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Raymond M. Dall'Osto



Raymond M. DallOsto
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Raymond M. Dall'Osto


Phone: 414‐224‐3653
Fax: 414-271-7680
Email: sserddA liamE wohS
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Raymond M. Dall’Osto is a partner with the law firm of Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin & Brown LLP in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and is admitted to practice law in Wisconsin and Illinois. His practice areas are white collar and criminal defense in federal and state courts, defense of regulatory investigations, professional discipline defense, ethics and licensing matters, civil litigation, personal injury, employment and constitutional rights.

Ray received his law degree from the Marquette University Law School in 1977. He taught there as an adjunct professor of law from 1985 to 1990, and also has lectured at the University of Wisconsin Law School. Before going into private practice, he served as Legal Director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin, and was a felony trial attorney and director of the public defender's office in Milwaukee.

Ray was appointed to and served on the Wisconsin Legislature’s Wrongful Conviction Task Force and helped draft interrogation and fair identification procedure reforms. He has long been active in criminal justice, equal rights and sentencing reform efforts. Over the years, Ray has developed and lectured at many continuing legal education (CLE) programs on criminal law and procedure, evidence, constitutional rights and legal ethics. Ray is recognized in Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers and as AV preeminent in Martindale Hubbell.

Areas of Practice

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin, 1977
  • Illinois, 1979
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1977
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin, 1977
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1979
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1980


  • Marquette University Law School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    • J.D. - 1977
  • Marquette University
    • B.A. cum laude - 1974
    • Major: History
    • Major: Political Science

Honors and Awards

  • Testified before a Wisconsin Assembly Committee, on behalf of the State Bar of Wisconsin, in support of AB 331 - June 01, 2017
  • Named one of the "Best Lawyers" for Civil Rights Law, Criminal Defense-White Collar
  • Selected to Wisconsin Super Lawyers - 2005-2021
  • Named in top 50 Wisconsin Super Lawyers – 2018
  • Named in top 25 Milwaukee Super Lawyers – 2016
  • State Bar of Wisconsin President's Award - 2000
  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV Preeminent Rating

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Board of Governors, 2010 - 2012
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Chairman & Director, Individual Rights Section, Member, 1979 - 1985
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Member, Professional Ethics Committee, 1990 - 1996
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Criminal Law Section, Chairman & Director, 1995 - 2001
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • Wisconsin Association of Defense Lawyers, Member
  • Milwaukee Bar Association, Member
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member 1979 - present
  • Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association, Member

Pro Bono Activities

  • Milwaukee Kickers Boys' Soccer Team Coach
  • Whitefish Bay Recreation Department, Girls Softball Coach


  • Legal Ethics of Email


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