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Richard A. Coad - Madison, WI

10 East Doty St.Suite 513 Madison, WI 53703

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Updated: 11/22/2022

Madison Criminal Defense Lawyer


Attorney Richard A. Coad is the founder and principal of the Coad Law Office, S.C., in Madison, Wisconsin. A top-rated attorney with more than 18 years of legal experience, Mr. Coad has earned a reputation as a lawyer who provides exceptional results for his clients in state and federal court.

Early in his legal career, Mr. Coad served as Associate Federal Defender in the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin...

About Richard A. Coad

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Defense
  • Estate Planning 40%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Attorney


Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Other Affiliations

  • Wisconsin State Bar
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • The Dane County Criminal Defense Bar Association
  • The Dane County Bar Association


  • William Mitchell College of Law, St Paul, Minnesota
  • Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Past Positions

  • Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin, Associate Federal Defender

Classes and Seminars

  • Litigating Motions in Concealed Carry and Other Firearms Cases, Wisconsin State Public Defender 2008 Conference, September 26, 2008 - Present
  • Madison Area Corporate Counsel Network: What to do when the FBI comes knocking, 2015
  • WHDU: The Basics of Internal Investigations, 2015
  • Dane County Bar Association Meeting: United States Supreme Court Update, 2011
  • Wisconsin State Public Defender Conference: Litigating Firearms Cases, 2010
  • Dane County Bar Association: Supreme Court Update, 2010, 2009, 2008


Other Sources of Feedback About Richard A. Coad

Included on the 2022 Wisconsin list

Past Lists

  • 2021 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Richard A. Coad on Super Lawyers


  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, Milwaukee Magazine
  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, Madison Magazine
  • Super Lawyers, November 1, 2018 - November 1, 2021

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Office Information


10 East Doty St.Suite 513 Madison, WI 53703


  • 608-661-8083

Offers Free Initial Consultation


Accepts Credit Cards



Representative Cases

  • Logan v. United States

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