Juan Ramirez

Juan Ramirez
Juan Ramirez

Criminal Defense Attorney 

Juan S. Ramirez

Attorney Juan S. Ramirez recently joined Cafferty & Scheidegger, S.C. but previously practiced criminal defense as a Public Defender in Racine County for the past five years. Juan has represented adults and juveniles charged with crimes, including handling misdemeanors and serious felony cases such as drug offenses, gun crimes, domestic violence, operating while intoxicated offenses, property crimes, homicide, and sexual assault.

Juan is bilingual in English and Spanish and works with Spanish-speaking clients. Through Juan’s dedicated work, his client received an acquittal in a homicide case, for which Juan was awarded the Hanson Memorial Advocated Prize by the Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Juan prioritizes keeping his clients informed throughout the legal process and makes sure clients understand every step of their case. Juan is passionate about his work and obtaining the best results possible for his clients whether it be an acquittal at trial or dismissal of the case. 

Juan was originally born in Colombia. He and his family immigrated to the United States when he was nine years old. He graduated from Florida Gulf Coast University and received his J.D. from Michigan State University College of Law. He has specialized knowledge in immigration law to understand how a criminal conviction may affect one’s immigration status. 

Juan is on the board of the Bay View Community Center and resides with his wife, Mariah in Milwaukee.

Serving Clients Charged With Criminal Offenses in Southeastern Wisconsin

Admitted to Practice

  • State of Wisconsin

Professional Associations

  • Board – Bay View Community Center
  • Racine County Bar Association

Why Choose Criminal Defense Attorney Juan Ramirez?

From offices in Racine, criminal defense lawyer Juan S. Ramirez 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.

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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.


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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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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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