Practice Areas

​​Passe Law Office, LLC


Attorney Passe regularly prosecutes and defends collection cases on behalf of individuals and organizations in Southwest Wisconsin. 

Divorce / Paternity / Custody and Placement / Family Law cases

Attorney Passe has been serving the community as a guardian ad litem and attorney for parents in child protection cases for approximately 10 years and as an attorney and guardian ad litem in divorce and placement cases for approximately 3 years now.  He has given back to the community by teaching the Families First class to divorcing parents with minor children on and off for approximately five years.

Civil Litigation

Attorney Passe regularly appears in many different types of civil litigation, both for plaintiffs and defendants.  He has been recognized as a Wisconsin SuperLawyers Magazine Rising Star four times for general litigation.

Estate Planning

Attorney Passe assists clients in the creation of estate planning documents including wills, powers of attorney and advance planning documents.


Attorney Passe advocates strongly on behalf of clients before both the Wisconsin Court of Appeals and the Wisconsin Supreme Court.

Criminal Defense

Attorney Passe has been practicing criminal law since serving as an intern for two district attorney's offices in law school.  Having argued criminal law cases in trial courts and appellate courts including the Wisconsin Supreme Court, Attorney Passe won the prestigious Superlawyers Magazine Wisconsin Rising Star designation for general litigation and criminal defense in 2013 and again in 2016, 2017 and 2018. Attorney Passe is a member of the Wisconsin Criminal Defense Lawyers and of the La Crosse Area Criminal Defense Lawyers.  He has given back to the community using his knowledge, skills and passion by serving on the Coulee Council on Addictions board, by advocating reform to Wisconsin's indigent defense system, and by speaking publicly on topics such as addictions and the courts.

Real Estate

Attorney Passe helps clients by drafting real estate documents, reviewing proposed transactions and by helping facilitate transactions big and small.  Whether buying or selling your home or a commercial building, Attorney Passe can help you avoid pitfalls and structure deals to your advantage.