July 9, 2013:

News release:  WI Criminal Defense Institute created.  The criminal defense firm of Kirk Obear, Attorney at Law, has announced plans to develop a criminal defense oriented training program for attorneys which will provide Continuing Legal Education (CLE) opportunities for lawyers who practice exclusively in the area of criminal defense.  Drawing from his years of experience as a JAG in the United States Air Force, Kirk has been developing a "hands-on" program where the participant will be immersed in an experiential training opportunity like no other.  Students will attending training usually received only by law enforcement.  Field sobriety testing certification, police dog handling, search and seizure, proportional use of firearms, and many other areas will be explored.  Additionally, Kirk will utilize his extensive experience dealing with Gas Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry (while a JAG in the Air Force) to provide real world training in the area of chemical testing and forensic procedures.  For more information, contact the firm at (920) 395-2200, or at info@kirkobear.com 

April, 2013:  Kirk Obear is featured in an exclusive online interview with Laws.com
 

Kirk Obear
talks criminal defense in an interview with Laws.com. Check out the online interview.

SUPERLAWYERS 2012          Kirk Obear selected to list of top 5% of lawyers, 6th year in a row.

Kirk Obear is once again named a SuperLawyer as listed in Milwaukee Magazine and the SuperLawyers annual magazine.  Kirk is the only lawyer in Sheboygan who is listed in the category of criminal defense. 

SUPERLAWYERS 2011          Kirk Obear selected to list of top 5% of lawyers

November 15, 2011: 
Kirk Obear is once again named a SuperLawyer as listed in Milwaukee Magazine and the SuperLawyers annual magazine.  SuperLawyers are selected based on merit and experience and represent only the top 5% of attorneys in Wisconsin.  SuperLawyers Magazine recently published an article about Kirk and his involvement with the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML). Read the Article by clicking on the link below.

SuperLawyers Article 2011

Obear Featured in Wisconsin Law Journal Asked and Answered Column

June 5, 2011

The Wisconsin Law Journal recently did a feature article on Kirk and his legal background.  The WI Law Journal is a statewide weekly law related publication for attorneys.

Here is a link to the article:

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