Nicole Kettwick

Brandt Criminal Defense
2150 3rd Ave Ste 210
Anoka, MN 55303
(763) 421-6366

Nicole prides herself on client service. Many clients charged with a crime need someone who is willing to understand and seek the very best course of action. Nicole is committed to her clients' best interests and reaching a just result. Client service begins with a free consultation to determine how she can help. Nicole prides herself in exploring all options and works hard to achieve the best outcome for the client.

Nicole began her criminal defense career in 2008, first as a Law Clerk and then as a full-time attorney in downtown Minneapolis before joining Brandt Criminal Defense. She is currently admitted to all Courts within the State of Minnesota, as well as the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Nicole has worked with people facing a variety of charges ranging from minor traffic offenses and DWI crime to Assault and Criminal Sexual Conduct. Nicole works closely with her clients to determine their goals and reach the best possible resolution in each case.

As a Co-Chair of the Criminal Law Section of the Hennepin County Bar Association, Nicole plans Continued Legal Education courses for criminal attorneys throughout the Twin Cities metro area. She volunteers her time with local Bar Associations and judging moot court and mock trial competitions for law schools and colleges around the Twin Cities. She is also a mentor for a law student each year through the University of St. Thomas - School of Law.


Juris Doctor, University of St. Thomas - School of Law
Bachelor of Arts- Philosophy and Sociology, Cum Laude, University of St. Thomas


Minnesota Supreme Court
US Supreme Court
United States District Court- District of Minnesota
8th Circuit Court of Appeals