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Gregory A. Petit

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Menasha, WI

Petit & Dommershausen SC
1650 Midway Road
Menasha, WI 54952
Phone: 920-944-3392
Fax: 920-739-9909
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2022
Licensed in Wisconsin Since: 1993
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Appellate, Criminal Defense: White Collar
Attorney Profile

Gregory A. Petit is a co-founder of Petit & Dommershausen, SC. Based in Menasha, Wisconsin, he provides advice and counsel to clients throughout the state on a variety of matters. Mr. Petit largely focuses his practice on criminal defense at both the trial and appellate levels, and the types of cases that he has handled in this regard have included the operation of a vehicle while intoxicated by alcohol or drugs, sexual assault, domestic violence, and drug possession and trafficking. He has been able to obtain acquittals in many of his trials, while in other instances, he has negotiated plea agreements that have been favorable to his clients.

Another part of Mr. Petit's practice involves personal injury litigation, representing clients who have been harmed due to the negligence or recklessness of other persons or entities. The quality of his work as well as his high degree of ethics have led to his receipt of a 10.0 peer review rating through Avvo.

Mr. Petit is admitted to practice before all Wisconsin state courts as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin. An active participant in several professional organizations, he is a past president of the Winnebago County Bar Association and a former vice president of the Outagamie County Bar Association. A graduate of Lawrence University, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in economics, Mr. Petit's legal education came at Marquette University Law School, and he was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1993.

Practice Areas
  • 60%Criminal Defense
  • 30%Appellate
  • 10%Criminal Defense: White Collar
Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Sex Offenses, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence, Appeals, White Collar Crime

Selections

5 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2022

About Gregory A. Petit

First Admitted: 1993, Wisconsin

Professional Webpage: https://pdlawoffice.com/attorneys/

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Committee Member, Present
  • Fox River Academy School Board, Former President
  • Fox River Academy, Governance Board, Past Member
  • Fox Trackers Habitat Partner, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Former President
  • Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Committees, Fundraising and Habitat Projects, Volunteer, 2008

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Presenter, Issues in Appellate Law, Continuing Legal Education Presentation, to the Outagamie County Bar Members, Spring, 2016

Educational Background

  • Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin, B.A., Major: Economics

Honors/Awards

  • Hanson Memorial Advocates Prize, WACDL, this prize is given for outstanding criminal defense attorneys who have won a homicide case in the State of Wisconsin, 2007
  • Named Superlawyer in the filed of Criminal defense, Superlawyer, Superlawyers, 2019

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Winnebago County Bar president 2019, 2019
  • Winnebago County Bar Vice President, 2018
  • Winnebago County Bar Association, President, 2001. , 2001
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, 1993
  • Outagamie County Bar Association, Vice President, 2015, 2015
  • Winnebago County Bar Association, Vice President, 2000, 2000
  • Outagamie County Bar Association, President, 2016, 2016
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1993
  • WACDL (Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers) for District 4, Director, 2019
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Office Location for Gregory A. Petit

1650 Midway Road
Menasha, WI 54952

Phone: 920-944-3392

Fax: 920-739-9909

Last Updated: 9/11/2022

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