Serious, Effective Criminal Defense Lawyers On Your Side

A criminal conviction can carry far-reaching consequences that may affect your employment, your family life, your bank account and your personal freedom. If you have been charged with a crime, you need an aggressive, competent attorney to handle your defense.

At Patton, Hoversten & Berg, P.A., our attorneys are renowned for their professional excellence, high academic achievement and hard work. With a strong commitment to our clients, you can be assured your defense is in the most capable hands.

Defending Our Clients Charged With A Wide Range Of Offenses

Our Minnesota criminal law attorneys handle a variety of criminal cases, including:

This is only a partial list of the criminal matters we handle skillfully. We work hard to achieve the best outcomes attainable for each of our clients. Follow the links below to learn more about each of these areas of criminal law.

Our Trial Lawyers Are Here To Fight For Your Future

Our criminal defense team includes attorney Daryl D. Bail, attorney Perry A. Berg and attorney Karie Anderson.

To schedule an appointment with one of them, complete the intake form on our Contact Us page, or call us in Waseca at 507-835-5240, in Owatonna at 507-451-9000, in Faribault at 507-332-7425 or in Janesville at 507-234-5106. We can also be reached toll-free at 1-888-835-5244.



A Minnesota DWI conviction can carry serious consequences. Depending on your record and history, the state will charge you with either a misdemeanor, a gross misdemeanor or a felony. Regardless of the charge, a conviction could mean jail/prison time...



In Minnesota, you may be charged with theft regardless of whether you stole physical property. You can be charged with theft for a number of reasons, including bouncing a check or falsifying certain reimbursement claims. The consequences of a thef...



A Minnesota assault conviction can drastically change your life. You could face up to 20 years in prison, fines of up to $30,000 and a permanent criminal record. You may be charged with a felony, a gross misdemeanor or a misdemeanor depending...

Domestic Assault

Domestic Assault

If you're facing a domestic assault charge, you need a lawyer with integrity who understands the emotional aspects of your case and will work to protect your rights and the rights of your family. Under Minnesota law, a domestic assault charge is a misdemeanor u...


Traffic Offenses/Violations

Traffic offenses can be costly. Most carry fines, and you may be required to pay hundreds of dollars to the court. Additionally, a conviction may mean a mark on your driving record, which could increase your automobile insurance costs for years to co...


Probation Violations

If you've been charged with a probation violation, you're facing jail time. In order to ensure your continued freedom, you need a qualified attorney to represent you. A skilled criminal law attorney can raise issue with the state's grounds...