Mr. Anderson is the founder of Anderson Law Firm, PLLC, and focuses his practice primarily in the areas of criminal defense, general civil litigation, and appeals. Mr. Anderson has successfully defended criminal charges ranging from petty misdemeanors to felony level offenses. He has litigated hundreds of civil disputes, and participated in more than 50 appeals.

Mr. Anderson was recently appointed a Special Assistant Public Defender with the State of Minnesota Appellate Public Defender’s Office. Beginning in January 2013, Mr. Anderson will be teaching a Legal Drafting course at his alma mater, Hamline University School of Law.

Prior to his legal career, Mr. Anderson was a television reporter at KSAX-TV in Alexandria, MN, and Sports Director of KVSC-FM in St. Cloud, MN, where he was also the play-by-play announcer for the St. Cloud State University Men’s Hockey team.

In his spare time, Mr. Anderson enjoys spending time with his wife and two children, traveling, (having visited more than 20 countries), watching the Minnesota Vikings, brewing delicious beer, and participating in community baseball and football leagues.

Bar Admissions

  • State of Minnesota, 2004
  • State of Wisconsin, 2010
  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, 2007
  • U.S. Court of Appeals – 8th Circuit, 2009
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2009
  • U.S. District Court – Western District of Wisconsin, 2010
  • U.S. District Court – Eastern District of Wisconsin, 2011
  • U.S. District Court – District of North Dakota, 2011


Professional Organizations

  • Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Representative Cases

Past Employment Positions

  • Anderson & McCormick, P.A., Partner, 2011-2012
  • Adkins & Anderson, Chartered, Partner, 2008-2010
  • Westrick & McDowall-Nix, PLLP, Associate Attorney, 2005 – 2008
  • Ramsey County Public Defender’s Office, Student Attorney, 2003 – 2004