Tracey Wood & Associates - Criminal Defense and Immigration Law

Defense Attorney Tracey Wood Drunk Driving Attorney Tracey Wood is a Super Lawyer in Wisconsin
(608) 350-1004

     Attorney Tracey A. Wood , owner of Tracey Wood & Associates is an aggressive criminal defense attorney in Madison, Wisconsin.    She focuses her practice on defending the rights of individuals whether they are charged with drunken driving or more severe criminal charges including murder, sex crimes in Wisconsin, federal conspiracy or seeking an expungement of a previous conviction.
   She is known throughout the legal community as the foremost authority on Wisconsin OWI DUI laws and has been hailed for her defenses and successful trial and case record.
   Ms. Wood has been pioneering new frontiers for women in law since she entered practice in 1992. She is the first attorney from Wisconsin ever appointed as a Standardized Field Sobriety Test Instructor, and first Wisconsin attorney to be appointed to the Board of Regents to the National College for DUI Defense held at Harvard Law School. She chairs the Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Strike Force for the state's largest association for criminal defense lawyers and has previously served as the President of that organization. She has authored several articles on defense against drunk driving charges including Challenging Prior Under Influence Convictions, an article discussing U.S. v. Gant in the Wisconsin Law Journal, and she has contributed to the national DUI attorneys' bible by Taylor & Oberman, entitled "Drunk Driving Defense".
   She has also won many appeals in both the Wisconsin Appellate System (most recently City of Beloit v. Steven Herbst) and the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago (i.e. U.S. v. Andres Perez).

Super Lawyer Tracey Wood defends people charged with OWI or DUI
Super Lawyer Tracey Wood defends people charged with OWI or DUI
Super Lawyer Tracey Wood defends people charged with OWI or DUI
NCDD National College for DUI Defense: Tracey Wood
(608) 350-1004

Wisconsin Felony Murder, Negligent Homicide, Reckless Homicide, Intentional Homicide, Reckless Injury Laws

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Wisconsin Criminal Defense Lawyers



Wisconsin classifies homicide into first and second degree intentional homicide. Murder is a separate crime (felony murder).

First-degree intentional homicide

First degree intentional homicide is killing with intent, premeditation, deliberation...

First-degree reckless homicide

First degree reckless homicide is with reckless disregard for human life...

Felony Murder

Felony murder is murder committed during the commission of a felony, or during an attempt to commit another felony...

Second-degree intentional homicide

Second degree intentional homicide is first degree intentional homicide mitigated to a lesser charge... see also manslaughter

Second-degree reckless homicide

Second degree reckless homicide is a lesser charge to first degree reckless homicide

Homicide resulting from the negligent handling of dangerous weapons, explosives, or fire arm

A hunting accident, for example. In the case of Hunter Chai Vang being convicted of First Degree Murder, the use was not negligent. Negligent homicide requires criminal negligence.

Homicide by intoxicated use of vehicle or firearm

Vehicular homicide while intoxicated... VEHICULAR HOMICIDE

Homicide by negligent operation of a vehicle

See vehicular homicide.

Mutilating or hiding a corpse - concealment (Avery - Dassey case)

Assisting suicide

Assisted suicide occurs when a person intentionally kills himself with the help of another individual.


Battery; substantial battery; aggravated battery
Battery to an unborn child; substantial battery to an unborn child; aggravated battery to an unborn child
Battery; special circumstances
Battery or threat to witnesses
Battery or threat to judge
Battery or threat to department of revenue employee
Battery or threat to department of commerce or department of workforce development employee
Sexual exploitation by therapist
Sexual assault
Reckless injury
Injury by negligent handling of dangerous weapon, explosives, or fire
Injury by intoxicated use of a vehicle
Abuse of vulnerable adults
Abuse of residents of penal facilities
Law enforcement officer; failure to render aid
Abuse and neglect of patients and residents
False imprisonment
Taking hostages
Duty to aid victim or report crime
Intimidation of witnesses; misdemeanor
Intimidation of witnesses; felony
Intimidation of victims; misdemeanor
Intimidation of victims; felony

Free but professional "first-impression" analysis

If you are under investigation or have been arrested for any crime, or if you have already been convicted of a crime and believe your conviction to be wrong or your sentence too harsh, please call (608) 350-1004 or email the Attorneys at Tracey Wood & Associates right away. An Attorney at Tracey Wood & Associates will provide you with a brief but professional free "first-impression" analysis of your appeal based on the facts that you are able to convey. You can also submit your case online or email the attorneys.

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Please take notice that although the law firm of Tracey Wood & Associates website contains a large amount of accurate and useful legal information about drunk driving, OWI, DUI, Sex Crimes, Expungement and other serious crimes, it is not intended to be used as legal advice. Only an attorney can counsel you on your specific case. Please contact the attorney at Tracey Wood & Associates immediately should you find yourself charged with a Drunk Driving in Wisconsin, a DUI (Driving Under the Influence), OWI (Operating Under the Influence) or any other serious crime in Wisconsin at (608) 350-1004. Even if your researching drunk driving laws or sex crime laws in Wisconsin, Lawyer Tracey Wood can assist you.

Attorney Tracey A. Wood , 6605 University Ave Suite 101 Middleton Wisconsin. (608) 350-1004

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