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The Appelman Law Firm provide their clients with personal, compassionate, and professional representation.

Avery Appelman Minnesota Criminal LawyerAvery Appelman is a criminal defense lawyer and the founder of Appelman Law Firm. While his practice is primarily recognized for its work with DWI and related offenses, he has 16 years of experience working with clients on drug, assault, theft, traffic, criminal sexual conduct, and prostitution charges.


Geoff Saltzstein Minneapolis Criminal Lawyer Geoff Saltzstein, who became a partner in January of 2013, has been with the team since the summer of 2010. He handles the firm’s federal drug and white-collar crime caseload, serious felonies such as criminal sexual conduct and drug possession cases, and high-level DWIs.


Melvin WelchMelvin Welch is a Minneapolis criminal trial attorney and the newest addition to the Appelman Law Firm team. Before joining the firm, Melvin worked as an Assistant State Public Defender and as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in Hennepin County.




RosannaThe Appelman Law Firm legal staff includes paralegal, Rosanna Vue.