Criminal Defense

Areas Represented

We represent those accused of wrongdoing or those who are involved in the several interrelated practice areas:

  • Assaults
  • Domestic Assault
  • Theft
  • Property Damage
  • Traffic Offenses
  • Juvenile Offenses
  • Criminal Sexual Conduct
  • Probation Violations
  • Terroristic Threats
  • Manslaughter & Murder
  • Drugs / Controlled Substances


Whether a police officer gets a faulty reading from a Breathalyzer test, or your blood alcohol content appears elevated due to a medication you take, or even if you are simply in the wrong place at the wrong time, we will guide you in the pursuit of justice. —  Read More >


An assault can cover a vast array of offenses. It may be simply stated as unlawful touching, or may be an act in which the victim is never touched - but is placed in imminent fear of being touched. —  Read More >

Domestic Assault

Domestic assault is abuse or assault that occurs within the home. Domestic assault usually invloves a child or spousal abuse. Domestic assault may be instigated by any member of the household against another member of the household. — Read More >


Retail theft is defined as taking items offered for sale in a retail store without paying the full price of the items. The most common violation of this law involves individuals that conceal items and then walk out of the store without paying for the items. — Read More >

Property Damage

Property damage is damage to or the destruction of public or private property, caused either by a person who is not its owner or by natural phenomena. Property damage caused by persons is generally categorized by its cause: neglect (including oversight and human error), and intentional damage. — Read More >

Traffic Offenses

Traffic rules are set to make an environment where drivers, passengers and pedestrians will use the way for traveling without risk. Accidents are found to be the third leading reason behind death in US males and seventh leading cause for females. — Read More >

Juvenile Offenses

Juvenile offenses involve criminal cases with minors who are being tried in juvenile court for their offenses. A person who is 16 or under (17 for misdemeanors) can be tried in juvenile court for most crimes. Juvenile cases can carry incarceration despite the fact that adjudication in juvenile court is not the same as being convicted of a felony in adult court. — Read More >

Criminal Sexual Conduct

If you are found guilty of sexual conduct crimes in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the very least you can expect is to be added to the National Sex Offender Registry. Of course, you may also face more severe penalties, ranging from fines all the way to significant prison time, depending upon how well your criminal sexual conduct defense lawyer in MN handles your case. — Read More >

Probation Violations

If you have been sentenced to probation, you may have avoided confinement, or served a greatly reduced sentence of confinement, and remain under the jurisdiction of the court for the duration of your probationary sentence. — Read More >

Terroristic Threats

A person commits the crime of terroristic threats if the person communicates, either directly or indirectly, a threat to: (1) commit any crime of violence with intent to terrorize another; (2) cause evacuation of a building, place of assembly or facility of public transportation. — Read More >

Manslaughter & Murder

The unjustifiable, inexcusable, and intentional killing of a human being without deliberation, premeditation, and malice. The unlawful killing of a human being without any deliberation, which may be involuntary, in the commission of a lawful act without due caution and circumspection. — Read More >

Drugs / Controlled Substances

There are three general "drug offense" categories. One is called possession, which is where an illegal drug is found upon you or your property. Another drug offense is the sale and distribution of an illegal drug. The third type of drug offense is drug trafficking. — Read More >