Douglas T. Kans
If you’ve been charged with a crime, your choice of lawyer may just be the most important decision you’ll ever make. It is important to note, then, that Douglas T. Kans established the Kans Law Firm, LLC with only one goal – to defend individuals charged with criminal offenses and provide them with the best possible defense.
Mr. Kans is highly respected among his peers in the legal community. He is often sought for his opinion by the media on various legal topics relating to DWI and Criminal Defense. Quite often, he is asked to lecture or speak at seminars for other lawyers on various topics pertaining to criminal law or drunk driving related issues. He has also been selected as a “Top 100” trial lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers.
For more than 20 years, Douglas T. Kans has devoted his law practice to DWI defense, defending individuals who have been charged with crimes. Over this extended period of time, he has litigated and negotiated countless criminal cases throughout his career, thus garnering a remarkable reputation and earning the respect of fellow colleagues, prosecutors, and even judges from all over the state of Minnesota. While he has numerous achievements to be proud of, none of them is as important as the sense of personal satisfaction he receives from working hard and helping his clients achieve positive, advantageous results.
Mr. Kans, a former prosecutor, previously prosecuted countless criminal offenses. It is these experiences that have given him the ability to look at all his cases through the eyes of a prosecutor, thus helping him create the best legal strategies possible in defense of the firm’s clients.
Mr. Kans also maintains close, quality relationships with the clients he works with, treating every single one with respect and integrity with regard to their objectives, goals, and needs. He listens and communicates openly with his clients, and explains to them everything they need to know about state and federal laws, as well as the unique challenges of Minnesota DUIs.
Douglas T. Kans studied at the University of Maryland at College Park, graduating in 1989 from the prestigious Robert H. Smith School of Business with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management, and then earning his Juris Doctorate from the William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul. He is licensed in both Federal and State Court, and is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the National College for DUI Defense, and the Minnesota State Bar Association.