Richard Coad

Richard Coad

Coad Law Office
  • Criminal Law, Appeals & Appellate, White Collar Crime...
  • Wisconsin
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Summary

Richard Coad focuses his practice on criminal defense, appeals, and defending professionals in actions against their professional licenses. He successfully represents clients in state court throughout Wisconsin, having appeared in more than twenty counties. He also has extensive federal court experience, regularly representing clients in the Eastern and Western District of Wisconsin courts. He has represented individuals in S.E.C. investigations, people who are targets or witnesses in federal grand jury investigations and Wisconsin John Doe proceedings. He also frequently represents university students in a variety of matters, including non-academic disciplinary proceedings. In addition to his trial court work, Rick has expertise in appellate litigation. He has briefed and argued cases in the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. Notably, he argued Logan v. United States, his first case in the United States Supreme Court.

Education
Wm Mitchell College
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Professional Experience
Owner
Coad Law Office
- Current
In October of 2011, Rick Coad started Coad Law Office. Rick continues to focus on criminal defense in federal and state court. He also has expertise in appeals. He has briefed and argued cases in the Seventh Circuit Federal Court of Appeals. Notably, in 2007, he briefed and argued a case in the United States Supreme Court. Rick also continues to represent professionals who have issues with their professional license. He also represents people in personal injury cases. For the last five years, Rick has been named a Wisconsin Superlawyers Rising Star.
Associate
Hurley, Burish & Stanton
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Rick Coad worked as a criminal defense lawyer at Hurley, Burish & Stanton, which is one of the most respected criminal defense firms in the Wisconsin, for four years. There he continued to focus on representing people in federal court and state court. He also represented doctors and nurses who had issues with their professional licenses.
Associate Federal Defender
Federal Defender Services of Wisconsin
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Rick represented people charged with federal crimes in both the Eastern District of Wisconsin Federal Courts in Milwaukee and Green Bay, and in the Western District of Wisconsin in Madison, Wisconsin. He represented people in a wide range of cases, including fraud, embezzlement, drug charges, drug conspiracy charges, illegal firearms possession, and more.
Awards
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Rising Star
Superlawyers
Rising Star
Suyperlawyers
Rising Star
Superlawyers
Rising Star
Superlawyers
Rising Star
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Professional Associations
Wisconsin State Bar # 1052036
Member
Current
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Dane County Bar Association
Member
- Current
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
- Current
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Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
- Current
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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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Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • White Collar Crime
  • Business Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Personal Injury
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car Accidents
  • Constitutional Law
  • General Civil
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
Coad Law Office
10 E. Doty St., Suite 513
Madison, WI 53703
USA
Telephone: (608) 661-8080
Fax: (608) 661-8083