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Chad A. Lanning

Chad A. Lanning

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Chad A. Lanning is a founding member of Lubar & Lanning, LLC.  His primary practice areas include criminal and traffic defense.  He has lectured on the topics of defending drunk driving and operating-after-revocation charges.

Chad is a past Board of Directors member of the Wisconsin State Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division.  He has years of experience winning trials and appeals.  Cases Chad has won have changed Wisconsin law.  Other attorneys consult with Chad and seek his advice on the subject of drunk driving. 

Chad was on the Board of Directors for the Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers from 1998 until 2016. In 2016 was elected to the position of President - Elect for the Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.  He has also served as vice chair of the American Bar Association, Law Student Division, and on various committees for both local and national bar associations.  Chad is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and has been named a Super Lawyer Rising Star five times.  He is active in his church and community.


Areas of Practice

  • Drunk Driving Defense
  • Appeals
  • Criminal Law
  • Drunk Driving Defense (DUI/DWI/OWI)
  • Speeding Tickets
  • Traffic Violations
  • Criminal/Traffic Defense
  • Burglary
  • Drug Charges
  • Battery
  • Theft/Shoplifting

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin, 1997


  • University of Wisconsin Law School, Madison, Wisconsin - 1997
  • University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin
    • B.S. - 1993
    • Honors: With Distinction
    • Major: Communications, Theory & Research

Representative Cases

  • Will Supplement

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer Rising Star, 5 Time Recipient

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (WACDL), President-Elect, 2016 - Present
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member, 1998 - Present
  • Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Board of Directors, 1998 - 2016
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Member
  • American Bar Association, Law Student Division, Past vice-chair

Past Employment Positions

  • Lanning Law Offices, Managing Partner, 2006 - 2013
  • Law Offices of Barry S. Cohen, Associate, 1998 - 2006
  • Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren, Associate, 1996 - 1998

Contact Lubar & Lanning, LLC

Milwaukee Office
7670 N. Port Washington Road
Suite 105
Milwaukee, WI 53217

Phone: 414-375-4795
Fax: 414-847-6201
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West Bend Office
By Appointment Only
Phone: 262-384-4436
Fax: 414-847-6201

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