Tracey A. Wood

Attorney Profile

Top Rated DUI-DWI Attorney in Madison, WI

Tracey Wood & Associates
1 S Pinckney St, Suite 101
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: 608-807-0286
Fax: 608-661-6309
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1993
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (50%), Appellate (30%), Criminal Defense (10%), Criminal Defense: White Collar (10%)
Attorney Profile

Tracey A. Wood is an accomplished criminal defense attorney and the founder of Tracey Wood & Associates in Madison, Wisconsin. Ms. Wood has over 25 years of legal experience and substantial experience in criminal defense law at the trial and appellate levels. She serves clients in the Madison area and throughout Wisconsin.

Ms. Wood handles all types of criminal cases, defending the rights of people accused of armed robbery, arson, assault, battery, burglary, domestic violence, drug crimes, drug possession, drug trafficking, embezzlement, fraud, hate crimes, manslaughter, money laundering, murder, OWI, reckless homicide, robbery, sexual assault, white collar crimes and more.

Heavily involved in the criminal defense legal community, Ms. Wood was the Chair of the Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyer Strike Force, sits on the Amicus Committee of the National College for DUI Defense and is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including a listing in The Best Lawyers in America for criminal defense, criminal appellate work and DUI defense.  She is also the past president of the Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys and the Dane County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association.

Ms. Wood is known for her substantial knowledge of OWI law. She holds the distinction of being the first Wisconsin attorney appointed to the board of regents for the National College for DUI Defense. She is also a field sobriety test instructor and has written several articles on OWI law for legal publications. She is committed to providing an aggressive defense to Wisconsin residents facing a criminal charge and always fights for the best possible outcome.  She is also the author of "A Cup of coffee with 10 of the top DUI Attoreys in the United States", which is a top selling book on Amazon.  Ms. Wood is also a contributing author of Drunk Driving Defense, the DUI Attorney's treatise.

Ms. Wood earned her law degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Law School. She holds a license to practice law before all Wisconsin state courts.  She is also licensed to practice in the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
  • 30%Appellate
  • 10%Criminal Defense
  • 10%Criminal Defense: White Collar
Focus Areas

DUI/DWI, Appeals, Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Debt, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Parole, Probation, Prosecution, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal

Selections

15 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2021

Articles about Tracey A. Wood appearing in Super Lawyers

White Papers

About Tracey A. Wood

Admitted: 1993, Wisconsin

Professional Webpage: https://www.traceywood.com/wisconsin-attorney-tracey-wood/

Verdicts/Settlements

  • Wisconsin State Court of Appeals, State of Wisconsin v. Eller 185 Wisconsin 2d 917, 520 N.W.2d 291, Ct. App., Court of Appeals of Wisconsin, 1994 City of Beloit v. Steven Herbst, Wisconsin Court of Appeals, 2010AP2197 

Videos

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Guest Speaker, The Myths of Field Sobriety Tests, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2007
  • Speaker, National College for DUI Defense, Regent, How To Present Effective Openings & Closings, 2008
  • Speaker, National College for DUI Defense, Regent, How To Cross Examine The State’s Chemical Test Expert, 2008
  • Speaker, National College for DUI Defense, Regent, How To Do An Effective Direct Examination of the Defense Expert, 2008
  • I want to give a big thank you to everyone who purchased our book - “A Cup Of Coffee With 10 Of The Top DUI Attorneys In The United States” last night during the launch. The launch turned out to be an incredible success, and reached “Amazon Best Seller” list in three categories, #1 in Court Rules, #1 in Legal Rules & Procedures, and #7 in Law Books, and it also became a “Hot New Release.” Out of 7,500,000 books on Amazon, the book ranked #869 in sales yesterday. Thank you for helping make this a successful fundraiser for Kiwanis., Co-Author, A Cup Of Coffee With 10 Of The Top DUI Attorneys In The United States, 2015
  • Annual Speaker, Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers OWI Seminar
  • Speaker, Defense Seminars
  • Instructor, Standardized Field Sobriety Test
  • Challenging Prior Under The Influence Convictions Wisconsin Defender
  • Drunk Driving Defense, Sixth Edition Drunk Driving Defense, Sixth Edition
  • How To Present Effective Openings and Closings NCDD Symposium 2008

Representative Clients

  • United States v. Military Member at Ft. McCoy, Conspiracy & Conversion
  • Wisconsin State Court of Appeals, State of Wisconsin v. Eller 185 Wisconsin 2d 917, 520 N.W.2d 291 (Ct. App. 1994) Court of Appeals of Wisconsin
  • State of Wisconsin v. Douglas Schoepp, Wisconsin Court of Appeals (1996)
  • Wisconsin vs. OWI 4th Offense Client; Wisconsin vs. Refusal Client
  • City of Beloit v. Steven Herbst. District IV Court of Appeals. Drunk driving conviction reversed for lack of proof of operation., 2012
  • United States v. Andrez Perez, 50 F. 3d 396 7th cir., 1995
  • United States v. Andres Perez, 7th cir, 50 F.3d 396, 1995063211, 1995
  • State of Wisconsin v. Michael Friedman, Wisconsin Court of Appeals, 2007

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Past President, Dane County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Member, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1993
  • Member of amicus committee for the National College for DUI Defense which prepares petitions for writs of certiorari and amicus briefs on omvwi issues in United States Supreme Court and state supreme courts., 2015
  • Immediate Past President, Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Board of Regents, National College for DUI Defense
  • Wisconsin, 1993
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1993
  • Member, Dane County Bar Association
  • Vice President, Wisconsin Association for Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member, James E. Doyle Inn of Court
  • Member, Board of Directors, Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin, 1993
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, State Bar of Wisconsin

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Attorney Tracey Wood is the author of "Challenging Prior Under Influence Convictions." Attorney Wood is a contributing author to "DUI Defense" (the DUI attorney's bible). She is currently co-authoring a Wisconsin treatise on drunk driving laws entitled, "Wisconsin DUI Defense - The Law and Practice".  She also recently published an article explaining the Arizona v. Gant decision in the Wisconsin Law Journal.
  • Author of book "A Cup of Coffee with 10 of the Top Dui Attorneys in the United States", 2015

Educational Background

  • Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, B. A., 1988

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Completion of Drug Recognition Expert student course, 2013
  • Standardized Field Sobriety Test Instructor

Honors/Awards

  • A national award given to an attorney who exemplifies the representation of clients in dui defense., Litigation Award from National College for Dui Defense, 2018
  • Super Lawyer
  • Women In The Law, Wisconsin Law Journal, 2009
  • Top 25 Women In Law 2010
  • America's Best Drunk-Driving Defense Lawyers, Criminal Defense, White Collar Criminal Defense, Top 25 Women In Law, 2009
  • Madison's Best Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • I want to give a big thank you to everyone who purchased our book - “A Cup Of Coffee With 10 Of The Top DUI Attorneys In The United States” last night during the launch. The launch turned out to be an incredible success, and reached “Amazon Best Seller” list in three categories, #1 in Court Rules, #1 in Legal Rules & Procedures, and #7 in Law Books, and it also became a “Hot New Release.” Out of 7,500,000 books on Amazon, the book ranked #869 in sales yesterday. Thank you for helping make this a successful fundraiser for Kiwanis. - Tracey Wood, Amazon Best Selling Author, Amazon.com, 2015
  • President Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Wisconsin Law Journal, Women In The Law, 2009
  • Madison's Best Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Strikeforce for Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Chair
  • America's Best Drunk Driving Defense Lawyers
  • Drunk Driving Defense, Criminal Defense, White Collar Criminal Defense
  • Madison's Best Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Winner Best Lawyers in America for criminal appellate defense work Wisconsin

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Firm sponsor of Big Brothers/Big Sisters Dane County Gala, 2021
  • Broadway Kidz
  • supporter for Center for Integrity in Forensic Sciences
  • Big Brother/Big Sister mentor to a young girl. Big Brother/Big Sister Corporate Gala Sponsor
  • Music Theatre of Madison, Board of Directors
  • University Avenue Day Care

Industry Groups

  • Criminal Defense
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Office Location for Tracey A. Wood

1 S Pinckney St
Suite 101
Madison, WI 53703

Phone: 608-807-0286

Fax: 608-661-6309

Last Updated: 6/29/2021

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