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Paul B Ahern

Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 70%
    33 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 30%
    33 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Joel N Heiligman

    I endorse this lawyer. I have known Paul for than twenty years. Paul works beyond and above for his clients. He has deep knowledge of the justice system. He is extremely competent and pleasant to work with. Paul is a dedicated lawyer who cares for his clients. I would recommend him to family and friends.


    Joel Heiligman DUI and DWI Attorney
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  • Christian K. Lassen II

    Smart attorney.


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Contact info

Ahern Law

5101 Thimsen Av
Minnetonka, MN, 55345-4117


MNAuthorized to practice198308/14/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
Martindale-Hubble AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell2015
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Criminal Defense AttorneyPaul B. Ahern, P.A.1996 - Present
PartnerFroberg and Ahern1988 - 1996
AssociateFroberg and Penberthy1985 - 1988
Assistant County AttorneyBenton County Prosecuting Attorney1984 - 1985
Law ClerkMinnesota Fifth Judicial District1983 - 1984
Association namePosition nameDuration
National College of DUI DefenseMember2010 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2008 - Present
Minnesota Society for Criminal JusticeMember1992 - Present
Minnesota State Bar Association, Criminal Law SectionMember1985 - 2015
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Stefan Mark v. Commissioner of Public SafetyBreath Test Suppressed - DL Revocation Rescinded
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Publication nameTitleDate
StarTribuneMore Than 100 Minnesota Drivers Have At Least 10 DWI Convictions (Ahern Quoted in Article)2015
Lawyers WeeklyGrowing Practice Area for Drunk Driving Lawyers (Ahern quoted here and at other times in Lawyers Weekly)1999
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Rathburn McMurray Three Day SeminarN/ACertified Datamaster DMT Operator/Evidentiary Science2011
Industrial Training and DesignN/ACertified Intoxilyzer Operator/Evidentiary Science2007
Antioch School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1983
Colorado CollegeBusiness AdministrationBA - Bachelor of Arts1977
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
31rst Annual MSCJ DWI SeminarDWI Defense2016
MSCJ Annual DWI SeminarChairman of the Largest DWI Defense Seminar in Minnesota2015
MSCJ Annual DWI SeminarChairman of the Largest DWI Defense Seminar in Minnesota2014
Criminal Justice InstituteUnusual Local Procedures and Rules2013
2013 MSCJ DWI SeminarChairman of Largest DWI Seminar in Minnesota2013
2012 MSCJ DWI Defense SeminarChairman of Largest DWI Defense Seminar in Minnesota2012
2011 MSCJ Defense SeminarChairman of Largest DWI Defense Seminar in MN2011
Minnesota Society for Criminal Justice Annual DWI SeminarDWI Defense2008
Minnesota Bar Association - Criminal Justice InstituteSpecial, Unusual Local Rules of Criminal Procedure throughout State2007
Lorman DWI Defense SeminarDWI Defense - On this occasion and in previous seminar year2005