Wisconsin Bill Would Make A First Time OWI A Crime

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

Wisconsin is the only state in the country where a first-time drunk driving charge is a civil violation and not a criminal offense, but two Wisconsin lawmakers are proposing to change this. In early January, Representative Jim Ott and Senator Alberta Darling introduced a bill to the Wisconsin legislature to make a first time OWI […]

READ MORE

Attorney Avi Berk Discusses Overturned Dassey Conviction

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

The Netflix series Making a Murderer has generated much interest and discussion on social media and in the press. Recently, a federal magistrate issued a 91-page decision overturning the conviction of Brendan Dassey and finding that Dassey’s confession was illegally obtained in violation of his constitutional rights.  Attorney Avi Berk was interviewed about that ruling […]

READ MORE