Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association
Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association

Attorneys in the MPPOA Legal Defense Fund

Kevin J. Short

Attorney at Law
150 South Fifth Street, Suite 3260
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Contact Kevin J. Short
T: 612-333-9006
F: 612-333-5015
Visit: www.kevinshortlaw.com
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense: White Collar (60%), Criminal Defense (40%)
Law School: University of Notre Dame Law School


Following his 1978 graduation from Notre Dame Law School, Mr. Short began his career with a federal clerkship and seven years in the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office. Since entering private practice in 1987, he has devoted his practice entirely to criminal defense. Mr. Short has obtained outright jury acquittals for his clients in over 30 cases. Mr. Short has successfully defended medical doctors, lawyers, politicians, chiropractors, bankers, police officers, school teachers, registered nurses, stockbrokers, nursing home providers, and business executives. He has been NBTA certified as a Criminal Trial Specialist for over 20 years and has been named to the Minnesota Super Lawyers list every year since its inception in 1991. In 2010 Kevin released a CD of Irish music entitled Cotter's Tunes which is available at www.cotterstunes.com. All sale proceeds from Cotter's Tunes goes to the college education fund for the children of Kevin's law school classmate who suffered a fatal heart attack while jogging in November 2008.


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