Jillian J. Scheidegger

Criminal Defense Attorney

Jillian J. Scheidegger

Jillian J. Scheidegger is a partner at Cafferty & Scheidegger, S.C. Jillian has been with the firm since 2013. She focuses exclusively criminal defense and traffic matters. Her practice includes the representation of adults and juveniles charged with crimes. Her cases typically involve drugs, sexual offenses, property crimes, alcohol and domestic violence. Jillian has represented hundreds of clients, zealously advocating for the best possible result in each and every case. It is important to Jillian that her clients feel informed throughout the process and understand each step of the way. Jillian is passionate about obtaining excellent results for her clients whether it be an acquittal at trial or dismissal of the case.

Jillian is admitted to practice before the State of Wisconsin and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin. And is the President-Elect of the Racine County Bar Association. She is a member of the National Association for Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Wisconsin Association for Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Jillian is a former mock trial coach for the St. Catherine’s High School, and has served as county counsel for Racine and Kenosha counties doing voter protection work.

She was born and raised in Wisconsin. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and her J.D. from Marquette University. Jillian resides in Racine with her husband, Cole, and their two dogs.

Serving Clients Charged With Criminal Offenses in Southeastern Wisconsin

Admitted to Practice

  • State of Wisconsin
  • Federal Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin

Professional Associations

  • Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Racine County Bar Association

Why Choose Criminal Defense Attorney Jillian J. Scheidegger?

From offices in Racine, criminal defense lawyer Jillian J. Scheidegger defends the rights of people charged with state and federal criminal offenses throughout Southeastern Wisconsin. Contact the firm to arrange a free initial consultation with an experienced Racine criminal defense attorney as soon as possible after you have been charged or come under investigation for a crime. Many cases are time-sensitive, so it is important to speak with one of our staff right away.

Jillian Scheidegger

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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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