Stephen J. Centinario, Jr.


Licensed to practice law in Wisconsin – 1978

Graduate of John Marshall Law School (J.D. 1978), Illinois Benedictine College (B.A. Political Science and Business Economics, cum laude, 1975), Menomonee Falls East High School (1971)

He started his career at Waukesha County District Attorney’s Office in 1979 and remained there as a prosecutor and a manager until his retirement in 2014. He had tried hundreds of cases ranging from OWI to First Degree, Intentional, Homicide. He had returned to that office to serve as a part-time special prosecutor after his retirement.

He is currently an adjunct professor of Trial Advocacy at the Marquette University Law School and has taught at Carroll College, Waukesha County Technical College, and he helped train prosecutors at the National Advocacy Center in Columbia SC. and at prosecutor’s conferences in Wisconsin.