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Thomas is a trial attorney focused on immigration law, criminal defense and personal injury. He represents clients in all matters related to immigration with special emphasis on family immigration, deportation defense and cases where a person has been charged with a crime. Thomas is recognized for high achievement in his practice. He was named a Rising Star through Super Lawyers and recognized by the National Trial Lawyers as one of the top 100 trial attorneys in Minnesota. Thomas is the past chair for the Immigration Law section of the Minnesota State Bar Association. He is a frequent speaker on immigration law-related education courses and regularly appears on Spanish language radio.


Thomas is fluent in Spanish. He lived abroad in Spain, Chile and Italy.

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Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Immigration: 80%
    12 years, 2 thousand cases
  2. Personal Injury: 10%
    12 years, 500 cases
  3. Criminal Defense: 10%
    12 years, 200 cases

Payment

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Graham Blair Ojala-Barbour

    Thomas is a very experienced and trustworthy attorney. He goes above and beyond for his clients. I endorse this lawyer.

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    Graham Ojala-Barbour Immigration Attorney
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  • Jesse Dan Hall

    Mr. Anderson is an excellent attorney. Through his time and hard work, he shows he cares about his clients. He is also a smart attorney who knows the law and how to win cases. I would not hesitate to hire him.

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    Jesse Hall Criminal defense Attorney
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Contact info

Anderson & Anderson Law, LLC

2900 Washington Ave North
Minneapolis, MN, 55411

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MNAuthorized to practice200408/14/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2014
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Top 100 Trial Lawyers, MNThe National Trial Lawyers Top 1002013
Top 40 under 40The National Trial Lawyers2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerAnderson Law Firm2014 - Present
PartnerRobichaud, Anderson & Alcantara, P.A.2004 - 2014
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Minnesota/Dakotas chapter)N/A2004 - Present
Ramsey County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Federal Bar Association (Minnesota chapter)MemberN/A
Minnesota State Bar Association, Immigration Law SectionChair2010 - 2011
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Hennepin LawyerKey Issues When Dealing with Immigrants Charged with Crimes2006
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of St. Thomas School of Law - MinneapolisLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
American Immigration Lawyers Association, Minnesota/Dakotas ChapterIJ and BIA Practical Practice2013