Andrew Mishlove

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Top Rated DUI-DWI Attorney in Milwaukee, WI

Mishlove and Stuckert, LLC
 | 4425 N. Port Washington Road, Suite 110
Milwaukee, WI 53212
Phone: 414-332-3499
Fax: 414-332-4578
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1981
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
    Attorney Profile

    As a founding partner of Mishlove and Stuckert Attorneys at Law, Andrew Mishlove is committed to representing clients across the state of Wisconsin. He focuses his practice on criminal defense cases that involve operating while intoxicated charges.

    After graduating cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Mr. Mishlove went on to earn a Juris Doctor from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 1981.

    For more than 35 years, Mr. Mishlove has been committed to helping people retain their driver’s licenses and their freedom by successfully building a strong OWI defense. He pulls together eyewitness accounts and evidence to create the argument that challenges criminal charges. He also tenaciously conducts cross-examinations of the prosecution’s witnesses in order to secure a favorable outcome for clients. For his successes, Mr. Mishlove holds an Avvo “Superb” rating.

    The National College for DUI Defense has certified Mr. Mishlove as a drunk driving defense specialist, making him the first person in Wisconsin to hold this title ( Mr. Mishlove's partner, Lauren Stuckert, is Wisconsin other board certified specialist in OWI defense). Mishlove and Stuckert are, thus, Wisconsin's only true ABA accredited specialists in the field.  The NCDD has also named Mr. Mishlove to its Board of Regents, one of less than twenty lawyers in America to achieve that distinction.

    The former Chair of the State Bar of Wisconsin’s Criminal Law Section, Mr. Mishlove remains active in the legal community. He formelry represented several states as a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers’ drunk driving committee, and he has taught many seminars on topics relating to OWI defense. A published author in both local and national publications, Mr. Mishlove is a 2004 graduate of the Spence Trial Lawyers College. Additionally, he has taught many courses in chemical testing, breath testing and blood testing.  Mr. Mishlove is the co-author of Wisconsin OWI Defense, the Law and Practice, which is Wisconsin manual for attorneys on how to defend OWI cases.

    In 2015, Mr. Mishlove developed the nation's most advanced courses for lawyers, ibn forensic science and trial advocacy.  The Serious Science: Blood Analysis and Trial Advocacy courses, which Mr. Mishlove directs, combine intense study of forensic science with small-group workshops in trial advoicacy, applying the techniques taughht at the Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College.

    Practice Areas
    • 100%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI


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    About Andrew Mishlove

    Admitted: 1981, Wisconsin

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    • AVVO, an independent lawyer rating service, has rated him as the top Wisconsin OWI/DUI defense lawyer and one of the top DUI attorneys in the United States. He holds a M-H AV rating.

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Andrew Mishlove is Wisconsin's first ABA accredited, board certified specialist in drunken driving defense.  He obtained certification in 2005 by the National College for DUI defense, an American Bar Association accredited program.  In 2016, his partner, Lauren Stuckert, also achieved this distinction.  , 2005

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Supreme Court of the United States of America
    • Editor of the Wisconsin Criminal Law News, Journal of the Criminal Law Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin, 1988
    • Member: National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
    • Admitted to practice before all of the Courts of the State of Wisconsin, and the Federal Courts
    • Member of the Board of Regents, Sustaining Member and former Wisconsin State Delegate, National College for DUI Defense.  This is the only national organization devoted to education of attorneys in the field of drunken driving defense.  It is accredited by the American Bar Association to certify specialists in the field., 200
    • Member of the Gerry Spence Trial Lawyer's College Ranch Club
    • Graduate of the September 2104, three week term of the Spence Trial Lawyers College, Dubois, Wyoming., 2014
    • Chairman, Criminal Law Section, State Bar of Wisconsin.  This is the only organization in Wisconsin relating to criminal law that is comprised of prosecutors, defense attorneys, the judiciary and educators., 1990
    • President's Member: Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • This article explains the difficulties faced by Illinois drivers who have been charged with drunken driving in Wisconsin, describes pitfalls and errors often made in representation and outlines strategies for defending Illinois drivers.  It is co-authored by Illinois attorney Donald Ramsell., How To Handle an OWI Case for Illinois Drivers, Wisconsin Lawyer, March 2007, 2007
    • How to Win a Drunk Driving Case, A Guide for the Layperson, 2000
    • This is a summary of the 2010 changes to Wisconsin's drunk driving law, published in the Wisconsin Lawyer magazine by the State Bar of Wisconsin.  This article has been listed in the annotations to the Wisconsin Statutes as an authority., Author, Wisconsin's New OWI Law, State Bar of Wisconsin, 2010
    • This article presents a basic explanation of the fermentation defense.  That is, a blood ethanol analysis may lead to a false high result in certain situations.  The article discusses the scientific literature as well as courtroom tactics., Author, The Fermentation Defense, The Champion Magazine -National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, NACDL, 2011
    • This article explains the basic science of field sobriety testing as it relates to the rules of evidence. It is intended as an introduction to the field for trial lawyers., Basics of Field Sobriety Testing, The Champion Magazine, National Association Of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2013
    • This is the first comprehensive practice manual for OWI and DUI defense in Wisconsin., Author, Wisconsin OWI Defense, The Law and Practice, Lawyers and Judges Publishing Company, Tucson, Arizona, 2013
    • Serious Science: Blood Alcohol Analysis and Trial Advocacy, developed by Mr. Mishlove, is a five-day course in advanced forensic science and trial communication. It is widely considered the nation's most advanced course in this area., Course Director, Serious Science: Blood Alcohol Analysis and Trial Advocacy, 2015
    • Serious Science: Blood Drug Analysis and Trial Advocacy, developed by Mr. Mishlove, is an intensive five-day course in forensic science and trial communications.  It is widely considered the nation's most advanced course in the field., Course Director, Serious Science: Blood Drug Analysis and Trial Advocacy, 2016

    Representative Clients:

    • Represent clients, from Rhinelander and Green Bay to Racine and Kenosha, Elkhorn, Waukesha, Milwaukee, Fond du Lac, Oshkosh and Green Bay

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • Chairperson and Director of a 3-day Trial Skills Workshop with Joshua Karton. Summerlin, Nevada., 2013
    • Instructor, National College for DUI Defense, Summer Session conducted at the Harvard Law School., 2006
    • Presentation, The Rules of Evidence, a  Sword and a Shield.  National College for DUI Defense, Winter Session, Nassau Bahamas,, 2009
    • Presentation, Wisconsin Annual Drunken Driving Defense Seminar, Post-Conviction Issues technology., 2008
    • Instructor - First Person Opening Statements.  The National College for DUI Defense, Summer Session presented at the Harvard Law School. , 2011
    • Presentation at the DUI Seminar of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Cross-Examination of the State's Blood Test Expert, with Jimmie Valentine, M.D., 2012
    • Chairman, State Bar of Wisconsin Continuing Legal Education Committee.Program Chair and Instructor, Criminal Law Section, CLE program. State Bar of Wisconsin Meetings, 1900-1994, 1990
    • Instructor, Cross-Examination techniques, National College for DUI Defense, Summer Session Conducted at the Harvard Law School., 2008
    • Presentation: Direct and Collateral Attacks on Prior Convictions, Wisconsin State Public Defender CLE, Waukesha, Wisconsin., 2008
    • Instructor - Wisconsin State Annual OWI Seminar., 2009
    • Instructor: Basic Blood Ethanol Testing.  Wisconsin Annual OWI Seminar., 2011
    • Instructor: The basics of blood alcohol testing and the defense of a blood alcohol case.  Wisconsin Annual OWI seminar, 2012
    • Instructor, National College for DUI defense, Summer Session conducted at the Harvard Law School., 2007
    • Program Chair and Chief Instructor.  Wisconsin State Public Defender Drunken Driving Defense Course, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, April 23, 2009., 2009
    • Graduate, Mastering Scientific Evidence in Drunken Driving Cases course, presented by the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and the National College for DUI Defense, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009 and 2010., 2000
    • Instructor: Daubert and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing.  Annual Meeting of the Wisconsin Judicial Conference. , 2011


    Educational Background:

    • Learning honors from his university, the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, BA, Cum Laude, 1978

    Industry Groups

    • 2014 Graduate
    • Lifetime Member; Spence Trial Lawyers College
    • National College For DUI Defense
    • State Bar Of Wisconsin Criminal Law Section
    • Sustaining Member; Wisconsin Association Of Criminal Defense Lawyers;National Association Of Crimina
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    4425 N. Port Washington Road
    Suite 110
    Milwaukee, WI 53212

    Phone: 414-332-3499

    Fax: 414-332-4578

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