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Experienced criminal defense attorneys 

The best lawyers to call on your worst day

"I feel better after talking to you."  

Most people never expect to need a criminal defense lawyer. When clients call us for the first time they are often going through the worst days of their life. By the end of our first conversation many of our clients tell us that the fear and uncertainty that comes with being arrested or criminally charged is much better, because they know that they have an experienced team standing with them.   No matter the circumstances, we will stand with you.  With more than twenty-five years of fulltime criminal expertise between them, Attorneys Christopher Zachar and Meredith Davis have represented thousands of people charged with crimes and won not guilty verdicts, dismissals, and favorable outcomes in serious cases in La Crosse, Vernon, Monroe, Trempealeau, Jackson, Buffalo, Crawford and Richland Counties, and throughout Wisconsin.  We protect people under investigation, charged with a crime, or seeking a pardon or appeal throughout state, federal, and appellate courts in Western Wisconsin.   

"Excellent in every way.  If you want superior representation at a fair price then hire this man for your case."

Who we are: Expert advocates with serious results

This is us.  A highly skilled team of attorneys and paralegals dedicated to protecting people who are under investigation, charged with crimes, or seeking to appeal or mitigate a criminal conviction.  When you hire an attorney in our office you are hiring an experienced team who does nothing other than protect people on their worst days. Our attorneys have an impressive record of wins in big cases and extensive training in representing clients charged with serious and complex crimes, impaired driving offenses / OWI, post-conviction litigation, domestic abuse allegations, pardon applications and the full spectrum of criminal cases in state, federal, and municipal court.


What we do: Protect everyone on their worst days

Our attorneys and staff are experts in defending people who have been arrested, are under investigation, or have been charged with a crime in State or Federal Court.  We have an excellent record of successfully defending people throughout Western Wisconsin from investigation through appeal.  Let us stand with you on your worst day.


Some of our trial acquittals

  • First Degree Intentional Homicide

  • Homicide by drug delivery

  • First degree sexual assault

  • Second degree sexual assault of intoxicated person

  • First and second degree sexual assault of a child

  • Repeated sexual assault of a child

  • Attempted first degree intentional homicide

  • Child enticement

  • Homicide by intoxicated use of a motor vehicle

  • Physical abuse of a child (child abuse)

  • Felony drug prosecutions

  • Burglary

  • Felony and misdemeanor battery

  • Disorderly conduct

  • Felony, misdemeanor, and municipal OWI (drunk driving) offenses

  • Theft

  • Criminal damage to property

  • Offenses alleging domestic violence

  • Forgery & financial crimes

  • Possession of controlled substances

  • Operating a motor vehicle after revocation

  • Child in Need of Protection and Services

  • Violation of a harassment/domestic abuse injunction

  • Felony and misdemeanor bail jumping

  • Theft by misrepresentation 

How to reach us

Scenic Center

115 5th Ave. So. Ste. 420

La Crosse, WI 54601

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