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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!
Very Responsive.
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.


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