Criminal Defense

Criminal Defense Lawyers in Eau Claire, Menomonie, and Black River Falls

Decades of Criminal Law Experience, Hundreds of Jury Trials

Our criminal defense team is led by former Eau Claire County District Attorney Rich White. Rich, along with attorneys Emily Long and Ryan Moertel, have well over 250 jury trials to their credit and over 45 years of combined experience handling cases throughout Western Wisconsin. Together, they provide unsurpassed skill, experience, and tenacity.

A Proven Record of Success

Our criminal defense team has successfully handled every type of criminal case imaginable—from sexual assault and felony drug cases, to homicides. We vigorously defend and vindicate our criminal law clients, backed by the imposing resources of the largest law firm in the region. In one enormously complex case, Rich successfully co-defended an individual accused of sexual assault by 15 complaining witnesses. Following the high-profile three-week trial, the jury returned 14 not guilty verdicts and a mistrial on two final counts.

Unsurpassed Skill, Experience, Resources, and Tenacity

Let Rich, Emily, Ryan, and the rest of the Weld Riley criminal defense team utilize its unsurpassed skill, experience, resources, and tenacity to successfully resolve your criminal case concerns, including:

  • OWI/DUI and traffic matters
  • Homicide
  • Sexual assault
  • Drug offenses
  • Theft
  • Domestic violence

Early, effective representation is essential in criminal cases. Please contact us to discuss how we will successfully protect you and your rights.

One of the largest firms in the region with offices in Eau Claire, Menomonie, and Black River Falls, Weld Riley is ideally suited to provide the assistance you need. Contact us for a consultation today!