Attorney Taylor Haefele focuses her practice primarily on postconviction and appellate matters. This includes litigating a wide range of topics such as claims of ineffective assistance of counsel or petitions for sentence modification. At the trial level, Attorney Haefele has handled a wide variety of cases, including drug offenses, sexual assaults, and homicides. As a trial attorney, she teamed up to litigate issues relating to police misconduct in a first-degree intentional homicide cold case from 1990, ultimately securing the dismissal of the case.
Attorney Haefele is acutely focused on the details of each case as she helps clients navigate the complexities of the postconviction proceedings. She strives to ensure no stone is left unturned in pursuit of justice by drawing on her experience at both the trial and appellate levels in exploring all possible avenues to a favorable outcome.
A Minneapolis native, Attorney Haefele graduated from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities in 2017 with a B.A. in Psychology and a minor in Spanish. She then attended Marquette University Law School, graduating in 2022. While in law school, she was inducted into the Pro Bono Honor Society and received the CALI award for excellence in Forensics and the Law. She currently serves as a coach to Marquette Law School’s Moot Court team, where she works with law students to develop their appellate advocacy skills.
Attorney Haefele is also a published author. Her article, Wisconsin’s 2011 Act 108, Legislative Inaction, and Severe Racial Disparity: A Recipe for a Fair Housing Violation, was published in the Marquette Benefits and Social Welfare Law Review in 2022.