Catherine Turner

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in St. Paul, MN

Attorney at Law LLC
295 Marie Avenue East, Suite 240
St. Paul, MN 55118
Phone: 612-876-1735
Fax: 866-663-4338
Selected to Rising Stars: 2017 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2005
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense
Attorney Profile

Catherine grew up in Uptown Minneapolis. She graduated Suma Cum Laude from UMass Amherst, where she was a news writer and editor for the Massachusetts Daily Collegian. During college, she lived in Washington DC for a summer as an intern at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. There she worked for the Conflict Prevention Program. After graduation, she switched coasts and lived in Oregon for law school where she attended Lewis & Clark Law, where she earned a certificate in criminal law and procedure. She spent two years working for the Federal Public Defender’s office while in law school, contributing research and writing to the Brandon Mayfield case, among others.  She returned to Minneapolis to be closer to her family and was welcomed into the Minnesota Bar in 2005. Catherine now practices criminal defense in the Twin Cities Metro area in both state and federal court. She is a past board member of the MACDL and a general member of the NACDL, and has attended the National Criminal Defense College Trial Practice Institute.

About Catherine Turner

Admitted: 2005, Minnesota

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Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Minnesota State Bar Association Certified Criminal Law Specialist, 5
  • According to the Minnesota Bar Association (MSBA), The Certified Legal Specialist designation is one way for the public to identify those attorneys who have demonstrated proficiency in their specialty area and to find an attorney whose qualifications match their legal needs. Fewer than 3% of all registered attorneys are certified specialists in their field. This Certification provides assurance that the specialist has been found to possess the expertise, experience, and knowledge necessary to provide quality service.  Catherine Turner has been a Certified Criminal Law Specialist since 2011. For more information please consult the MSBA.

Educational Background

  • B.A. Political Science, University of Massachuetts- Amherst, 2002

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers(Board member 2010-2016), 2008
  • Minnesota State Bar Association Hennepin County Bar Association Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers board member National Association of Criminlal Defense Lawyers Federal Bar Association, 5

Industry Groups

  • Criminal Defense
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Office Location for Catherine Turner

295 Marie Avenue East
Suite 240
St. Paul, MN 55118

Last Updated: 3/11/2021

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