Minnesota Civil Appeals, Consumer Protection, DWI Defense





Law Offices of Martin A. Carlson, Ltd.

Whether you are a victim of consumer fraud, at risk of losing your home to foreclosure, or facing the potentially devastating consequences of a DWI-related driver’s license revocation, you need good counsel and aggressive advocacy. At the Law Offices of Martin A. Carlson, Ltd., you can expect both.

Since joining the Minnesota Bar, Marty Carlson has fought aggressively to protect the rights of his clients and achieve their goals both in and out of the courtroom. Marty has successfully tried approximately 300 cases, and has appeared for court in more than 60 of Minnesota’s 87 counties. Marty has experience handling both state and federal appeals, and has worked on matters as diverse as complex commercial litigation, consumer class actions, and DWI-related implied consent proceedings. Recently, Marty submitted a friend of the court brief to the Minnesota Supreme Court on behalf of Common Cause Minnesota and the League of Women Voters Minnesota in the matter of Brayton v. Pawlenty, successfully challenging Governor Pawlenty’s unilateral elimination of funding for programs designed to aid the State’s poorest and neediest residents.

Marty is a former Assistant Attorney General, and has represented the State of Minnesota in litigating claims under the Minnesota Consumer Fraud Act and the Deceptive Trade Practices Act. During his time in the Attorney General’s Office, Marty placed special emphasis on combating the pernicious effects of home equity stripping, a predatory and abusive practice targeted at homeowners in foreclosure. In his last years at the Attorney General’s Office, Marty represented the Commissioner of Public Safety in a variety of DWI-related matters, and acquired a statewide reputation for aggressive but fair trial advocacy.

At the Law Offices of Martin A. Carlson, Ltd., Marty can put his experience to work for you, providing legal representation that is understandable, affordable and – above all – effective.

Disclaimer: The information on this website is for general information purposes only. Nothing on this or associated pages should be taken as legal advice for any individual case or situation. The information on this website is not intended to create, and receipt or viewing of this information does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship. Warning: The laws of Minnesota change frequently. It is important to speak with the Law Offices of Martin A. Carlson, Ltd. to get the most up-to-date information available before you take any action in your case.