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If you have been accused of a crime in Minnesota, taking steps to protect your future is crucial. At this moment, everything is on the line: your future, your reputation, your personal and financial freedom. With so much at stake, the last thing you need is an inexperienced attorney. At Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A., our criminal defense lawyers in Minneapolis have over a century of collective experience and have been practicing in state and federal courts across Minnesota since 1983.

  • Our team is available 24/7 – when our clients need us, we’re there for them
  • Both of our partners have formerly worked as prosecutors in Minnesota
  • We have represented thousands of clients and handled hundreds of jury trials
  • Attorneys Joseph Tamburino & Jill Brisbois are Board Certified Criminal Law Specialists, a certification achieved by only 3% of all attorneys.
  • We’ll start your case with a FREE, no-obligation consultation.

When you hire our firm, you can rest easier knowing that your future is in capable hands, whether you've been charged with a DWI, Title IX violation, drug crime, or sex offense. Not only do we have a long history of securing favorable results for our clients, but we have also been recognized by prestigious organizations like The National Trial Lawyer: Top 100, Martindale-Hubbell®, and Super Lawyers® for our continued success in the field.

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Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. is proud to provide nuanced and dedicated representation for the injured or criminally accused in Minnesota.

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Our team has 100 years of collective experience. Our lawyers, Allan Caplan and Joe Tamburino, are frequently featured on local news networks, including radio and television appearances on Fox and WCCO radio. This has helped Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. rise to prominence and gain a solid reputation of fighting vigorously not only for our clients, but also against the injustices they face when they have been charged with a crime or have been wrongfully injured.

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Our Awards & Recognitions
  • National Top 40 under 40 Member
  • 10 Best Law Firm: Client Satisfaction
  • Minnesota State Bar Association: Certified Criminal Law Specialist

Recent Case Victories

  • Felony Drug Crime Avoided Jail Time

    Outcome: Client was charged with a felony drug crime in Hennepin County. Client had previous felony drug crimes on their ...

  • Traffic Violation Case Dismissed

    Outcome: Client was charged with a misdemeanor traffic violation. Attorney Kayla Wengronowitz was able to have the case ...

  • Gross Misdemeanor Indecent Exposure Not Guilty

    Outcome: Client was charged with Indecent Exposure after a woman claimed he was masturbating in his car in a public ...

  • Title IX Not Responsible

    Outcome: Client was investigated by a small private college in southern Minnesota for conduct which fell under both the ...

  • Multiple Driving Violations Acquitted

    Client was charged with Duty to Drive with Due Care (Speed Greater than Reasonable), Impeding Traffic, and Careless ...

  • DWI 4th Degree Reduction of Charges

    Client was charged with a 4 th degree DWI in Hennepin County due to operating a motor vehicle with a test result greater ...

  • Fifth-Degree Possession and DWI Stay of Adjudication Granted

    Outcome: Client, who was represented by attorney Hillary Parsons, was charged with DWI and felony drug possession after ...

  • Dog Bite Personal Injury

    Outcome: A young professional woman was visiting Minnesota on business when she was attacked by a client’s dog. She ...

  • Domestic Assault Case Dismissed

    Outcome: Client, who was represented by Attorney Hillary Parsons, was charged with domestic assault after an incident ...

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Our Minneapolis criminal defense lawyers are passionate about protecting our clients' rights as they navigate the legal system. Watch our videos to learn more about what drives our firm to fight for our clients' freedoms and futures or to view our attorneys as they share their experience and insight on various news and media outlets.

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What Our Clients Are Saying

  • “ Today I had a court appearance where your attorney, LIS CARLSON represented me. I must start at the beginning, MS. CARLSON returned my phone call to her with in an hour of my first call to your office. I was overwhelmed with gratitude for the quick response to my call & most important how LIS immediately made me feel, she was professional, caring, her ability to immediately know that I was a total mess. Before she finished with my call she made sure that I was alright, her compassion for me was extremely needed. I immediately felt there couldn’t be a better attorney in the state better than LIS! Throughout this entire process, Lis was a pillar of strength. I was amazed at how she handled everything with extreme care & some very excellent, professional legal skills. I count my blessings but I count them twice when I came to LIS. The world needs more people like LIS, smart, intelligent, kind and caring.” - P.G.
  • “How do I ever thank you enough for your amazingly great strategy that got my case dismissed! ” - J. E.
  • “ Kayla Wengronowitz was my attorney in a claim against me involving Title IX and won my difficult and extensive case. She was a beacon of hope to me when my options seemed very limited. Kayla provided clarity for me to understand everything happening in the case, she made smart and calculated decisions, she made sure I was comfortable with every decision she made, and she responded to difficult situations seemingly with ease. Most importantly, Kayla was empathetic and provided comfort throughout the strenuous process. I am extremely grateful for her service and highly recommend her without reservation.” - Anonymous
  • “I strongly recommended to anybody who needs a criminal lawyer representation ” - M.M.
  • “ I just wanted to thank you so much! I am so pleased with all the hard work you put in. I would have never had the chance to get the outcome I did without you. You did an amazing job and we are feeling very greatful to have made the right call when we chose you.” - P.K.
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