Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A.

Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A.

Known for aggressive and tenacious defense, Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. have achieved fantastic results for clients, including attaining reduced and even dropped charges.

Firm Overview

Since 1983, Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. has been vigorously defending the rights of those who were accused of very serious criminal charges, such as drug crimes, sex crimes, theft, and many different types of violent crimes. The lawyers are AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and have been selected as a <i>Super Lawyer</i>. The firm has been recognized as one of the a world-class firm that puts every single client's needs at the forefront. The firm has former prosecutors on hand, lending their invaluable expertise to litigating some of the most difficult types of cases. This has led to their success in countless jury trials through the years.

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Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A.
10 S 5th Street
Suite 525
Minneapolis, MN 55402


(612) 444-5020

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Criminal Defense

Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. is known for their effectiveness in the courtroom, protecting clients through tough advocacy.

When it comes to criminal defense, Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. provides a no-nonsense, professional, and relentless approach to combatting some of the most serious criminal charges. They work to give each and every client relief. They remain available to answer any and all questions, and walk them through every step of the process so that they are not left in the dark. You will not be made to feel unimportant--every client's needs are prioritized.Serious criminal charges need serious litigation. From drug crimes to federal crimes, and everything in between, the Minneapolis defense lawyers are able to handle these cases skillfully, with class, and with the utmost of integrity. They fight to get a favorable outcome, at all costs.

What experience or education distinguishes your lawyers from others?

We have over 90 years of collective experience--something that not many other firms can say they have. When people are searching for an attorney, they may often choose an attorney who promises the world and offers those services at a "budget" cost. We warn against working with these types of firms because they often lack the skillful know-how that our lawyers do.

Attorney Allan Caplan, one of our lead attorneys, has worked as a former prosecutor. He not only provides seasoned insight to the rest of the team, but also inspires the team so that they can grow and develop their own litigation skills.

What are your firm's strengths and style?

We are well-known for our aggressive and hard-hitting demeanor in the courtroom. This is not necessarily to be "intimidating" to the other side; rather, it is a fight that we ourselves have passionately invested in. We have spent time getting to know our client and their case, refuting arguments brought on prosecutors, and we firmly believe in our abilities to get results.

Certainly, this formula has worked through the years, as we have been proven our success through numerous case dismissals and reduced charges.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

We are award-winning attorneys. We have a board-certified specialist, Attorney Allan Caplan, which was bestowed by the Minnesota State Bar Board of Legal Specialization, an achievement only 3% of attorneys can achieve. Many other law offices make huge promises about their efforts but few have proven themselves as much as Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. has.

We have become one of the most renowned firms in the entire metropolitan Minneapolis area, extending throughout much of the state of Minnesota. We have been behind many high-profile cases, and we share these successful case outcomes regularly through blogs and social media, so as to reach the wider public.

Not only do we hope that instills confidence in a potential client, we hope that this ensures that we remain on the tip of everyone's tongue, recognized not only what we have accomplished, but whaat we can do in the future and beyond.

Allan H. Caplan

Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A.

How Attorney Allan Caplan different from many other attorneys? He has worked for years as a former prosecutor, and so he understands the judicial and trial system, a view of "the other side." This is an element of litigation that not many other attorneys bring to the table.

Through the years, Attorney Allan has earned board certification from the Minnesota State Bar Board of Legal Specialization, inclusion in <i>Super Lawyers</i>, and an AV Rating by Martindale-Hubbell. His prowess as an attorney has helped his firm, Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. secure countless winning verdicts that have kept his clients clear of the charges made against them. He has also assisted with reducing the severity of charges by skillfully using argumentative skills in the courtroom.


Bar Number: 0014618
Minnesota, 5540


William Mitchell College of Law

Joe Tamburino

Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A.

A partner at Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A., Attorney Joe Tamburino is widely known for his efficient litigation methods that have aided in the absolution of some of most serious criminal charges. His efforts have allowed the firm to rise to become one of the most prominent in Minneapolis.

He has been selected as a Rising Star in Minnesota by Minnesota Law & Politics) and also was named <i>Super Lawyer</i> for 15 consecutive years.

Outside of the courtroom, his legal work includes frequent guest lectures on some of the most popular Minnesota-area in-print news and other forms of media, such as the Minneapolis Star Tribune and local radio and television shows. He holds licenses to practice in Minnesota, including Federal Courts, Wisconsin, and North Dakota.

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