Skip to Content
Criminal Defense

Criminal Justice Lawyer in Milwaukee

Get a Former Prosecutor On Your Side - (414) 882-8382

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. We handle all types of cases from internet offenses to federal offenses and we will work to build you a strong case from the ground up.

If you are facing criminal charges, contact us today for a free initial consultation!

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.

See What Our Past Clients Are Saying

    "Hands down best lawyer"
    Chris is an excellent lawyer. Fights for everything he can get us more.
    - Former Client
    "I felt like I could finally trust someone"
    For the first time I feel like I can trust someone who truly wanted to help me and not just take my money. he is truly a good person and is good at what he does for others.
    - Lori C.
    "Zealous advocate for his clients"
    He pleaded my case with zealousness and was able to help get a result that was more than satisfying.
    - Barry
    "Chris is an excellent lawyer and I would recommend him to anyone."
    I have the highest regard for Attorney Cherella and would recommend him highly for legal representation.
    - Troy
    "A Real No-Nonsense Guy"
    The outcome was better then expected, and the issues are now in the past.
    - David
    "Chris Is a Hard Worker and Won't Take You for Granted"
    Because of his preparations, we never saw a courtroom. He made sure every aspect of the case was covered and kept us informed of everything he was learning.
    - Former Client