At Hartley Pecora Law Offices, LLC, we provide expert criminal defense for individuals who have been formally charged or otherwise accused of all types of state or federal felonies, misdemeanors, municipal law violations, and probation/parole violations. Our experienced criminal defense attorneys are driven to aggressively defend the rights of our clients. Our Firm consists of Attorneys who have handled thousands of cases throughout their careers. We appear regularly in courtrooms throughout Southeastern Wisconsin, including Milwaukee County, Waukesha County, Racine County, Kenosha County, Washington County and Ozaukee County. We know how the criminal justice system works, the judges and prosecutors involved, and can greatly assist you in defending your case.

An aggressive defense of your case typically starts early in the proceedings including pre-charging conferences and bail hearings. After charges are filed, we examine the facts of the case and oftentimes file pretrial motions challenging such things as an unlawful arrest, an unlawful search, an improperly obtained confession, or otherwise confront weaknesses in the prosecution's case. These motions are typically resolved prior to trial and, if successful, may result in the dismissal of charges.

In the event that pretrial motions or a successful plea bargain does not successfully result in the resolution of the case our attorneys are always prepared to aggressively pursue the defense of our clients at jury trial.  We have litigated dozens of charges through the jury trial process including acquittals of such charges as attempted homicide, sexual assault, drug distribution, battery to law enforcement, recklessly endangering safety, battery, and disorderly conduct.
  • DISMISSED
    • Forfeiture of Motor Vehicle [State v. Jennifer M.]
    • Robbery, Use of Force [State v. Juan T.]
    • Substantial Battery and False Imprisonment [State v. Kenner B.]
    • Maintain Drug Trafficking Place Felony I [State v. Shaqueena T.]
    • Endanger Safety/Reckless Use of Firearm Felony G [State v. Doumay L.]
    • Second Degree Sexual Assault of Child (Two Counts) [State v. Andrew H.]
    • Theft By Contractor Felony [State v. Robert R.]
    • Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Deliver [State v. Daniel D.]
    • 2nd-Degree Recklessly Endangering Safety Felony G [State v. Larry R.]
    • Possession of Marijuana, Second or Subsequent Offense [State v. Joseph H.]
    • Sexual Assault of a Child Allegation [State v. Aaron E.]
    • 13 extended supervision violations [Department of Corrections v. Courtney F.]
    • Possession of Firearm by Felon Felony G Evidence [State v. Anthony H.]
    • Substantial Battery-Intend Bodily Harm Felony I [State v. Grant R.]
    • 2nd Degree Sexual Assault/Use of Force Felony C [State v. Pedro D.]
        
  • NEW TRIAL AWARDED
    • Kidnapping [State v. Joel R.]
        
  • NOT GUILTY
    • Substantial Battery [State v. Amjed K.]
    • Second Degree Recklessly Endangering Safety [State v. Keith H.]
    • Child Abuse - Termination of Parental Rights [State v. C. M.]
    • Disorderly Conduct, While Armed [State v. Brian S.]
    • Battery to Law Enforcement [State v. Scott W.]
    • Felon Possess Firearm Felony G [State v. Christopher D.]
    • Carry Concealed Weapon [State v. Juanita N.]
    • Substantial Battery [State v. Howard B.]
    • Second Degree Sexual Assault (Two Counts) and Burglary [State v. Almamy F.]
    • 3 cts 2nd-Degree Recklessly Endangering Safety Felony G [State v. Charles W.]
    • First Degree Reckless Injury [State v. Tim J.]
    • Operating While Intoxicated 1st (Municipal) [West Allis v. Steve L.]
    • Operate Motor Vehicle while Intoxicated [City of Cudahy v. Faith W.]
    • 3rd Degree Sexual Assault Felony G [State v. Robert M.]
    • 1st Degree Reckless Injury [State v. Darrell C.]
    • Substantial Battery-Intend Subst. Harm Felony D [State v. Ryan A.]
    • Delivery of Marijuana [State v. James M.]
    • Domestic Violence Disorderly Conduct [State v. Anthony H.]
    • 2nd Deg. Sex. Assault/Unconscious Victim Felony C [State v. Timothy M.]
    • Domestic Violence Battery and Domestic Violence Disorderly Conduct [State v. Corey G.]
        
  • REDUCED SENTENCE
    • Theft-Business Setting >$10,000 Felony G [State v. David M.]
    • Possession of Narcotic Drugs-Methadone Felony I [State v. Zach W.]
    • Child Abuse-Intentionally Cause Harm Felony H [State v. Sandra F.]
    • Burglary-Building or Dwelling Felony F [State v. William L.]
    • Child Abuse-Intentionally Cause Harm Felony H [State v. Jeffrey H.]
    • Burglary-Building or Dwelling Felony F [State v. Kevin H.]
    • Possession of Child Pornography [United States v. David D.]
    • Bomb Scares Felony I [State v. Mile C.]
    • Maintain Drug Trafficking Place Felony I [State v. Debra H.]
    • Operating While Intoxicated 2nd [State v. Jason S.]
    • Homicide by Intoxicated Use of Motor Vehicle (Milwaukee County), 2007 [State v. Bryan A.]
    • Felony Drunk Driving [State v. Brian M.]
    • Manufacture/Deliver THC (>200-1000g) Felony H [State v. Cimarron M.]
    • Possession of Narcotic Drugs Felony I [State v. Richard R.]
        
  • PROBATION
    • Armed Robbery with Threat of Force, class C felony Bank Robbery [State v. Chrystal B.]
    • First Degree Reckless Injury, While Armed with a Dangerous Weapon [State v. Christopher G.]
    • Felon Possess Firearm Felony G; Carrying a Concealed Weapon Misdemeanor A [State v. Teri W.]
    • Second Degree Sexual Assault of Child and Child Enticement [State v. Benny C.]
    • Burglary-Building or Dwelling Felony F [State v. Matthew L.]
    • Theft-Movable Property >$2500-$5000 Felony I [State v. Curtis F.]
        
    
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