Charles S. Blumenfield

Top rated Criminal Defense attorney in Pewaukee, Wisconsin

Blumenfield & Shereff LLP
Charles S. Blumenfield
Blumenfield & Shereff LLP

Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Personal Injury, DUI-DWI; view more

Licensed in Wisconsin since: 1974

Education: University of Wisconsin Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2023

Blumenfield & Shereff LLP

N27W23953 Paul Road
Suite 201
Pewaukee, WI 53072 Visit website


At the firm Blumenfield & Shereff, LLP, in Pewaukee, Wisconsin, Charles S. Blumenfield serves as a partner and has been practicing law for more than 48 years. He concentrates his practice on matters such as personal injury and criminal defense matters, including DUI and professional discipline defense. He also takes on cases involving intellectual property litigation, business litigation and civil law matters.

Mr. Blumenfield attended the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee to pursue his undergraduate studies and received his Bachelor of Arts degree in political science. He then pursued law at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and earned his Juris Doctor in 1974. He is licensed to practice in Wisconsin and New York, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, the U.S. Supreme Court, and the U.S. District Courts for the Western and Eastern Districts of Wisconsin.

In addition to being a skilled litigator, Mr. Blumenfield is an arbitrator and mediator, using alternative dispute resolution methods as a less contentious legal process and serves as a supplemental court commissioner for the Milwaukee County. He is board-certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy as a Civil Pretrial Practice Advocate and a Civil Trial Advocate.

Before forming Blumenfield & Shereff, LLP, Mr. Blumenfield worked as a Municipal Court Judge and Reserve Judge for almost two decades and served as a prosecutor for Milwaukee County before that. He currently is an active member of the Ozaukee County Bar Association, the Milwaukee County Bar Association, the Wisconsin Association for Justice, the Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the American Inns of Court.

Additionally, Mr. Blumenfield is one of the founders of the legal string group “No Strings Attached.” He has received recognition and many accolades for his notable legal services, including an Avvo rating of “Superb” and an AV Preeminent* peer-review rating through Martindale-Hubbell. He is an ardent supporter of his clients' freedom and rights, using his vast legal skills to their advantage.

*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 Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Criminal Defense, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI, Business Litigation, Criminal Defense: White Collar, Professional Liability: Defense

Focus areas

Animal Bites, Arrest & Arraignment, Assault, Assault & Battery, Brain Injury, Construction Accident, Criminal Domestic Violence, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Criminal Law - Federal, DUI/DWI, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Legal Malpractice, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Non-Compete Agreements, Parole, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Probation, Professional Malpractice - Other, Sex Offenses, Slip and Fall, Tax Evasion, Theft, Trade Secret, Traffic Violations, Trucking Accidents, White Collar Crime, Wrongful Death

  • 20% Criminal Defense
  • 30% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 20% Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
  • 10% Business Litigation
  • 10% Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • 10% Professional Liability: Defense

First Admitted: 1974, Wisconsin

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Waukesha County Bar Association, Member
  • Wisconsin Municipal Judges Association, Past President
  • Ozaukee County Bar Association, Past President
  • Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • U.S. District Courts for the Eastern Districts of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Courts for the Western Districts of Wisconsin
  • United States Supreme Court
  • Wisconsin Association for Justice, Member
  • Wisconsin State Bar, Board of Governors, Member, 1991 -2000
  • New York
  • U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Milwaukee Bar Association, 1977
  • American Inns of Court
  • Wisconsin
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Annual Marquette Law/MBA seminar “Recent Developments in Criminal Law”, Coordinator
Educational Background:
  • University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, B.A., 1971
  • Martin Hanson Advocate Prize, Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2009
  • Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review rating of AV® Pre-eminent™ Distinguished and Notable (5.0 out of 5), Martindale-Hubbell, 1985
  • AVVO rating of 10.0 (Superb), AVVO
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Board Certified in Civil Practice Advocacy, National Board of Trial Advocacy, 2012
  • Board Certified in Civil Trial Law, National Board of Trial Advocacy, 2003

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

“Chuck is a wealth of knowledge regarding criminal defense. Whenever I need practical advice on trial strategy, ethics or the minutia of criminal law, Chuck is one of my first calls.”

“Attorney Blumenfield brings a superb combination of traits to the defense table. He has vast & broad experience, having worked as a prosecutor, a defense lawyer and a judge. He is a clear, concise writer. He speaks the King's English in ways that are persuasive to the common man. He retains a sense of calm and control amidst any chaos. He has a sense of humor that he knows to employ at just the right moment to win a case, an argument or a negotiation. He is also an ethical, hard-working and thoughtful man with a compassion for the ages, and a well of empathy that few can muster. He is, at his best, a lawyer's lawyer.”

Office location for Charles S. Blumenfield

N27W23953 Paul Road
Suite 201
Pewaukee, WI 53072

Phone: 262-333-2563


9 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2023

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