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Meet Chuck Halverson

Chuck Halverson is a Minnesota Criminal Defense attorney with years of experience and expertise. He is a certified specialist in Criminal Law by the Minnesota State Bar Association.

About Chuck Halverson

A Trusted Defender

Chuck Halverson is a Criminal Defense Attorney in Minnesota with more than 25 years of experience. He graduated from the University of North Dakota and Hamline University of Law. Chuck started his career as a Judicial Law Clerk. He then moved on to a position as an Associate Attorney at the firm of Borden, Steinbauer and Kruger, engaging in the general practice of law. From there he took a position as the Managing Attorney at the State Public Defenders Office in Brainerd. As the Managing Attorney and Lead Counsel, he handled most of the serious cases assigned to that office. During this period of time, Mr. Halverson attended National Criminal Defense College Trial School, sponsored by the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

In 2001, Chuck started his own private practice and has dedicated his practice primarily to Criminal Defense. As a Criminal Defense Lawyer he has defended a vast range of criminal cases and guided hundreds of clients through the legal maze. His experience and knowledge of the legal system earned Mr. Halverson the high honor of being certified as a Criminal Law Specialist by the Minnesota Bar Association.

Minnesota Bar Association Press Release

That high honor was celebrated and announced via the following press release:
Chuck Halverson Joins Elite Group of Certified Criminal Law Specialists

The Minnesota State Bar Association announces the certification of Charles Halverson, Charles Halverson Law Office as MSBA Board Certified Criminal Law Specialists. This Certification program is administered by the MSBA and approved by the State Board of Legal Certification.
The certified specialist designation is earned by leading attorneys who have completed a rigorous approval process, including an examination in the specialty area, peer review, and documented experience. Certified attorneys have demonstrated superior knowledge, skill and integrity in their specific field and can use the designation of specialist to advertise their credentials. This achievement has been earned by less than 3% of all licensed Minnesota attorneys.
With over 16,000 members, the MSBA is the state’s largest and most influential voluntary organization of attorneys, providing continuing legal education and public service opportunities for lawyers, and assistance to the legal system. The MSBA has been accredited as an independent professional organization for certifying attorneys as Criminal Law Specialists, Real Property Law Specialists, Civil Trial Law Specialists and Labor and Employment Law Specialists since 1989.

Not Just in Brainerd

Chuck Halverson has defended cases all over the state of Minnesota. Most of his cases are in the Brainerd Lakes Area and Crow Wing County. He has a great number cases in the surrounding counties of: Aitkin, Cass, Todd, Wadena, Stearns, Morrison and Mille Lacs. He also travels to the Minneapolis area and other out-state counties frequently for numerous cases. Chuck has made appearances in 40 of the 87 counties in the Minnesota, and besides Crow and the surrounding counties, he has appeared in the following counties: Anoka County; Becker County; Beltrami County; Benton County; Blue Earth County; Carlton County; Carver County; Chisago County; Clay County; Clearwater County; Dakota County; Hennepin County; Hubbard County; Isanti County; Itasca County; Kanabec County; Lake of the Woods County; Lyon County; Mower County; Olmsted County; Otter Tail County; Pine County; Polk County; Pope County; Ramsey County; Rice County; Roseau County; Saint Louis County; Scott County; Sherburne County; Washington County; Wright County. No matter what county in Minnesota you have been charged, Chuck and his staff can assist you.

You can be confident that you will be choosing a criminal defense lawyer that is experienced and well respected in the legal community by fellow lawyers, prosecutors and Judges. You will be kept well informed and guided through the legal maze to help you fully gain an understanding of what your choices are to make knowledgeable decisions for your future. Chuck’s staff is helpful, knowledgable, and friendly. Halverson Law Office wants to help you through this difficult time and give you the best possible resolution for your individual situation. The attorney you choose after being charged with a crime could be the most important decision you make. You don’t have to do it alone. Call Chuck Halverson Law Office anytime day or night.

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I had EXCELLENT experience working with Chuck and his staff!! They all went above and beyond my expectations! I would highly recommend his services!!!

A.W. - Brainerd, MN

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