It can be very serious to face charges regarding Driving While Intoxicated and Driving Under the Influence. You want a defense team who takes it seriously, too.

As your DWI/DUI defense lawyers, we thoroughly examine hard evidence as well as any questionable circumstances of your arrest during the discovery phase of your case. We listen to all available audio and video, scour police reports and pour over dispatch records in search of details that other lawyers may not know to look for. Our backgrounds as former prosecutors, public defenders and law clerks give us a versatile insight into each case we handle.

At Hawkins Law Office, we look forward to helping you defend against your DWI/DUI charges. Discuss any issues, questions or concerns you have during your free initial consultation with us.

Contact us today! Or call 612-824-5005 to schedule a free consultation!

Domestic Assault

Do you have allegations of Domestic Assault or Violence jeopardizing your freedom or threatening where you live and work? We can help.

You should not be intimidated by local police and prosecution, or their methods of investigating and charging domestic cases. At the Hawkins Law Office, P.A. in the Minneapolis area, we are never intimidated by police or prosecution investigators and we do not think you should be either.

You can count on our personal interest in your plight, the hundreds of cases we have handled during our years of experience, and the 24/7 availability we always extend to everyone we represent.

Contact us today! Or call 612-824-5005 to schedule a free consultation!

Sexual Crimes

Have you been arrested in Minnesota for what the prosecution is calling a sex crime? You need experienced, knowledgeable and client-committed defense lawyers who will help you maintain your innocence when you have been charged with Criminal Sexual Conduct or Solicitation.

Within the past year, Hawkins has produce results such as two dismissals on charges of criminal sexual conduct in the 1st degree, and domestic assault. (State v. I.D). 

That level of service is what we have provided our sex crimes defense clients with for years. We can defend you against a number of sex crimes including rape, sexual assault, criminal sexual conduct, solicitation or internet crimes like possession or distribution of child pornography.

We never allow ourselves to be intimidated by local, state, or federal authorities or their prosecution methods, and we feel that you should not be either. 

Contact us today! Or call 612-824-5005 to schedule a free consultation!

Internet Crimes

Hawkins is a former prosecutor and legal leader who connects with judge and jury, knows hard evidence of your innocence when he sees it, and can persuasively argue your side of the story. Our record of success is evidence of our hard work and our experience.

Part of receiving the quality legal representation you deserve is being notified of the status of every phase of your case, start to finish. At Hawkins Law Office, our full-service criminal defense law firm provides this level of communication to every client.

We do our best to thoroughly investigate every aspect of your arrest, calling into question the possibility that an illegal search and seizure of your computer or other possessions may have occurred. We look into the likelihood of entrapment. We cast reasonable doubt upon a prosecution’s charges against you, closely examine evidence, collaborate with investigators and connect with judge and jury.

Contact us today! Or call 612-824-5005 to schedule a free consultation!


Drug Charges

We have handled drug charge cases in courtrooms across the Twin Cities and state-wide, cultivating productive working relationships with investigators who will work to support you. Hawkins Law Office has established a policy of 24/7 accessibility to you and your family. You will know what is going on in every phase of your justice system experience, start to finish.

You need the experienced integrity of Hawkins Law Office. Our skilled drug defense team have a record of success handling cases just like yours. If you have fallen in with the wrong crowd or were in the wrong place at the wrong time, we will illustrate those circumstances vividly to a judge and jury. If your controlled substance arrest was questionable or you were the victim of illegal search and seizure, we will pursue those avenues and present that evidence.

If it can be settled out of court, we strive to do so. 

However, we are willing to wage trial defenses of serious charges like possession, distribution, manufacture and trafficking in drugs and narcotics such as:

  • Marijuana
  • Powder Cocaine
  • Crack Cocaine
  • Heroin
  • Methamphetamine
  • Ecstasy
  • Prescription Drugs (Oxycontin, Xanax, Vicodin, Valium)

Contact us today! Or call 612-824-5005 to schedule a free consultation!


Criminal charges do not come any more serious than homicide. If you have been arrested in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area for homicide, you need a legal defense team that takes these charges with serious, aggressive, and winsome character.

This is what we are known for at Hawkins Law Office: client commitment, comprehensive knowledge of criminal law, and a record of results in a variety of homicide charges including:

  • First-Degree Murder (Premeditated)
  • Second-Degree Murder (Intentional)
  • Third-Degree Murder (Without Intent)
  • First- and Second-Degree Manslaughter
  • Criminal Vehicular Homicide

We will perform the best quality work on your behalf, inside or away from the courtroom. Hawkins' instincts, investigative connections, deep belief in the criminal justice system, and 24/7 accessibility to you and your family can only benefit you in your trial.

You need the integrity, proven efforts, and resources of Hawkins Law Office, P.A. in your corner.

Contact us today! Or call 612-824-5005 to schedule a free consultation!

Violent Crimes

Assault & Battery lawyer Eric Hawkins knows how to construct powerful forces such as expert witnesses, character witnesses, supportive hard evidence and investigative help in support of what you tell us.

We see you as you are: innocent until proven guilty. If the serious violent crimes charges against you warrant aggressive legal representation, someone who will seriously seek justice for you and clear your name, then contact Eric Hawkins today.

With years of courtroom successes, Hawkins Law Office, P.A., in Minneapolis, is your go-to defense team, and you should seriously consider Hawkins to handle your case. It's your life. We fight for your freedom, relentlessly and skillfully.

Contact us today! Or call 612-824-5005 to schedule a free consultation!

White Collar Crimes

You will appreciate the way our accomplished white-collar crime defense lawyers take the charges against you, charges such as mail fraud or money laundering, with utmost seriousness. The stakes and severity are too high to conduct ourselves otherwise.

Notify us immediately if you have been arrested in the Twin Cities or elsewhere in Minnesota for one or more white-collar crimes such as:

  • Accounting Fraud
  • Health Care Fraud
  • Wire Fraud
  • Bank Fraud
  • Securities Fraud
  • Bribery
  • Conspiracy
  • Money Laundering
  • Embezzlement
  • Extortion
  • Internet Crime
  • Mail Fraud
  • Racketeering
  • RICO Crimes

Because our determination and dedication to your case at Hawkins Law Office, P.A. we are never intimidated by the government’s courtroom presence, we can aggressively represent your interests during investigations, and we are excellent in responding to compelling grand jury subpoenas. We would welcome the opportunity to fight for you against the FBI, DEA, IRS, ATF, Departments of the Treasury and Homeland Security or Secret Service.

Our impressive local and statewide record of success for clients like you suggests that we achieve consistent results, both in and out of the courtroom.

Contact us today! Or call 612-824-5005 to schedule a free consultation!

Child Porn


We have handled hundreds of cases that ended in reductions of charges, outright dismissals, and not guilty verdicts. We work hard for you, and use every ounce of energy and knowledge we crafted and refined in our previous roles as prosecutors and public defenders.

Do Not Be Intimidated by the Charges Against You. We Are Not.

A conviction for child pornography can mean loss of freedom, loss of reputation, and the stigma of being known as a sex offender for the rest of your life.

Child pornography, criminal sexual conduct, or child molestation charges in Minnesota can range from solicitation of a minor to possession or distribution of illicit pictures and images. Our accomplished defense team go right to work in establishing your innocence. We know the jurisdictions in which these cases are tried. We know the personalities who try them. We connect with judge and jury; always relating persuasive and personalized versions of your side of the story.

We conduct ourselves with utmost sensitivity to the safety and security concerns of the plaintiff, and his or her family. Our first loyalty, however, is to you; an allegiance that we will never waiver on.

Do not let the stigma of a child pornography conviction and sex offender status follow you for the rest of your life. Fight back today by reaching out to Hawkins Law Office, P.A. in Minneapolis.

Contact us today! Or call 612-824-5005 to schedule a free consultation!