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Marsh Halberg

Marsh Halberg

"Attorney of the Year" (Minnesota Lawyer 2011)

"Top Six Criminal Defense Attorneys" (Mpls/St.Paul Magazine)

"Super Lawyer" (1997-Present)

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Tina Appleby

Tina Appleby

Achieved jury acquittals / case dismissals / successful resolutions in over 2,000 cases

"Top 100 National Trial Lawyer"

"Who's Who in Criminal Law"

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Eric Nelson

Eric Nelson

"Rising Star" from 2004-2013

"Super Lawyer" 2014, 2015 and 2016

Named one of the "TOP 40 UNDER 40" by the National Trial Lawyers' Association

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Doug Hazelton

Doug Hazelton

"Best Lawyers in America" (2008-Present)

"Super Lawyer" (2008-Present)

Author Minnesota DWI Handbook (West Publishing)

Author Minnesota DWI Survival Guide

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Jeremy Kaschinske

Jeremy Kaschinske

One of a handful of MN defense attorneys certified on DataMaster, DMT (MN's current breath-testing device)

Contributing Author to Minnesota DWI Deskbook

"Super Lawyer Rising Star" 2014, 2015 and 2016

TOP 10 Under 40 for the State of MN

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Debbie Lang

Debbie Lang

2012, 2014, 2015 and 2016 "Super Lawyer Rising Star"

"Top 100 National Trial Lawyers" by the National Trial Lawyers' Association

1 of 50 Minnesota Society for Criminal Justice Members

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Dave Risk

Dave Risk

Eight-Time Award Winner of "SuperLawyer - Rising Star"

J.D. William Mitchell College of Law magna cum laude graduate

2014, 2015 and 2016 "Super Lawyer"

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Andrew Wilson

Andrew Wilson

Magna Cum Laude from Mitchell Hamline School of Law

"Marshall Brennan Fellow"

Former Law Clerk, Third Judicial District

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Christina Zauhar

Christina Zauhar

Member of Minnesota Women Lawyers

Member of the Minnesota State Bar Association

Contributing Author to Minnesota DWI Deskbook

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Ethical Criminal Defense Lawyer In Minnesota

Contact Halberg Criminal Defense and get an Experienced Criminal Defense Attorney in Minneapolis, Minnesota on Your Side


Are you looking for a criminal defense lawyer in Minnesota who is dedicated to your case and will work hard to defend you?

Halberg Criminal Defense was founded in 2005 by Marsh Halberg, Tina Appleby and Eric Nelson. Each of these attorneys was already very experienced in criminal defense work and had worked for other law firms, judges and/or prosecutorial entities in the past. Since the firm's inception, we have been steadily expanding and adding new legal expertise to our team. The firm has since added to its strong base with the additions of partners Doug Hazelton, Dave Risk and Debbie Lang. The team is rounded out by associate attorneys Lee Orwig, Jeremy Kaschinske and Christina Zauhar.

Every one of the criminal attorneys in our firm is dedicated to the same goal:

  • To provide a solid defense based upon honesty
  • To treat our clients in an ethical manner and a way that we would want to be treated ourselves
  • To vigorously defense each of our clients

In order to meet these goals, our team is comprised of only what we believe to be the best criminal defense attorneys in the state of Minnesota. You can be certain to have one of the most skilled and experienced criminal defense attorneys in Minneapolis, Minnesota on your side.

When you hire our firm to represent you, you can be certain that the criminal defense lawyer in Minnesota who is assigned to your case has the years of experience to present a solid defense on your behalf. In addition, you gain access to the expertise of all nine of the criminal defense attorneys on our team.

To set up an appointment with an experienced criminal defense lawyer in Minnesota or Wisconsin, contact Halberg Criminal Defense at (612) DEFENSE (333-3673), (952) 224-4848, or via email at info@halbergdefense.com.  Someone is available to assist you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Contact us for a free consultation

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