James Behrenbrinker

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil Rights Attorney in Minneapolis, MN

Behrenbrinker Law
 | 412 South Fourth Street, Suite 1050
Minneapolis, MN 55415-1413
Phone: 612-294-2605
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1987
Practice Areas:
  • Civil Rights (40%),
  • Criminal Defense (40%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

Minneapolis attorney James Behrenbrinker represents individuals in a wide range of legal matters, including motor vehicle accidents and police misconduct resulting in personal injury or death.

Mr. Behrenbrinker's firm handles cases involving personal injury and wrongful death, including car accidents and other forms of negligence. Mr. Behrenbrinker represents individuals and their families, who have been the victims of excessive force - police misconduct resulting in serious personal injuries or death. Finally, Mr. Behrenbrinker represents individuals, who have been charged by complaint or indictment with serious criminal offenses in state or federal court. Whatever the circumstances, Mr. Behrenbrinker approaches every case with compassion for his clients and dedication to their interests.

Mr. Behrenbrinker graduated with distinction from the University of Minnesota and magna cum laude from William Mitchell College of Law. After law school, he served as a clerk in Minneapolis for U.S. District Judge James M. Rosenbaum for two years. He later worked as an associate and partner at the Minneapolis office of the law firm Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi, L.L.P. After several years with the firm, Mr. Behrenbrinker decided to start his own law practice, in order to represent a diverse set of clients in a variety of types of cases.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Civil Rights (40%)

Criminal Defense (40%): Criminal Law, Felony

Personal Injury - General (20%): Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Focus Areas

Criminal Defense: Criminal Law, Felony

Personal Injury - General: Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Premises Liability - Plaintiff


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Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2018

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About James Behrenbrinker

Admitted: 1987, Minnesota

Professional Webpage: http://behrenbrinkerlaw.net/about-me/

Honors and Awards:

  • "Top Trial Lawyers in America"
  • Life Member - Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Life Member - Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • "Minnesota Lawyer" - Circle of Excellence Honoree 2012
  • "Minnesota Lawyer" - Attorney of the Year Honoree 2012 and 2010
  • Accredited by Better Business Bureau - A+ Rating on a scale of A+ to F
  • Magna cum laude, William Mitchell College of Law, 1987

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
  • Supreme Court of the State of Minnesota

Educational Background:

  • University of Minnesota, Bachelor of Science with distinction
Office Location for James Behrenbrinker

412 South Fourth Street
Suite 1050
Minneapolis, MN 55415-1413

Phone: 612-294-2605


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Last Updated: 2/21/2018

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