Federal Criminal Defense

Looking for a Federal Criminal Defense Lawyer?

Cafferty & Scheidegger, S.C., is a Racine and Kenosha, Wisconsin, law firm that provides efficient and effective defense to individuals who face charges for federal crimes including:

Our Wisconsin Federal Crime Defense Attorney

Our lawyer’s commitment to excellence has earned them listings as Wisconsin Super Lawyer® from 2008 through 2022. In addition, our reputation for high standards has earned him an AV Distinguished rating by Martindale-Hubbell.

Most criminal trials are prosecuted in state courts, not federal courts. This means that most criminal defense attorneys aren’t experienced in dealing with federal criminal cases or federal courts.

If you are facing federal charges, you need an experienced federal criminal defense lawyer. Cafferty & Scheidegger, S.C. has decades of experience dealing with both federal cases as well as the federal court system. The attorneys at Cafferty & Scheidegger understands the federal court system and the advantages and disadvantages of trying a case in federal court.

Federal charges require an attorney with federal criminal defense experience. If you or a loved one have been accused of a federal crime, then the case will be tried in federal court.

Federal crimes include crimes that were committed against federal agencies including but not limited to: DEA – Drug Enforcement Agency (ex. – drug trafficking), SEC – Securities and Exchange Commission (ex. – fraud, Ponzi schemes), the U.S. Treasury (ex. – counterfeiting money), etc.

There are crimes that are charged as federal crimes because they involve crossing state lines or crimes where a federal agency, such as the U.S. Postal Service, is used while committing an illegal act.

So if you are facing a criminal charge, retain an experienced federal criminal defense attorney from Cafferty & Scheidegger, S.C..

Why Hire Cafferty & Scheidegger?

Pat and the entire staff at Cafferty & Scheidegger, S.C., take the time to understand the individual circumstances of each client so they can accomplish the best result. Our regular office hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with evening and weekend appointments available. You are welcome to call or text us 24 hours a day at 262-632-5000. We will travel to see you, if necessary. Contact us online or by calling 262-632-5000 to speak with a lawyer.

Why Choose Cafferty


Free Consultation

From our offices in Racine and Kenosha Wisconsin, the criminal defense lawyers at Cafferty & Scheidegger defend the rights of people charged with state and federal criminal offenses throughout Southeastern Wisconsin (Racine, Kenosha, Walworth). If you or a loved one is charged with a crime, contact us today to arrange a free initial consultation with an experienced Racine federal criminal defense attorney right away. For urgent matters, you are welcome to call or text us 24 hours a day at ‪(262) 632-5000.


We Defend You

The attorneys at Cafferty & Scheidegger have excellent knowledge of the state and federal court system throughout Southeastern Wisconsin. They are aggressive trial lawyers that are recognized for integrity and hard work. Our law firm’s strength lies in our exceptional pre-trial investigation and case preparation. We come to the prosecutor’s office prepared with the facts and ready to help you get the best possible outcome for your charges. Our priority is always to keep you out of jail and avoid a conviction on your record, whenever possible.

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Proven Experience

The dedication of the team at Cafferty & Scheidegger to client service and their record of success has earned them listings as Wisconsin Super Lawyer® from 2008 through 2022. In addition, their reputation for high standards has earned them an AV Distinguished rating by Martindale-Hubbell. Cafferty & Scheidegger is backed by more than 28 years of trial skills and courtroom experience.

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