Steven J. Meshbesher graduated in 1976 from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in European Cultural History, and by 1980, he had received his J.D from Creighton University. He learned a lot about practicing law from his uncle, Ron Meshbesher, one of the most reputable criminal defense attorneys in the United States.

After practicing under Ron for eight years, Steven started Meshbesher, Birrell & Dunlap, Ltd., a law firm that specialized in criminal defense and personal injury with Birrell and Dunlap. After working together for eight years, Meshbesher went on to start Meshbesher & Associates in 1997. Fueled by his tireless dedication to serving justice, Meshbesher continued his tradition of successful verdicts and a client-centric approach.
Today, Meshbesher & Associates has diligent and aggressive lawyers backed by strong administrative staff who are always ready to handle clients and their legal troubles. Their persistence to help, professionalism toward their clients, personalized legal service, and legal acumen have resulted in fantastic client testimonials and a superior track record.

Expanding on his legacy to provide personal service and superior results, Meshbesher & Associates now handles all manner of personal injury, criminal defense, and civil rights cases. The law firm is ready to devote its time, attention, and resources to protecting your rights.

Steven is a certified trial specialist and is a member of several professional associations, some of which include the Hennepin County Bar, Minnesota Trial Lawyers, and the National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys.

Some of Steven’s bar admissions over the last 4 decades include:

  • Minnesota, 1981
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 1981
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1981
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1999
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin, 1999
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 1981

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Criminal Defense
  • Civil Rights

Education & Qualifications

Law Office Affiliations: Hennepin County Bar Association
Minnesota State Bar Association
Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association
National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
Academy of Certified Trial Lawyers of Minnesota
Certifications: Certified Trial Specialist, National Board of Trial Advocacy, (MN)
Licensed State: Minnesota
Law School: Creighton University School of Law
Education University of Wisconsin


Awards & Badges

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