Samuel C. Hall Jr.
Crivello Carlson, S.C., Milwaukee
Samuel C. Hall, Jr. is a shareholder at Crivello Carlson, S.C. and is a member of the firm’s Board of Directors. He received his bachelor’s degree and law degree from Marquette University. During law school, Sam was a St. Thomas More Scholar for three years and was a member of the Marquette Sports Law Review. His principal practice focuses on civil rights litigation and appellate practice. Sam has successfully defended hundreds of law enforcement officers, government officials and municipalities in cases involving alleged civil rights violations. Sam is admitted to practice and has defended law enforcement in high profile cases in Wisconsin, Illinois and New York state courts, the United States Supreme Court, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals and federal district courts in Wisconsin, Illinois, New York, Texas and Pennsylvania. Sam's civil rights work has been covered nationally, including in publications such as the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Miami Herald and San Francisco Chronicle. Sam received the top “AV-Preeminent” peer and judicial ratings by Martindale- Hubbell and has also been selected for the Wisconsin Super Lawyers Rising Stars list several times for his civil rights defense and appellate work. Based on his experience in defending law enforcement officers, Sam has been a keynote speaker and lecturer for many law enforcement organizations and was also an instructor for a Master’s level course offered by the University of Wisconsin for law enforcement command staff.