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  1. Criminal Defense: 100%
    7 years, 300 cases



Retainer (always), Free consultation (120 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Michael John Millios

    I highly recommend Nicole to any client in need of a criminal defense lawyer in Minnesota. She cares about her clients and is highly regarded in the legal community.


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Contact info

Brandt Criminal Defense

2150 Third Avenue North
Suite 210
Anoka, MN, 55303


MNAuthorized to practice201008/14/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuperLawyers2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Adjunct ProfessorUniversity Of St. Thomas School Of Law2016 - Present
Criminal Defense AttorneyBrandt Criminal Defense2011 - Present
AssociatePeter B. Wold, P.A.2008 - 2011
Class Action ClerkNichols Kaster2006 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
Hennepin County Bar Association, Criminal DivisionCo-chair2012 - Present
Hennepin County Bar Association, New Lawyers SectionDelegate2012 - Present
MACDLMember2010 - Present
Hennepin County Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
American Bar Association, Criminal Justice SectionMember2010 - Present
Hennepin County Bar Association, New Lawyers SectionChair2014 - 2015
Hennepin County Bar AssociationVice Chair2013 - 2014
Hennepin County Bar AssociationCLE Director2011 - 2012
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State of Minnesota Vs. Walter McNeilacquittal
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Publication nameTitleDate
Hennepin LawyerSay What?2016
Hennepin LawyerMarijuana in Minnesota: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow2014
Hearsay (MSBA New Lawyers Section)Thou Shall Not Spank: A Look at Minnesota's Malicious Punishment Statute2013
Minnesota CLEForfeiture Chapter - Update2013
Minnesota CLEChapter on Evidence2012
DWI DeskbookForfeiture Chapter2012
Hennepin LawyerGone in 6 drinks: An overview of Minnesota Forfeiture Law in DWI cases.2012
The Champion magazineLetter to the Editor2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of St. Thomas School of Law - MinneapolisLawJD - Juris Doctor2010
University of Saint Thomas (St Paul, MN)PhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts2007
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Minnesota CLE Deskbook SeriesDWI Deskbook: Forfeiture2015
Criminal Justice InstituteWhat we've learned from our first trials2015
29th Annual MSCJ Annual DWI SeminarJust what the Doctor Ordered: Prescription Drug DWI and Revocations2014
Hennepin County Bar AssociationExpanding Implied Consent Hearings: Creative Defenses and Moving Beyond the 10 Enumerated Issues2013
Criminal Law Series: DWI DeskbookForfeiture Chapter2013
Building a Constellation of MentorsThe Importance of Mentor Relationships, Developing These Relationships Through Networking2012