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About Me

Founded in 1994, The Law Office of Carolyn Agin Schmidt provides
comprehensive, personalized, and aggressive legal representation to
clients in Minneapolis, St, Paul, the seven county metro area, and
throughout the state of Minnesota. With an exclusive focus on criminal defense law, attorney Carolyn Agin Schmidt vigorously defends clients in both State and Federal Court.


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Practice Areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 65%
  2. DUI & DWI: 10%
  3. White Collar Crime: 5%
  4. Juvenile: 5%
  5. Other: 15%
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Contact Info

Law Office of Carolyn Agin Schmidt

5500 Wayzata Blvd.
The Colonnade, Suite 1025
Minneapolis, MN, 55416

5500 Wayzata Blvd Ste 1025
Minneapolis, MN, 55416



MNAuthorized to practice199006/29/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Selected as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in MinnesotaAmerican Trial Lawyers2009
Top 100 Women Super LawyersMN Journal of Law & Politics2005
Bar Register of Preeminent LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2004
Top 40 MN Criminal LawyersMN Journal of Law & Politics2002
AV ratedMartindale-Hubbell2001
Super-LawyerMinneapolis-St. Paul Magazine2000
Rising Star AttorneyMN Journal of Law and Politics1998
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerLaw Office of Carolyn Agin Schmidt1994 - Present
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Minnesota Lawyer NewspaperAdvisory Board2011 - Present
MN Association of Criminal Defense LawyersBoard of Directors2006 - Present
Minnesota State Bar Association Board of Governors: Criminal Law SectionBoard of Governors - Assembly Representative2005 - 2006
MN State Bar Association: Criminal Law SectionSection Chair2004 - 2005
MN Criminal Justice InstitutePlanning Committee2004 - Present
MN State Bar Association: Criminal Law SectionSecretary Treasurer2003 - 2003
Federal Public DefenderPanel Member2002 - Present
ALPHA Human ServicesBoard of Directors & Treasurer1995 - 2005
Alliance Mediation ServicesFounder and Trained Mediator1994 - 1994
Publication NameTitleDate
Twin Cities Business200 Minnesotans You Should Know2010
Law and Politics MagazineAnything a Man Can Do...2002
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
William Mitchell College of LawLawJ.D.1990