Charles R. Segal has over 25 years of criminal law experience.
“Properly defending your charges requires more than my thorough understanding of the law. I must tailor your defense to address your specific needs in addition to your specific facts. I need to get to know you and your personal situation before I can properly defend you in court. Proper representation is not measured by wins and losses. It is about getting you the best possible result. Whether a Not Guilty verdict at trial, getting the charges dismissed, or simply advocating and negotiating the best possible outcome to your case, successfully representing you means you are fully satisfied that I did everything possible to get you the best possible result in your case.”
Charles graduated from the University of North Dakota School of Law with distinction in 1995. Charles clerked for District Court Judge John P. Smith and prosecuted as Assistant Cass County Attorney while residing in Walker, Minnesota. Charles served as the Alternative Public Defender for the White Earth Reservation where he championed the rights of tribal members who were charged with crimes in Becker, Mahnoman, and Clearwater counties and served as city prosecutor for Hawley, Minnesota while residing in the Fargo-Moorhead area.
Charles has been elected a member of the Minnesota Society for Criminal Justice (elected President for 2020-21). Charles is a member of the Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (MACDL) and has lectured for LawReview CLE teaching other attorneys on the basics and intricacies of DWI defense.
Charles has been recognized as one of the Top 100 DWI attorneys in Minnesota by The National Advocacy for DUI Defense, LLC (NAFDD) and was selected as one of the Top 100 Criminal Defense lawyers in the State of Minnesota by The American Society of Legal Advocates (ASLA). He is rated by AVVO™ as a Superb 10.0 Top DUI Attorney.
Charles grew up in Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada and in 1992 graduated from the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, Canada with a degree in Finance and Economics. He currently resides in Plymouth with his wife and two sons.