Personal Injury and Criminal Defense Attorney in St. Paul, Minnesota
Also handling personal injury claims in North Dakota
Schafer Law Firm, P.A. was founded by Brent S. Schafer in 2002. During his more than 20 years of litigation experience, Mr. Schafer has been named Minnesota Attorney of the Year, Minnesota Super Lawyer and a finalist for National Trial Lawyer of the Year. He is a graduate of the National Institute of Trial Advocacy and has presented at several legal education seminars. Mr. Schafer has worked for Minnesota District Court judges, as a Minnesota County Attorney prosecuting criminal matters and handling appellate issues and in the private sector as an attorney and managing law firm partner. He takes great pride in operating his own law firm, which allows him to devote personal attention to each case and client.
What makes the Schafer Law Firm different?
Tenacious advocacy — Attorney Brent Schafer gained national attention for his work on the high-profile case of Koua Fong Lee v. State of Minnesota, in which Mr. Schafer successfully represented Mr. Lee, who was wrongly convicted of criminal vehicular homicide. The case dealt with Mr. Lee’s late-model Toyota Camry that accelerated uncontrollably as he exited a highway, causing the vehicle to crash into two cars, resulting in the death of three people. Mr. Schafer was honored for his work on the case by the Innocence Project of Minnesota. He received the organization’s first-ever Never Forgotten Award. In 2011, Mr. Schafer was ranked among the top attorneys in the nation when he was named a finalist for the Public Justice Foundation’s prestigious Trial Lawyer of the Year award for his work in the Lee case. He has appeared on local and national news programs discussing the case and his pending federal litigation against Toyota Motor Company regarding the allegedly defective throttle of Mr. Lee’s Toyota Camry.
Experience — Mr. Schafer's more than 20 years of courtroom experience guides his work as he rigorously defends the rights of his clients, and fights to recover fair and reasonable compensation for those who have been injured.
Attentive client care — When you hire Brent Schafer, you get personalized attention, your phone calls get returned and you have the confidence that your attorney is ready face enormous odds to get the results you are looking for.
We advocate for fair compensation for personal injury clients
Mr. Schafer works with injured persons in the State of Minnesota and has active cases throughout the United States. Schafer Law Firm, P.A. has close relationships with other firms across the country that enable it to quickly put a litigation team together to handle any type of personal injury case, including car accidents and dog bites cases. All cases are handled on a contingency fee basis, so clients pay no attorney fees unless there is a monetary recovery through settlement or jury verdict. Mr. Schafer is licensed to practice law in Minnesota and North Dakota. Schafer Law Firm, P.A. proudly assists clients with the following types of civil litigation cases:
If someone you love dies in any type of accident, Schafer Law Firm, P.A. is ready to fight for your rights. Wrongful death lawyer Brent S. Schafer has extensive experience fighting for families who suffer loss because of oil rig accidents, auto collisions and other tragedies.
Why you need an experienced criminal defense attorney
Facing Minnesota criminal charges can be a scary thing. When you have been arrested for a crime in Minnesota, the police and prosecutors do their best to seek tough penalties. You need a criminal defense attorney who has more than 20 years of courtroom experience, who knows exactly how to fight these charges, and will protect your rights. Today, Mr. Schafer helps clients with the following types of criminal defense matters:
While Mr. Schafer serves clients in both Minnesota and North Dakota, his criminal defense practice is focused in Minnesota. Whether you face DWI charges or drug charges, your best interests are served by consulting with defense lawyers as soon as possible. For more than two decades, Brent S. Schafer has passionately defended Minneapolis clients facing a broad range of criminal charges from sexual misconduct to traffic tickets.
Contact an experienced personal injury and criminal defense lawyer today
Schafer Law Firm, P.A. offers clients free consultations, flexible hours and sound guidance for criminal defense matters in Minnesota and personal injury cases in Minnesota and North Dakota. To consult with experienced attorney Brent S. Schafer, call 651-209-1919 or contact the firm online.