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Douglas T. Kans


Doug - you far exceeded my expectations in this matter. I was blown away with the end result. I couldn't have wished for a better outcome. I will refer your services to anyone looking for an exceptional attorney. Again, thank you!! - S.T.


Minneapolis Criminal Lawyer

Dedicated to Outstanding Client Service

There are many criminal defense attorneys in Minneapolis. However, not all attorneys are dedicated to outstanding client service.  Most have not been selected as a "Top 100 Trial Lawyer" by The National Trial Lawyers Association like Douglas Kans. Not all attorneys have handled all types of criminal defense cases. Not all law firms have a staff as experienced as their attorneys. Not all law firms have a strong record for success. If your standards for a criminal defense attorney are high, Douglas Kans is ready to not only meet those standards but to exceed them.

Attorney Douglas Kans focuses maintaining a relationship with his clients. He will go the extra mile on behalf of his clients. He will make the extra court appearance. He knows a good plea deal from a bad plea deal and will not lower his standards just to bring a case to a close. Mr. Kans has been practicing since 1995 and has handled every type of criminal case, including:

  • Assault, including domestic violence
  • Drug crimes
  • Probation violations
  • Sex crimes
  • White collar crimes, including theft

Mr. Kans understands that many people accused of criminal acts are good people who made a mistake and are scared. He knows the answers to questions you might not even know to ask, and he won’t hesitate to give you the information you need throughout the process. If you have been accused of a crime in the Twin Cities Metro area, don’t settle for just any criminal defense attorney. Contact Douglas Kans for a free consultation.

A Defense that is Specific to Your Situation

Feeling like there is no one looking out for your best interests is of the most frustrating and nerve-wracking aspects of being accused of a crime. Certainly the prosecution isn’t looking out for your best interests; their job is to prove the case against you. Mr. Kans knows the players and the system. He has a reputation with judges and prosecutors for putting forth a vigorous and cutting edge defense on behalf of his clients. He is ready to look out for your interests.

Because Mr. Kans has former experience as a prosecutor, he can see cases from the state’s eyes. He knows what the prosecution’s burden of proof is. He knows the type of problems that they might encounter satisfying that burden of proof and the weaknesses that might exist in their case. Attorney Douglas Kans will use that experience to craft a defense that is specific to your situation while taking the prosecution’s challenges into account.

Mr. Kans has been contacted by a variety of print and television news sources to provide legal expertise. He has a reputation throughout greater Minnesota for tenacity and high standards on behalf of his clients. If you believe you deserve nothing less than that, contact Mr. Kans for a free consultation today.

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