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Michael J. Colich | Minnesota Criminal Defense Attorney

Michael Colich has practiced criminal law for over 30 years, spending his first seven years in practice as a Hennepin County Prosecutor. In those seven years, he tried more than 90 felony cases. Of those cases, he lost only one. In 1984, he formed Colich & Associates, now one of the most highly regarded criminal defense firms in Minnesota. Mr. Colich has tried more than 600 criminal cases throughout Minnesota and the United States. He is licensed to practice law in the State of Minnesota and the United States Federal Courts.

His clients have included professional athletes, public personalities, corporations and their employees, political figures, attorneys and police officers. During his career as a defense attorney, Mr. Colich has represented clients charged with a wide variety of crimes, ranging from serious felonies to misdemeanor offenses, including: murder, criminal vehicular homicide, criminal sexual conduct, child abuse, money laundering, drug offenses, white collar crime, fraud, theft and DWI.

Mr. Colich has been selected by Minnesota Lawyers and Judges as:

  • “Most Well-Prepared”
  • “Wins Most Cases”

Mr. Colich has been selected every year as one of the best criminal defense lawyers in Minnesota by:

  • Minnesota Law & Politics
  • Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine
  • Twin Cities Business Monthly

In 2006, Mr. Colich was named “Defense Attorney of the Year” by the Consumer Business Review. Mr. Colich has been voted a “Super Lawyer” every year from 1994 to the present. Mr. Colich has tried over 500 criminal trials, including over 40 murder trials, throughout Minnesota and the United States.