Attorneys Who Know Minnesota DWI Law
For over 15 years, Mr. Kans has dedicated himself solely todefending individuals charged with crimes. Over this period, he has earned the respect of fellow colleagues, prosecutors, and judges throughout the State of Minnesota. Mr. Kans has successfully litigated and negotiated hundreds of criminal cases during his career. He has had many proud achievements, but none as important as the personal satisfaction he receives from working hard and achieving wonderful results for his clients.
When it comes to criminal law, there seems to be no crime more commonly commited than DWI. Being charge with a DWI doesn’t mean you’re a bad person, it just means you’ve made a bad decision. Bad things happen to good people! It’s when such things do occur, that you need the help of an experienced DWI lawyer. A DWI charge should be taken very seriously. The consequences under Minnesota law can be severe.
A charge and conviction for DWI can affect your life tremendously, and could have serious ramifications. But with their vast experience in defending DWI cases, the Minnesota law firm of Kans Law Firm, LLC knows the ins and outs of a successful DWI defense. Each case is different, but the skilled DUI attorney at Kans Law Firm, LLC is prepared and equipped to handle your charge and knows the specific legal challenges.
We understand that If you’ve been charged with a crime, then the lawyer you choose may be the most important decision you ever make. Keep in mind; Mr. Kans established his firm well over a decade ago with only one goal – to be completely and exclusively dedicated to defending individuals charged with criminal offenses and to provide them with the best possible defense. And with his background in Minnesota DWI defense throughout the State , Mr. Kans can assist you in Minneapolis, as well as the surrounding areas of Eagan, Burnsville, Chaska, Bloomington, Edina and beyond.
As a former prosecutor, Mr. Kans also had the responsibility of prosecuting numerous criminal offenses. That experience has given him the ability see his cases through the prosecutor’s “eyes” which aids in providing the best legal strategy in defense of his clients.
Another important aspect in Mr. Kans’ success is the quality relationships he maintains with his clients. Mr. Kans always treats clients with integrity and respect for their needs, goals, and objectives. He focuses on aggressive, intelligent representation and pledges to listen and communicate with clients. Furthermore, he educates his clients in everything they need to know about state law, and the unique challenges of Minnesota DUIs.
At Kans Law Firm, we also utilize state-of-the-art technology and cost-effective methods to provide services in a timely, client-oriented environment.
Rest assured that if you choose Kans Law Firm to represent you, you will find that our professionalism and strong commitment to our clients results in the kind experience and knowledge necessary to achieve the results you expect.
B.S. Business Management 1989 University of Maryland, (Robert H. Smith School of Business) Juris Doctor, William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota Former Prosecutor
Member, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member, National College for DUI Defense
Member, Minnesota State Bar Association
Licensed in both State and Federal Court
Nicholas Leverson is an associate attorney with the Kans Law Firm, LLC. Nicholas is passionate about ensuring that the Constitutional rights of each client are protected throughout the entirety of the criminal proceeding. Furthermore, Nicholas is a serious and relentless advocate for all of his clients and tailors his representation to the unique circumstances that are present in each client’s case.
Before becoming a licensed attorney with the State of Minnesota, Nicholas was a certified student attorney at the Ramsey County Public Defender’s Office. There, he represented hundreds of indigent adults and juveniles that were charged with misdemeanor, gross misdemeanor, and felony level offenses as well as individuals that were accused of violating the terms of their probation. Through his work at the Ramsey County Public Defender’s Office, Nicholas received the Minnesota Justice Foundation’s Award for Commitment to Public Service by providing over 150 hours of volunteer legal services.
Nicholas graduated from William Mitchell College of Law Cum Laude and was a member of the Criminal Law Society, Minnesota Justice Foundation, and Civil and Human Rights Society. Nicholas also competed twice in the National NALSA Moot Court Competition and was a Finalist in the Competition during his last year.
Currently, in addition to being an associate attorney at the Kans Law Firm, Nicholas also teaches Criminal Law as an Assistant Adjunct Professor at William Mitchell College of Law for Mitchell’s Hybrid Program.
Cody Wright is an associate attorney with the Kans Law Firm, LLC. Cody is a dedicated advocate who devotes his time ensuring that the rights of his clients are protected throughout their criminal proceedings. Cody is a homegrown from Hastings, MN where he attended high school and played football. After graduating high school, he attended Gustavus Adolphus College where he played college football.
Prior to becoming a licensed attorney in the State of Minnesota, Cody was a certified student attorney at both the Steele County Public Defender’s Office and the Dakota County Public Defender’s Office. During his time in the Public Defender system Cody served as an advocate for hundreds of low-income clients that were charged with misdemeanors, gross misdemeanors, and felonies. Additionally, Cody represented individuals that were accused of violating the terms of their probation. Through his work as a certified student attorney in the Public Defender system, Cody was awarded the Minnesota Justice Foundation’s Award for Commitment to Public Service by dedicating his time to volunteering over 150 hours of legal services.
Cody graduated from William Mitchell College of Law where he was a member of the Criminal Law Society, the Minnesota Justice Foundation, and Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity. Additionally, through his advanced advocacy class at William Mitchell Cody participated in trial training through the National Institute for Trial Advocacy. Prior to attending William Mitchell, Cody graduated from Gustavus Adolphus College with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology and Anthropology.