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Melissa Barrette

Melissa Barrette


Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI Lawyer
Kaehne & Barrette, S.C.
Sheboygan, WI

About Melissa Barrette

Attorney Biography

Attorney Melissa Barrette has a reputation for aggressively representing her client and not hesitating to take cases to trial. Her record includes both pre-trial dismissals and winning acquittals by jury in both felony and misdemeanor cases.. She understands that her role includes being both a compassionate advisor to her clients and a legal champion in court. She strongly advocates for marijuana law reform.

Prior to forming Kaehne & Barrette, Attorney Barrette exclusively practiced criminal defense at Kirk Obear and Associates for six years. She attended the University of Wisconsin. As an undergraduate, she triple-majored in Legal Studies, Political Science and Sociology and served as the President of the University's Legal Studies Association. After graduation, she immediately enrolled in the University of Wisconsin Law School. While there, she gained acceptance into the prestigious Wisconsin Innocence Project, reviewing claims of actual innocence and evaluating where other attorney's failed their clients. Attorney Barrette also worked at the Madison Department of Civil Rights, where she fought to preserve social justice.


Practice Areas

 
Criminal Defense (34%)
 
Drug Crimes (33%)
 
DUI / DWI (33%)

Résumé - Melissa Barrette

Bar Licenses

Wisconsin
Member in Good Standing
2018

Work Experience

Kaehne & Barrette, S.C.
Partner
2019

Obear and Kaehne
Attorney
2013

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Education

University of Wisconsin Law School
Juris Doctor
2013

University of Wisconsin, Madison
Bachelor of Arts
2010

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Associations

NORML Criminal Defense Section
Member
NORML Criminal Defense Section
2022

National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
Member
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
2018

Member
Sheboygan County Bar Association
2013

Member
Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
2013

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Federal Court Admissions

U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Wisconsin

U.S. District Court - Western District of Wisconsin

Contact Melissa Barrette

Melissa Barrette
Kaehne & Barrette, S.C.
2808 Kohler Memorial Drive Suite 7
Sheboygan, WI 53081
www.kaehnebarrette.com
Office: 920-694-4150

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