Matthew R. Meyer

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Milwaukee, WI

Meyer Van Severen, S.C.
 | 316 N. Milwaukee Street, Ste.550
Milwaukee, WI 53202-1444
Phone: 414-270-0202
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2012
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (80%),
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (10%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (10%)
Attorney Profile

As a co-founder of Meyer Van Severen, S.C., Matthew R. Meyer is dedicated to serving clients throughout southeastern Wisconsin. He focuses his practice on criminal law, handling cases ranging from municipal violations to homicide, sexual assault, firearm cases, and drug cases. Mr. Meyer also regularly defends individuals accused of drunk driving.

In 2008, Mr. Meyer graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He then went on to receive a Juris Doctor in 2012 from Marquette University Law School. While attending law school Mr. Meyer gained valuable experience serving as an intern with the Wisconsin State Public Defender's Office Trial Division, and by volunteering his time with the Marquette University Law School Small Claims Mediation Clinic and the Marquette Volunteer Legal Clinic.

An aggressive advocate for his clients, Mr. Meyer fights to ensure their rights are upheld. He understands the life-changing impact that allegations of criminal offenses can have on people and their families. For that reason, Mr. Meyer strives to help his clients tell their side of the story and to achieve the best possible outcome to their legal issues. Mr. Meyer is continually named in the National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40, as well as in the National Trial Lawyers: Top 100, and as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers. He has an Avvo "Superb" rating.

Beyond the courtroom, Mr. Meyer is active in the legal community. He is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the National College for DUI Defense, Inc., the State Bar of Wisconsin, the Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association, the Milwaukee Bar Association and the Milwaukee Young Lawyers Association.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (80%): Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Failure to Pay Child Support, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Parole, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence

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

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (10%): DUI/DWI

Focus Areas

Criminal Defense: Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Failure to Pay Child Support, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Parole, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence

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

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI: DUI/DWI

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

Rising Stars: 2015 - 2017

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About Matthew Meyer

Admitted: 2012, Wisconsin

Professional Webpage: http://milwaukee-criminal-lawyer.com/about-milwaukee-crimina...

Honors and Awards:

  • Leading Lawyer in Criminal Defense, M Magazine
  • "Rising Star", Super Lawyers
  • 10/10 "superb", AVVO.com
  • American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys, Top 10 Best Criminal Law Attorney for Client Satisfaction
  • Top 40 under 40 Trial Lawyers in Wisconsin, National Trial Lawyers
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers
  • Marquette University Small Claims Mediation Clinic
  • Marquette Volunteer Legal Clinic, Marquette University Law School

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Member
  • Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association, Member
  • Milwaukee Young Lawyers Association, Member
  • Milwaukee Bar Association, Member
  • National College for DUI Defense, Member
  • Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member

Educational Background:

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, Bachelor of Arts, Major: Political Science, 2008
Office Location for Matthew R. Meyer

316 N. Milwaukee Street
Ste.550
Milwaukee, WI 53202-1444

Phone: 414-270-0202

 

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Last Updated: 6/21/2017

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