Brock D. Hunter

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Minneapolis, MN

Brockton D. Hunter P.A.
 | 3201 Hennepin Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55408
Phone: 612-874-1625
Fax: 612-677-3340
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2021
Selected To Rising Stars: 2006 - 2009
Licensed Since: 1998
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (90%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Brock Hunter is an experienced criminal defense lawyer serving clients across Minnesota. In practice for 20 years, Brock has handled thousands of cases, representing clients charged with everything from DWI and traffic offenses to serious drug felonies, complex theft crimes, and homicides.  Brock served as President of the Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (MACDL) in 2011 and, from 2005 - 2010, as Legislative Chair, led the organization's efforts for criminal justice reform at the Minnesota Legislature. Brock has received recognition from his peers, receiving a Special Acheivement Award from the MACDL in 2009, and the Minnesota State Bar Association's (MSBA's) Award of Professional Excellence, the organization's highest honor, in 2011.

    As a veteran who served as a recon scout in the U.S. Army, Brock also devotes a significant portion of his practice to representing psychologically injured Iraq and Afghan war veterans who find themselves in the criminal justice system.  In 2008, Brock drafted and led passage of pioneering legislation that encourages treatment over incarceration of veterans whose psychological injuries played a role in their criminal offense, and was later cited by the U.S. Supreme Court in the landmark decision of Porter v. McCollum. Brock regularly speaks across the country on the issue of combat veterans in the criminal courts, educating legal professionals, lawmakers and military members on how our nation can avoid mistakes made with past generations of veterans and do a better job this time around.  

    Practice Areas
    • 90%Criminal Defense
    • 10%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
    Focus Areas

    Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence, DUI/DWI


    Selected to Super Lawyers for 11 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 4 years

    Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2021 Rising Stars: 2006 - 2009

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    About Brock Hunter

    Admitted: 1998, Minnesota

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    • The MSBA's most prestigious award, in recognition of outstanding efforts to advance the legal profession and the administration of justice., Professional Excellence Award, Minnesota State Bar Association, 2011
    • Private Practice Lawyer Award, Minnesota Justice Foundation, 2010
    • Award for Special Acheivement, Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2009

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Minnesota State Bar AssociationMinnesota State Bar Association’s Highest Honor Professional Excellence Award, 2011, 2011
    • American Bar AssociationCo-Chair Military Justice Committee, Criminal Law Section Member Commission on Homelessness and Poverty
    • President - Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2011
    • Board of Directors, Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (MACDL)   President, 2011 Board of Directors, 2005-2011 Legislative Committee Chair, 2005-2011 Special Achievement Award, 2009, 2011

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Veterans StandDown - Helped organize the criminal law clinic., 2010

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Presentation, Community Oriented Defenders Network, Washington D.C., 2014
    • Presentation, Florida Partners in Crisis Conference, Orlando, FL, 2014
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    • “Brock is a soulful and hardworking lawyer. Well known for his efforts assisting Veterans, he should also be known for his hard work and ability to see all his cases through.”

    These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

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    Office Location for Brock D. Hunter

    3201 Hennepin Avenue South
    Minneapolis, MN 55408

    Phone: 612-874-1625

    Fax: 612-677-3340

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