Dani joined Brandt Kettwick Defense in 2018 as an associate attorney. She has experience on both sides of criminal law. Prior to joining Brandt Kettwick Defense, she worked at the Anoka County Attorney’s office and assisted in prosecuting cases through the criminal justice system. She also worked for two years as a law clerk with the Tenth Judicial District Public Defender’s Office where she represented clients through every stage of the criminal justice system. Prior to her prosecution work, she worked as a law clerk in the office of Giancola & Durkin and conducted extensive research on various areas of criminal law. Throughout these experiences, Dani has handled hundreds of cases and co-chaired three felony jury trials. She has helped to negotiate pleas and has argued and won favorable dispositions at the district court level.
Outside of Brandt Kettwick Defense, Dani has been a firefighter with the Andover Fire Department since 2015 and truly believes in helping individuals in need. This naturally expands to the criminal defense realm, and she always strives to meet the needs of her clients.
Dani received her Juris Doctor from Mitchell Hamline School of Law, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude and in the top 25% of her class. She was an assistant editor of Mitchell Hamline Law Review for two years, allowing her to oversee the production of legal research papers. She also participated in the Rosalie Wahl Moot Court where she was able to compete in appellate arguments.