MN Criminal Defense Attorneys

Our Minneapolis, Minnesota criminal defense attorneys provide highly personalized representation to clients facing serious criminal charges or investigation by the state or federal government.  Over the past 15 years, the criminal defense attorneys of Brockton D. Hunter, P.A. have vigorously defended thousands of clients facing criminal charges in Minneapolis, St. Paul, and across Minnesota. Our criminal defense services cover every area of Minnesota criminal law, ranging from DWI to serious drug offenses to homicide.  Brock's commitment to his clients has landed him among a very small group of attorneys who have received the Minnesota State Bar Association's "Professional Excellence Award," its highest honor. 

Because we understand what is at stake when our clients face criminal charges, we are dedicated to providing aggressive criminal defense both in and out of the courtroom.  Being charged with, or investigated for, a crime can be an overwhelming and stressful experience.  The experienced Minnesota criminal defense attorneys at the Law Office of Brockton D. Hunter, P.A. consider it their duty to explain each step of the criminal legal process, helping clients fully understand all of their rights and options. 

Veterans Criminal Defense

In addition to being recognized as one of Minnesota's top criminal defense attorneys, Brock Hunter is a nationally renowned expert on the unique challenges our nation's returning heroes face in the criminal justice system.  Brock, along with associate attorney Ryan Else, recently co-authored the pioneering book The Attorney's Guide to Defending Veterans in Criminal Courta comprehensive guide for attorney's representing veteran-clients with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), or other service-related injuries. Veterans themselves, Brock and Ryan have dedicated a significant portion of their personal and professional lives to defending our nations defenders. For more information about purchasing the book please visit

Family Law

With the help of associate attorney Ryan Else, The Law Office of Brockton D. Hunter, P.A has developed a family law practice with a reputation for bold, no-nonsense representation.  To this practice, Ryan brings his personal experience with his own blended family and raising two girls alongside his wife.  We try our best to treat our clients' families as we would our own.  Our family law practice is built on the recognition that, even in crisis, family members must maintain trust and accountability with one another, so great effort is made to limit unnecessary conflict while remaining firm on the needs of our clients.

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Minnesota Criminal Defense Practice Areas

  • minnesota DWI & DUI attorneys

    • In Minnesota, DWI & DUI mean the same thing. After being charged with a DWI/DUI in Minnesota, it's important to act quickly to ensure your rights.  If you've been charged with DWI/DUI, your driver's license will be revoked due to the Minnesota Implied Consent Law, and you have a limited number of days to challenge the revocation. The experienced Minnesota DWI/DUI attorneys at the Law Office of Brockton D. Hunter, P.A. serve clients throughout the state in both DWI and license revocation cases.  Click here for more on Minnesota DWI lawyers...
  • ASSAULT Attorneys in Minnesota

    • In Minnesota, Assault is an act done to cause fear of physical harm or the actual infliction of physical harm to another. If the state has charged you with assault, you are likely facing severe, life-altering penalties.  The Minnesota defense attorneys at the Law Office of Brockton D. Hunter, P.A. specialize in defending assault cases. Our assault attorneys have fought and won assault cases throughout Minnesota. Click here for more on Minnesota assault lawyers...
  • Domestic Assault Attorneys in minnesota

    • In Minnesota, Domestic Violence is any physical, emotional, sexual or other violence that takes place between intimate partners (of all sexual orientations) and family members.  Many Minnesota prosecutors take a hard line in domestic assault cases, making it difficult for some defendants to get a fair shake.  It is important to retain a domestic assault attorney who will take an aggressive approach in defending your rights. The Minneapolis domestic assault lawyers at the Law Office of Brockton D. Hunter, P.A. have handled hundreds of domestic assault cases across the state. Our criminal defense attorneys know what it takes to overcome these barriers to achieve a favorable outcome. Click here for more info about Minnesota domestic assault lawyers...
  • Drug Crimes (Controlled Substances) Attorneys in Minnesota

    • Charges for possession of controlled substance or distribution of controlled substances are particularly troublesome, often resulting in jail time, property forfeiture, and further difficulty obtaining treatment.  If you or a loved one is charged with a crime involving drugs, it is critical to retain an attorney with expertise on these complex laws.  As the Legislative Chair, and later as President, of the Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Brock Hunter fought for reform in Minnesota's drug sentencing laws and was appointed by the legislature to serve on the Controlled Substances Working Group to study Minnesota's drug laws and to make recommendations regarding needed changes.  Click here for more information on Minnesota controlled substances attorney...
  • Minnesota Expungement attorneys

    • Minnesota law allows many people arrested for or convicted of a crime to have their records sealed by expungement. In Minnesota,  Expungement is the process of having your criminal records sealed so that they cannot be disclosed. For example, if you apply for a job, your potential employer would not be able to find criminal records that you have expunged. As the Legislative Chair for the Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Brock Hunter was a key player in the year-long effort to reform Minnesota's broken expungement law that resulted in the passing of new legislation.The criminal defense attorneys of Brockton D. Hunter P.A. have been successfully helping clients seal their criminal records for over 15 years, freeing them from past mistakes.  Our criminal defense attorneys are recognized as being among the best Minnesota expungement attorneys currently practicing.  Click here for more information about Minnesota expungement attorneys...
  • Restoration of Gun Rights in minnesota

    • Both Minnesota law and Federal law prohibit certain persons from possessing firearms. Minnesota prohibits persons convicted of violent crimes from possessing firearms for the rest of their lives.  Persons who struggle with mental health issues may also be denied their gun rights. Determining whether Minnesota, Federal, or both Minnesota and Federal laws apply to your circumstances can be difficult, but our gun rights attorneys have extensive experience assisting clients in fighting for their gun rights at the State and Federal level.  Click here for more information about your right to possess a firearm and Minnesota gun rights attorneys...

  • Sexual Assault (criminal sexual conduct) in minnesota

  • Minnesota Homicide attorneys

    • Homicide, AKA Murder, is the killing of one human being by another. It includes murder, manslaughter, and criminal vehicular homicide. Of course, homicide is the most serious crime a person can be charged with. There are many defenses strategies available under Minnesota law.  It’s essential for retain an experienced homicide attorney to who has handled this type of case and knows how to defend against such serious allegations. The Minnesota homicide attorneys at Brockton D. Hunter, P.A are recognized for their aggressive and creative approach to winning murder cases.  Click here for more information about our experienced homicide lawyers... 
  • Terroristic Threats Lawyers in minnesota

    • In Minnesota, making "terroristic threats" is a felony offense. The most common form of terroristic threats occurs when someone threatens to commit an act of violence against another. Regardless of whether the statement was meant as a joke or made out of frustration, if it was interpreted as a threat, you could face criminal charges. A conviction for terroristic threats can have devastating consequences.  It is important to retain a Minnesota terroristic threats lawyer who can help you take advantage of every defense possible under the law. Click here for more information on the law and experienced Minnesota terroristic threats attorneys...
  • Driving After Revocation LAwyers in Minnesota

  • Gun Crimes lawyers in minnesota

    • Navigating the Minnesota and federal laws governing the possession of a firearm can be particularly tricky. The Minnesota criminal defense attorneys at the Law Office of Brockton D. Hunter P.A. have extensive experience representing clients across the state facing these gun charges. Many Minnesota prosecutors have office policies to take a hard line in cases involving unlawful possession of a firearm or reckless discharge of a firearm. Because of this, it can be difficult for Minnesota gun charge defendants to get a fare shake.  It is critical to retain the services of a Minnesota criminal defense attorney with the specialized expertise in these complex laws. Click here to learn more about Minnesota gun crimes defense attorneys...
  • Property Forfeiture Laws in minnesota

    • Minnesota’s civil forfeiture laws allow police to seize your  vehicle, firearm, money or other property without convicting you of a crime. Unfortunately, fighting to get your property back can often feel like a wild goose chase.  The process can be long with strict deadlines, and involve extensive paperwork.  The criminal defense attorneys at Brockton D. Hunter, P.A. know how to fight for your property to be returned and have been  helping Minnesotans do so for over 15 years.  For more information on Minnesota property forfeiture laws, click here...
  • Driver's License Revocation

  • Criminal Vehicular Homicide & Criminal Vehicular Operation

  • Child Pornography
  • Damage to Property
  • Arson
  • White Collar Crimes
  • Federal Crimes