John C. Orth

John C. Orth

John C. Orth

John C. Orth
Middleton, WI






Attorney Orth graduated from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 2003.  Following an internship with the Wisconsin Supreme Court, he joined Mays Law Office in 2004.  Since that time, he has dedicated his career exclusively to criminal and traffic defense.  With extensive negotiation, litigation, trial and appellate experience, he possesses the breadth of expertise to handle all aspects of your criminal and traffic defense needs.  His approach to his practice is aggressive and tireless advocacy, empathy for his clients, and a fundamental focus on minimizing the disruption and damage posed by legal difficulties.  

Areas of Practice

Criminal Defense
Traffic Defense
OWI Defense

Bar Admissions

Wisconsin, 2003
U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin, 2005


University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin

  • JD
  • Honors: Dean’s List

University of Wisconsin – Madison, Madison, Wisconsin

  • B.B.A., Finance

Honors and Awards

Eagle Scout

Professional Associations and Memberships

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member

Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member

Dane County Criminal Defense Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

Wisconsin Supreme Court, Intern, 2003 to 2004

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