Patrick Cotter

Sieben & Cotter, PLLC
105 Hardman Court
Suite 110
South St. Paul, MN 55075

I am Patrick L. Cotter, criminal defense attorney for Cotter Law Office, PLLC. With the help of my staff of professionals, I provide criminal defense and legal counsel in personal injury cases. I have a strong track record of successful outcomes—see a few of my case results for examples. Based in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area, I serve clients throughout the Twin Cities and surrounding suburbs, greater Minnesota, as well as the state of Wisconsin. I am experienced in both state and federal court cases. I am a Certified Criminal Law Specialist, a certification held by less than 3% of Minnesota attorneys.

To learn more about my practice and my experience, call 612-436-3050 (office) or 651-214-8624 (cell). I will provide a free and comprehensive consultation to evaluate your case and discuss next steps in achieving the best results for you, my client.

William Mitchell College of Law, 1999-2002

Doctor of Jurisprudence: May 2002

_Cumulative CPA: 3.10; Class Rank: Top 31%
_CALI Excellence for the Future Award Criminal Law
_Semi-Finalist Rosalie Wahl Moot Court Competition
_National Moot Court Participant
_Volunteer Award for Public Service Program
_Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity Member
University of St. Thomas, 1995-1997
Bachelor of Arts: December 1997

_Cumulative GPA: 3.49
_Honors: Cum Laude
University of Minnesota 1994-1995

_Honors: Scholar-Athlete Award Recipient
_Dean's List
University of Notre Dame, 1993

Bar Admissions
Minnesota, 2002
U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 2003

Wisconsin, 2011

Awards and Notable Distinctions
_Law & Politics “Rising Star Attorney” Years 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010—awarded to only 2.5% of all attorneys practicing ten years or less
_William Mitchell College of Law Solo Practice Law Series Speaker
_Rising Star 2011
_Certified Criminal Law Specialist, Minnesota State Bar Association, 2011–a certification held by less than 3% of Minnesota attorneys
_Minnesota State Bar Association
_Dakota County Bar Association
_Ramsey County Bar Association
_Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
_American Association for Justice
_Minnesota Association for Justice
Boards and Committees
_University of St. Thomas Alumni Board of Directors, March 2009-present
_University of St. Thomas Diversity Action Council, September 2009-present
_Dakota County Criminal Justice Council, December 2009-present
Service Work
Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services Volunteer Attorney Participant