Minneapolis Criminal Defense Attorney

A criminal charge, even one that might seem minor, can change your life. It can't be overstressed: Decisions made in the immediate wake of a criminal allegation can have employment, travel, personal and business consequences for years to come.

The stakes do not get much higher. The only real question you should ask is, "Which Minneapolis criminal attorney should I partner with?"

Nelson Criminal Defense & Appeals, P.L.L.C., offers complete criminal defense services. From simple traffic violations and commonly charged misdemeanors to complex felonies and appeals, the law firm delivers the professional skill and aggressive representation you seek.

Protect Your Rights


Criminal defense attorney Julie Nelson has been handling criminal matters for more than a decade. She is committed to using experience and competence to vigorously defend you against any criminal charge.

Throughout the process, from the free confidential consultation through negotiation, hearing or trial, Ms. Nelson will work with you individually to help guide you as efficiently and effectively as possible. Her success using this approach has earned her a reputation for results and committed advocacy.

It's About More Than Just The Case. It's About Your Life.


Julie Nelson's comprehensive knowledge and experience are eclipsed only by the personal service and attention she provides to each client. She knows that a solution to your criminal matter must come from truly understanding your situation. This understanding means that she will always work to understand who you are and what a best possible outcome means to you.

Ms. Nelson never just goes through the motions to settle a case. Obviously, a dismissal is always ideal. But when that option isn't possible, there are several other viable approaches to resolving a case. She knows that a solution isn't a solution unless you are accepting of it. Ms. Nelson fuses this understanding with comprehensive knowledge honed as both a defense attorney and former prosecutor who will aggressively advocate in your best interests.

If you have been charged, it is critical to reach out as soon as possible to begin protecting your rights. To discuss any criminal charge in a free initial consultation with St. Paul criminal defense lawyer Julie Nelson, call 763-220-4946 or contact the firm via email.