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Patrick Kiernan Cafferty

Patrick Kiernan Cafferty

Cafferty & Scheidegger S.C.
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Domestic Violence ...
  • Wisconsin
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Carl B Johnson
Carl B Johnson July 12, 2021
Rating: 10 Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
Excellent attorney! Attorney Cafferty works hard for his client to achieve their goals. He is an experienced and talented trial attorney.
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E. P. July 5, 2021
The only Criminal Defense lawyers you should work with are at Cafferty & Scheidegger Before working with Cafferty & Scheidegger, I did not know where to turn as I had never needed a Criminal Defense lawyer. As I asked around, he was the ONLY attorney being recommended to me by numerous people. Mr. Cafferty is professional, friendly, and easy to reach. If you need a reliable attorney who's at the top of his field he's the one. My family and I are so grateful for the entire team at Cafferty & Scheidegger. Patrick Cafferty helped our family navigate the criminal justice system in Kenosha and Racine County. He demonstrates all that one could ask in a criminal defense attorney. His insight into the process and navigation of multiple cases from initial charging through disposition has consistently been exemplary. His clear communication style, experience, tenacity and, innovative thought leadership coupled with a compassion for his defendants enables him to present the best possible defense. I strongly encourage people in need of an excellent criminal defense firm to put Cafferty & Scheidegger at the top of your list. Check out the firms reviews on Google, there is a reason they have more than double 5 star reviews compared to all other firms in the area.
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Mr. Cafferty’s credentials and awards include:

+ Graduate of Marquette University Law School
+ Member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
+ Member of the Wisconsin Association Criminal Defense Lawyers
+ Named in Super Lawyers Magazine 2008 – 2021
+ Earned the Distinguished Martindale-Hubbell AV* Peer Review Rating
+ Named in Best Lawyers in America 2013-2021 Edition for Criminal Defense

Mr. Cafferty has developed solid professional relationships and a reputation of being honest with judges and prosecutors throughout Southeast Wisconsin.

From offices in Racine, criminal defense lawyer Patrick Cafferty defends the rights of people charged with state and federal criminal offenses throughout Southeastern Wisconsin and Northern Illinois. Contact the firm to arrange a free initial consultation with an experienced Racine criminal defense attorney as soon as possible after you have been charged or come under investigation for a crime. Many cases are time-sensitive, so it is important to speak with one of our staff right away.

Practice Areas
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    DUI & DWI
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Criminal Defense
    White Collar Crime
    Traffic Tickets
    Suspended License
    Appeals & Appellate
    Federal Appeals
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Cafferty & Scheidegger S.C.
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Wisconsin Lawyers, Serving in Racine, Kenosha and Walworth Counties for Over 25 Years. Cafferty & Scheidegger, S.C., is a boutique criminal defense firm with a successful record of criminal defense litigation. The team at Cafferty & Scheidegger works on behalf of people who are charged with crimes in federal and state courts throughout Southeastern Wisconsin. We handle criminal and traffic cases in Racine, Kenosha and Walworth counties. Cafferty Law became Cafferty & Scheidegger after brining on partner Jillian Scheidegger. Since then we have added Carl Johnson to our team of All-Star Lawyers. Our firm covers the spectrum from Traffic tickets to Federal Racketeering charges.
Cafferty Law S.C.
Cafferty Law was the the go to Criminal Defense firm of Southeast Wisconsin. For difficult cases that would go to Trial. Cafferty Law became Cafferty & Scheidegger after bringing on partner Jillian Scheidegger.
Marquette University Law School
J.D. (1994)
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Patrick K. Cafferty is a top-rated attorney practicing in the Racine, Wisconsin area. Providing legal representation in Wisconsin for a variety of different issues, Patrick Cafferty was selected to Super Lawyers for 2009 - 2021. He is admitted to practice before the courts in Wisconsin. After completing undergraduate studies, Patrick K. Cafferty attended law school. Patrick Cafferty was enrolled at Marquette University Law School. He earned a juris doctor degree in 1994.
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Wisconsin State Bar  # 1022402
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Cafferty & Scheidegger
840 Lake Ave
Racine, WI 53404
Telephone: (262) 632-5000
Cell: (262) 833-7670
Monday: 8 AM - 10 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 10 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 10 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 10 PM (Today)
Friday: 8 AM - 10 PM
Saturday: 8 AM - 7 PM
Sunday: 8 AM - 7 PM
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