If Arrested

NAMI Dane County does not offer legal advice or lawyer referrals. The information below is only intended to help families navigate the system and should not be a substitute for professional legal advice. Please assist your family member in obtaining proper legal representation.
 

guides to help navigate the Dane county legal system

 

additional resources

Journey Mental Health Center, Emergency Services Unit                                            
49 Kessel Ct. 
Madison, WI 53711
Phone: (608) 280-2580
Fax: (608) 280-2703
 
Dane County Jail
Public Safety Building
115 Doty St.
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: (608) 284-6100 (press “2 “ then “0 “ to find out if a person has been booked) 
Dane County VINE toll-free 24-hour phone number -877-418-8463
 
Dane County Jail Mental Health Team
625 W. Washington Ave.
Madison WI 53703
Phone: (608) 266-4033
Fax: (608) 267-1510

Barbara Andrew (Clinical Specialist)
Phone: (608) 266-4509
E-mail: barb.andrew@mail.mhcdc.org

Wisconsin State Public Defender
17 S. Fairchild St.
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: (608) 266-9150,  
E-mail for public defenders: last name first initial of assigned public defender@mail.opd.state.wi.us   

Jennifer Moran (Client Services Specialist)
Phone: (608) 267-4816
Fax: (608) 267-1777
E-mail: moranj@mail.opd.state.wi.us       
 
Dane County District Attorney
210 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Rm 523
Madison, WI 53703-3346
Phone: (608) 266-4211   

Judy Schwaemle (Deputy DA who handles intake for most felony cases)
E-mail: schwaemle@co.dane.wi.us      

City of Madison Attorney
City County Bldg., Room 401
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: (608) 266-4511
Fax: (608) 267-8671
E-mail: mmay@cityofmadison.com
Web site: http://www.ci.madison.wi.us/attorney/index.html
 

related links

Mental Illness and Criminal Justice- Dane county resource to working with the criminal justice system

Finding a lawyer- Connect with the WI State Bar association to get information about connecting with a lawyer who meets your needs     

Discrimination/patient rights Wisconsin(DRW)- Learn more about your rights in the community and access to long term care

Health Insurance-Legal Issues: ABC for health- Helps understand health coverage related issues

Legal Dictionary- This listing takes you to the Nolo glossary of legal terms