Minnesota Murder and Manslaughter Defense Lawyers Representing Clients in State and Federal Court

A murder charge can be life-altering for the accused person and his or her family members. If convicted, you could end up in prison for the rest of your life.

Aggressive Defense of Murder and Manslaughter Charges

If you have been charged with murder or manslaughter, or if you believe you are under investigation for such a crime, your choice of an attorney can make the difference between a freedom and incarceration. While no lawyer can promise you a positive outcome, it makes sense to retain a lawyer with a record of success in similar cases.

At Ryan Pacyga Criminal Defense, our record speaks for itself. We have obtained not guilty verdicts and dismissals in high-profile murder and manslaughter cases. We have the knowledge and resources required to mount an effective defense for you, no matter how serious the charges.

Talk to a Lawyer Now: Call 612.339.5844

To speak to a Ryan Pacyga Criminal Defense attorney, call 612.339.5844 immediately. A lawyer is available around the clock to discuss your case and explain how we can help. Few Minnesota criminal defense law firms can match our record of success in murder and manslaughter cases. These cases require familiarity with:

  • All possible defenses, including self defense and identity (did they charge the right person?)
  • Cross examining experts, including medical experts, firearms experts and experts in DNA and forensic science
  • Dealing with a high volume of forensic information
  • Pretrial hearings over admissibility of evidence
  • Managing the media in a way that protects the client’s right to a fair trial

We Have What It Takes to Win

At Ryan Pacyga Criminal Defense, we have the knowledge and resources required to take on these challenging cases and win. Our legal team will develop and execute a plan for your defense that includes launching our own investigation. Our private investigator will track down witnesses, take statements and gather evidence. We will make sure the jury has a full understanding of the facts of case — not just the prosecution’s version.

If the government wants to take away your freedom, they will have to prove their case beyond a reasonable doubt. They may be unable to do so when a Ryan Pacyga Criminal Defense attorney is defending your rights.

To discuss your case, please contact us by email or call 612.339.5844. We are effective trial lawyers who defend people accused of violent crimes in state and federal court in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area, throughout Minnesota and across the nation.

After all was said and done, first he got my implied consent dismissed and within an hour he got my criminal charges dismissed as well. I ended up pleading guilty to a petty misdemeanor for an equipment violation, needless to say huge win for Ryan, and huge win for me. — J.P.

State v. Harwig

County: Ramsey (2/2011) Charges: Aiding & Abetting 2nd Degree Murder, Ineligible Person in Possession of Firearm Trial Type: Three-Week Jury Trial Outcome: jury unanimously found Mr. Hartwig NOT GUILTY on all charges. Click here to read the Minneapolis Star Tribune article: StarTribune Not Guilty trial Click here to see Mr. Hartwig talk about Ryan Pacyga’s […]

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