Bob.jpgAttorney Robert LeBell has over 29 years of experience in the areas of State and Federal, and Trial and Appellate criminal litigation. Typical cases involve charges of homicide, sexual assault, child molestation, drug violations, RICO conspiracy, and white collar offenses. He has been involved in thousands of criminal felony proceedings including all facets of trial and appellate practice. Attorney LeBell has extensive experience representing individuals who are the subject of civil sex predator commitment proceedings at both trial and appellate levels. He has presented numerous arguments before the Wisconsin Supreme Court and the United States Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

Phone: (414) 276-1233



  • Grinnell College (B.A. 1970)
  • University of Iowa (J.D. 1973)
  • Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity
  • Moot Court Board

Postgraduate Education

  • NITA National Annual Conference
  • Numerous CLE Training Sessions in matters relating to criminal law


  • Admitted to the Bar, State of Wisconsin, 1973
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1974
  • United States District Court, Western District of Wisconsin, 1974
  • United States 7th Circuit, Court of Appeals, 1974
  • United States Supreme Court, 1988
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1992


  • Concordia College-Criminal Law
  • Wisconsin State Public Defender Annual Conferences
  • Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Conferences
  • Wisconsin State Public Defender In-House Lectures
  • Wisconsin State Public Defender Regional Training
  • Wisconsin State Public Defender Skills Training Seminar, 1997
  • Sex Offender Risk Prediction Seminar-Wisconsin Bar Association, 1996
  • Private Investigation: Current Issues in Criminal Investigations and Legal Defense, 1995
  • First Annual Sex Predator Conference, Milwaukee, WI, 1996
  • National Child Abuse Defense and Resource Center, 5th International Conference (1996, 1997,1999, 2000, 2001)
  • Sexual Assault Training - Sex Predator, Maricopa County Public Defender, Phoenix AZ 1997
  • XXIVth International Congress on Law and Mental Health, Risk Assessment: Cutting Edge -Science or Metaphysics 101, Toronto, Canada, 1999
  • Sex Predator Training, Florida State Public Defender, 1999
  • Wisconsin State Public Defender Advance Cross Examination Training, Milwaukee, 1999
  • Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Allegations of Sexual Abuse, 2000
  • Sex Predator Training, Wisconsin State Public Defender, 2000
  • American Academy of Psychiatry & the Law - 2001 Annual Meeting
  • "Risky Business: Sex Predator Law as Applied"
  • American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law - 2002 Mock Court
  • Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Sex Offender Risk Assessment, 2002

Professional Practice


United States Air Force, Criminal Defense


Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee County and Milwaukee County Public Defender's Office - 1 Year Civil Defense and 3 Years Criminal Defense


Partner - Carter, Finn & LeBell, Criminal Defense


Private Practice - Sole Proprietor, Criminal Defense


Special Prosecutor - Milwaukee County Ethics Board


Partner Styler, Kostich, LeBell & Dobroski - Criminal Defense


Partner - Kostich, LeBell, Dobroski & Morgan - Criminal Defense


Partner, LeBell, Dobroski & Morgan, LLP - Criminal Defense

2011- present

Partner, LeBell, Dobroski, Morgan & Meylink, LLP - Criminal Defense


  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1992-1998
    • 1990-1995   Board of Directors
    • 1995-1997   Treasurer