Lee D. Schuchart:
Lee D. Schuchart grew up in Marinette, Wisconsin. He attended the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh where he double-majored in Criminal Justice and Political Science and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree. He attended law school at Michigan State University College of Law and graduated with a juris doctor degree. He began litigating while in law school via the Housing Law Clinic, where he became an expert in bed bug law and testified before the Michigan House of Representatives. While in law school, he interned in the Marinette County District Attorney’s Office, which provides valuable insight into both sides of the criminal justice process.
After law school, Lee spent 3.5 years working for the State Public Defender’s Office before joining the Schuchart Law Offices, LLC. While with the public defender’s office, he handled more than 1,000 cases and represented over 750 clients. Lee handled a wide range of cases, ranging from homicides, serious drug cases, serious juvenile delinquency cases, and OWIs, to simple disorderly conducts and other misdemeanors. Lee won multiple trials and successfully argued multiple motions to dismiss and suppress. Lee helped run the juvenile practice committee and was a leader in developing a strategic defense for Len Bias cases (1st Degree Reckless homicide).
In addition to state criminal cases, Lee also represents people who are charged in federal court.
He is a member of the:
- Wisconsin State Bar
- U.S. District Court of Wisconsin, Eastern District
- Criminal Justice Act Panel attorney
- Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
- Criminal Law Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin
- Elected board member (2020-2023)
- Family Law Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin
- Former board member of the Children and the Law section (2017-2020)
Jackie Nitschke Center
- Board of Directors – Board Member
Marinette Menominee Area Chamber of Commerce
- Board of Directors – Board Member
- Supreme Court of the United States of America Bar
Scott is from Middleton, Wisconsin. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse with bachelor’s degrees in Political Science and Spanish. Scott earned his juris doctorate from William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota. In law school Scott served as the President for the Civil and Human Rights Legal Society, the Secretary for the Business Law Society, and as a staff member of the Law Review. He also had several internships with the Ramsey County Public Defender’s Office, the William Mitchell Law Clinic, the Minnesota Justice Foundation, and more. These internships allowed Scott to receive a vast array of practical legal experience within a variety of contexts.
Scott worked as an Assistant State Public Defender at the Green Bay Trial Office for over five years. Scott not only negotiated an immeasurable number of favorable outcomes for his clients, but he also routinely litigated before the Circuit Court. Scott argued, and won, multiple motions to suppress evidence based on unlawful searches and/or seizures. He also successfully represented clients at jury trials. Scott gained experience as a Public Defender working on all facets of criminal law with cases involving homicide, domestic violence, drugs, OWI/DUI, and more. Scott represented juveniles pursuant to Chapter 938, children pursuant to Chapter 48, and both minors and adults pursuant to Chapters 51 and 55. Scott is also a guardian at litem and federal defense attorney.
He is a member of the:
- Wisconsin State Bar and U.S. District Court of Wisconsin—Eastern District.
Mackenzie T. Christensen:
Mackenzie T. Christensen grew up in Green Bay, Wisconsin. She attended the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh where she majored in Psychology and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree. She attended law school at Western Michigan University Cooley Law School and graduated Magna Cum Laude. While in law school, she interned in the Access to Justice Clinic, where she assisted clients with expungements of their criminal record. She was also an Associate Editor of the Law Review.
Mackenzie has diligently worked to obtain desirable results for her clients. She has represented both adults and juveniles involved in the criminal justice system. She is also guardian ad litem. When she is not in the office, Mackenzie enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters. She also enjoys reading, running, and studying the Bible.
Mackenzie handles primarily criminal cases, but she is willing to dive into any area of the law.
William Reabe grew up in DePere, Wisconsin where he attended DePere high school graduating in 2014. He then attended the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire earning his undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice. During his time at Eau-Claire, he participated in several clubs including the Pre-Law Club and the Criminal Justice Association. He additionally played for the University’s Club Hockey team and engaged in various other intramural sporting activities.
After graduating from UW-Eau Claire in the spring of 2018, Will attended the University of Wisconsin Law School beginning in the fall of that year. Throughout his time in law school, Will earned a position as a Senior Managing Editor of the Wisconsin International Law Journal. He devoted much of his time to his studies as well as his role as a Senior Managing Editor. However, he did manage to make time to attend many Badger Sporting events and engage in his other favorite activities including golfing, fishing, and hunting.
After law school, Will returned to the Green Bay area to work at the firm. His main areas of work include criminal defense and family law matters; however, he is willing to dive into any legal area that he can be of service in. He prides himself on his work ethic and desire to provide exceptional legal services to all clients.
In his free time away from the office and courthouse, Will spends time with family and friends in the area. He enjoys engaging in the same activities he did throughout his time in law school, with the exception of now attending Packer games rather than Badger sporting events.
Leslie Boyle is a Paralegal. As a paralegal, Leslie’s main focus is Criminal Defense and Family Law. Leslie grew up in Ireland and moved to the United States in 1994. She is a graduate of Notre Dame Academy and after high school Leslie attended Griffith Collage Dublin where she earned her Certificate in Professional Photography. Later on in life she decided to go back to college and attended NWTC where she obtained her Associates Degree in Paralegal Studies.
Matthew L. Van Grinsven:
Matthew L. Van Grinsven grew up in Appleton, Wisconsin. He graduated from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Sociology: Law, Crime, and Deviance. Matthew’s belief that the criminal justice system disadvantages people accused of crimes lead him in the pursuit to become an attorney. Matthew earned his juris doctorate from Mitchell Hamline School of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota. In law school Matthew served as the President for the Criminal Justice Society. He also participated in the Minnesota Justice Foundation and interned through the Minnesota State Public Defender’s Office.
After law school, Matthew returned to the Fox Cities and began practice primarily focused on criminal defense prior to joining Schuchart Law Offices, LLC. Matthew has consistently negotiated favorable outcomes for his clients. His main area of practice is criminal defense but he is willing to dive into any area of the law and to apply the same zealous advocacy to achieve a favorable outcome.
Kaylie Johnson is the Paralegal for Attorney Crowell and Attorney Reabe. Her primary focus is on Criminal Law. After graduating high school, Kaylie continued her education at the University of Wisconsin-Superior where she majored in Legal Studies with a minor in Criminal Justice, obtaining her bachelor’s degree in 2021. Prior to joining our firm in May of 2022, Kaylie has gained experience in the legal and criminal justice field by working as a corrections counselor at a juvenile correction facility, and a legal assistant for multiple attorney’s focusing on various types of law.
In her free time, Kaylie enjoys working out, playing and coaching soccer, and spending time with her family and friends.
Kayla Collette is a paralegal for Attorney Scott Stebbins at the Green Bay Location. Kayla Collette grew up in Green Bay, Wisconsin and attended Ashwaubenon High School. After high school, she continued her education at the University of Louisville. She received her Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and minors in Political Science and German at the end of 2021. She is currently working on receiving her master’s in legal studies online and plans to attend law school in the Fall of 2023.
Kathy Mansbridge is the Discovery Clerk for the Schuchart Law Offices, LLC assisting all attorneys. She also works as a paralegal for Federal cases for the office. Kathy obtained her Bachelor of Business Administration from St. Norbert College.
Paige Reiswitz is the administrative legal assistant for the Marinette office. Paige is currently in her final year of undergrad studies at the University of Wisconsin Green Bay. Paige is pursuing her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a minor in Legal Studies. After she pursues her bachelor’s degree, she plans to attend law school and obtain a law degree.
Paige enjoys spending time with friends and family, going to the beach, working out, running, playing basketball, and the outdoors. Paige grew up in Menominee Michigan and graduated from Menominee High School in 2017.
Julie Schwister works in various areas of the firm related to finance and management. She is also a paralegal primarily consisting of probate matters. Julie attended the University of Wisconsin- Manitowoc, where she completed her associate degree in accounting. After, she moved to Green Bay and completed her bachelor’s degree at University of Wisconsin- Green Bay double-majoring in Accounting and Business Administration-Management, with a minor in finance. In her free time, Julie enjoys spending time with her friends and family, weightlifting, going on hikes, and doing yoga.
Chelsea is the Paralegal for Attorney Schuchart. In May of 2015, she obtained an Associate Degree from Blackhawk Technical College in Janesville, Wisconsin, and is grateful for all the experiences the college provided. She was most intrigued by courses pertaining to Psychology and Criminal Law.
She and her mother bonded over many things, but true crime shows and their joined interest in watching court trials were top of the list. As Attorney Schuchart’s Paralegal, Chelsea’s primary focus is on Criminal Defense and Family Law. When she is away from the office, she enjoys visiting her hometown, spending time with her siblings and their children, and of course relaxing with her cats.
Valeria Guillen grew up in Green Bay and is a 2019 graduate of Preble High School. She furthered her education in the Pre-Law program at St. Norbert College where she majored in Psychology and Spanish and obtained her bachelor’s degree in Spring 2023. Valeria entered the firm as an intern and swiftly thrived in her role as she communicated with our primarily Spanish-speaking Clients and took on whatever tasks were assigned to her. She maintained an excellent balance of her SNC course load and internship at the firm – and brings positive energy to the office each day. Valeria plans to attend law school, and hopes to become a criminal defense attorney.