Lukas Saunders

Attorney · Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Lukas Saunders is a practicing attorney at a general practice firm in Superior, Wisconsin, focusing on criminal, family, guardianship, and business matters. He also works in personal injury, insurance defense, adoption, contract, and employment law.

Before joining his current firm, Lukas worked for Thomson Reuters, where he drafted case summaries for the Jury Verdicts department. Lukas graduated from Hamline University School of Law in 2010, and received his bachelor's degree from St. Norbert College in 2007.

Articles By Lukas Saunders

Rape Shield Laws: Protecting Sex-Crime Victims
“Rape shield” laws are designed to protect the victims of sex crimes during criminal proceedings.
Bail While Awaiting Appeal
People who have been accused of crime have a general right to bail pending trial.
Competency to Stand Trial
Competence to stand trial relates to the defendant's ability to understand the criminal proceedings, not the crime itself.
Burdens of Proof in Criminal Cases
Generally, the prosecution has the burden of proving every element of the crime beyond a reasonable doubt. Must the defendant then disprove every element?