Olmsted County is located in the southern corner of the state of Minnesota. It had a population of 144,248 as of the 2010 census. Its county seat is Rochester, the county’s largest city, and is the home of the famous Mayo Clinic. Olmsted County has an area of 653 square miles and has plenty of diverse habitats including meadows, woods, scattered pine plantations, river valleys, and several lakes and ponds.
The reported total crimes in Olmsted County, Minnesota were 32,079 between 1999 and 2008. Such crimes include 15 murder cases, 335 rape cases, and more than 24,000 theft cases. Other cases involved assault, burglary, arson, robbery, and other crimes to property. On average, 3,208 crimes occur in the county annually.
Olmsted County Criminal Defense Attorney
Attorney Jeffrey Dean focuses solely on defending people who have been charged with criminal offenses in Olmsted County, as well as all other counties of the state of Minnesota. Attorney Jeff Dean has had extensive experience and great success in handling all types of criminal cases from misdemeanor charges to serious felonies, including assault, domestic assault, criminal sexual conduct, burglary, robbery, drug crimes, homicide, murder, theft crimes, DWI or DUI, aiding an offender, disorderly conduct, indecent exposure, and other criminal charges.
Jeff Dean fights zealously and passionately for his clients to help them avoid conviction. For over 17 years, Mr. Dean has worked tirelessly to protect the rights of his clients, and has successfully helped many clients by reducing felony charges to simple misdemeanors, winning outright dismissals of charges, as has won “not guilty” verdicts even when the evidence of guilt seemed to guarantee a conviction.
Olmsted County, Minnesota Courthouse and Judicial District
Olmsted County is one of the eleven counties in Southeast Minnesota served by the 3rd Judicial District, which has 23 judges. All of the non-judicial functions of the court are carried out by the Olmsted County courthouse in Rochester City, the county seat of Olmsted. The Department of Court Administration handles fine collection, jury management, records management, and case flow management of legal matters, including criminal matters brought to Olmsted County.
Olmsted County Minnesota Courthouse – 151 4th Street SE, Rochester, MN 55904
Contact an Olmsted County, Minnesota Criminal Defense Attorney Today
Criminal charges are difficult to face, particularly in a society that demands harsher penalties and sentences for crime offenders. Prosecutors and law enforcement authorities generally measure their success by their rates of convictions. Their eagerness to convict requires you have a strong defense lawyer in your corner.
Jeff Dean will handle your case with aggressiveness, attention and skill. At such a critical time in your life, you need the legal representation of an experienced and competent Olmsted County criminal defense attorney. To schedule an initial consultation, contact Jeff Dean today at (612) 305-4360.