Criminal Defense Practice Areas

The Milwaukee criminal defense attorneys of Hart Powell, S.C. have been representing the people of Wisconsin for many years and have the expertise needed to aggressively fight for your rights. Hart Powell, S.C. has tried more than 300 felony cases in both state and federal court and understand the tactics used by state prosecutors and law enforcement. No matter the complexity of your case, our attorneys have the extensive experience to oppose the techniques and resources utilized by the prosecution. Numerous state crimes carry mandatory minimum sentences, however, judges are free to rule under the minimum if they are persuaded that “unusual circumstances” are present in the case. The lawyers of Hart Powell, S.C. will work to persuade judges to lessen charges and will provide you with the highest quality legal representation possible.

At Hart Powell, S.C., we represent clients facing a variety of state and federal charges. Some of the federal charges we will handle for clients include, but is certainly not limited to:

If you have been charged with a federal or state crime or are appealing your conviction or sentence, contact the Milwaukee criminal defense lawyers of Hart Powell, S.C. at (414) 271-9595.


Some of our best results don’t make the headlines. It is never too early to get the criminal defense lawyers of Hart Powell, S.C., on your side. At Hart Powell, S.C., we have helped countless clients successfully resolve difficult situations prior to the issuance of any criminal charges. If you believe that you or a loved one is the target of an investigation for any type of misconduct, rightly or wrongly, Hart Powell, S.C., is here to guide you through the process and protect not only your rights, but your future.

Consistent with the team approach to cases that is an integral part of the work done at Hart Powell, S.C., when the situation requires, the firm utilizes the tenacity and talents of Investigator Santo Galati of Centurion Investigations to help get results.

If you are being investigated for any type of misconduct, get the protection you need and contact the Milwaukee criminal defense team at Hart Powell, S.C., by calling (414) 271-9595.

Written by Michael Hart & Craig Powell

Last Updated : December 1, 2023