La Crosse Lawyers Focused on Criminal Defense

Reputation Earned: A Record of Successful Defense

The criminal defense attorneys at Belzer, Schroeder & Lough provide focused and dedicated representation to La Crosse area defendants. The attorneys have a proven record of aggressively defending clients against all types of criminal and traffic charges, and have earned the respect and trust of clients and defense attorney colleagues throughout Wisconsin. From a complex homicide to a felony OWI to a simple misdemeanor or traffic ticket, our lawyers have the training, skill, and experience to protect your rights and interests through a difficult time.

Criminal Charges Are Always Serious

Being charged with a crime is a serious matter. The stakes are high. You face serious potential consequences, including the loss of your freedom, the loss of your professional license, and forfeiture of money and assets. For most of our criminal defense clients, fighting a charge is not simply a matter of avoiding or minimizing jail time. It's about protecting their jobs and reputations, their driver's license and permanent record.

Experienced Attorneys, Results-Driven Criminal Defense Advocates

Our criminal defense attorneys are champions for our client's rights, and are committed to a vigorous defense for every client. The attorneys work from the very beginning to explore every viable option. Our extensive criminal defense experience enables us to offer our clients sound legal guidance in plea negotiations and to fight aggressively in court and trial, when necessary.

With our years of criminal defense experience, we understand the complexities of criminal law and will pursue every avenue of defense in your case.

We defend working people, parents, students, professionals, military personnel, and other individuals facing criminal charges in Wisconsin state courts, for charges including :

  • OWI / DUI / Drunk Driving
  • Drug Cases
  • Sexual Assault
  • Child Pornography
  • Homicide
  • Vehicular Homicide
  • Domestic Violence
  • Aggravated Battery
  • Theft / Embezzlement

Contact a La Crosse WI Criminal Defense Attorney

If you are under investigation or have been charged with a crime in western WI, don't say anything without first consulting with an experienced criminal defense attorney. Contact Belzer, Schroeder & Lough in La Crosse, Wisconsin and receive a free confidential analysis of your case. Regardless of the charge, the criminal attorneys at Belzer, Schroeder & Lough Law Firm will defend you.

Keith Belzer, Todd Schroeder, and Jennifer Lough were each selected to 2019 Wisconsin Super Lawyers in the area of criminal defense law. Keith Belzer was selected for the fifteenth consecutive year. Todd Schroeder was selected for the first time, having previously been awarded the distinction of being a Rising Star, Wisconsin Super Lawyers, for seven consecutive years. Jennifer Lough was selected for the first time, previously she had been awarded the distinction of being a Rising Star, Wisconsin Super Lawyers, for four consecutive years.

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.