Experienced in expungements and restoration of rights, Steve Budke is well-known in the field of criminal defense and has a successful track record of negotiating the best possible outcomes for his clients. Being charged for a crime can have your life crumbling down and this is why you need an attorney who is not only knowledgeable but also understands the real-life implications of a case. Steve remains professional no matter the case and ensures that his clients and their rights are always protected by staying by their side throughout. If you’ve been charged with a crime and are still facing the brunt of convictions, Steve can negotiate with the court on your behalf to seal those records.
While practicing criminal defense law, Steve also takes pride in teaching criminal law and helping students grow at William Mitchell College of Law and Mitchell Hamline College of Law, some of the best law schools in the country.

Areas of Practice

  • Domestic
  • Drug Charges
  • Expungement
  • Gun Rights Restoration
  • Murder Homicide
  • Sexual Assault


Education & Qualifications

Law Office Affiliations:                Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Experience / Training:                  Juris Doctor from William Mitchell College of Law
Practice Area:                               Minneapolis, St. Paul & The Greater Minnesota Area
Certifications:                               Lead Certified
Pre-Law:                                       St. Cloud State University
Law School:                                  Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Law Degree:                                 Juris Doctor
Bar Exam:                                     Bar Number: 396402
Leadership Roles:                        Adjunct professor at Mitchell Hamline College of Law
Education:                                    Bachelor of Arts in English Literature


Awards & Badges

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