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Marsh J. Halberg

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Minneapolis, MN

Halberg Criminal Defense
7900 Xerxes Avenue South, Suite 1700
Minneapolis, MN 55431
Phone: 612-333-3673
Fax: 952-224-4840
Selected to Super Lawyers: 1998 - 2022
Licensed in Minnesota Since: 1979
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense: White Collar, Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
Attorney Profile

Halberg Criminal Defense is Minnesota's largest criminal defense law firm and has more General Criminal Defense/DWI Defense SuperLawyer and Rising Star honorees than any other law firm in the country. You are encouraged to research the firm and its lawyers at

With over 40 years of trial experience as a criminal law attorney, few attorneys can equal Mr. Halberg's level of experience. He has handled some of the most high profile criminal defense cases in Minnesota.  His track record of trying more than 100 criminal jury trials in addition to thousands of court trials shows the level of trust clients place in him to handle their legal needs. He focuses on a wide variety of criminal cases ranging from the simple to the complex, including homicide, sexual offenses, white collar defense, drug crimes, vehicular injury cases and DWI cases.

Mr. Halberg graduated from St. Olaf College and Hamline University School of Law. He  was an Assistant Carver County Attorney before serving as the Chief Prosecutor for the City of Edina and the Metropolitan Airports Commission where he oversaw the handling of over 15,000 cases per year. In 2005 he was a founding partner of Halberg Criminal Defense located in Bloomington.

Mr. Halberg is one of only handful of lawyers to be awarded Minnesota Lawyer's Attorney of the Year award twice in addition to numerous other accomplishments throughout his career. He has been honored as one of the National Trial Lawyers' Top 100 Trial Lawyers and one of Minnesota's top six criminal defense attorneys by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine. He has also been recognized by his peers in Who's Who in Criminal Law as one of the top criminal defense lawyers in Minnesota and was named a member of Outstanding Lawyers of America.

As a highly sought-after speaker on criminal law issues, Mr. Halberg has written a number of training and seminar materials for use in the legal field. He is the Co-Editor of the Minnesota DWI Deskbook. 

Practice Areas
  • 60%Criminal Defense
  • 20%Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • 20%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI


25 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 1998 - 2022

Articles about Marsh J. Halberg appearing in Super Lawyers

About Marsh J. Halberg

First Admitted: 1979, Minnesota

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Educational Background

  • St. Olaf College, B.A.

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Speaker on Criminal Law Issues, Continuing Legal Education
  • Editor-in-Chief, The Minnesota DWI Deskbook
  • Volunteer Organizations serving Carver County and the City of Chaska


  • One of Minnesota's Top Six Criminal Defense Attorneys (Mpls/St. Paul Magazine), 2006
  • Honored as one of the National Trial Lawyers' Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • "Who's Who in Criminal Law", Top 40 Criminal Defense Lawyers in Minnesota 2005 - 2008
  • Member, Outstanding Lawyers of America
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Office Location for Marsh J. Halberg

7900 Xerxes Avenue South
Suite 1700
Minneapolis, MN 55431

Phone: 612-333-3673

Fax: 952-224-4840

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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