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Meet the Attorneys:

Tom Sieben, a third-generation lawyer in the Sieben family, devotes his practice to representing the accused. He has successfully represented hundreds of clients in Minnesota. Read More >

Patrick Cotter is a Board Certified Criminal law Specialist, certified by the Minnesota State Bar Association. Patrick takes great pride in providing personal and expert representation. Read More >

Thank you for your help and guidance. With your help, we made it through the past stressful months.  We appreciate your take-charge ‘this is what needs to be done’ direction.

I would never have been able to achieve this outcome without you.

Words cannot begin to express how grateful we are for your guidance.

Thanks again for all you have done for me.

My heartfelt appreciation for your calm, competent, compassionate qualities during my trial.

For all of the ‘bad rap’ lawyers take, you are truly above the board.

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Why Choose Us

We provide you honest and straightforward answers to your situation. With our extensive and combined experience in challenging criminal defense and personal injury cases, we understand both the direct and indirect consequences of your situation on your life. We are knowledgeable with a wide variety of charges and situations, and our successes speak to the practical and aggressive solutions we provide.

  • You will receive an honest perspective of your situation and possible outcomes
  • We will apply our extensive knowledge and experience to your criminal defense or personal injury case
  • We will take an aggressive position, and keep you completely informed of your options
  • We are dedicated to providing the best advice, and top performance on your case

Attorney Offices


Attorney at Law Magazine Law Firm of the Month, Sieben & Cotter Law Office: Whatever has made this someone’s worst day, attorneys Tom Sieben and Patrick L. Cotter are ready to listen, and listen without judgment… read more >


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Aggravated Assault: The Basics

What is an Assault? The basic definition of an assault is that you either: (1) touched someone with the intent to cause them "bodily harm" (physical harm) or fear of  bodily harm; or [...]

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Minneapolis – St. Paul Criminal Defense Attorneys on call 24/7 651-455-1555

As experienced criminal defense attorneys, we know how quickly you need protection and an advocate in your corner. We provide our clients with our office and cell phone numbers for 24/7 availability. We also know how important it is for you to have someone who will listen, understand what happened, provide experienced counsel and stand by you. The Sieben & Cotter Law office is located in South St. Paul, in Dakota County, convenient to Minneapolis and St. Paul, and the Twin Cities metro area, also serving greater Minnesota and Wisconsin. Read attorney reviews or contact us 24/7 at 651-455-1555 | Tom Sieben | Patrick Cotter