Gregory A. Petit

Top rated criminal defense attorney in Menasha, Wisconsin

Petit & Dommershausen SC
Gregory A. Petit
Petit & Dommershausen SC

Practice Areas: Criminal defense, Appellate, White collar crimes; view more

Licensed in Wisconsin since: 1993

Education: Marquette University Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2022

Petit & Dommershausen SC

1650 Midway Road
Menasha, WI 54952 Visit website


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

Criminal defense, Appellate, 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

  • 60% Criminal defense
  • 30% Appellate
  • 10% Criminal defense: white collar

First Admitted: 1993, Wisconsin

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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
  • 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

Office location for Gregory A. Petit

1650 Midway Road
Menasha, WI 54952

Phone: 920-944-3392


5 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2022

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