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Douglas V. Hazelton - Minneapolis, MN

7900 Xerxes Ave. S.Ste. 1700 Minneapolis, MN 55431- 1134

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Updated: 11/21/2016

Minneapolis Criminal Law Lawyer


A partner with Halberg Criminal Defense, Minnesota's largest and most experienced criminal defense law firm, Doug has practiced for over 20 years exclusively in the area of criminal defense, concentrating on DWI/DUI defense. He has successfully handled hundreds of criminal cases, including assault, theft, sex crimes, drug offenses and homicide throughout Minnesota and Wisconsin.

After graduating from Antioch College in Ohio, Doug received his law degree from William Mitchell College of Law...

About Douglas V. Hazelton

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Law

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner


Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 1993
  • Wisconsin, 2014
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 1993

Other Affiliations

  • Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • DUI Defense Lawyers Association
  • National College for DUI Defense
  • Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Minnesota Society for Criminal Justice
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers


  • William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1992
  • Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio, 1989
    Major: Political Science

Past Positions

  • Hazelton Law Offices, Owner, 1993 - 2007

Classes and Seminars

  • MSCJ Annual DWI Seminar 2006 - 2016
  • Wisconsin Annual Drunk Driving Defense Seminar 2013, 2015
  • Criminal Law Series: Minnesota DWI Deskbook 2015
  • Criminal Justice Institute 2015
  • MSCJ Annual DWI Seminar 2014, Criminal Justice Institute 2011
  • Multi-Device Breath Testing Mega-Course 2010
  • How to Effectively Prosecute and Defend DWIs in Minnesota 2009
  • Minnesota DWI Law and Practice 2008
  • Bench & Bar/Criminal Law Section Seminar 2008
  • A Basics Course 2008
  • DWI 101 2007
  • DWI Defense According to the Code of the West 2003
  • Minnesota DWI Practice Institute 2004


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Included on the 2023 Minnesota list

Past Lists

  • 2022 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2005 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2004 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 1999 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 1998 Minnesota Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Douglas V. Hazelton on Super Lawyers


  • Hanson Memorial Advocates Prize
  • Lawyer of the Year – DUI/DWI Defense
  • Super Lawyer 2005, 2008-2016
  • Minnesota’s Best Lawyers Defense – DUI/DWI 2013, 2013 - 2015
  • Rising Star, 2004 - Present

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Office Information


7900 Xerxes Ave. S.Ste. 1700 Minneapolis, MN 55431- 1134


  • 952-224-4840

Accepts Credit Cards




  • Minnesota DWI Handbook, Thomson Reuters, 2007
  • Minnesota DUI Survival Guide, Whitehall, 2010

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