Craig Mastantuono

Attorney
Recognized in the Milwaukee community as a leading criminal defense lawyer, Craig Mastantuono relies on extensive experience and his dedication to clients when they need it the most. He received his law degree from DePaul University of Chicago and his undergraduate degree cum laude from Loyola University of Chicago and has been recognized in Wisconsin Super Lawyers for a decade. He helps clients facing criminal charges across Wisconsin with an aggressive defense to fight for their future and their legal rights.

Rebecca Coffee

Attorney
With extensive experience in criminal defense, and in particular gun-related charges, Rebecca Coffee handles complex criminal cases by serving as an advocate for the accused. She works hard to fight for the best outcome for her clients from day one. She received her law degree from Marquette University Law School, and her undergraduate degree in criminal justice from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and is a Board Chair of the Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (WACDL).

Leah Thomas

Attorney
Practicing in state, municipal, and federal courts, Leah Thomas has earned a reputation as a tough and relentless courtroom lawyer who fights hard to accomplish the client's goals. She spends time with clients to listen, and to explain the legal process. She handles all criminal charges but specializes in OWI and traffic defense. Leah received her law degree from Marquette University Law School in 2011 and her undergraduate degree in sociology/criminal justice magna cum laude from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in 2004.

Valeria Navarro

Client Services and Investigation
As part of the team-oriented defense at Mastantuono & Coffee, Valeria works closely with the attorneys to contribute to the best representation possible for each client. Her work includes in-depth discovery reviews, conducting research, and obtaining witness statements. In her client services role, Valeria works directly with our clients to ensure there is open communication, and to help connect clients with resources for treatment. Valeria is a 2016 graduate of Marquette University with a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish Language and Literature, & Culture. She speaks fluent Spanish, and is regularly involved in community engagement projects.

Claudia Garcia

Legal Assistant
Because our approach at Mastantuono & Coffee is to help people overcome their problems, we invest extensive resources and staff time counseling our clients and guiding them through the unfamiliar process involved in a court case or investigation. Claudia brings her customer service skills to these efforts, ensuring consistency and attention to our client service. We understand that questions and concerns arise outside of attorney meetings. If an attorney is unavailable when you call, Claudia will do her best to assist you and route a message directly to your attorney. This connection to our clients produces better case results. Also fluent in Spanish, she assists our clients with referrals for treatment services, with monitoring deferred prosecution and diversion agreements, and attending to a variety of other legal needs.

Marcus Ruiz

Investigation
Using his experience as a U.S. Marine Corporal from 2003 to 2009, including two tours of active combat duty in Iraq, Marcus Ruiz assists attorneys with all investigation needs, interviewing witnesses and writing reports, conducting crime scene investigation, and analyzing cases and testifying on behalf of our clients. Mr. Ruiz also provides expertise on cases involving firearms, bringing his experience as a firearms expert and marksman during his Marine service. With Mastantuono & Coffee since 2010, Mr. Ruiz holds a bachelor's degree in history from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.