Criminal Defense

Federal and State Charges

  • Drug and narcotics charges
  • Homicides and assault charges
  • Fraud, theft, and white collar crime charges
  • Sexual misconduct charges
  • Driving charges including DUI/DWI

Whether you are charged with a financial crime, fraud, bribery, copyright infringement, drug offense, murder or assault charge, sexual misconduct, or any other crime, Goetz & Eckland has the knowledge, skill, and experience to successfully defend you. Our experienced attorneys take on cases involving everything from low level driving offenses to the most serious, high-profile narcotic and homicide cases.

Goetz & Eckland provides its clients with vigorous advocacy and a relentless defense. Our lawyers understand well that when you are charged with a crime, your case is one of the most important matters in your life. When you chose Goetz & Eckland to defend you, you will always know that your lawyer is truly your advocate and defender.

Our lawyers have had great success at trial and on appeal. It is because of our success that Goetz & Eckland is the law firm chosen by those who have been charged with some of the most serious crimes ever prosecuted in the State of Minnesota. Our clients find solace in knowing that we are there to defend them, all the way.

Notable Criminal Defense Cases

Our work

Not every problem has the same solution. Some solutions require hard-nosed litigation, while other solutions require diplomacy to negotiate a compromise. Whatever the approach, our attorneys dedicate themselves to practicing with unwavering professionalism and integrity.
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DRUG CRIMES
VIOLENT CRIMES
WHITE COLLAR CRIMES
OTHER CRIMES
  • Commissioner of Public Safety v. P.T.
    Greg Young convinced the district court judge to rescind the one-year driver’s license revocation...
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    Criminal Defense
  • State v. G.C.
    In State v. G.C., a second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon charge was filed against G.C. following a stabbing.
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    Criminal Defense
  • United States v. N.R.
    Charge: Bank Fraud
    Result: Probation
    Criminal Defense
  • United States v. F.D.
    Charge: Criminal Copyright Infringement
    Result: Probation
    Criminal Defense
  • State v. K.V.
    2015
    First degree controlled substances charges, which would have resulted in sentence of over 15 years in prison, dismissed; unlawful search and seizure.
    Criminal Defense
  • State v. K.V.T
    2015
    Hennepin County District Court, January 2015; Charge of first degree controlled substance offense dismissed.
    Criminal Defense
  • State v. D.S.
    Shooting that left two victims dead and two injured. Client charged with two counts of murder and two counts of attempted murder. Goetz argued client was mistakenly identified as the shooter. Jury returned verdicts of not guilty on all counts.
    Criminal Defense
  • State-T.P.
    Charge: Second Degree Murder
    Result: Conviction Overturned on Appeal
    Criminal Defense
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Certifications and Distinctions

CRIMINAL DEFENSE TEAM

Our lawyers

We are doing every day what we set out to do—to make a positive difference in the lives of our clients. We work closely with our client to make sure we understand how we can best help them. We are practical lawyers who heavily invest ourselves in the outcome of our clients' cases.

Certifications and Distinctions