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Experienced, Trusted, Affordable Criminal Defense

Robert Nagel has earned a reputation as a dedicated defense lawyer with integrity and empathy. His many clients have described him as:

Experienced Lawyer

Robert Nagel has practiced law for more than 20 years and defended clients who faced numerous criminal charges including misdemeanors, felonies, drunk driving/OWI/DUI, probation revocations, sexual crimes, property crimes, and computer crimes. Robert's extensive experience offers you the services of a highly qualified criminal defense firm with a deep knowledge of the judges, prosecutors, and procedures in Wisconsin courts. Attorney Nagel has an excellent trial and appellate record. He is one of Wisconsin's best defense lawyers.

Lots of criminal defense attorneys talk about the depth of their experience. Over a 25 year career, Attorney Robert Nagel has handled nearly 3500 criminal cases in Wisconsin circuit court. The best testimony to his many successes has been given by his clients.

Trusted Advisor

When you are charge with a crime, whether a misdemeanor or felony, it is a time of crisis. It is a stressful time for you and those close to you. In times of crisis you should have the assistance of a trusted advisor. You should never attempt to handle legal proceedings on your own, especially when it comes to allegations of criminal behavior. Robert Nagel will be more than legal counsel, he will be your trusted advisor, offering good judgment with active communication. The goal is to restore your self esteem and standing in the community.

Affordable Defense

Retaining a good attorney will never be cheap, but it should not cause you to sell your home. You need a very good criminal defense attorney, and you need an affordable criminal defense lawyer. In fact, you need the best criminal defense lawyer you can afford. Robert Nagel offers you quality criminal defense representation for a reasonable fee. Fee arrangements can be made based on your ability to pay.

Madison Defense Attorney

Attorney Robert Nagel practices law in Dane County, Wisconsin and surrounding counties in south central Wisconsin, with offices in downtown Madison.






Recent Successes

Attorney Nagel successfully argues against the issuance of a bench warrant for his client (from CCAP court records):

The Court orders issuance of a bench warrant. Atttorney Nagel argues in support of a request that the Court reconsider its warrant authorization, indicating that Mr. Brown has been diligent in his contacts with him, and suggesting reasons why Mr. Brown does not appear today. The Court vacates its warrant order.


The Law Offices of Robert F. Nagel is a criminal defense law firm with attorneys experienced in plea negotiations, trials, appeals, and getting results. The lawyers are located in Madison, Wisconsin and serve criminal defendants in Dane County, Sauk County, Columbia County, Dodge County, Jefferson County, Rock County, Green County, Lafayette County, Iowa County, and Richland County, including the Wisconsin communties of Madison, Middleton, Monona, Fitchburg, Sun Prairie, Verona, Monroe, Darlington, Beaver Dam, Juneau, Waupun, Wisconsin Dells, Columbus, Portage, Richland Center, Sauk City, Baraboo, Dodgeville, Mineral Point, Janesville, and Beloit.


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