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"Sydne was very informative and made me feel at ease from the moment we first met. I would definitely recommend her to anyone who may find themselves in a similar situation as I." Former OWI client

"Sydne was always available to answer every question I had throughout the entire process, but most importantly she worked not just for me, but with me. I feel like this was the difference between just being a client, and being her client. " R.E.

Attorney Sydne FrenchI try to take a personal interest in every person who calls me for help. I do my best to make sure they do not feel like they are just a case number or just another "defendant." I make the time to really listen to their side of things, their perspectives, and their concerns. I do my best to stay in touch, and I welcome my clients to do the same. They know they can call me 24/7 and that I am there for them 100%.

"Sydne's commitment to her clients,
to the ideal of justice, and to the goal
of zealous representation is unparalleled.
" Keith Findley, President, International Innocence Network; Co-Director, Wisconsin Innocence Project


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We are passionate about what we do and it shows.  We have earned  a solid reputation for negotiating significantly reduced charges, penalties, and dismissals while aggressively defending our clients against the power and resources of the State.

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Sydne French

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Brookfield, Wisconsin 53005

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202
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Drunk Driving Defense | OWI DUI DWI

  • Supreme Court OWI DUI Cases, brought to you by the Resource Center on Impaired Driving - No Longer Available! (Sadly, WI DOT discontinued funding this program and the center shut down.)

Criminal Penalties

Wisconsin Criminal Code

  • Battery: battery; substantial battery; aggravated battery; battery to an unborn child; battery to law enforcement officer; battery to prisoner; battery to probation agent; battery or threat to judge; battery or threat to witness.
  • Crimes Against Children: possession of child pornography; sexual assault of a child; physical abuse of a child; causing mental harm to a child; exposing genitals or pubic area; child sex offender working with children.
  • Crimes Against Public Health and Safety: recklessly endangering safety; carrying concealed weapon; negligent operation of vehicle.
  • Crimes Against Public Peace and Order: disorderly conduct; unlawful use of telephone; harassment.
  • Drug Charges: possession with intent to distribute/deliver; possession of drug paraphernalia; possession of cocaine; possession of thc; manufacture or delivery of drug paraphernalia.
  • Homicide/Murder: first degree intentional homicide; first degree reckless homicide; felony murder; second degree intentional homicide; second degree reckless homicide; homicide by negligent handling of dangerous weapon; homicide by intoxicated use of vehicle or firearm.
  • Sex Crimes: sexual exploitation by therapist; sexual assault.
  • Property Crimes: criminal damage to property; arson; burglary; possession of burglarious tools; criminal trespass; worthless checks; robbery; receiving stolen property; forgery; uttering; computer crimes.

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