with Nicholson Goetz & Otis, S.C. He focuses his practice on criminal defense and family law, handling cases involving the following matters: operating while intoxicated, drug possession and distribution, fraud, domestic abuse, sexual abuse, sexual abuse of a child, divorce, guardianship, paternity, child support modifications and child placement.

    In 2004, Mr. Otis graduated from the University of Michigan with an undergraduate degree. He then worked as a corporate trainer and in sales for a while before deciding to pursue a career in law. Mr. Otis attended the University of Wisconsin Law School and received his Juris Doctor in 2010, graduating summa cum laude.

    As a former special prosecutor for the Dane County District Attorney's Office, Mr. Otis has an understanding of how the prosecutorial process works. He uses this knowledge to prepare a defense strategy for clients that give them the advantage, and has a record of securing not-guilty verdicts and dismissal of all charges. Mr. Otis also has compassion for his clients and takes the time to listen to their concerns and worries.

    In family law matters, Mr. Otis knows the emotions that are involved and helps clients put that emotion aside so they can make decisions that will benefit them in the long term. He shows clients how the legal system works and creates solutions that are based on their individual needs. Mr. Otis is active in the legal community, holding memberships in The Iowa State Bar Association, the State Bar of Wisconsin, the Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

    Practice Areas:

    • Sex Offenses
    • DUI
    • Drugs
    • Criminal
    • Family
    Practice Areas
    • 60%Criminal Defense
    • 20%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
    • 20%Family Law
    Focus Areas

    Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Sex Offenses


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    Rising Stars: 2015 - 2021

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    About Nathan Otis

    Admitted: 2010, Wisconsin

    Professional Webpage:


    •  ., Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2019
    • Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2016
    • ..., Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2018
    • Warrior of the Year, Dane County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, 2017
    • Summa cum laude, University of Wisconsin Law School
    • Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2015
    • Rising Star, Super Lawyer, 2017

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Dane County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Member
    • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
    • Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
    • Wisconsin Bar Association, Member

    Educational Background:

    • University of Michigan, 2004
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    Office Location for Nathan T. Otis

    22 East Mifflin Street
    Suite 90
    Madison, WI 53703

    Phone: 608-237-6854

    Fax: 608-819-8273

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    Last Updated: 6/1/2021

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