Best Criminal Attorney – top-rated by clients peers:

Minnesota best criminal attorney Thomas GallagherThomas C. Gallagher is a top criminal attorney. 

Client reviews:  Gallagher works hard to be the best criminal attorney possible, to provide the best defense for every client.   Just check out his client five star reviews online, with Google and others.

Recognized Legal Expert & Teacher:  Peers frequently ask Attorney Gallagher to teach law in Continuing Legal Education (“CLE”) courses.  For decades, Gallagher has taught numerous CLE courses to other lawyers judges, and police officers on criminal law.

Peer Review Ratings

Other lawyers in the community have voted in peer-review ratings: Gallagher is a top-rated Minnesota criminal lawyer.

Rated one of the best criminal lawyers (top seven percent) in Minnesota, Martindale-Hubbell’s peer-based rating by lawyers and judges, has awarded Thomas C. Gallagher its AV-rating.  This is the highest possible rating.  The “A” legal ability rating means “very high to preeminent.”  And the “V” ethical standard rating means “very high.”  AV Preeminent® (4.5-5.0) is a significant rating accomplishment.  It means that a lawyer’s peers rank him at the highest level of professional excellence and ethics.

Gallagher is a proud Member of the Minnesota Society for Criminal Justice (“MSCJ”).   Limited to fifty members, MSCJ is a College of the best criminal lawyers in Minnesota.  Existing members vote on applicants admission, based on jury trial experience and commitment to Criminal Justice.  Members meet monthly to share information and improve advocacy skills. rates him “Superb” 10 out of 10  under its proprietary rating system.  Avvo rates all active Minnesota lawyers.

Looking for the best criminal lawyer near you?

Gallagher Criminal Defense law firm is located in Minneapolis.  Gallagher regularly represents clients in the courts of the Twin Cities metro, as well as greater Minnesota upon special consideration.   Free consultations available by phone or in his Minneapolis office.

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Minnesota Society for Criminal Justice MemberMember, Minnesota Society for Criminal Justice.  Limited to 50 of the best criminal defense lawyers in Minnesota, accepted for membership by peers.


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Have a question?  You can call top criminal attorney Thomas Gallagher directly, in person, at 612 333-1500