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Kirk M. Anderson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Minneapolis, MN

Anderson Law Firm, PLLC
5775 Wayzata Blvd, Suite 700
Minneapolis, MN 55416
Phone: 952-582-2904
Fax: 612-233-3602
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2018
Licensed in Minnesota Since: 2004
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Appellate
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
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Attorney Profile

Attorney Kirk M. Anderson is the founder of Anderson Law Firm, PLLC, a boutique law firm in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Mr. Anderson primarily practices in the areas of criminal defense and appellate litigation. Serving clients throughout Minnesota, he has litigation experience at the trial and appellate levels.

Mr. Anderson handles matters involving arson, assault, battery, conspiracy, criminal sexual assault, disorderly conduct, drug crimes, DWI/OWI, expungement, failure to appear, felony strangulation, gun rights, harassment, homicide, juvenile crimes, kidnapping, manslaughter, obstructing justice, probation violation, property crimes, terroristic threats, traffic violations, sex offenses, violent crimes, weapons charges and any other felonies and misdemeanors. 

Mr. Anderson also has an extensive amount of experience in challenging the revocation of driving privileges, license plate impoundment, civil forfeiture, and appellate litigation. 

Mr. Anderson holds a bachelor’s degree from St. Cloud State University and received his law degree from Mitchell Hamline School of Law. He has been licensed to practice law since 2004 and has more than 15 years of experience.

He is licensed in Minnesota and Wisconsin as well as before the U.S. District Courts for the Districts of Minnesota and North Dakota, the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Active in his legal community, Mr. Anderson belongs to various professional organizations. He is a member of the Minnesota Society for Criminal Justice, Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Practice Areas
  • 90%Criminal Defense
  • 10%Appellate
Focus Areas

Assault & Battery, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, Appeals


2 Years Super Lawyers
1 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2018

About Kirk M. Anderson

First Admitted: 2004, Minnesota

Professional Webpage:


  • Garcia-Mendoza v. 2003 Chevy Tahoe, 852 N.W.2d 659 (Minn. 2014)
  • Patino v. One 2007 Chevrolet, 805 N.W.2d 906 (Minn.Ct.App. 2011)
  • Patino v. One 2007 Chevrolet, 821 N.W.2d 810 (Minn. 2012)
  • Burnet Realty, Inc. v. Uppal, 2008 WL 1800103 (Minn. 2008)
  • State v. Rasmussen, 2014 WL 1271765 (Minn.Ct.App.)
  • State v. Bussmann, 741 N.W.2d 79 (Minn. 2007)

Educational Background

  • St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, Minnesota, Bachelor of Science, 2000

Bar/Professional Activity

  • State of Minnesota, 2004
  • U.S. Court of Appeals – 8th Circuit, 2009
  • U.S. District Court – Eastern District of Wisconsin, 2011
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, 2007
  • U.S. District Court – Western District of Wisconsin, 2010
  • Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • State of Wisconsin, 2010
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2009
  • U.S. District Court – District of North Dakota, 2011
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Office Location for Kirk M. Anderson

5775 Wayzata Blvd
Suite 700
Minneapolis, MN 55416

Phone: 952-582-2904

Fax: 612-233-3602

Last Updated: 5/16/2022

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