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Gallagher Criminal Defense

Welcome to Minneapolis criminal defense attorney Thomas Gallagher’s comprehensive guide, our website.

What is the single most important factor influencing outcome of a criminal case? The mindset of the accused. (What happens to you is less important, than how you respond.) And what is the second most important? The criminal defense lawyer you choose. You can regain control over your life. And this is how.

How to win your case

Criminal law problem? Here is our proven recipe for success:

  1. set an outcome goal,
  2. prioritize, focus and map a plan to get there,
  3. identify the best defenses in your case,
  4. execute that plan, including those best defenses.

That is our proven formula — proven for over 35 years, in felony and misdemeanor cases, in state and federal courts. Attorney Thomas Gallagher uses that recipe to help his clients succeed. This is how we deliver the best Minneapolis Criminal Defense.

Thomas-Gallagher-Attorney-Mpls-Old-Jail-500. Minneapolis. Best criminal defense.

“Liberty means you don’t need to justify your choice.
Liberty means the government must justify its intrusion.”

Attorney Thomas C. Gallagher

Content-rich website: Minneapolis criminal defense

This website contains a wealth of information, designed to be useful for you. And you’ll find the information you need about:

We host our Gallagher Criminal Defense blog, here on this website. So you can get valuable updates on the law by Attorney Thomas Gallagher. And you’ll find practical legal information you can use to protect yourself, your family, and save money. All that actionable information is here — from legal fundamentals to deeper dives into Minnesota criminal law.

So, you can explore the menu; and our search box (at the top of every page) too. Take a look around. You have access to over 130 pages of rich content here.

We have the keys

Effective criminal defense

You need your lawyer to be effective. To be effective the lawyer first must listen to you. So communication is essential. And the best defense attorney needs the client to understand the process and participate in producing the best defense. So Attorney Thomas Gallagher spends time working with clients to ensure understanding — of the law, and the path to success.

And this helps explain why Minneapolis Criminal Defense Lawyer Thomas Gallagher has that long track-record of success. He’s been working with clients to achieve client-defined outcomes for over 35 years.

Gallagher Criminal Defense 5 stars rating

And that’s why legal peers of Attorney Thomas C. Gallagher give him the highest possible ratings as a Minnesota Criminal Lawyer. And reviewers consistently rank Attorney Thomas Gallagher with the highest reviews.

Personal Representation

Could you benefit from personal representation and legal counsel by Thomas Gallagher? Why not?

Avoid a public, criminal record. After all, lost job opportunities due to a conviction record can reduce annual income for years. Or, avoid lengthy incarceration. Even a juvenile adjudication can have lifelong consequences (e.g., loss of civil rights), which we can work to avoid.

We can find justice

Those are some of the ways that you can benefit. You know a lot is at stake. This is your best chance to make sure. You can choose the right lawyer now — one who has done it before, and can do it again for you.

Authentic, persistent, outcomes

Personal service from a legal expert: So when you retain Minneapolis Criminal Defense Attorney Thomas Gallagher you get personal counsel and representation; expertly guiding you safely through the court process. From the First Appearance or Bail Hearing, through dismissal, settlement or jury trial; we can use the law to defend liberty, and find justice.

Attorney Thomas Gallagher fights for you. And you get Thomas Gallagher himself, the real guy. No substitutes — and no, he won’t pass you off to “a team;” a paralegal or an associate. That will not happen.

He will show you the best defense pathway forward to your goal. And you will be a valued partner in the work to achieve the desired outcome. He cannot win without you. We’ll work hard, and persevere.

Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty

Your Best Defense

How can you get the best defense? Get help from an expert criminal defense lawyer. Develop an outcome goal. Then we map the steps to achieve that goal, including best defenses. Step by step, we move ever closer. And with persistence, work, and a wee bit of luck, we achieve your outcome goal.

The first step is getting started. And that can be the most important step, determining the future direction of the entire case. You know what to do.

Minneapolis criminal defense

Gallagher Criminal Defense law office is in Uptown Minneapolis. So it’s easy to find. And on-street parking is available. Our new building is accessible.

Attorney service areas: Attorney Thomas Gallagher handles criminal cases throughout the Twin Cities, as well as Southeast Minnesota; including Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott, Washington, Wright, Rice, Goodhue, Steele, Dodge, Olmsted, Winona, Mower, Fillmore, and Houston counties. And Attorney Gallagher also helps people in the southeast Minnesota areas of Mankato, Faribault, Owatonna, Red Wing, Rochester, Wabasha & Winona.

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