Kevin Sieben is a third generation lawyer in the Sieben family from Hastings, Minnesota. From a family steeped in law and politics for over 100 years, Kevin Sieben dedicates his practice to defending those accused.
“Nothing is more important than protecting our liberties and I have dedicated my life to doing that.”
A graduate of St. John’s University and William Mitchell College of Law, Sieben has worked in Washington, D.C. for Congressman Bill Luther and he has managed legislative campaigns.
Kevin Sieben’s practice has taken him to the four corners of the state representing the accused. In just his first six months in practice he defended an accused in a jury trial that resulted in a not guilty verdict. The jury trials and court appearances have continued and Sieben now has his own growing law practice. Kevin is an experienced Minnesota Criminal Attorney.
“Law and politics really go hand in hand. I think it is important for a lawyer to be active in state and community affairs.”
Kevin Sieben comes from a family of twelve lawyers, numerous legislators, decorated soldiers, mayors, and community activists. His father, Bill Sieben, is a prominent personal injury attorney (Schwebel, Goetz & Sieben). His mother, Joyce, a former educator, is active on the Hastings Public Schools Foundation. His uncle, Harry Sieben, served as Speaker of the Minnesota House of Representatives and as Major General in the Minnesota National Guard. His uncle, Mike Sieben, served in the state legislature for ten years, as does his cousin, Senator Katie Sieben.
His grandfather, Harry Sieben, was appointed U.S. Marshall by President John F. Kennedy and served in the cabinet of Governor Orville Freeman. Kevin’s great-grandfather served as mayor of Hastings, as did his great-great-grandfather, J. George Sieben. Kevin’s great-uncle, James Sieben, was a highly decorated World War II hero (2 silver stars, 2 purple hearts) and served as Adjutant General of the Minnesota National Guard, retiring as a Lieutenant General.
Kevin Sieben is available throughout Minnesota to assist with criminal law matters. Kevin is experienced in Minneapolis Criminal Defense.
- Minnesota State Bar Association
- Hennepin County Bar Association
- Dakota County Bar Association
- Named Attorney of the Year, Minnesota Lawyer, 2020
- Selected by Super Lawyers as Rising Star, 2012, 2014 – 2020
- Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition, 2014
- Kim Potter Could Face Manslaughter Rap in Daunte Wright Shooting: Experts, New York Post, April 2021
- Sieben Edmunds Miller: Triple Advantage Advocacy, Attorney at Law Magazine, January 2020
- Good Question: How Often Do Mistrials Occur, And What Causes Them?, WCCO CBS Minnesota, April 2014
- State of Minnesota
- U.S. District of Minnesota
- U.S. Tax Court
- U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals
- U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals
- U.S. 11th Circuit Court of Appeals
- William Mitchell College of Law, JD, 2007
- St. John’s University, BA, 2004
A Note From Kevin…
Being accused of a crime creates great hardship, not only for a defendant, but for the family as well. I not only try to solve problems for those accused, but assist in helping each family cope with the collateral problems associated with accusations.
Recent Blog Posts
During the pandemic, Sieben Edmunds Miller’s criminal defense attorneys wanted to do their part to give back to the local community. As experienced criminal defense lawyers, Kevin Sieben and Samuel Edmunds are quite knowledgeable in expungement law. They’ve seen...
We all know the feeling of dread when you see those flashing police lights in your rearview mirror. Even if you haven’t done anything wrong, you start to question yourself. Unfortunately, even when you obey all traffic laws, you may end up with a traffic ticket. The...
A sexual assault charge has a certain stigma in our society; the shame the alleged perpetrator feels functions as a deterrent from committing this act more than once. However, those charged with sexual assault are often “tried” by their communities before a jury even...
Clients often incorrectly assume their case will be tried in a state courtroom, when in reality they may be facing a federal judge or jury. In fact, criminal and civil matters filed in federal district courts increased by 13 percent in 2020, with almost half a million...
We tend to think that arrests happen quickly and right at the scene of a crime, but that’s not always the case. Often, individuals know they’ll be charged with a crime outside the presence of police. If this is the situation you’re currently facing, you probably want...
On Friday, May 29, 2020, Dakota County issued a mandatory curfew on all residents and occupants of Dakota County. Sheriff Leslie and Dakota County leaders cited a "heightened risk of significant harm to local residents and businesses" from the ongoing protests and...