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Charles Clas Jr.

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Charles received his Bachelor's degree from SUNY Oswego in 2011, graduating magna cum laude, and received his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the University of Minnesota Law School in 2014. Charles began his legal career clerking for the Chisago County Attorney's Office where he worked on numerous cases ranging from petty misdemeanor traffic tickets to serious felonies. While in law school Charles participated in the Misdemeanor Prosecution Clinic at the University of Minnesota Law School. The time spent at this clinic allowed Charles to gain genuine courtroom experience with criminal cases. During law school Charles also was an instructor and member of the Civil Rights National Moot Court team and competed in the McGee Civil Rights Moot Court Competition in Washington, D.C.

Charles has been with Caplan & Tamburino since 2012. While completing law school Charles worked as a law clerk for the firm. Charles has now joined the firm as an associate attorney where he puts his collective criminal law experience to use every day. Charles prides himself on his constant desire to meet and exceed client expectations at every turn.


  • Minnesota Super Lawyers® Rising Star 2019-2020
  • National Trial Lawyers - Top 40 Under 40
  • Super Lawyers® Rising Star Minnesota Super Lawyers® Rising Star 2019
    Super Lawyers® Rising Star
  • National Trial Lawyers - Top 40 Under 40
    National Trial Lawyers - Top 40 Under 40

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