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Kirk B. Obear

Kirk B. Obear

Birdsall Obear & Associates LLC
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Cannabis & Marijuana Law
  • Wisconsin
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Summary

Kirk Obear began his career in the U.S. Air Force as a JAG, prosecuting military cases. He later became one of the most renowned defense lawyers within the military. In the 1990s, Kirk moved his practice to defend civilians in private practice. Today, with the help of superior legal professionals, he represents individuals facing the most serious crimes.

At our firm, we take a teamwork approach. To us, more muscle means getting the job done faster and better. Frequent meetings, brainstorming, extensive investigation, and applying our years of legal and scientific training are all part of what makes our teamwork approach work.

Whether you are facing DUI, a drug trafficking charge or a serious sex offense, we can help.

Education
Mount Olive College
B.S | Psychology
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Honors: summa cum laude
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State University of New York - Buffalo
Law
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Professional Experience
Owner
Kirk Obear Attorney at Law
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National Legal Committee
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML)
- Current
President
Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (WACDL)
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Associate, Partner
Melowski, Obear & Cohen, SC
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Captain, Judge Advocate General- Area Defense Counsel
USAF
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Defending a Driving Under the Influence of Drugs Case
Annual Drunk Driving Defense Seminar
Wisconsin SuperLawyers (R) 2007 & 2008
Key Professional Media, Inc.
Best in Business, Milwaukee
Forbes Magazine
Speaking Engagements
Military Discharge Upgrades and Correction of Records , NACDL- La Jolla, California
Cross Examination of State's Expert in Blood Test Case , WACDL OWI Seminar
War on Drugs: Defending a Urinalysis Case , Annual Meeting, National Legal Committee
Trial Issues in Drunk Driving Cases , 8th Annual Traffic & Impaired Driving Law Seminar
Cross Examining the Blood Analyst , WACDL OWI Seminar
Prosecutorial Misconduct , WACDL Ethics Seminar
Due Process Provisions of the Bail Reform Act , Federal Defender Services Seminar
Current Developments in OWI Defense , 9th Annual Traffic & Impaired Driving Law Seminar
Blood Testing Evidence in OWI Cases , WACDL OWI Seminar
Defense Perspective on Law Enforcement , 10th Annual Traffic & Impaired Driving Law Seminar
Defense Perspective on Chemical Testing , International Society for Chemical Testing
Defending an Internet Sex Sting Case , WACDL Mega-Seminar
Defending an Internet Sex Sting Case , WACDL Mega-Seminar
Defense Issues in OWI Litigation , 12th Annual Traffic & Impaired Driving Law Seminar
The Fourth Amendment in Drunk Driving Cases , Annual Drunk Driving Defense Seminar
Jury Instructions, Testimony and Closing Argument , Annual Drunk Driving Defense Seminar
Jury Instructions, Testimony and Closing Argument , Annual Drunk Driving Defense Seminar
Aggressive and Ethical Advocacy , WACDL Ethics Seminar
Converting the Analyst From Enemy to Ally , Annual Drunk Driving Defense Seminar
Defending a Driving Under the Influence of Drugs Case , Annual Drunk Driving Defense Seminar
Awards
Named Superlawyer in Criminal Defense
Wisconsin Super Lawyers
Wisconsin SuperLawyer(R)
Law & Politics/Milwaukee Magazine
Milwaukee Best in Business
Forbes Magazine
Wisconsin SuperLawyer(R)
Law & Politics/Milwaukee Magazine
Wisconsin SuperLawyer(R)
Law & Politics/Milwaukee Magazine
Air Force Meritorious Service Medal
US Air Force
Air Force Commendation Medal
US Air Force
Professional Associations
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL)
Board of Directors
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National College for DUI Defense NCDD
Member
- Current
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International Criminal Defence Lawyers Association (ICDLA)
Member
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Seventh Circuit Bar Association
Member
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National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML)
National Legal Committee
- Current
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Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association
Member
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL)
Life Member
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Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (WACDL)
Past President 2006-2008, Current Director of Legislative Affairs
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Sheboygan County Bar Association
Member
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Wisconsin Drunk Driving Round Table
Member
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Wisconsin State Bar Association  # 1023993
Member
- Current
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American Bar Association
Member
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Wisconsin
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7th Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Cannabis & Marijuana Law
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Visit our Website!
Blog
Criminal Defense Blog
Contact & Map
Birdsall Obear & Associates LLC
603 South 8th Street
Sheboygan, WI 53081
Telephone: (920) 335-8957
Fax: (920) 395-2202