rebecca-ap

Rebecca has been with Mastantuono & Coffee since 2005 advocating aggressively on behalf of criminal defendants. She has earned recognition and a solid reputation across Wisconsin as a leader in the Criminal Defense Bar, winning an impressive string of consecutive jury trial acquittals.

Rebecca understands the overwhelming prospect of being accused of a crime and works hard to advocate as quickly as possible for a holistic defense strategy with the defendant's best interests in mind. She is a persuasive negotiator and works hard towards the most appropriate outcome and settlements for her clients.

Complex Legal Knowledge

Rebecca’s experience extends throughout numerous high profile cases including firearms and gun-related legal issues such as concealed carry prohibitions, the Castle Doctrine, open carry and property return. 

I care about your case. That’s why I take time to learn your situation and develop a strategy tailored specifically for you.


Comprehensive Litigation Experience

Rebecca has litigated cases before the Wisconsin Court of Appeals and the Wisconsin Supreme Court. The Wisconsin's Super Lawyers publication has included her in the Rising Stars’ category from 2008 to 2012 and she earned recognition as a Super Lawyer in 2014 and 2015. She was chosen by the Wisconsin Law Journal's 2015 Women in the Law Award as a leader in the criminal defense bar.

She previously served as a staff attorney at the American Bar Association Death Penalty Representation Project in Washington, D.C., and is a former board chair of the State Bar of Wisconsin's criminal law section between 2012 and 2014.  Her practice today focuses primarily on representing individuals accused of a crime in state, federal and municipal courts throughout Wisconsin. She handles investigations and pending cases.

Rebecca has given numerous presentations at the State Bar of Wisconsin conferences in addition to meetings held by the Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. In 2012, she was published with co-author Attorney Craig Mastantuono in Wisconsin Lawyer with the article SOS: Defendants’ Right to Counsel.

From the moment that you have the opportunity to meet with Rebecca, she works hard to understand the specifics of your individual situations and begins to develop a strategy most in line with a positive outcome for you. Her in-depth understanding of criminal defense issues and experience representing other clients gives you confidence that your case is being handled by a professional who cares about the outcome. Rebecca analyzes your case and keeps you informed throughout the legal process so you know what to expect.