Daniel L. Gerdts
Top rated criminal defense attorney in Minneapolis, MinnesotaDaniel L. Gerdts, Lawyer
Attorney Daniel L. Gerdts is a solo practitioner in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Mr. Gerdts focuses his practice on criminal defense, including murder, criminal sexual conduct, child pornography, sex trafficking, guns, drug crimes, DWI, assault, fraud, money laundering, and tax evasion. He serves criminal defendants in the Twin Cities region, and throughout Minnesota.
Mr. Gerdts has more than 30 years of legal experience. After receiving his bachelor’s degree from St. John’s University, Mr. Gerdts earned his law degree from the University of Minnesota Law School, and received his law license in 1990. Before embarking on a private criminal defense practice he served as a law clerk to Judge Gerald W. Heaney of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit and to Judge Michael J. Davis shortly before his appointment to the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota.
Mr. Gerdts appears before all Minnesota courts, state and federal, both in the district courts and in the courts of appeals. He provides personalized and committed representation to anyone charged with a crime. He delivers aggressive and strong representation to each client he represents, fighting hard for reduced or dismissed criminal charges, not-guilty verdicts at trial, and reversals when appeals are necessary.
A highly respected criminal defense attorney, Mr. Gerdts is a Minnesota State Bar Association Certified Specialist in the area of criminal law. This certification is given to attorneys who possess the knowledge and experience required to provide the highest quality of legal criminal defense. He is a Life Member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and a Past President of the Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Mr. Gerdts’s office is conveniently located in downtown Minneapolis, near the federal and county courthouses. He reads and writes fluently in both Spanish and English.
Practice areasCriminal defense, Criminal defense: white collar, Appellate
- 40% Criminal defense
- 40% Criminal defense: white collar
- 20% Appellate
First Admitted: 1990, Minnesota
Professional Webpage: https://www.avvo.com/attorneys/55401-mn-daniel-gerdts-165804...
- Life Member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and Past President of the Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
- Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist
Office location for Daniel L. Gerdts
331 2nd Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55401
- Super Lawyers: 2005, 2019 - 2023
- Rising Stars: 1999, 2001
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