Michael G. Levine​

About Michael G. Levine

Michael G. Levine received his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-
Madison. He went on to receive his juris doctor from the University of Miami School of Law in Coral Gables, Florida, where he graduated Cum Laude in addition to receiving a Dean’s
Certificate of Achievement for Outstanding Academic Performance in Substantive Criminal Law, as well as awarded the Dean’s List Honors for the fall and spring semesters in 2001.

During law school, Mr. Levine worked as a law clerk for the preeminent criminal defense firm of Hirschhorn and Bieber, P.A. Subsequently, he worked in the Public Defenders’ Offices of both Dade and Broward Counties before returning to Wisconsin in 2005 when he joined as an
attorney at the Law Offices of Robert A. Levine. To date, Mr. Levine has tried more than 50 jury trials to verdict in both State and Federal Court and has represented hundreds of clients.  In addition to his primary focus of criminal defense, Mr. Levine handles civil matters as well, including real estate transactions, restraining orders and CHIPS cases.

Mr. Levine has earned a reputation amongst his peers as a talented and zealous attorney. Mr. Levine is a member of both the Wisconsin and Florida Bars. Mr. Levine is also a member of the Milwaukee Bar Association, Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association, National Criminal Defense Lawyers, and Wisconsin Criminal Defense Lawyers. Mr. Levine was selected as a Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018, he was selected as a Super Lawyer in 2022, he has a 10.0 AVVO Rating, was named Top 100 by the National Trial Lawyers in 2015-2022, was given a lifetime achievement recognition by the America’s Top 100 Attorneys in 2020 and he has been recognized as one of the top Criminal Defense Attorneys by multiple local publications including M Magazine and Milwaukee Magazine.

In addition to his legal practice, Mr. Levine is a real estate developer and commercial real estate broker with experience in real estate lawcontract disputes, investment, development, and consulting. He has specialized in commercial tenant representation over the past twelve years and has completed over twenty-five million dollars in real estate related transactions comprising hundreds of thousands of square feet either leased or acquired.

Bar Admissions

Eastern District of Wisconsin

Professional Associations & Memberships

Milwaukee Bar Association, Member
Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association, Member
Eastern Milwaukee Bar Association, Member
National Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
Wisconsin Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member

Pro Bono Activities

Marquette Free Legal Clinic


University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida

J.D. Cum Laude
Dean's Certificate of Achievement for Outstanding Academic Performance in Substantive Criminal Law
Fall 2001 Dean's List
Spring 2002 Dean's List

University of Wisconsin, Madison


Honors & Awards

Super Lawyers Rising Star

2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018
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Rated Top Milwaukee Attorney by M Magazine

2011, 2012, 2013
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The National Trial Lawyers Top 100

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America's Top 100 Attorneys

2017, 2020
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