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Daniel Adkins

Founding Partner
Phone: 651-384-2784
Dan Adkins has become rather ‘the man to see’ in the region, for folks facing criminal charges, based solely on his record of success since moving his practice to Minnesota in 1996. Victories include pre-charge declines, evidence suppression in d… Read More
Daniel's Practice Areas:  Criminal
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Jen Randolph Reise

Head of Business and Cannabis Law
Phone: 651-384-2819
Jen Randolph Reise is an attorney and entrepreneur. As the Head of Business and Cannabis Law at North Star Law Group, she advises business owners on formation, capital raising, and other corporate issues, especially (but not exclusively) in the legal… Read More
Jen's Practice Areas:  Business, Cannabis
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James Gempeler

Head of Criminal Defense
Phone: 651-384-2785
James Gempeler is one of the founders of North Star Criminal Defense. He focuses his practice on criminal defense and expungements because he believes that a mistake or a single event should not define that person. He is diligent in his preparation,… Read More
James's Practice Areas:  Criminal, Cannabis, Litigation
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Jeff Willett

Head of Construction Law
Phone: 651-384-2809
Screw it. Swing it. Seal it. You name it, he’s done it. As a “recovering” contractor, Jeff has walked the muddy boots of both residential and commercial contractors. Before law school, Jeff spent over 30 years in the construction industry in a… Read More
Jeff's Practice Areas:  Construction, Business
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Courtney Ernston

Phone: 651-384-2783
Courtney Ernston has advised contractors and small business owners for nearly a decade. After working in her family construction company growing up, focusing on representing contractors was a natural fit. Rather than addressing the purely legal aspec… Read More
Courtney's Practice Areas:  Business, Construction, Litigation
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Craig Beuning

Phone: 651-384-2950
Craig Beuning brings the best of both worlds with his business and consulting background to his practice of law. As a seasoned entrepreneur he knows the ins and outs of business and how to protect you, your company and its assets. He has been identif… Read More
Craig's Practice Areas:  Litigation
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Matthew Overcast

Attorney and Head of Education Law
Phone: 651-384-3067
Matthew is a driven legal professional and business owner with over 11 years of combined leadership, operational, and compliance management experience in industries such as aviation, agriculture, food & beverage, and regulated medicinal and recreatio… Read More
Matthew's Practice Areas:  Business, Cannabis, Education
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Frederic W. (“Fritz”) Knaak

Head of Municipal and Real Estate Development Law
Phone: 651-384-3043
Fritz Knaak has been practicing law for nearly 45 years in Minnesota and 30 in Wisconsin and Colorado. He has tried cases and argued appeals throughout the country in both State and Federal Courts. For nearly that whole period he has been a City Atto… Read More
Fritz's Practice Areas:  Litigation
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Jordan Espinoza

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Sophie Hayek

VP of Operations & Paralegal
Phone: 651-384-2829
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Carrie Munson

Paralegal Criminal/Traffic
Phone: 651-384-2948
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Emily Jibba

Office Administrator
Phone: 651-330-9678
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Tanya Everson

Paralegal to Criminal/Traffic Department
Phone: 651-384-2949


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Nicole Whitlock

Law Clerk
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Davis Cheney

Law Clerk
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John Grenuik

Law Clerk