Minnesota Appeals Lawyer Under the Minnesota and federal law, if you are convicted of a crime, this is not the end. You have the legal right to appeal the decision. What this means is that if you have been convicted of a crime and given a certain penalty, whether it is time in prison or… Read more »


Minnesota Forfeitures Lawyer If you have been accused of a crime then there is more at stake than just prison time and heavy fines. You may also lose your rights to own certain items. Forfeiture refers to having to give up a certain item or asset as part of the punishment for a crime or… Read more »

Nielsen Heard by Minnesota Supreme Court

On April 1, 2013, the Minnesota Supreme Court heard the matter of Nielsen v. 2003 Honda Accord, which was argued by Kirk Anderson. The Nielsen case will require the Minnesota Supreme Court to determine whether the motor vehicle exemption is applicable to DWI forfeitures. If it is, then the Appellant will be entitled to the… Read more »

Hamline Law improves significantly in U.S. News rankings

Hamline University School of Law jumps significantly in rankings of U.S. law schools. Mr. Anderson is a 2004 graduate of Hamline Law and is also an adjunct professor. Read the full article here:

Nielsen Oral Argument April 1

The Minnesota Supreme Court has scheduled oral argument in the Nielsen v. 2003 Honda Accord, et al., case for Monday April 1, 2013 at 9:00 a.m., at the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul, MN. Kirk Anderson will be arguing that the motor vehicle exemption of $4,600.00 is applicable to vehicle forfeitures and that when… Read more »

Anderson Law Firm at MN Court of Appeals

On February 20, 2013, Kirk Anderson argued before the Minnesota Court of Appeals in the case of RKL Landholding, LLC v. Kevin James. The issue in the case is whether the district court erred in granting the Respondent’s motion for summary judgment prior to a jury trial. Mr. Anderson argued that the district court made… Read more »

Nielsen Awaiting Oral Argument

In November 2012, the Minnesota Supreme Court granted review of the issue of whether the motor vehicle exemption is applicable to civil forfeiture. The Minnesota Court of Appeals determined that the exemption was not applicable to civil forfeitures. Nielsen v. 2003 Honda Accord. The case has now been fully briefed and we are awaiting scheduling… Read more »

Hennepin County Criminal Defense Attorney

If you have been arrested for a crime in Hennepin County then you will need to contact a criminal defense lawyer. Kirk Anderson and his team at Anderson Law Firm have years of experience handling state, county and federal cases. We defend first time and repeat offenders regardless of the circumstances surrounding your case. Criminal… Read more »

Ramsey County Criminal Defense Lawyer

When you are arrested for a crime, whether the reason is justified or not, you are probably feeling quite terrified. What happens next? Will I be put in jail? Will there be bail? Will I lose my job, my family, my money? All of these questions are valid concerns. However, before you are able to… Read more »

Dakota County Criminal Defense Lawyer

The most important thing when you are arrested for a crime is that you obtain legal assistance as soon as possible. You are not supposed to understand all the complications surrounding the Minnesota legal system and this fact will be used against you later on down the road. So, rather than trying to defend yourself… Read more »