Allan Caplan

Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A.
10 S. 5th Street, Suite 525
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Long considered a force to be reckoned with in the Twin Cities legal community, Allan Caplan has more than 40 years of experience representing clients in criminal law matters. He began his career working as a County prosecutor, where he was able to gain invaluable experience in understanding how the prosecution often prepares for criminal cases. After his time as a prosecutor, Caplan spent the next 35 years as a Senior Partner at his eponymous law firm, Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A., where he would specialize in criminal defense.    Over the years, Mr. Caplan has successfully represented thousands of clients facing serious criminal charges. Focusing on many practice areas ranging from theft to DWI to white-collar crime, Caplan’s superior ethics and unparalleled legal skills have earned him an AV-Preeminent certification from Martindale-Hubble – the highest possible certification awarded by that institution. He has also been selected to be a “Minnesota Super Lawyer†for over 11 years, and in 2010, he was named Attorney of the Year by Minnesota Law & Politics.    As a founder and Senior Partner at one of the most accomplished and prominent Midwestern criminal defense firms, Mr. Caplan has always pursued justice for his clients, whether on the local or the national level. Serving as a mentor to many Minneapolis criminal defense attorneys, his impact has been felt on the entire community, and more than 20,000 cases have been resolved with his assistance and mentorship. More than a Nationally Ranked Top 10 Attorney, he is a true pillar of the Twin Cities and continues to serve his community with distinction and a strong commitment to justice.    A graduate of the William Mitchell College of Law, Mr. Caplan is currently licensed in both Minnesota and Wisconsin. He is also licensed in the following 5 Federal Courts: Illinois, The Southern District of New York, Wisconsin, and Minnesota.  

Additional Accomplishments and Career Highlights

  • Rated by Lead Counsel for peer recognition and substantial experience
  • Named in Top 100 Trial Lawyers by National Trial Lawyers
  • National Academy of Criminial Defense Attorneys Top 10 Attorney, Nationwide
  • AV-Rated by Martindale-Hubble
  • Named one of Minnesota’s Super Lawyers® from 2003 – 2005; 2007 – 2010; 2014 – 2017