Charles S. Blumenfield

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Mequon, WI

Blumenfield & Shereff LLP
 | 1001 West Glen Oaks Lane, Suite 110
Mequon, WI 53092
Phone: 866-719-9345
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1974
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (20%),
  • Criminal Defense (20%),
  • Business Litigation (10%),
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (10%),
  • Professional Liability: Defense (10%)
Attorney Profile

As a founder and partner at Mequon, Wisconsin-based Blumenfield & Shereff, LLP, Charles S. Blumenfield is a seasoned criminal defense lawyer. He has more than 35 years of experience working with those accused of white collar crimes, misdemeanors, felonies, drug offenses, operating under the influence, domestic violence and traffic violations.

The National Board of Trial Advocacy has certified Mr. Blumenfield as a specialist in both criminal trial law and civil trial law. He stays up to date with criminal law news and also coordinates the Marquette University Law School seminar “Recent Developments in Criminal Law” every year. In addition to his defense experience, Mr. Blumenfield served as a prosecutor with the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office. He also spent several years as a municipal court judge.

While comfortable in the courtroom, Mr. Blumenfield also recognizes that many people wish to avoid litigation when possible. He can assist with alternative dispute resolution as an arbitrator or mediator. He is also a supplemental court commissioner for Milwaukee County. Mr. Blumenfield’s achievements as an attorney have led to him earning an AV Preeminent* rating from his peers through Martindale-Hubbell and a "Superb" rating from his peers through AVVO. After securing an acquittal for a client accused of first-degree intentional homicide, he was awarded the Martin Hanson Advocate Prize by the Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

The Wisconsin Supreme Court Office of Lawyer Regulation selected Mr. Blumenfield to act as retained counsel, and he has served on the board of governors of the State Bar of Wisconsin. He is also a former president of the Wisconsin Municipal Judges Association.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (30%): Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (20%): DUI/DWI

Criminal Defense (20%): Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Parole, Probation, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence

Business Litigation (10%): Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements

Criminal Defense: White Collar (10%): White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal

Professional Liability (10%): Legal Malpractice, Professional Malpractice - Other, Ethics & Professional Responsibility

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI: DUI/DWI

Criminal Defense: Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Parole, Probation, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence

Business Litigation: Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements

Criminal Defense: White Collar: White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal

Professional Liability: Legal Malpractice, Professional Malpractice - Other, Ethics & Professional Responsibility

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 3 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2017

Certificates and Credentials

  • National Board of Trial Advocacy

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About Charles Blumenfield

Admitted: 1974, Wisconsin

Professional Webpage: http://www.cbcslaw.com/attorneys/charles-blumenfield/

Honors and Awards:

  • Martin Hanson Advocate Prize, Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • AVVO rating of 10.0 (Superb)
  • Martindale-Hubbell of AV® Pre-eminent™ (5.0 out of 5)

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified Civil Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy, 2003
  • Civil Pretrial Practice Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • American Inns of Court
  • Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • Wisconsin Association for Justice, Member
  • Milwaukee County Bar Association
  • Ozaukee County Bar Association, Member
  • United States Supreme Court
  • U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Courts for the Western Districts of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Courts for the Eastern Districts of Wisconsin
  • New York
  • Wisconsin
  • Wisconsin State Bar, Board of Governors, Member, 1991 -2000
  • Wisconsin Municipal Judges Association, Past President

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Annual Marquette Law/MBA seminar “Recent Developments in Criminal Law”, Coordinator

Educational Background:

  • University of Wisconsin Law School, 1974
  • University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, B.A., 1971
Office Location for Charles S. Blumenfield

1001 West Glen Oaks Lane
Suite 110
Mequon, WI 53092

Phone: 866-719-9345

 

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Last Updated: 1/10/2018

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