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Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. has over a century of collective legal experience and have been practicing in state and federal courts across Minnesota since 1983.

Arrested in Minnesota? We’re Available to Help 24/7

Call Our Experienced Team of Criminal Defense Lawyers Now!

If you were arrested or even being investigated, you may have questions and fears that need to be addressed. Having the right criminal attorney on your side can help ease your anxieties. Being charged with a crime may be one of the most stressful experiences you will ever have to face, but the most important thing to do now is to speak with a lawyer who can offer the advice, guidance, and legal advocacy you need.

How Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. Can Help You

  • Our lead attorneys have experience as former prosecutors
  • Our team has handled hundreds of jury trials across the state
  • We’re available to clients 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Our team includes two MSBA Certified Criminal Law Specialists, a certification achieved by only 3% of all attorneys.
  • We have more than 100+ years of collective experience

Choose a Defense Team Backed By Winning Results

At Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A., our winning advocacy has earned us an AV® rating from Martindale-Hubbell®. We protect our clients' rights aggressively and effectively. You can call us if you or someone in your family has been accused, and expect knowledgeable and attentive counsel.

Our firm handles a wide variety of criminal cases, including:

You can have confidence in our Minneapolis criminal defense attorneys. With former prosecutorial experience and a long list of accolades that include selection to the Minnesota Super Lawyers® list and The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers, we know how to make each fight count.

We are confident in our ability to defend clients against any type of criminal charge. Why? Because we are backed by a long history of successful results.
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MSBA Certified Criminal Law Specialists on Your Side

A distinguishing fact about our firm is that we have two Certified Criminal Law Specialists on our team: Attorneys Joseph Tamburino and Jill Brisbois. This is a designation achieved by fewer than 3% of all lawyers in the state. As Certified Specialists by the Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA), they have exemplified the highest standards of proficiency and skill in criminal law, legal arguments, and trial advocacy.

The Certified Specialist designation exists not only to recognize accomplished attorneys considered experts in their field, but also to provide the public with a trusted measurement of an attorney’s qualifications. This can prove invaluable for consumers seeking top-tier legal representation. You can learn more about what it takes to become a Certified Specialist here.

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If you were arrested, you may have questions and fears that need to be addressed by an experienced law firm.

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Put Our Attorneys On Your Side

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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What Our Clients Are Saying

  • “I can’t say enough about him— he has made a great difference in the life of his client (and, by large extension, my life as well). ” - Anonymous
  • “ 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.
  • “WOW. Thank you for your fine work, sir. I am elated. Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!!! ” - 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
  • “She always updates us with new information about the case, and most importantly she is always available, reachable and approachable. ” - M.M.
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