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You Deserve An Attorney Who Takes DWI Defense Seriously

Nobody in Minnesota has done more to change the legal landscape with regard to DWI defense than Ramsay Law Firm. Their efforts to help their clients have earned them recognition locally -- whether they are being asked to present by the Innocence Project or the Criminal Justice Institute, or asked to author treatises like the Minnesota DWI Deskbook -- or nationally, such as being invited to write for Larry Wine's "Understanding DUI Scientific Evidence series" or teaching nationwide seminars as members of the National College for DUI Defense faculty. 

Give us a call, and find out first hand why we're as highly recognized and respected as we are -- and put that respect to work for you. 

  • 10.0 Avvo Rating

    10.0 Avvo Rating

    Avvo is a website that makes an effort to evaluate a lawyer's background, by collecting publicly available information about that attorney and then using a mathematical model to publish a fair and neutral rating of that attorney.

  • DUI Defense Lawyers Association Founding Members

    DUI Defense Lawyers Association Founding Members

    Founded in 2014, the DUI Defense Lawyers Association (DUIDLA) is a new nationwide college dedicated to DUI Defense, with a focus on mastering scientific practices, principles, and defenses. Both Chuck and Dan are founding members of this organization, which was created "to promote excellence in aggressively defending those charged with DUI or DWI related crimes across the United States."

  • National College for DUI Defense Faculty

    National College for DUI Defense Faculty

    The National College for DUI Defense (NCDD) was established in 1995 and "dedicated to the improvement of the criminal defense bar, and to the dissemination of information to the public about DUI Defense Law as a specialty area of law practice." Both Chuck and Dan are members, and Chuck is an actual faculty member -- asked to teach other DWI attorneys across the nation, largely due to his unique knowledge of the intricacies of breath testing.

  • Minnesota DWI Deskbook (3rd ed.)

    Minnesota DWI Deskbook (3rd ed.)

    For years, Chuck and Dan have been contributing as authors to Minnesota's #1 resource for all things DWI-related: The Minnesota DWI Deskbook. Chuck and Dan are responsible for the chapters regarding "chemical testing" in this must-have resource that is relied upon by judges, prosecutors, and defense attorneys across the state.

  • Inside the Minds - Understanding DUI Scientific Evidence

    Inside the Minds - Understanding DUI Scientific Evidence

    Since 2014, Chuck and Dan have been repeatedly asked to author chapters in Larry Wine's authoritative series "Understanding DUI Scientific Evidence." Featuring articles by "leading scientists and defense practitioners from across the country," this series established itself as "a scientific treatise for the forensic science practitioner, prosecutor, judge, expert witness, and defense attorney that provides authoritative scientific information about various forensic science issues involved in DUI

  • American Chemical Society (ACS-CHAL)

    American Chemical Society (ACS-CHAL)

    Like "poet-warrior" or "philosopher-king", the Chemistry and the Law Division of the American Chemical Society (an organization chartered by Congress with more than 161,000 members) developed the "ACS-CHAL Forensic Lawyer-Scientist Designation" to recognize attorneys that "use validated and legitimate science for the benefit of justice" and "expose invalid or non-validated science and use valid science in the courtroom." Chuck is the only attorney in Minnesota to have attained this designation.

  • Minnesota CLE Criminal Justice Institute

    Minnesota CLE Criminal Justice Institute

    Chuck and Dan are regularly asked to be presenters at "continuing learning education" seminars (CLE's), which are classes geared towards keeping other attorneys up-to-date with the latest developments in the law. One annual event that they are particularly proud of is the "Criminal Justice Institute," a multi-day event held at the RiverCentre in St. Paul that has been going on for over half a century. Since 2014, Chuck and Dan have presented breakout sessions (and other, more targeted sessions).

  • Innocence Project of Minnesota Metrology Seminar

    Innocence Project of Minnesota Metrology Seminar

    In 2016, the Innocence Project of Minnesota caught wind of Chuck and Dan's efforts to force the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension to adopt and apply basic scientific principles towards DWI blood, breath, and urine tests. They were invited to speak at a seminar geared towards educating the public and other defense attorneys regarding the necessary tools to ensure that the innocent are not wrongfully convicted, whether they are facing a murder charge or are involved in a DWI case.

  • Minnesota State Bar Association - Criminal Law Section

    Minnesota State Bar Association - Criminal Law Section

    Founded in 1883, the Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA) is the oldest professional association for attorneys in Minnesota. Dan is a member of the Executive Council for the Criminal Law Section of this long-standing organization, working together with other defense attorneys and prosecutors to draft legislation and write position papers regarding various issues that affect criminal defense in Minnesota.

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  • Charles Ramasy's Reputation

    Chuck Ramsay of Ramsay Law Firm discusses his repeated selection to both Minnesota's SuperLawyers list and recognition as Minnesota Attorney of the Year in 2011 and in 2016.

  • Dan Koewler's Reputation

    Dan Koewler of Ramsay Law Firm lists some of the honors and recognition awards he has received as a DWI defense attorney, as well as his involvement with the legal community.

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