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  • Thorough Jury Instructions Influence Officer Yanez Trial Conclusion

    Posted By Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. || 20-Jun-2017

    After Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez fired upon Philando Castile during a traffic stop, fatally wounding Castile, video of the aftermath was immediately streaming to the internet. Many people were certain that the footage alone would be enough to convict Yanez of the second-degree manslaughter charges that were later filed against him. The recent “not guilty” verdict delivered by a jury ...
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  • Attorney Tamburino Represents Man in Restraining Order Case Pro Bono

    Posted By Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. || 6-Jun-2017

    Attorney Joseph Tamburino, partner of Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. in Minneaoplis, is handling a pro bono restraining order case to protect a Good Samaritan who assisted police arrest two suspects last month. The Good Samaritan shall not be named to preserve his privacy and continued protection. The Good Samaritan was walking down the street in May 2017 when he noticed two people litter ...
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  • Attorney Tamburino Discusses Castile Police Shooting Trail in Minneapolis

    Posted By Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. || 30-May-2017

    Last year, St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez shot and killed Philando Castile after stopping his vehicle in search of a robbery suspect. The driver of the vehicle, Ms. Reynolds, filmed Castile in her passenger seat, bloodied and rapidly expiring from his injuries. Moments later, she posted it to Facebook, where the incident exploding into national headlines and sparked major controversy ...
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  • Joe Tamburino Discusses Criminal Sexual Conduct Case on Fox9 News

    Posted By Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. || 23-May-2017

    Minnesota Criminal Defense Attorney and Firm Founder Joe Tamburino recently appeared on Fox9 News to contribute his legal insight on a high-profile case out of Meeker County. The case in question involves a family seeking justice for their teenage daughter after the man they believe allegedly sexually assaulted her was undercharged by local prosecutors. Court documents from Meeker County show that ...
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  • Joe Tamburino Weighs in on Controversial Search Warrant on Fox 9 News

    Posted By Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. || 27-Mar-2017

    Law enforcement officials must comply with a number of rules and protocol when investigating and or searching individuals suspected of being involved in a crime. These procedures are designed to ensure the government does not overstep its bounds when intruding upon the privacy of individuals, and they are part of our Fourth Amendment right, which protects us from unlawful search and seizure. While ...
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  • Joe Tamburino Leads Panel Discussion on Crime in Downtown Minneapolis

    Posted By Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. || 23-Mar-2017

    On Monday March 21st, Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. Partner Joe Tamburino led a panel discussion on crime to discuss issues downtown business owners have been facing and to ask the city of Minneapolis for additional help and resources. Attorney Tamburino serves as the Chair of the Downtown Minneapolis Neighborhood Association, the local community nonprofit organization which hosted ...
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  • Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. Attorneys Named to 2017 Minnesota Super Lawyers List

    Posted By Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. || 13-Mar-2017

    Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. is pleased to announce that four of our firm’s Minneapolis criminal defense attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the prestigious Minnesota Super Lawyers ® Magazine. This is a significant accomplishment reserved for attorneys who have exemplified exceptional legal abilities and the highest standards of representation and client satisfaction. ...
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  • Attorney Tamburino Featured on WCCO-TV

    Posted By Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. || 10-Mar-2017

    On Monday, March 6, 2017, Attorney Joseph Tamburino was featured on WCCO-TV (CBS Minnesota affiliate news outlet), discussing the pending case of Diamond Reynolds, 27. She and two other women face felony charges in Ramsey District Court, derived from an assault where a woman was beaten with a hammer last week. Reynolds is known as the woman who live-streamed the aftermath of the Philando Castile ...
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  • Attorney Hillary Parsons Gets Charges Dropped & Protects Clients' Driver's License in Ramsey County DWI Case

    Posted By Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. || 27-Jan-2017

    Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. is pleased to announce a recent successful case result obtained by Attorney Hillary Parsons. The case, which took place in Ramsey County, involved a client whose driver’s license was revoked after he was charged with a 4 th Degree DWI. During the case, Attorney Parsons was able to gather evidence that showed the arresting officer did not have sufficient ...
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  • Attorney Jill Brisbois Becomes Certified Criminal Law Specialist

    Posted By Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. || 13-Sep-2016

    Our firm is proud to announce that Attorney Jill Brisbois has become a Certified Criminal Law Specialist! Now, with Attorney Joseph Tamburino, our team includes two experts in criminal law—equipping us to defend our clients even more effectively in court and in negotiation. For people who aren’t lawyers, certification may sound a little vague. In a world where there are countless ...
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  • Attorney Hillary Parsons Wins Appeal in Solicitation Case

    Posted By Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. || 14-Jun-2016

    Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. was recently called upon by a client who was convicted of solicitation of a prostitute after a stipulated facts trial. The client appealed the decision because the evidence in this case was insufficient to convict him. Attorney Hillary Parsons filed the appeal and traveled to Duluth, Minnesota to present the Oral Argument. Upon review, the Minnesota Court of ...
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  • Keep Connected With Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A.

    Posted By Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. || 4-Apr-2016

    Since 1983, our award-winning legal team at Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. has been dedicated to preserving the rights, freedoms, and futures of clients facing criminal charges throughout Minneapolis, St. Paul, and the state of Minnesota. Over the years, we’ve translated decades of combined experience and a genuine drive to better our clients’ lives into numerous successful case ...
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  • Joe Tamburino Discusses Marie Hall Case on WCCO Radio

    Posted By Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. || 11-Feb-2016

    Last Sunday, Attorney Joe Tamburino appeared on WCCO Radio to discuss the Marie J. Hall case. Hall, who is now being referred to as the “Vodka Swigging Speeder,” was charged with third-degree murder, criminal vehicular homicide, and criminal vehicular operation after going on an erratic and intoxicated speeding frenzy. According to reports, the 24-year-old drove around Bloomington at ...
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  • Allan H. Caplan Named a 2015 Nationally Ranked Top 10 Attorney by NACDA

    Posted By Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. || 10-Dec-2015

    Join us in congratulating Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. senior partner Allan H. Caplan on being selected as a Nationally Ranked Top 10 Attorney for 2015 by the National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys (NACDA). According to NACDA’s website, the Academy is dedicated to recognizing the nation’s top criminal defense attorneys. Allan was chosen for this honor out of over one ...
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  • Hillary Parsons Discusses Farmington City Council Member Charged with Impersonating Cop

    Posted By Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. || 20-Nov-2015

    Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. Attorney Hillary Parsons recently appeared on Fox 9 News to discuss a case involving a Farmington City Council member who is facing misdemeanor charges for allegedly impersonating a police officer. According to authorities from the Apple Valley Police Department, the Minnesota councilman was driving in Apple Valley and using red and blue lights on his vehicle. ...
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  • Joe Tamburino Weighs in on Unsolved Child Abduction Case on Minnesota Public Radio

    Posted By Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. || 3-Nov-2015

    Attorney Joe Tamburino of Minneapolis criminal defense firm Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. recently participated in a news report on Minnesota public radio. The 21-minute report, which aired on October 29, discussed the highest profile child abduction case in the state’s and the nation’s history – the case of Jacob Wetterling, an 11-year-old boy who was abducted from St. ...
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  • Attorney Joe Tamburino Shares Insight on Terror Suspect's Weapons Violation

    Posted By Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. || 8-Jul-2015

    A Minneapolis man who has been living at a halfway house since last February is back behind bars after a box cutter was discovered under his bed. The 19-year-old man, Abdullahi Yusuf, was one of seven terror suspects accused of trying to join ISIS. His case has made headlines across Minnesota and the country. According to officials, Yusuf had been living at the halfway house as part of a ...
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  • Steeper Penalties May Affect First-Time DWI Offenders Most, Says Attorney Tamburino

    Posted By Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. || 22-Jun-2015

    One study done by Star Tribune reports that those accused DWI under the new law, which will effect in August, will be subjected to harsh penalties. To be arrested for a DWI and be charged with a gross misdemeanor, the measure will reduce the legal blood-alcohol (BAC) limit to.16, which two times the limit to be charged with a misdemeanor. Attorney Joe Tamburino has offered his thoughts on this ...
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  • Attorney Joe Tamburino Speaks About New DWI Laws on WCCO Radio

    Posted By Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. || 29-May-2015

    Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. is proud that our very own, Attorney Joe Tamburino appeared on WCCO radio last night to discuss the developments in the new DWI laws. Effective August 1, 2015, anyone who is caught driving with a blood-alcohol content measuring over.16% will be considered having committed a gross misdemeanor. This percentage is quite lower than what the current law states ...
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  • Joe Tamburino and Charles Clas Obtain Case Dismissal for Client Accused of Child Endangerment

    Posted By Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.C. || 9-Apr-2015

    Attorneys Joe Tamburino and Charles Clas were able to dismiss charges of a client who came to the firm to combat child endangerment charges. The law defines child endangerment as intentionally putting any individual under the age of 14 in harm’s way, and can includes penalties of up to one year imprisonment and fines up to $3, 000. In 2013, the client was accused of the charges in Carlton ...
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  • Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. Gets Conviction Reversed for a Man Charged with Felony Drug Possession

    Posted By Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. || 7-Apr-2015

    Attorneys Joe Tamburino and Hillary Parsons defended a client who was accused of a felony for growing marijuana in Hennepin County. A gas leak was discovered in the Brooklyn Park building where the defendant owned a business some years prior to the incident, and so the pilot lights needed to be relit. Center Point Energy was called to carry out the job, though they had difficulty finding the owner ...
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  • Attorney Joe Tamburino Explains Possible Vaccination Refusal Lawsuits in Minnesota

    Posted By Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. || 12-Feb-2015

    In the light of the recent measles outbreaks in Disneyland, many states will consider changes to vaccination laws. Minnesota is no different. According to current legislation, parents can send their kids to school without measles vaccinations, but only if their parents sign a “conscientious exemption” form. In a recent interview with Fox News, Attorney Joe Tamburino explained that ...
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  • Joe Tamburino Discusses Alleged Cop-Killer Case with Local News

    Posted By Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. || 12-Jan-2015

    In the midst of growing controversy surrounding the alleged murder of a Mendota Heights police officer, Attorney Joe Tamburino discussed some of the challenges the defense will face. Tamburino is not directly associated to the case, but discussed it with local news sources yesterday. The defendant - a 39-year-old man accused of killing a local police officer – will face serious challenges ...
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  • A Visit to the Minnesota Supreme Court: State v. Bernard

    Posted By Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. || 8-Aug-2014

    On September 4th, 2014 a member of the Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm will be at the Minnesota Supreme Court to hear the oral arguments in the case State v. Bernard. This case will attempt to resolve whether Minnesota's test refusal law is constitutional. The outcome of this case could have far reaching effects on the DWI laws within Minnesota. After the arguments are finished a recap will be ...
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  • Minnesota and the Nontraditional Taxicab

    Posted By Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. || 6-Feb-2014

    Traditionally, calling a Taxi meant waiving a driver down in the street or making a phone call to one of the local Taxi companies and scheduling a pickup. Recently, however, there has been a rise in tech/taxi companies that allow you to get a cab ride by using your smartphone. A company called Uber and others like it have reinvented the way in which people can find a ride. By using Uber's ...
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