When Your Freedom Is On The Line
You want a lawyer who has walked this walk a thousand times. Bruce Rivers can do better than that: He has handled over 2,000 criminal cases since founding Rivers Law Firm, P.A., of Minneapolis in 1998. Criminal defense accounts for the lion’s share of his work. (He also conducts civil litigation and personal injury work.)
A Familiar Figure In State And Federal Court
Bruce Rivers will work anywhere in Minnesota when an outstate client needs his credentials and skills. He represents clients from plea negotiations through trial at both the state and federal levels, including cases that allege:
- Violent crime, including homicide and serious assaults
- White collar crime related to fraud
- Sex-related charges from online child pornography to failure to register
- Drug possession, sale, manufacturing or trafficking
- Property crime, including arson, robbery and criminal trespass
- Serious traffic offenses like felony DWI
In all cases, he first considers the potential for dismissal of charges and acquittal by trial. Bruce Rivers has achieved acquittals on charges ranging from drunk driving to murder in the first, second and third degrees.
- The courts know him and respect him for his straightforward, energetic and assertive approach.
- Other law firms are comfortable referring tough cases to him.
- Often he represents other lawyers accused of criminal behavior.
- He is sought out throughout the Twin Cities metro and has handled cases across outstate Minnesota.
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Rivers is certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy as a criminal trial specialist. “I’m certified by the State Bar Association as a criminal law specialist. I’m in the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 organization and I’m a veteran of Super Lawyers. I’ve tried just about every type of criminal case there is: drugs, murder and criminal sexual conduct cases. I absolutely love trial work. That’s my expertise and my passion.” — from Attorney At Law
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