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Craig is well respected and recognized across Wisconsin as an aggressive trial lawyer and effective negotiator. He understands the benefits of positive outcomes for clients and uses a strategic, imaginative approach to defending individuals accused of a crime in Wisconsin.

Distinction as a Wisconsin Super Lawyer

Craig has earned distinction by being named in the criminal defense category for the Wisconsin Super Lawyers every year from 2005 to 2016. He was also featured in the Top 25 Attorneys in Milwaukee and the Top 50 Attorneys in Wisconsin lists from 2013 to 2016.

He was also voted Best Criminal Lawyer in the Milwaukee Shepherd Express 2012 Readers' Poll, and he was named a Leader in the Law in 2008 by the Wisconsin Law Journal. He earned this honor for his successful constitutional challenge of Wisconsin's carrying concealed weapons law, as well as for his defense of a 12-year old boy in a high-profile Milwaukee homicide case.

Prior to entering private practice, Craig was involved in drug prosecutions for the Waukesha county trial division of the state public defender. He has worked extensively in state and federal courts as well as appearing before Wisconsin Supreme Court, the Wisconsin Court of Appeals and the Federal Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

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Dedicated Criminal Defense Experience

Today, Craig’s practice focuses primarily on representing individuals accused of a crime in investigations and in criminal cases, as well as crisis management and white collar compliance issues.

Outside of the courtroom, he is active in the community as a faculty member at Marquette University Law School. He received his law degree from DePaul University of Chicago and his undergraduate degree in Business Administration cum laude from Loyola University of Chicago.

Community Involvement

Craig is on the faculty at Marquette University Law School, teaching a course in Criminal Practice with MULS Professor Daniel Blinka. He has received recognition from the Milwaukee Business Journal, which profiled him as a dynamic young business leader in its 2005 40 Under Forty edition, and is a frequent expert legal commentator for TV Channel 12 WISN/ABC News Milwaukee.

He is also an appointed Milwaukee County Circuit Court Commissioner for Branch 18, and a mayoral appointee to the Milwaukee Harbor Commission. He’s been published and has provided lectures and presentations on key criminal defense issues extensive. In and out of the courtroom, he uses an in-depth understanding of legal concerns to educate others or to represent clients with dedication and strategy.