Passe Law Office, LLC


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

Estate Planning

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

Divorce / Paternity / Custody and Placement / Family Law cases

Divorce is difficult in almost every way imaginable - emotionally, materially, and socially.  Attorney Passe knows how to fight hard to win favorable outcomes for his clients both in property division and custody and placement disputes.

Civil Litigation

Attorney Passe regularly appears in many different types of civil litigation, both for plaintiffs and defendants.

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 Board of Coulee Council on Addictions and by speaking publicly on the issue of addictions and the courts.


Attorney Passe regularly prosecutes and defends collection activities on behalf of individuals and organizations in Southwest Wisconsin.  He can draft or respond to a demand letter, draft or respond to a summons and complaint, make court appearances (including small claims appearances, trials, contempt proceedings, and supplementary examinations), and is familiar with Wisconsin and Federal debt collection laws.  As an experienced litigator who has dealt with people from all walks of life, Attorney Passe is a dynamic, skilled negotiator, capable of modulating between agressive,  and conciliatory negotiating styles as appropriate. Attorney Passe prides himself on efficiency in collections representation in general and in finding creative solutions as a way of achieving efficient, successful outcomes in particular.

Practice Areas

Real Estate

Attorney Passe helps clients by drafting real estate documents, reviewing proposed transactions and by helping facilitate transactions big and small.