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David Balmer

12800 Whitewater Dr
Suite 130
Minnetonka, MN 55343
Phone: 612-326-4175

Minnetonka criminal defense attorney David Balmer established the Balmer Law Office with one overriding goal:

to provide aggressive, high-caliber criminal and DWI defense for good people facing serious charges throughout the state of Minnesota.

Criminal and DUI law is complicated and frequently evolving.  That is why the Balmer Law Office focuses exclusively on Minnesota criminal and DWI defense.

Here is what you can expect if you hire Mr. Balmer as your attorney:

Free Initial Case Evaluation

The key to a successful defense starts with a free initial consultation. In order to effectively represent your interests, Mr. Balmer needs to know you as a person. He needs to know how the charges have affected you and your livelihood. Most importantly, he needs to know your understanding of what brought about the charges or threat of charges.

Mr. Balmer is committed to carefully listening. The initial consult is not limited to a set period of time. He will explain the criminal trial process. He will explain what you can do to help your case. And most importantly, Mr. Balmer will explain how he will help you achieve the best possible result for your case.

Detailed Independent Investigation

The Balmer Law Office will thoroughly investigate the facts and circumstances surrounding the charges that you are facing.  Mr. Balmer has an established network of experienced investigators. Frequently investigators can discover important facts that can change the outcome of a case. Mr. Balmer and his team will make sure your case is thoroughly investigated to ensure that you have the strongest possible defense.

Thorough Legal Research

Criminal law is detailed, complicated and frequently changing. Mr.Balmer will thoroughly research the current status of both the statutory and case law for the offense of which you have been charged. Important subtleties in the law can often affect the outcome of a case. Mr. Balmer will ensure that every possible legal defense is thoroughly explored.

Aggressive Tactical Litigation

After completing a thorough investigation of the facts and a detailed review of the law, Mr. Balmer will craft an individualized litigation strategy. This may include carefully crafted motions to have the charges dismissed by a judge, or to have certain evidence excluded at trial.

More About David Balmer

Mr. Balmer is a native Minnesotan; he is an honors graduate of both Bethel University and William Mitchell College of Law. Prior to establishing the Balmer Law Office in 2012, Mr. Balmer began his professional career as a reinsurance broker.  In that capacity he assisted insurance companies in managing their risk through the negotiation and placement of multi-million dollar reinsurance contracts.

Mr. Balmer is committed to defending good people facing serious criminal charges.   He has successfully defended clients charged with all variety of offenses—from first degree murder to careless driving.  He has represented hundreds of clients both in the Twin Cities metro area and out-state Minnesota as well. His work regularly results in case dismissals or probation-only sentences.

While in law school Mr. Balmer volunteered as a student-attorney for the state’s public defender system.  In that capacity he represented clients charged with a range of offenses—from the most basic of DWI offenses to extremely serious criminal sexual conduct charges.  Because of his commitment to helping the less fortunate Mr. Balmer continues to volunteer his time with the public defender system.

When he’s not defending clients in court, Mr. Balmer enjoys spending time with his family as well as fishing and hunting in Minnesota’s north woods.

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