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When you are accused of or charged with a criminal violation of any sort, it must be taken seriously and met with a rapid response. Each moment that passes is a moment that investigators and prosecutors are using to try to land a conviction. Cut out the guesswork of your defense and gain confidence in your future by teaming up with the Law Offices of Christopher J. Cherella, a premier law office in Milwaukee that focuses solely on criminal defense cases.

Why Choose Our Milwaukee Criminal Defense Attorney?

  • 20+ years of proven legal experience
  • Avvo Clients’ Choice Award for service and results
  • Thousands of criminal cases successfully handled
  • 24/7 availability to review your case and options

When you are looking for an experienced legal professional, look no further than Milwaukee Criminal Defense Attorney Cherella. He has been in practice since 1991 and served as a former prosecutor, which gives you a sharp advantage and unmatched insight in your own defense case. Due to our law firm’s strong reputation with our community, legal peers throughout Wisconsin, state judges, the District Attorney’s office, and even the United States Attorney’s Office, we can ensure you are treated fairly as your case moves through the criminal justice system. Perhaps most importantly of all, you will find through working with us that we genuinely care about what happens to you.

Around-the-Clock Legal Counsel for All Kinds of Criminal Offenses

There is no criminal charge that throws us off-balance and no strategy used by the prosecution that can catch us off-guard. From offering legal counsel for infractions to providing tenacious defense in the face of misdemeanor or felony charges, we have the knowledge and know-how necessary to build you a solid defense that aims for a total dismissal of your charges, a not guilty verdict, or significant charge reductions. Our Milwaukee criminal defense lawyer is also well-versed in both state-level case law and federal-level case law, enabling us to manage straightforward cases and those involving high-profile crimes.

Where are You? We Can Be There!

We understand that after being charged for a serious criminal offense, coming to our office for a conversation about your rights might not be possible at the moment. For your convenience, we can meet with you just about anywhere for a FREE initial consultation. We can gladly arrange your case evaluation in your home, at your office, or during county jail visiting hours. No matter where you are or what is going on around you, we are devoted to bringing you personalized legal counsel that is built from the ground up to dismantle the prosecution’s chances against you.

Call (414) 882-8382 to Start Your Defense with Our Help Today

The Law Offices of Christopher J. Cherella are headquartered in Milwaukee but we serve clients all around the state. When you want a trusted criminal defense attorney who has personally handled thousands of cases in the past to be the one to shield your rights, you want to work with Attorney Cherella. With so much on the line after a criminal accusation has been reported against you, betting on anyone else is a bet you cannot afford to take.

To schedule a free initial consultation, call (414) 882-8382.

See What Past Clients Are Saying

  • “Chris Is a Hard Worker and Won't Take You for Granted”

    Former Client

  • “You Can Tell That the Judges... and the Other Lawyers Respect Him”


  • “"At one point, I felt sorry for [the plaintiff's] lawyer"”

    A Criminal Defense Client

  • “A Real No-Nonsense Guy”