ABOUT JOE TAMBURINO
Joe Tamburino has been a leading legal voice in the Minneapolis –
St. Paul area for more than 30 years. While leading the firm Caplan Tamburino,
and throughout his career, he has gained substantial experience in the
courtroom personally trying over 85 jury trials, including homicide and
first-degree murder cases.
Tamburino is the go-to television legal analyst for high-profile issues
that make news in Minnesota from the death of the musician Prince to coronavirus
to the George Floyd Trial. He regularly appears on Court TV and contributes
as a legal analyst to WCCO CBS TV in Minneapolis – St. Paul market.
He also hosts Tamburino Talks Law a weekly analysis of how the law impacts
some of the most important news stories of the week.
Tamburino graduated from New York University in 1986 and the University
of Minnesota Law School in 1989. He began his career in the Anoka County
Attorney’s Office. He was an attorney with the Public Defender Offices
in both Anoka and Hennepin Counties. In 1997, he joined Caplan Law Firm.
Tamburino is licensed in Minnesota & Wisconsin State Courts and Federal
Courts in MN, WI and ND.
Awards and Accomplishments
- MSBA Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist –Fewer than 3% of all
Attorneys achieve this status
- Minnesota “Super Lawyer” Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine and
Minnesota Law & Politics, 2000-2020
- Minnesota “Rising Star,” Minnesota Law & Politics, 1998
- National Moot Court Competition, New York, 1989