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Bruce Norman Ringstrom Jr

Bruce Norman Ringstrom Jr


Criminal Defense Lawyer
Ringstrom Law
Moorhead, MN
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About Bruce Norman Ringstrom Jr

Attorney Biography

In many ways, I was destined for criminal defense. As the son of a criminal defense lawyer, I grew up hearing stories about courtroom battles and complicated cases. I graduated from Moorhead High School and served in the United States Navy. Following my Honorable Discharge, I enjoyed a successful career in sales. Selling helped me understand why people care about what they care about. This skill set has helped me far more than almost anything I learned in law school.

I clerked for a criminal defense lawyer in St. Paul after my first year of law school. In my second year, I worked in a large office of public defenders, representing people in court every day. My additional work on criminal appeals helped confirm my belief that I needed to be in a courtroom actually defending people charged with crimes.

I have represented people charged with crimes ranging from disorderly conduct and domestic assault to obscure financial crimes like defeating security on personalty, to murder and first-degree criminal sexual conduct. The criminal justice system does a bad job at understanding those charged with crimes. When I represent someone, I try to understand who they are, which helps me serve their interests better.

Some people come to me wanting to take their cases to trial in hopes of a not guilty verdict. Others want to be helped through a difficult and scary process with the least damage to their lives. I am always clear with my clients about what can and cannot be done, and then I work to get the best possible outcome for them.

When you’re charged with a crime, the immense power of the government is arrayed against you. The government has police to arrest you, talk to your friends and family, tap your phone, execute search warrants, give deals to other people in exchange for testifying against you, and many other things that may be hard to see. When I represent someone, I do all I can to counter-balance the state’s power. I help each of my clients understand what can and cannot happen in a criminal case; my client then can help me understand the facts of his or her life so that I can build the best possible defense.


Practice Areas

 
Criminal Defense (30%)
 
Domestic Violence (10%)
 
DUI / DWI (10%)
 
Federal Crimes (10%)
 
Sex Crimes (10%)
 
Probation Violations (10%)
 
White Collar Crime (10%)
 
Drug Crimes (10%)
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Bar Licenses

Minnesota State Bar
Minnesota
Member in Good Standing
2009

North Dakota State Bar
North Dakota
Member in Good Standing
2016

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Work Experience

Ringstrom Law
Owner
2013

Minnesota Public Defense
Public defender
20092013

Minnesota Public Defense
Law clerk
20072008

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Education

Mitchell Hamline School of Law (Law School)

Associations

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
2012

Member
Cass County Bar Association
2016

Member
Clay County Bar Association
2014

Member
Becker County Bar Association
2013

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Commercial Recognitions

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Recognized for Professional Involvement
Lawyer Legion
2020

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Contact Bruce Norman Ringstrom Jr

Bruce Norman Ringstrom Jr
Ringstrom Law
730 Center Ave Suite 202
Moorhead, MN 56560
www.ringstromlaw.com
Office: +1-218-284-0484

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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers -

Founded in 1958, NACDL is the largest organization for criminal defense lawyers fighting to preserve fairness within America's criminal justice system. The organization has more than 10,000 direct members including criminal defense attorneys in private practice, public defenders in state or federal court, U.S. military defense counsel, law professors and judges.


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