George P. Wetzel Jr.

George P. Wetzel Jr.

Attorney
Location:
Brainerd, Minnesota
Phone:
218-829-1719
Fax:
218-829-2802
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • 50% Divorce/Family Law/Custody
  • 20% Business Organization, Sale and Purchase
  • 10% Criminal Law
  • 10% Civil Litigation
  • 10% General Practice

Litigation Percentage

  • 80% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 1994

Education

  • William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota
    • Juris Doctor cum laude - 1994
    • Honors: With Honors
  • St. Cloud State University
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude - 1985
    • Major: Criminal Justice

Published Works

  • A Study of the Minnesota Professional Peace Officer Education System, January, 1991
  • A Study of Deadly Force by Peace Officers, January, 1991
  • Background Report on Peace Officer Standards of Conduct, 1993
  • Extra Jurisdictional Arrest Authority: The Tilleskjor Decision

Representative Clients

  • Shaggerty, LLC
  • Bear Holdings 1616, LLC
  • Saehr Backhoe & Gravel, Inc.
  • Fouquette Real Estate, Inc.

Classes/Seminars

  • Criminal Law and Procedure, Central Lakes College, 1996 - 2004
  • Police Administration, MN Board of Peace Officer Standards, 1988 - 1995

Honors and Awards

  • Pro Bono Recognition, Volunteer Lawyers of Minnesota, 2017

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member, 1994 - Present
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Member, 1994 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Edina PD/Little Falls PD/Morrison County Sheriff, Police Officer/Sheriff Deputy, 1981 - 1988
  • Minnesota Board of Peace Officers Standards and Training, Police Officer/Sheriff Deputy, 1988 - 1995

Pro Bono Activities

  • Volunteer Attorney Program of Minnesota, 2005 - Present