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As an experienced Minneapolis Criminal Defense Attorney, Mr. Shane has a winning record in both state and federal courts.

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Robert J. Shane

Mr. Shane has established a winning record based on hard work, people skills, and an uncanny ability to locate and exploit the legal loophole.

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Since 1983, attorney Robert J. Shane has defended persons charged with criminal offenses throughout Minnesota and Wisconsin.

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If you or someone you know needs the assistance of an experienced Minneapolis Criminal Attorney, contact Robert J. Shane for a free consultation.

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Dedication, Commitment, Results

Robert J. Shane is an accomplished Minneapolis Criminal Defense Attorney practicing in both state and federal courts. Mr. Shane has established a winning record based on hard work, people skills, and an uncanny ability to locate and exploit the legal loophole.

  • Over 30 years of criminal defense experience
  • Member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member of the Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • A winning record with the majority of cases resulting in either an acquittal or dismissal
  • Case Results
  • Defending the freedom of the accused since 1983

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As a criminal defense lawyer licensed in both Minnesota and Wisconsin, Mr. Shane defends the freedom of people charged with crimes which include, but are not limited to, the following:

If you have been arrested for a crime, Do Not make any statements to the police! Your statements will only be used against you.

Contact me immediately for a free consultation…anytime, day or night.

As an experienced Minnesota Criminal Defense Lawyer, I will guide you each and every step of the way including: (1) police interrogation; (2) police line-ups; (3)  bail hearing motions;  (4)  court appearances: (5) motions to suppress evidence; (6) probable cause motions; (7) motions to dismiss the case;  and (6) criminal jury trials.

Since 1983, I have  defended persons charged with criminal offenses throughout Minnesota and Wisconsin, including Minneapolis, St. Paul, Stillwater, Anoka, Hastings, Shakopee, Buffalo, Chaska,  St. Cloud, Foley, Elk River, Albert Lea, Blue Earth, Center City, Madison, Hudson, Balsm Lake, Eau Claire, Menomonie, Siren and Ellsworth.

If you or someone you know in Minnesota or Wisconsin needs the assistance of an experienced Minneapolis Criminal Defense Attorney, call Robert J. Shane anytime, day or night, at (612) 339-1024, or complete the contact form provided on this site to schedule your free consultation.

Email:  rob@shanelawoffice.com

Case Results

Charge: First Degree Controlled Substance Crime (65 grams meth)
Facing: 86 months State Prison
Result: Evidence Suppressed/Charge Dismissed

Charge: Malicious Punishment of a Child
Facing: Year and a Day in Jail
Result: Acquittal

Charge: Aggravated Robbery in the First Degree
Facing: 4 Years State Prison
Result: Acquittal

Charge: Criminal Sexual Conduct in the Third Degree
Facing: 4 Years State Prison
Result: Acquittal

Charge: Felony DWI
Facing: 42 Months State Prison
Result: Case Dismissed

Charge: 5th Degree Controlled Substance Crime - Firearm
Facing: 3 Years State Prison
Result: No Conviction

Charge: Criminal Sexual Conduct in the First Degree
Facing: 86 Months State Prison
Result: Case Dismissed

Charge:: Computer Crime
Facing: 9 Months County Jail
Result: Acquittal

Charge:: Tampering with a Motor Vehicle
Facing: 90 Days County Jail
Result: Case Dismissed

Charge: Possession of 4 LBS Marijuana
Facing: Year and a Day County Jail
Result: Stay of Adjudication – No Jail

Charge: Felony DWI
Facing: 42 Months State Prison
Result: Amended to 4th Degree DWI – No Jail

Charge: Marijuana Grow Operation – 6 LBS.
Facing: Year and a Day County Jail
Result: Stay of Adjudication – No Jail

Charge: Civil Forfeiture of Motor Vehicle
Facing: Loss of 2008 Mercedes Benz ML 350
Result: Forfeiture Complaint Dismissed

Charge: Felony Strangulation
Facing: Year and a Day County Jail
Result: Case Dismissed

Charge: First Degree Controlled Substance Crime (1/2 pound opium)
Facing: 86 Months State Prison
Result: Case Dismissed

Charge: Domestic Abuse
Facing: 90 Days County Jail
Result: Case Dismissed

Charge: Soliciting Prostitution in a Public Place
Facing: One Year County Jail
Result: Stay of Adjudication
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Client Testimonials

"Robert, Thank you so much! You are seriously the best criminal defense lawyer!" ~CS
"Rob, This is awesome. Thank you for your excellent work on this." ~ RJ
"Rob, Thank you so much for keeping me up to date. I sure hope I should never need your help again, but if I did, I would use you again." ~JD
"Mr. Shane, Just wanted to quick thank you again for your time and a job well done. I appreciate what you did and I’ll refer you anytime. Also, here’s the $5.00 I borrowed. Thanks again." ~SN
"Dear Mr. Shane, It was a pleasure meeting you. Thank you so very much for representing M in her recent court case. My husband and I appreciated your assistance and expertise in the matter. M could not have had a better person representing her. God truly blessed her with the best lawyer to represent her!" ~JB
"Robert, I am very grateful for your services. I especially want to thank you for the kindness and respect you have shown me when I didn’t deserve it. I realize that this is an insignificant and low priority case in the world of criminal defense, but your professional, honest, and empathetic approach would never suggest that. I cannot thank you enough." ~KF
"Dear Mr. Shane, Greetings! Here is a short note to extend my heartfelt gratitude for all that you have done on my behalf. Please know that your talents and empathy are greatly appreciated. Thank you." ~JA
"Rob, Thank you for taking the time and energy to help me. I appreciate all the support and advice throughout this process. I am so grateful to have had you as my lawyer. I wish you and your family the best! I hope you and your wife enjoy the wine. Best Regards" ~MM
"Thank you for all your help and support!" ~KK
"Dear Mr. Shane: You know that I have a great deal of respect for you ant that I hold you in high regard. You have gone out of your way to help me and to treat me with friendship. In my personal opinion, because of your behavior (towards me and others, I am sure) there is no doubt in my mind that the world would be a much better place if there were more people like you in it. Not that the world needs more laywers, but if there were more like you well, you know what I mean. Thanks again." ~A.F.
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Robert J. Shane

900 IDS Center, 80 South 8th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Phone: (612) 339-1024
Fax: (612) 455-4574

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