710 N. Plankinton Ave
Suite 500
Milwaukee, WI 53203

161 North Clark Street
Suite 4700
Chicago, IL 60601

Telephone: 414-271-7722

Direct Dial: 414-290-7587

Fax: 414-271-4438

Bar Admissions

U.S. Supreme Court
State of Illinois
State of New York
State of Wisconsin
U.S. Court of Appeals - Third Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals - Seventh Circuit
U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Wisconsin
U.S. District Court - Western District of Wisconsin
U.S. District Court - Northern District of Illinois
U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court - Western District of Texas

Pro Hac Vice Admissions:

Alabama
Arizona
California
Florida
Illinois
Nevada
Utah

Education

Marquette University, J.D., 2005
Marquette University, B.A., 2002

Professional Organizations

Seventh Circuit Bar Association
State Bar of Wisconsin
State Bar of New York
Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association
Federalist Society
American Bar Association
National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences
National Native American Bar Association
Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association

Biography

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.  He 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 adjunct instructor for a Master’s level course offered by the University of Wisconsin for law enforcement command staff.  

In his free time, Sam moonlights as a thoroughbred racehorse owner.  Sam’s horses have successfully raced throughout the United States, Canada and Europe.  Based on his legal work and his work in thoroughbred horseracing, Sam has been profiled in Marquis Who’s Who in America

Community Service Activities

Cream City Foundation, Board of Directors
Vision of Hope Scholarship Fund, Board of Director and Treasurer
Wisconsin Bar Association Minority Clerkship Program