Tom Sieben, Attorney

Criminal Defense
Case Victories

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Tom Sieben, Attorney MN

Criminal Trial Victories

Not Guilty Jury Verdict — Hennepin County — First Degree Murder (Hung Jury on Second Degree Murder)
Not Guilty Jury Verdict — Dakota County — Aggravated Robbery and Assault
Not Guilty Jury Verdict — Stearns County — Assault and Disorderly Conduct
Not Guilty Jury Verdict — Dakota County — Second Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct
Not Guilty Jury Verdict — Lake County — Third and Fourth Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct
Not Guilty Jury Verdict — Dakota County — Second Degree Assault
Not Guilty Jury Verdict — Chisago County — Kidnapping and Assault
Not Guilty Jury Verdict — Barron County — Three Counts of Burglary
Not Guilty Jury Verdict — Wright County — First and Second Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct
Not Guilty Verdict — Dakota County — Theft
Not Guilty Verdict — Dakota County — Domestic Assault
Hung Jury — Hennepin County — First Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct
Judgment of Acquittal During Jury Trial – Lake County — Third and Fourth Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct
Not Guilty Verdict — Morrison County — Traffic Violation
Judgment of Acquittal During Jury Trial – Dakota County — Trespass

Complete Dismissal of All Criminal Charges

Charge Dismissed before trial — Ramsey County — Domestic Assault
Charge Dismissed before trial — Dakota County — 2nd Degree Assault
Charge Dismissed before trial — Ramsey County — Domestic Assault-Strangulation
Charge Dismissed before trial — Washington County — Criminal Sexual Conduct
Charge Dismissed before trial — Dakota County — 3rd Degree Assault
Charge Dismissed before trial — Washington County — Domestic Assault
Charge Dismissed before trial — Dakota County — Criminal Sexual Conduct
Charge Dismissed before trial — Ramsey County — Criminal Sexual Conduct
Charge Dismissed before trial — Dakota County — Domestic Assault
Charge Dismissed before trial — Blue Earth County — Impersonating a Police Officer
Charge Dismissed before trial — Hennepin County — Assault
Charge Dismissed before trial — Anoka County — Assault
Charge Dismissed before trial — Lake County — Ineligible Person in Possession of Pistol
Charge Dismissed before trial — Scott County — 5th Degree Controlled Substance Crime
Charge Dismissed before trial — Anoka County — 5th Degree Controlled Substance Crime
Charge Dismissed before trial — Dakota County — Possession of a Weapon on School Property
Charge Dismissed before trial — Dakota County — Driving Under the Influence
Charge Dismissed before trial — Chisago County — Driving Under the Influence
Charge Dismissed before trial — Aitkin County — 5th Degree Controlled Substance Crime
Charge Dismissed before trial — Ramsey County — Domestic Assault
Charge Dismissed before trial — Dakota County — Driving Under the Influence
Charge Dismissed before trial — Crow Wing County — 5th Degree Controlled Substance Crime
Charge Dismissed before trial — Dakota County — Driving Under the Influence
Charge Dismissed before trial — Hennepin County — Domestic Assault
Charge Dismissed before trial — Dunn County, WI — Hunting Violation
Charge Dismissed before trial — Wright County — Driving Under the Influence
Charge Dismissed before trial — Yellow Medicine County — Controlled Substance Crime
Charge Dismissed before trial — Dakota County — Controlled Substance Crime
Charge Dismissed before trial — Chisago County — Criminal Sexual Conduct

Expungements

Dakota County — Interference with 911 Call — Expunged
Washington County — Obstruction of Justice — Expunged
Dakota County — Domestic Assault — Expunged
Ramsey County — Disorderly Conduct — Expunged
Dakota County — Domestic Assault — Expunged
Ramsey County — Driving Under Influence — Expunged
Dakota County — Theft — Expunged
Chisago County — Kidnapping — Expunged
Dakota County — Domestic Assault — Expunged
Goodhue County — 2nd Degree Assault — Expunged
Dakota County — Domestic Assault — Expunged
Dakota County — Unauthorized Computer Access — Expunged
Ramsey County — 4th Degree Assault— Expunged
St. Louis County — Domestic Assault — Expunged
Scott County — Domestic Assault — Expunged
Dakota County — Financial Card Transaction Fraud — Expunged

Gun Rights

Otter Tail County — Gun rights restored after 1st Degree Assault conviction
Dakota County — Gun rights restored after 2nd Degree Assault conviction
Dodge County — Gun rights restored after multiple Controlled Substance Crime convictions
Wright County — Gun rights restored after Burglary conviction
Wilkin County — Gun rights restored after Controlled Substance Crime conviction
Stearns County — Judge ordered Sheriff to reinstate client’s permit to carry and sheriff had to pay client’s attorney’s fee

In many cases, Tom was either able to call or mail a letter to the Sheriff and explain why they were wrong in denying either a permit to purchase or a permit to carry.  Many times, the Sheriff will agree and issue the permit.  This is not an expensive process for Tom’s clients.

Reinstatement of Driver’s License

Court Reinstated Driver’s License — Ramsey County — Alleged B-Card Violation
Court Reinstated Driver’s License — Dakota County — Implied Consent Revocation
Court Reinstated Driver’s License — Washington County — Implied Consent Revocation
Court Reinstated Driver’s License — Hennepin County — Implied Consent Revocation
Court Reinstated Driver’s License — Scott County — Implied Consent Revocation
Court Reinstated Driver’s License — Chisago County — Implied Consent Revocation
Court Reinstated Driver’s License — Anoka County — Implied Consent Revocation
Court Reinstated Driver’s License — Ramsey County — Implied Consent Revocation
Court Reinstated Driver’s License — Winona County — Implied Consent Revocation
Court Reinstated Driver’s License — Lac Qui Parle County — Implied Consent Revocation

Tom has achieved numerous Driver’s License Reinstatement victories in the above mentioned counties.

Successful Results in Harassment and Order for Protection Cases

Court ruled in clients favor after full trial — Dakota County
Court ruled in clients favor after full trial — Dakota County
Court ruled in clients favor after full trial — Dakota County
Court ruled in clients favor after full trial — Scott County
Court ruled in clients favor after full trial — Hennepin County
Received Dismissal of claim against client on day of trial — Dakota County
Received Dismissal of claim against client on day of trial — Dakota County
Received Dismissal of claim against client on day of trial — Dodge County
Received Dismissal of claim against client on day of trial — Washington County
Received Dismissal of claim against client on day of trial — Koochiching County
Negotiated favorable result for client — Ramsey County
Negotiated favorable result for client — Hennepin County
Negotiated favorable result for client — Dakota County
Negotiated favorable result for client — Dakota County
Negotiated favorable result for client — Dakota County
Negotiated favorable result for client — Anoka County

Successfully Convinced the State to Not Charge Clients

Not Charged — Isanti County — Possession of Child Pornography
Not Charged — Anoka County — Possession of Child Pornography
Not Charged — Carver County — Criminal Sexual Conduct
Not Charged — Carver County — Criminal Sexual Conduct
Not Charged — Ramsey County — Criminal Damage to Property
Not Charged — Chisago County — Theft
Not Charged — Hennepin County — Burglary
Not Charged — Dakota County — Theft
Not Charged — Hennepin County — Fraud
Not Charged — Hennepin County — Assault with a Knife
Not Charged — Washington County — Controlled Substance Crime
Not Charged — Kandiyohi County — Criminal Sexual Conduct
Not Charged — Yellow Medicine County — Fleeing Police in a Motor Vehicle
Not Charged — Sherburne County — Criminal Sexual Conduct
Not Charged — Koochiching County — Criminal Sexual Conduct
Not Charged — Itasca County — Hit and Run
Not Charged — Washington County — Hit and Run
Not Charged — Hennepin County — Prescription Fraud

Tom uses a combination of defense investigation, polygraph examinations, knowledge of the law, and his reputation to convince law enforcement not to formally charge his clients with a crime.  Tom’s approach is aggressive and has proven to achieve results.

Our firm has handled dozens of cases of DWI that were reduced to Careless Driving convictions, and repeat DWI offenses sentenced below the mandatory minimum sentence.

For more information, review attorney case results for Tom Sieben and Patrick Cotter, or read our attorney reviews and profiles at Super Lawyers: Tom Sieben and Patrick Cotter. The Sieben & Cotter Law office is located in South St. Paul, convenient to Minneapolis and St. Paul, and the Twin Cities metro area, also serving greater Minnesota.