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James Blumberg is a dedicated and skilled criminal defense attorney who has practiced law for more than a decade. Throughout his time as an advocate for men, women and juveniles facing criminal charges, James has handled a variety of cases in Apple Valley and the surrounding areas in Minnesota.

Some of the most common charges James handles include DWI and other drunk driving-related charges, drug crimes, marijuana offenses, domestic violence, theft and property crimes, serious traffic offenses and a myriad of juvenile related crimes. In addition, he also handles administrative penalties associated with DWI charges and other issues, such as expungement.

James earned his bachelor's degree from St. John's University before earning his juris doctor at Hamline University School of Law in St. Paul. Soon after, he began his career in the criminal justice field with the Dakota County Attorney's Office in the Criminal Division.

As a former prosecutor, James is able view his client's case with a different perspective. He understands how the prosecution works and what prosecutors will do to get a conviction. This experience on both sides of the law allows him to build a strong defense in each case and challenge evidence presented against his clients.

If you have been charged with a criminal offense or need assistance in handling your DWI administrative penalties, contact Apple Valley criminal defense attorney James Blumberg. You have a right to challenge criminal allegations, and James can help you build a strong defense in your case. Call (952) 431-7758 to schedule a free case evaluation.


Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 30%
  2. Domestic Violence: 30%
  3. Criminal Defense: 30%
  4. Speeding Ticket: 10%



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Contact info

James Blumberg Law

14501 Granada Dr #200
Apple Valley, MN, 55124-6315


MNAuthorized to practice200407/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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TitleCompany nameDuration
Founder and attorneyJames Blumberg Law2004 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Dakota County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Ramsey County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Minnesota State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Hamline University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
Saint John's UniversitySociologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1998