It's All About confidence

Being accused of a criminal offense is devastating and can have serious repercussions. If you’re being investigated, or you’ve been arrested or charged with a crime, having a law firm that’s experienced, skilled, and respected behind you can be the difference in your case and even your life. There’s simply too much on the line not to have the very best attorneys working for you. You’ll find those attorneys at Kim & LaVoy. We’re a criminal defense firm. In other words, 100% of our practice is dedicated to drunk driving and criminal defense. Our attorneys have handled everything from traffic citations to homicides. No case is too big or too small for our firm to handle. Whatever your legal issue may be, you can feel confident that our firm has the experience and skill to help you.

Julius Kim and Jonathan LaVoy

we provide Sound legal advice
and effective representation
in the following areas:


honest assessments.
straightforward answers.

Julius Kim and Jonathan LaVoy

At our law firm, you’ll receive an honest assessment of your case and straight-forward answers to your questions. We believe that’s the only way people can make good decisions about their case and the only way to practice law. Creating false hopes or unrealistic expectations doesn’t serve anyone. If your case is better off being resolved through the plea negotiation process, we’ll tell you that. On the other hand, if there are legal challenges that can be raised or proof problems in your case, our attorneys are among the best in the state at putting the prosecution to their burden of proof and zealously litigating cases.

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In The News

CNN Consults Julius Kim on Charges Brought Against Ex-Congressional Candidate Peña

CNN turns to Attorney Julius Kim for his analysis on the investigation of former president Trump.

Julius Kim joins “Early Start” on CNN to discuss developments in the investigation of documents recovered from former president Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate.

Julius Kim joins NewsNation’s “On Balance” to discuss the latest details of the Kiely Rodni case.

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“Know thy enemy and know yourself;
in a hundred battles, you will never be defeated.”

— Sun Tzu | The Art of War
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A Former Prosecutor’s Perspective

One of our firm’s greatest strengths is the experience that attorney Julius Kim brings. As a former Assistant District Attorney for Milwaukee County who prosecuted a wide variety of crimes, he provides a unique perspective that has shaped our firm's philosophy and benefits all of our clients. With his experience, our attorneys have greater insight into a prosecutor’s strategies and concerns during the investigatory phase of a case, as well as during plea negotiations and trials.


“Julius Kim was my attorney for my second DUI – a situation no one wants to be in. However, I was (and am) extremely thankful... Read more

Deborah R.
“Jonathan LaVoy did exactly what we set out to do. His staff was accommodating, made me feel comfortable, detailed and kind.”

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Julius Kim and Jonathan LaVoy were recognized for the 7th year in a row as two of Wisconsin's best criminal defense attorneys in a survey of judges, prosecutors, and lawyers from across the state.

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