Scott County, Minnesota is located in the Twin Cities Metropolitan Area of Minnesota and is a combination of rural and suburban areas. It had a population of 129,928 as of the 2010 census, and its county seat is Shakopee. Minnesota River serves as the county’s boundary on the west and north. The Shakopee-Mdewakanton Indian Reservation is located entirely within Prior Lake City and Shakopee City of Scott County. While Scott County remains primarily rural today, its commercial and industrial market and operations continue to grow.
The total crimes reported in Scott County between 1999 and 2008 were 24,174, including 9 murder cases, 149 rape cases, and more than 19,000 theft cases. The rest of the cases were assault, arson, robbery, burglary, and other crimes to property. On average, 2,417 crimes occur in the county each year, and someone is a crime victim every three hours.
Scott County Criminal Defense Lawyer
Attorney Jeff Dean provides high quality legal representation in matters of criminal defense to clients in Scott County and throughout Minnesota. With more than 18 years of experience in the field of criminal law, attorney Jeff Dean is well known by judges, court staff, and attorneys for his integrity and his commitment to protecting his clients’ rights.
Mr. Dean has successfully defended hundreds of clients against their criminal charges, including those charged with assault, domestic assault, aiding an offender, criminal sexual conduct, murder, manslaughter, burglary, prostitution, indecent exposure, disorderly conduct, DWI, drug crimes, and other criminal offenses. In numerous cases Jeff has successfully had his clients’ criminal charges reduced or dropped altogether, won not guilty verdicts, and has been praised by judges for his tireless efforts to provide positive results to his clients.
Scott County Minnesota Courthouse and Judicial District
The 1st Judicial District of Minnesota handles the cases filed in Scott County and six other counties. The district has 36 judges and more than 250 staff that take care of about 150,000 cases every year. Scott County has a courthouse located in Shakopee, its county seat. The court processes filing of cases, including criminal matters. The Court Administration has an administrator and staff responsible for revenue collection, case flow management, and jury management. They also provide a wide range of services to the public, judges, lawyers, and other judicial branch members.
Scott County Minnesota Courthouse – 200 4th Avenue West, Shakopee, MN 55379-1220 / (952) 496-8200
Contact Attorney Jeff Dean Today
If you have a criminal case anywhere in Scott County, you will want a lawyer who fully knows the county’s court system. Jeff Dean has the experience and skill to give you an outstanding chance of proving your innocence. For a free consultation, contact the Jeffrey Dean Law Firm today at (612) 305-4360.