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Eric Thole – Experienced DUI Defense Lawyer in Stillwater Minnesota

Eric Thole is an experienced and most sought after criminal and civil litigators in the Stillwater, Minnesota area. He first hung out his lawyer’s shingle in 1992. He also spent time working in Municipal Law as a civil case litigator and misdemeanor prosecutor for the cities of Stillwater and Cottage Grove. He then served as an assistant Washington County attorney and prosecuted Felony cases from 1997 to 2004.

Mr. Thole attended Macalester College and graduated cum laude with a bachelor of arts degree from in 1998. He went on to the University of Wisconsin – Madison Law School and received his Juris Doctor  in 1992.  He was quickly admitted to the Minnesota state court and then admitted to the United States District Court – Minnesota District in 2006. He has been an active member of the Washington County Bar Association for many years. Mr. Thole also threw his hat into the political realm for a few years by serving on the Stillwater City Council from 1995 – 2001, and spent a term as president of the Washington County Bar Association from 1994 – 1995. He also gained valuable experience as a policy advisor for the Association of Metropolitan Municipalities.

Eric decided to open a private practice in 2005 and has experience in most every type of criminal defense and also many types of civil litigation. His vast criminal case experience includes both felony and misdemeanor cases.  These include murder, rape, assault, arson, burglary, prison escape, forgery, shoplifting, disorderly conduct, minor in possession of alcohol, and DUI. In addition to those higher level crimes, he also has experience defending individuals with traffic cases involving reckless driving and license violations. His vast civil trial experience include cases of zoning issues, employment litigation, adult use violations, and unlawful detainer problems. Mr. Thole is also no stranger to the appellate court with experience in criminal and civil appeal cases. His firm currently specializes in many types of legal defense, with extensive experience handling DUI cases.

If you have been charged with DUI or stopped for suspected drunk driving, it is imperative that you find a knowledgeable and highly competent lawyer to handle your case. A conviction for DUI is serious and can result in extensive fines, years of probation, loss of drivers license, and in some case, jail time. Mr Thole and his associates will examine all aspects of your case to make sure the police had probable cause to stop you, to determine whether a Breathalyzer was calibrated correctly, or that the field sobriety tests were administered properly. Because he was a former prosecutor, Mr. Thole has well established contacts within the prosecutor’s office and will defend your case in an honest, ethical, yet aggressive manner. Mr Thole carefully analyzes your case and explores every possible option.  Though DUI is a serious crime, Mr Thole’s extensive legal experience, aggressive pursuit of justice, and vast array of contacts ensure the best possible outcome in your DUI case. Attorney Eric Thole offers a free consultation for anyone who may be in need of experienced DUI defense or most any other type of legal representation.

Contact the Law Offices of Thole Law at (651) 439-1112