About Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm If you’ve been accused of a crime, or been injured due to someone else’s negligence, you need a Minneapolis attorney you can trust to provide adequate counsel and aggressive advocacy to get you through this tough situation and to achieve a favorable outcome to your case. Waiting to receive representation is not going to obtain the best outcome for you. The sooner you speak with a trusted criminal defense attorney with experience and ability, the better your chance of building a strong defense. Schedule a Free Consultation

Powerful Legal Advocacy in Minnesota

At Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A., we are proud to stand beside our clients while providing tough advocacy and sage counsel. With over 100 combined years of experience between our Minneapolis attorneys, we have successfully represented thousands of clients in jury trials. Where other firms may not give your case the full attention it deserves, we work hard to ensure that every individual’s needs are met. Whether you need assistance with a serious criminal defense matter, Title IX defense, or civil litigation, it is our goal to help you overcome the odds and obtain a positive outcome.

Some of our attorneys' achievements:

  • Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law
  • AV Preeminent® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Included in the Super Lawyers® list
  • "Minnesota Lawyer" Attorney of the Year
  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • Emmy Nominated for Legal Analysis Regarding the Derek Chauvin Trial
  • We’ll start your case with a FREE, no-obligation consultation
  • Attorney Joseph Tamburino is a Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist, achieved by only 3% of Attorneys
  • We have represented thousands of clients and we have handled hundreds of jury trials
  • Our attorneys have worked as prosecutors and public defenders throughout the state
  • Our team is available 24/7 – when our clients need us, we’re there for them

Meet Our MINNESOTA CRIMINAL DEFENSE TEAM

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    Joseph Tamburino Owner
    Joe Tamburino is one of the most effective criminal defense attorneys in the Twin Cities and has been named a Minnesota “Super Lawyer” for the last two decades straight. His passion for excellence in criminal defense has led to an exclusive rating as a Minnesota State Bar Association Board Certified Legal Specialist in Criminal Law, a certification achieved by fewer than 3% of all attorneys. He has defended his clients effectively against a wide range of charges – from DWI and white collar crimes to child pornography, assault and homicide – and has personally tried over 100 jury trials. Joe has over 30 years of criminal experience...
    Joe Tamburino is one of the most effective criminal defense attorneys in the Twin Cities and has been named a Minnesota “Super Lawyer” for the last two decades straight. His passion for excellence in criminal defense has led to an exclusive rating as ...
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    Hillary Parsons Partner
    Hillary Parsons’ lifelong passion for the law, her exceptional ability to both argue and analyze a wide range of cases and her meticulous attention to detail make her a tenacious and formidable advocate for Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm’s clients. A Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa graduate of George Washington University in Washington, D.C. in 2002, Hillary went on to receive her J.D. Cum Laude from the University of Minnesota Law School in 2005...
    Hillary Parsons’ lifelong passion for the law, her exceptional ability to both argue and analyze a wide range of cases and her meticulous attention to detail make her a tenacious and formidable advocate for Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm’s clients. A ...
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    Hannah Martin Attorney
    Attorney Hannah Martin serves her clients in Minneapolis by providing skilled legal counsel in both criminal defense and personal injury matters. After working as an investigator for the Public Defender Services in Washington D.C., Hannah realized her deep passion for minimizing inequalities in the criminal justice system, ultimately deciding to pursue a J.D. at Mitchell Hamline School of Law...
    Attorney Hannah Martin serves her clients in Minneapolis by providing skilled legal counsel in both criminal defense and personal injury matters. After working as an investigator for the Public Defender Services in Washington D.C., Hannah realized ...
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    Allan Caplan Of Counsel
    A titan of the Twin Cities’ legal community, Allan Caplan has spent the last 40 plus years at the forefront of Minnesota criminal law, first as a Hennepin County prosecutor, and for the last 35 years as Senior Partner at the firm that bears his name. In 1983, he formed what would become Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, today one of the premier criminal defense firms in the Midwest, with seven attorneys passionately representing clients in criminal law matters, locally and nationally...
    A titan of the Twin Cities’ legal community, Allan Caplan has spent the last 40 plus years at the forefront of Minnesota criminal law, first as a Hennepin County prosecutor, and for the last 35 years as Senior Partner at the firm that bears his name. ...
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    Christopher Hoffer Attorney
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    Tyler Dahlen Attorney
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    Ronnie Santana Attorney
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      Joseph Tamburino
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      Hillary Parsons
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      Hannah Martin
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      Allan Caplan
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      Christopher Hoffer
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      Tyler Dahlen
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      Ronnie Santana

FEATURED IN THE MEDIA

  • Board Certified
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40
  • 10 Best Law Firms for Client Satisfaction
  • Minnesota Lawyer Attorneys of the Year
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • BBB Accredited Business
  • AV Preeminent
  • Top 1% - Distinguished Counsel

About Our Minnesota Trial Lawyers

Since 1983, our team at Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. has stood strong for the individuals we represent in court. Each of our Minneapolis criminal defense lawyers is determined, knowledgeable, and proven. As a team, we are highly respected in the legal community for our professional excellence and commitment to our clients.

Our founding lawyers, Allan Caplan and Joseph Tamburino, are also frequently featured on local news networks, including radio and television appearances on Fox and WCCO radio. This has helped our firm rise to prominence and gain a 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 seriously injured.

What Makes Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm Different?

  • 100+ years of collective experience: Because of our considerable experience, we are able to provide highly nuanced and informed criminal defense representation for our clients.
  • Defending clients since 1983: Our firm was founded over 30 years ago. We have a strong reputation in the community and a thorough familiarity with state and local laws.
  • Board Certified criminal law expert: Joseph Tamburino is a Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist, which is an accomplishment achieved by just 3% of attorneys in the state.
  • Available to our clients 24/7: At Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A., we make ourselves available to clients around the clock. We take calls 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Experience as a former prosecutor: Allan Caplan is a former prosecutor. His work on the other side of the criminal justice system has provided him with "insider" knowledge.

If you need to speak with an experienced defense attorney, call Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. at (612) 444-5020 today for a free case evaluation.

Making a Difference for OUR CLIENTS

  • I cannot thank you enough for your help!

    “Your patience, knowledge and especially your attention to detail was admirable.”

  • This settlement has completely changed my life.

    “This settlement has completely changed my life. I appreciate Joe and Hannah’s tireless effort.”

  • Thank you for being so supportive

    “I just want to say that I don’t know any lawyers who would do what you did for your client.”

  • Thank you!

    “I just wanted to say thank you again for helping me out with everything.”

  • Thank you again.

    “When Kayla answered the telephone I felt like somebody truly had my back and cared about protecting me.”

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