Peter M. Wolff

Peter M. Wolff

Managing Partner
Waukesha, Wisconsin

Attorney Peter Wolff graduated from Marquette University Law School. His practice focuses on criminal, family, and civil litigation. Peter regularly accepts appointments in criminal, family and juvenile matters from the Circuit Court Judges of Waukesha County, and he was appointed Special Court Commissioner to the Honorable Mark Gundrum.

Peter grew up in the City of Brookfield, and graduated from Brookfield East High School in 1986. His father was a police chief for 28 years, then he served eight years as an Alderman, his mother was a Waukesha County Supervisor for twenty years. Peter has two sisters and three brothers. Peter attended the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, and he received a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration, and a minor in Communications.

For ten years, Peter was a law enforcement officer with the City of Brookfield Police Department. In addition to his regular patrol duties, Peter was a DARE Instructor, and he was chosen to be an Instructor to teach OWI procedure and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing to other police officers. Peter also served undercover as a Detective with the Waukesha County Metropolitan Drug Enforcement Unit.

In 2006, Peter was elected as a Supervisor on the Waukesha County Board. He currently serves as a Chairman of the Judiciary and Law Enforcement Committee, and he is the Secretary of the Executive Committee.

Peter is very active in the community, serving on the Board of Directors for the Waukesha County Fair, and he is President of the Board of Directors of the 180 Diversion Program. Peter is also a member of St. Anthony on the Lake Parish in Pewaukee, a member of the Business Leaders Policy Coalition (Waukesha County Republican Party), a volunteer Judge for the New Berlin Teen Court. Peter is a member of the Waukesha County Bar Association, with membership in Criminal, Family, and Juvenile sections. He is also admitted to the Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association, and he is a member of the Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Peter's varied experience makes him an exceptional advocate. He has good working relationships with the judges and the prosecutors, and he has a reputation for achieving the best possible outcomes for his clients.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Defense
  • Family Law, Divorce and Post Judgement
  • Juvenile
  • Civil
  • Estate Planning

Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin, 2003
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 2003


  • Marquette University Law School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    • J.D. - 2012
  • University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    • Bachelors Degree - 1990
    • Major: Business Administration
    • Minor: Communications


  • Standardised Field Sobriety, NTSA, 1996 - 1999

Honors and Awards

  • Elected Position, Waukesha County Board, Supervisor District 12, 2006-present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Waukesha County Board, Supervisor, 2006 - Present
  • Waukesha County Board, Health and Human Services Committee
  • Waukesha County Board, Judiciary and Law Enforcement Committee, Vice Chairman
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Criminal, Family, and Juvenile Sections, Member
  • Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association
  • Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member, 2003 - Present
  • Waukesha County Bar Association, 2003 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Honorable Mark Gundrum, Special Court Commissioner
  • City of Brookfield Police Department, Law Enforcement Officer, 1993 - 2003
  • Waukesha County Metropolitan Drug Enforcement Unit, Detective
  • Homes Unlimited, Real Estate Broker, 1991 - 1993

Pro Bono Activities

  • Board of Directors, Waukesha County Fair
  • Trustee, Waukesha County Federated Library Board
  • Vice President of the Board of Directors, 180 Diversion Program
  • Member, St. Williams Parish in Waukesha
  • Member, Business Leaders Policy Coalition
  • Volunteer Judge, New Berlin Teen Court
  • Past President, Shepherds Pass Homeowners Association


  • Pi Sigma Epsilon