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Westbrook: (507) 274-6501
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I had the pleasure of working with Jake, Julia, and their support staff through a very trying time. They were all wonderful to work with and would highly recommend to others. They were honest, supportive, and great about answering all my questions. Julia does a thorough job and made me feel like my concerns were heard. Jake was always willing to call and talk whatever what day of week or time it was. I cannot thank them enough!
Look no further; you have found the law firm you need!
Look no further; you have found the law firm you need! In a panicked state, I searched the internet for top-rated local law firms. Birkholz & Associates returned with 5-star reviews and the highest customer recommendation. I filled out the contact form online and, being it was a Thursday evening, I expected a reply Friday or Monday. Within 10 minutes of submitting the online request, I received a call from Jacob Birkholz…out of the office on his own time. I was very anxious and terrified of the legal issues I was facing. Not only did he get me on the schedule to meet in the office the very next morning, he also talked me through the situation in a very friendly and respectful manner. Within the first 2 minutes of that phone call, I was certain I had made the right choice. I had complete confidence in this person I hadn’t even met in face to face yet. Nothing about my situation had changed with just that phone call, but his compassion and competence immediately put me at ease. He was very patient and took the time to explain things and give advice. That is not the type of attention I expected to receive before I was even a paying client. Every interaction with Birkholz & Associates was a positive and reassuring experience. They treat every client and case with the utmost respect. With numerous cases and customers at any given time, they still make you feel they are focused solely on you and your individual needs and circumstances. They are very diligent and thorough. Most importantly, they have the knowledge and skill to lead you to the best possible outcome for your case…at a reasonable price too! The resolution for my case was better than I could have anticipated. If I ever need legal services in the future, you couldn’t pay me to hire someone else. I am beyond satisfied with my experience and absolutely recommend Birkholz & Associates!
My Forever Lawyer!!!
Michelle is an amazing Lawyer/person! I approached Birkholz & Associates in need of a lawyer that could take on a case...In my mind, it was going to be tough. I had no idea how to go about things and was a bit intimidated about the system.. Flash forward to now....not only have I received the best service one can ask for, I now know my rights as a father and have an understanding of the amazing things a great Lawyer can do! She has changed my life for the better, and I can't thank her enough! She is going to be my forever Lawyer!!!
Michelle Olsen is a gem she helped me so much and if I could give this place a 10+ I would because they're very professional at what they do. Michelle herself is amazing I would recommend her and this place in a heart beat!!
I worked with attorney Michelle Olsen over the past 22 months to work through my criminal charges of Reckless driving, and then picking up multiple DUIs (3) over this course of time in Minnesota, plus an additional 2 DUI charges that were out of state. What I appreciated the most was her responsiveness. If she wasn’t in the office during my call, she would always call me back that same day, even if it was after hours. She was very thorough in explaining all of the details of my case, explaining the options, and answering all of my questions. She understood the complexity of my cases and all of the anxiety it caused me. Through all of these charges she fought hard, despite my alcohol relapses which caused more of a challenge in getting a favorable outcome, and adding additional stress arraignments and warrants. Most importantly, she continued to keep me up to date with all of the communication amongst multiple Minnesota prosecutor's from Blue Earth, Waseca, and Goodhue county. She also kept in communication with my other 2 attorney's from Colorado and Missouri, as well as my treatment counselor to ensure I was continuing to make progress with my recovery from alcohol. Michelle had to strategically plan the timing of these convictions to keep my sentencing to a minimum, and prevent DUIs from enhancing into a felong-level given I had priors. She fought hard throigh all of the court proceedings to ultimately protect my professional license. Michelle was supportive through all of this, good times and bad. She gained understanding for how all of the consequences (fines, jail, probation, driver's license, inerlock vehicle device, etc.) of my DUIs led me down a path of sobriety. The office staff at Birkholz Law was very helpful in assisting me during this journey, answering questions, and relaying information. During these 22 months, Michelle needed to have two of her collegues assist at court twice, both of which went favorably. Michelle communicated with them in advance to ensure continuity. On the civil penalties, Michelle also represented me in getting my vehicle back from 2 Minnesota counties where it was forfeited. My entire case was very complicated and in my belief has given Michelle unique experience within the multiple intricacies of Minnesota's DUI laws. I would not hesititate to hire her for any future criminal charges.
Quick in Reponse Time
Dan was very quick in responding to phone calls and answering questions and unknowns of the courts during COVID-19. Very reasonably priced.
Dan came recommended by other area attorneys. From the first call he was very understanding of the situation and took the time to explain the process and possible outcome even before I was a client. He then delivered the best possible outcome. One that I didn't think was possible. Thank you!
Great job. Overall answered my questions. Returned all called and emails the next day latest. Was usually same day.
They done a great job. I would refer them to my best friend.
Treated with respect, not just someone that can make a payment.
Everyone in their life at some point will need an attorney. How do you select an attorney? When you walk through the door of Birkholz & Associates, every quality you hoped for is already checked and guaranteed. Attorney Birkholz & office staff provide an atmosphere to make you confident without saying a word. When you visit the Birkholz & Associates, LLC, you are treated with respect, not just another client or someone that can make a payment. This is a law office that really cares about you as a person. They know and understand what type of circumstance you are going through. Mr. Birkholz and his staff are legal humanitarians. Awarded one of the best trial lawyers, you will understand why. Mr. Birkholz didn't earn that award through money, he earned it by viewing you as a human being that needs help. If you or someone you know is really in need of an attorney don't hesitate make an appointment. Law humanitarians are waiting for you.
One of the best attorneys I've ever worked with
Fight for you no matter what
Michelle Olsen is an amazing lawyer who will always look out for you. All her hard work and her time dedicated to us...thank you so much for helping us throughout our tough legal matter. I would definitely without any doubt recommend her to anyone who wants someone who looks for your best interest and will always fight for you no matter what.
Chris and Andrea Konakowitz
Very Honest Attorney
Mr. Birkholz was very willing to listen to my story. Although he was very willing to help, he also wanted me to be aware of other opportunities I should look into. He's a very honest attorney and I would recommend him to anyone. He's not just looking to make a quick buck like many other lawyers I've dealt with.
Michelle Olson was my Attorney for Child Custody Divorce and Criminal cases all at one time, she presented herself Amazing and had her facts down and truly cares about her clients and what they want and fights for them shes one of the best and I highly recommend her to take on any challenge/case. Thanks so much Birkholz Team you guys were amazing.
Very friendly. Bridget was always very hospitaliable when you enter the office. You all gave us the information we needed and kept us well informed. Thank you for everything.
Steve and Lyla Lee
Extremely friendly and empathetic
Birkholz was extremely friendly and empathetic. Gave me an understanding of the situation and fought for what was right in acorddance of the law. Answered my questions right away and made sure I felt comfortable. Would recommend to anyone.
Jake is a lawyer who don’t like taking no for an answer
From start to finish on my case Jake was upfront with my case and how the case may and should go through out the entire process. Jake was very knowledgeable with how to carry out my case throughout!!! Jake is a lawyer who don’t like taking no for an answer in court when he ask for something his client wants in the case!!! Thanks a million!!!
Lawrence Dean Steffl
Jacob did a great job handling my case quickly and efficiently. Costs were kept to a minimum because Jacob didn't waste any time. I've worked with one other lawyer in Mankato and there is absolutely no comparison.
Two thumbs up
Very pleased with the Birkholz Law team. Knowledgeable friendly people that got the job done at a fair price. Two thumbs up.
My wife of 29 years remarried me
Jacob told me to keep doing what's right and things will get better. I have and my wife of 29 years remarried me on 3/3/2019.
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Mankato, MN 56001
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101 South 7th Street
St. James, MN 56081
Fax: (507) 375-3375
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641 1st Avenue
Westbrook, MN 56183
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