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Max Allen Keller

also known as Max A. Keller

About me

I enjoy hiking, traveling, skiing, running, and biking.


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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 60%
    19 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. DUI & DWI: 30%
    19 years, 2 thousand cases
  3. Appeals: 10%
    19 years, 40 cases



Fixed (always), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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MNAuthorized to practice199708/14/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2015
Rising StarMinnesota Super Lawyers2002
Rising StarMinnesota Super Lawyers2001
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Partner/OwnerKeller Law Offices2003 - Present
Assistant Public DefenderPublic Defender's Office2003 - 2004
Assistant Attorney GeneralAttorney General of Minnesota1998 - 2003
Law ClerkMinnesota Court of Appeals1997 - 1998
Association namePosition nameDuration
MInn. State. Bar Assoc.Criminal Law Section Council2010 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2005 - Present
Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember, Legislative Comte.2005 - Present
Minnesota Society for Criminal JusticeMember2005 - Present
Minnesota State Bar AssociationMember1997 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1996 - Present
Minnesota Society for Criminal JusticePresident2015 - 2016
MN Bar Assoc.Treasurer2015 - 2016
Minnesota State Bar Assoc., Criminal Law SectionSecretary2014 - 2015
Minnesota Society for Criminal JusticeVice President2010 - 2011
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Acquittal in Ramsey Co. Domestic Assault TrialAcquitted on all counts
State v. McCauleyas a result of appeal, felony statute declared unconstitutional and 2 felony convictions thrown out
Acquittal at Trial on Domestic Assault/No Contact Order ViolationAcquitted of all charges
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Publication nameTitleDate
Minn. DWI DeskbookImplied Consent Update2012
Minn. DWI DeskbookImplied Consent Update2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
American University, Washington College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
Carleton CollegePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1990
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
McNeely DWI Warrantless Testing UpdateHow to Preserve Your Issues, Including McNeely, for Appeal2014
Everything But the Trial SchoolParadee Motions & Other Pre-Trial Motions in Criminal Sexual Conduct Cases2014
DWI Case Law Update by RCBAMcNeely Warrantless Breath Testing Issues after Barnard2014
McNeely Update CLEHow to Appeal a Criminal Case and McNeely issues2013
Minnesota Society for Criminal JusticeUse of Prior Convictions and Bad Acts in Domestic Assault and Violation of OFP Cases2011
Criminal Law Nuts and BoltsFiling Deadlines and How to File a Criminal Appeal in Minn. State Court2011
MSCJ Annual CLE SeminarCriminal Law Legislative Update 20102010
Minnesota Society for Criminal JusticePeace Officers Certificate Errors as a Defense After Reversals in Appellate Courts2009