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Richard P Ohlenberg served as Chair of the Criminal Law Section of the MSBA from 2008-09, and was actively involved with the Criminal Law Section for several years prior to becoming Chair. He also served on the Section's Executive Committee as the 2010-11 Criminal Law Section Treasurer. Mr. Ohlenberg is the principal of the Ohlenberg Law Office located in St. Louis Park, MN. Mr. Ohlenberg also has a satelite office located in Richfield at 7400 Lyndale Avenue S, Suite 140, Richfield, MN 55423. Mr. Ohlenberg has over 16 years of criminal defense experience and is licensed in both Minnesota federal and state courts. Mr. Ohlenberg has spoken at numerous Minnesota CLE seminars and was a featured speaker at the seminar entitled: "Intersection of Criminal and Immigration Law" held on January 28, 2010 in Minneapolis, MN. Mr. Ohlenberg was a participant in the Minnesota Supreme Court's Criminal Justice Forum reviewing and recommending cost reduction proposals to the Court System chaired by Chief Justice Eric Magnuson (2008-09). Mr. Ohlenberg has been a member of the Minnesota Society for Criminal Justice (MSCJ) since 2008, which is a group of criminal defense attorneys who meet monthly to discuss current topics in the area of criminal law.

Mr. Ohlenberg graduated in 1997 from the William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, and also holds an MBA degree in finance from New York University's Stern School of Business, and a B.A. in economics from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.

Mr. Ohlenberg has also been an Adjunct Faculty member at Inver Hills Community College which is part of the MNSCU system for the fall of 2011 teaching "Investigative and Interviewing Techniques" and "Constitutional Law"


Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 50%
    19 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 40%
    19 years
  3. Divorce: 10%
    6 years



Hourly ($225/hour), Fixed (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Ohlenberg Law Office

5775 Wayzata Blvd #700
St Louis Park, MN, 55416

Ohlenberg Law Office

7400 Lyndale Ave. S., Suite 140
Richfield, MN, 55423



MNAuthorized to practice199708/14/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PresidentOhlenberg Law Office2010 - Present
AttorneyOtten and Seymour, P.A.2005 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
Minnesota State Bar Association, Criminal Law SectionVice Chair2015 - Present
Minnesota Society for Criminal JusticeMember2007 - Present
Minnesota State Bar Association, Criminal Law SectionPast Chair 2008-20092015 - 2015
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
William Mitchell College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
Cornell Law SchoolEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1979
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Criminal Justice Institute - MinnesotaHandling a Felony Level Criminal Case in Juvenile Court2015
Monthly Chemical Dependency Class-Twin City Chemical Health ServicesDWI law update2013
Criminal Justice Program-Inver Hills Comunity CollegeConstitutional Law Class Instructor2012