Top 100 Trial Lawyer

Wisconsin Criminal Defense Attorney Patrick J. Stangl Named as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers

    The National Trial Lawyers

    Among all civil plaintiffs’ attorneys in Wisconsin, Patrick Stangl was named one of the top 100 attorneys in the State of Wisconsin by the National Trial Lawyers. The National Trial Lawyers is invitation only, and membership is extended to the most qualified attorneys from each state who exemplify superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature and profile as civil plaintiff or criminal defense trial lawyers.

    Membership in the National Trial Lawyers is limited to the top 100 civil plaintiff and criminal defense lawyers in each state. The criteria for membership includes reputation among peers, the judiciary and the public; achievements; settlements and verdicts as a trial lawyer; and nominations from leading trial lawyers and Executive Committee Members, among other factors. While Attorney Stangl appreciates the recognition and acknowledgment from his peers and being named one of America’s Top Trial Lawyers, his focus remains on providing thorough and aggressive representation and getting the best possible results for his clients.


    "Hands down, Pat Stangl and his staff at Stangl Law Offices are the best in the business. His approach to your individual rights and legal defense are outstanding to say the least. I’ve asked Attorney Stangl to represent me in times of chaos, always resulting in an excellent outcome. People hire attorneys in times of fear and desperation. Pat’s personal, “hands on” approach with his clients make our experiences with the judicial system quick and painless to say the least. I’ve referred many clients as well as personal friends to Stangl Law Offices, all ending with great results. I’ll continue to do so. Thank you Pat."

    - Andy Subka

    “I was facing felony OWI and above the legal limit charges (4th) offense. I was going to lose my job and facing a year in prison. I contacted many attorneys before I talked with Pat. I knew after talking with him he was my only chance to save me from losing everything and sitting in prison. Pat was able to use his OWI experience, knowledge, and very strong negotiation skills to have my charges reduced and my felony dropped. Thanks to Pat I only sat 9 days in jail with huber privileges and was able to keep my job. I highly recommend him to anyone facing serious legal problems. He is worth every penny and I cannot thank him enough.”

    - J.H.

    Success Story Spotlight

    OWIState of Wisconsin v. N.B., (Rock County).

    Client was charged with operating while intoxicated (OWI) and operating with a prohibited alcohol concentration (PAC) as a third (3rd) offense.

    The client was pulled over in the early morning hours for alleged erratic driving and registered an alcohol concentration significantly above the legal limit. During the pretrial proceedings the State alleged that it was a third offense based on two prior convictions, one of which was from Illinois.

    Attorney Stangl filed a motion to dismiss the case because of evidence he discovered indicating that the conviction upon which the State was relying on was not a countable conviction.

    After reviewing the motion to dismiss the State agreed and the criminal OWI/PAC 3rd charges were amended to a first offense (OWI/PAC 1st). The case was successfully resolved and the client was also not required to install an Ignition Interlock Device in his vehicle.

    If you've been charged with a crime or crimes in Wisconsin, contact a skilled criminal defense attorney today.