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Charles S. Blumenfield

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Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Pewaukee, WI

Blumenfield & Shereff LLP
N27W23953 Paul Road, Suite 201
Pewaukee, WI 53072
Phone: 866-719-9345
Fax: 262-241-3403
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2022
Licensed in Wisconsin Since: 1974
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI, Business Litigation, Criminal Defense: White Collar, Professional Liability: Defense
Attorney Profile

Chuck Blumenfield is partner in Blumenfield & Shereff, LLP in Mequon, WI.  He is admitted to practice in Wisconsin and New York, as well as the Bars of the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.  After starting out as a prosecutor in the Milwaukee County DA's Office, he served as a Municipal Court Judge for 19 years.  He has more than 45 years of experience working with clients in Personal Injury matters, having recovered millions of dollars on their behalf, and also handles criminal, employee discipline, and other civil litigation.  Board Certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy in both Civil Practice Advocacy and Civil Pretrial Practice Law, he is a Supplemental Court Commissioner for Milwaukee County, has served as an expert witness in ethics matters, as a mediator and arbitrator, and as Retained Counsel by the Wisconsin Supreme Court Office of Lawyer Regulation. 

Rated AV Preeminent* by his peers through Martindale-Hubbell, and "Superb" (10.0) by Avvo, he is co-coordinator of the annual Marquette University Law School/Milwaukee Bar Association seminar on “Recent Developments in Criminal Law”, and a recipient of the Martin Hanson Advocate Prize, awarded by the Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers to lawyers who have obtained a client's acquittal in a 1st Degree Intentional Homicide case.

A past-chair of the Milwaukee Bar Association Criminal Law Section, he served on the State Bar of Wisconsin Board of Governors, is past-president of both the Wisconsin Municipal Judges Association and the Ozaukee County Bar Association, and currently serves as Treasurer of the Thomas P. Fairchild chapter of the American Inns of Court, a lawyer mentoring organization.  He is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin, the Wisconsin Association for Justice, the Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the Milwaukee, Ozaukee and Waukesha County Bar Associations.   

*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.

Certificates and Credentials

About Charles S. Blumenfield

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
  • University of Wisconsin Law School, 1974


  • 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
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Office Location for Charles S. Blumenfield

N27W23953 Paul Road
Suite 201
Pewaukee, WI 53072

Last Updated: 8/23/2022

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