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Kirk Matthew Anderson

Criminal defense Attorney at Minneapolis, MN

5.0   3 reviews
Free consultation Virtual consultation available
Free consultation Virtual consultation available
  • State Years
    Wisconsin - WI 14 years
    Minnesota - MN 19 years
  • Licensed for 14 years
    State WI
    Acquired 2010
    Good Standing No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 19 years
    State MN
    Acquired 2004
    Authorized to Practice No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Kirk

Learn Kirk’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Criminal defense
    Mr. Anderson practices in all areas of criminal defense, such as DWIs, Assaults, Drugs and Sex Offenses, in Minnesota, Wisconsin and various Federal courts.

    19 years

  2. DUI and DWI

    19 years

  3. Sex crime

    17 years

  4. Appeals
    Mr. Anderson has handled appeals for over 15 years in various practice areas, criminal defense, civil forfeiture, family law, and civil disputes.

    19 years

  5. Federal crime

    16 years

Kirk M. Anderson is the founder of Anderson Law Firm, PLLC, and focuses his practice primarily in the areas of criminal defense and appeals. Mr. Anderson has successfully defended criminal charges ranging from petty misdemeanors to felony level offenses in Minnesota, Wisconsin and United States District Court. He has litigated hundreds of civil disputes, and participated in more than 50 appeals.

Prior to his legal career, Mr. Anderson was a television reporter at KSAX-TV in Alexandria, MN, and Sports Director of KVSC-FM in St. Cloud, MN, where he was also the play-by-play announcer for the St. Cloud State University Men’s Hockey team.

In his spare time, Mr. Anderson enjoys spending time with his wife and two children, traveling, (having visited more than 20 countries), watching the Minnesota Vikings, coaching youth sports, brewing delicious beer, and participating in community baseball and football leagues.


Anderson Law Firm, PLLC
5775 Wayzata Blvd., Suite 700
Minneapolis, MN, 55416


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  3 customer reviews
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Posted by Peter | June 27, 2023
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Kirk was absolutely fantastic. I had no idea what I was doing, and he handled my case with ease. He communicated well and was able to close the case with a result that I’m very happy with. Highly recommend.
Posted by Scott | May 18, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great Attorney
Mr. Anderson helped me out with a charge I received. Mr. Anderson was diligent and kept me informed each step of the way. I would highly recommend him.
Posted by Arthur Martinez | November 17, 2016
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Great Trial Lawyer
Mr. Anderson is an outstanding lawyer. I have worked with him on cases and he is a great co counsel.


  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
  • Retainer Always
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 9.4 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Anderson Law Firm, PLLC
  • 2012 - Present
  • Attorney/Partner
  • Anderson & McCormick, PA
  • 2011 - 2012
  • Attorney
  • Adkins & Anderson, Chartered
  • 2008 - 2010
  • Associate Attorney
  • Westrick & McDowall Nix, PLLP
  • 2005 - 2008
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  • Hamline University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2004
  • St. Cloud State University
  • Bachelor of Science
  • 2000

Sample of Legal Cases

  • DWI Dropped and License Revocation Rescinded
  • DWI dismissed and Revocation Rescinded
  • State v. J.G.
  • Case Dismissed
  • State v. L.S.
  • Charge reduced to 4th Degree DWI (Misdemeanor) with no jail time


  • Minnesota Society for Criminal Justice
  • Member
  • 2021 - Present
  • American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys
  • MN State Ambassador
  • 2015 - Present
  • Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member
  • 2008 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer
  • Minnesota Super Lawyers
  • 2021
  • America's Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys
  • America's Top 100 Attorneys
  • 2020
  • 10 Best Attorneys
  • American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys
  • 2019
  • Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorney
  • America's Top 100 Attorneys
  • 2019
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2018
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Speaking Engagements

  • DWI Field Sobriety Training
  • 2018
  • MSCJ Monthly Meeting
  • Are Vehicle Exemptions applicable to Civil Forfeitures
  • 2012

Attorney endorsements

Received (5)
Given (3)
Endorse Kirk
Criminal defense Attorney | May 18
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 18
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Anderson is a great attorney. I have worked with him on several matters. He is always prepared and does a great job for his clients."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 17
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Kirk is a smart, talented, and dedicated lawyer. I recommend him without any hesitation."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 17
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Kirk is a fantastic criminal defense attorney who strongly advocates for his clients. I have worked with Kirk on several matters and have always been impressed by him. I have also referred clients to Kirk and have received nothing but positive feedback from my clients. I consider Kirk to be one of the top attorneys that I know."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
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Minneapolis Criminal defense Lawyer Kirk Matthew Anderson
Kirk Matthew Anderson
Criminal defense Attorney
Minneapolis, MN
Licensed for 19 years
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