B.A., with distinction 1976, University of Wisconsin-Madison
J.D., cum laude 1979, University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Stephen J. Meyer has dedicated the majority of his career to the representation of individual citizens accused of crimes in state and federal court. A current adjunct professor at the University of Wisconsin Law School, he previously taught evidence and trial advocacy from 1993-1999, and in 2010. He is a Board Certified Criminal Trial Advocate (National Board of Trial Advocacy) and is listed in Best Lawyers in America (2001- 2011). Mr. Meyer has been a frequent speaker and author on the rules of evidence and topics related to his area of practice. Active in community affairs, he is a past member of the Board of Directors for Community Work Services, Inc., (1986- 2011) and past president of the Middleton Cardinal Booster Club (2007-2008). He presently serves on the new Advisory Board for the UW Innocence Project. He is the only sole practitioner in the State of Wisconsin named as one of the Top 50 Wisconsin Superlawyers (2008-2010). Previously, Mr. Meyer has served as a special investigator for the Wisconsin Department of Justice and on the local investigative committee for the Office of Lawyer Regulation. Most recently, he was a finalist for the open federal judgeship in the Western
District of Wisconsin.