Catherine Turner

Catherine Turner

Catherine Turner, Attorney at Law, PLLC
  • Criminal Law, White Collar Crime
  • Minnesota
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Biography

Catherine practices exclusively criminal defense in the Twin Cities Metro area in state and federal court. She has tried over 40 jury trials and conducted hundreds of evidentiary hearings. She worked as a state public defender in multiple counties and has represented thousands of people in matters from Misdemeanor traffic tickets to felony drugs, criminal sexual conduct, domestic assault, fraud, weapons, murder and federal conspiracy cases.

Catherine is an MSBA Certified Criminal Law Specialist and trained trial attorney from the National Criminal Defense College Trial Practice Institute. She has also advocated for criminal justice reform in front of the Minnesota Senate, and continues to train other lawyers in trial practice and client advocacy both in Minnesota and nationally.

Catherine has the skills and experience to handle any criminal matter and will work hard to fight the charges and defend you in criminal court!

Practice Areas
    Criminal Law
    Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    White Collar Crime
Fees
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Minnesota
Minnesota Supreme Court
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Criminal Defense Specialist and Private Practitioner
Catherine Turner, Attorney at Law, PLLC
- Current
Contract/Conflict Attorney
Federal Public Defender of Minnesota
- Current
Assistant Public Defender
Minnesota Board of Public Defense
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Part time in Dakota, Goodhue, Hennepin Counties.
Law Clerk
Federal Public Defender of Oregon
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Education
Lewis & Clark Law School
J.D. | Law
Honors: Certificate in Criminal Law
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University of Massachusetts - Amherst
B.A. | Political Science
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Awards
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Selected to Rising Stars: 2017 - 2020
Professional Associations
Federal Bar Association (Minnesota chapter)
Member
- Current
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
- Current
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Minnesota State Bar Association, Criminal Law Section
Member
- Current
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Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Tracking Phones, Google Is a Dragnet for the Police
New York Times
Speaking Engagements
Challenging GeoFence Warrants Post-Carpenter, NACDL Midwinter Conference
Certifications
Certified Criminal Law Specialist
Minnesota State Bar Association
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
Catherine Turner, Attorney at Law, PLLC
331 2nd Ave. So
Suite 705
Minneapolis, MN 55401
Telephone: (612) 361-4895
Monday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed (Today)