At the 54th annual Criminal Justice Institute, attorney Dani Peden presented on forfeitures, while attorney Mike Brandt presented on mastering impeachment, hearsay, and character evidence.
Congratulations to Mike Brandt: named a Top 100 Minnesota Super Lawyer for the 5th year in a row, and a Super Lawyer for the 17th year in a row, Nicole Kettwick: named a Minnesota Rising Star for the 6th year in a row.
A writer with Mother Jones contacted Mike Brandt seeking his opinion on criminal law and the statute of limitations in regards to a “cold case” in Minnesota. Mike provided background information regarding the statute of limitations, the Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines, and how it applied to the case being prosecuted in Minnesota. For more information on the Minnesota case and the...
Nicole Kettwick, shown above, after advocating on behalf of her client at the Minnesota Court of Appeals. After winning a Harassment Restraining Order at the District Court, she appeared in front of the three Appellate Justices to defend the District Court’s ruling. June, 2019 (update): The Minnesota Court of Appeals agrees with Nicole Kettwick and her victory is upheld.
KARE 11 interviewed Mike Brandt on their nightly broadcast. A shooting involving a St. Paul homeowner raised questions regarding self-defense rights in Minnesota and KARE 11 contacted Mike to help explain them in layman’s terms to their viewers. He discussed Castle Doctrine and how in Minnesota, someone can use force to protect their home as long as the force is...
Nicole Kettwick was recently admitted to the United State Supreme Court. Already admitted to the Minnesota Supreme Court and Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, she appeared before the U.S. Supreme Court Justices in Washington D.C. alongside her dad, Don Nichols, who moved for her admission.
Mike sat down with Todd Scott for a recent segment of On the Air with Minnesota Lawyers Mutual. There, as part of a CLE seminar, he spent the morning giving insight into working ethically and efficiently in a private criminal law practice.