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Jerome F. Buting - Brookfield, WI

400 N. Executive DriveSuite 205 Brookfield, WI 53005

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Updated: 09/30/2019

Brookfield Criminal Law Lawyer


Criminal defense law practice focused primarily on defense of serious and complex criminal offenses, both state and federal, trial and appeal. Homicides, sexual assaults, vehicular homicides, drug offenses, white collar, wrongful convictions, Expertise in DNA and other forensic sciences. Defense of liberty and constitutional rights in all cases. Many high profiles cases handled discreetly. Designated as Super Lawyer from 2006 through 2019.

About Jerome F. Buting

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner

Year Joined Firm

  • 1993

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Law 95%
  • Appeals
  • Homicides and Violent Crimes
  • Sex Offenses
  • Drug Offenses
  • Child Pornography
  • Internet Sex Crimes
  • Juvenile Offenses
  • Wrongful Convictions
  • False Confessions and Illegal Searches
  • DNA & Computer Evidence
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drunk Driving


Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin, 1981
  • District of Columbia, 1982
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1981
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1992

Other Affiliations

  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1982 - Present (Member)
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1990 - 1992 (Board of Directors)
  • American Bar Association, 1982 - Present (Member)
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, 1981 - Present (Member)
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Criminal Law Section, 1998 - 2018 (Board of Directors)
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Criminal Law Section, 2005 - 2007 (Chair)
  • Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1990 - 1991 (President)

Classes and Seminars

  • 2014 National Association Criminal Defense Lawyers, Las Vegas, "The Trouble With Torrents: Beating Back the File Sharing Child Porn Cases"
  • 2014 Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, "Just A Touch: DNA Transfers and Other New Developments in Forensic DNA"
  • 2012 Alaska Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, "Defense Use of DNA: Make It Work"
  • 2012 Annual Criminal Defense Conference, "Cross Examination in Ineffective Assistance Challenge"
  • 2011 Wisconsin State Public Defender, "Hot Topics for Appellate Litigation"
  • 2010 Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, "Whatever Happened to the Science in Forensic Science?"
  • 2008 Wisconsin State Public Defender, "Defending DNA Cases"
  • 2008 Wisconsin State Bar Annual Convention, "Discovery Opportunities in Sex Offense Cases."
  • 2006-2005 State Bar Annual Convention


  • University of North Carolina School of Law, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    Doctor of Jurisprudence
    Honors: cum laude
  • Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
    B.A., Bachelor of Arts
    Honors: cum laude
    Honors: Phi Beta Kappa

Office Information


400 N. Executive DriveSuite 205 Brookfield, WI 53005


  • 262-821-5599


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Included on the 2023 Wisconsin list

Past Lists

  • 2022 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 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
  • 2006 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Jerome F. Buting on Super Lawyers


  • Designated as Super Lawyer, 2006 through 2019
  • Recipient of the 2001 David Niblack Award by the Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. This award is presented to individuals, "For standing with the indigent in their times of need and thereby protecting the rights of us all."

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