In this edition of Hennepin Lawyer, partner Nicole Kettwick shares why she decided to be a lawyer.
Nicole Kettwick presented at Minnesota CLE last week as the criminal law expert to help newer lawyers answer common questions in criminal law.
Michael Brandt talks about the criminal liability of North High’s Principal after Deshaun Hill’s death
Attorney Michael Brandt provides insight into possible criminal liability charges against North High Principal Mauri Friestleben. To read about Mike’s input and more information on the case details please check out the article on the StarTribune here.
Former Minneapolis police officers J. Alexander Kueng and Tou Thao face second-degree murder and manslaughter charges for the death of George Floyd in 2020. Attorney Mike Brandt offers some insight as to how the prosecution and defense might proceed in pretrial motions. You can read the entire article by going here.
Congratulations to Nicole Kettwick for being voted President-Elect of the Hennepin County Bar Association (HCBA) in Minnesota. The Hennepin County Bar Association is a community of lawyers who advocate for the profession, facilitate access to justice, and provide members with support at every stage of their career. Members of the HCBA have elected Nicole to serve in this role for...
Associated Press asked Attorney Mike Brandt to provide insight on the sentencing of former Minneapolis Police Officer Thomas Lane. Mike discusses the similarity between Lane’s sentence and that of white-collar crimes, as well as how Lane’s participation in George Floyd’s death impacted his case. For the full article, click here.
Congratulations to Mike Brandt, Nickey Kettwick, and Dani Peden for their recognition by Super Lawyers! It’s an honor to be recognized alongside so many great lawyers. As Maverick would say, “It’s not the plane, it’s the pilot.”
News Nation asked Attorney Mike Brandt to provide his thoughts and expertise on Kim Potter’s upcoming sentencing hearing. Mike discusses what happens now that Kim Potter was found guilty of first- and second-degree manslaughter, what a dispositional departure would look like, and the role of a pre-sentence investigation in this case. For the full article, click here.
USA Today asked Attorney Mike Brandt to comment on Kim Potter’s verdict of guilty on both the first- and second-degree manslaughter charges arising from the death of Daunte Wright. Mike discusses his surprise at the verdict reached by the jury. For the full article, click here.
Court TV asked Attorney Mike Brandt to provide his thoughts and expertise on Kim Potter’s defense team’s trial strategy. To view Mike discuss Potter’s direct and cross-examination, as well as a statement made by Daunte Wright’s family, click here. To view Mike discuss Potter’s defense team’s theory, click here.