Eric Thole – Experienced White Collar Crime Attorney

Most people perceive white-collar crimes to be less serious than other crimes, however, individuals charged with a white-collar crime are facing serious potential penalties, including jail time, excessive fines, and several years of probation. White-collar crimes are not only committed by high-powered Wall Street executives or rich corporate CEOs, they can be perpetrated by anyone with access to individual or corporate records, large amounts of money, or confidential data. Many people who commit these types of crimes never intend to break the law; circumstances and situations often get out of hand and a crime is eventually committed. If this has happened to you or anyone you know, it is vital to hire an experienced and knowledgeable lawyer. Eric Thole can provide experienced and aggressive attorney services for anyone charged with a white-collar crime in both Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Eric Thole is one of the most respected and experienced lawyers in Minnesota and has been practicing law since 1992. He attended Macalester College, a private liberal arts college in St. Paul, where he earned his undergraduate degree and graduated cum laude in 1988. He attended law school at the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 1992 and received his Juris Doctor in 1992. His career took a different path as he worked as a misdemeanor prosecutor and civil attorney for the municipalities of Cottage Grove and Stillwater.  He also worked as an assistant Washington County attorney from 1997 to 2004, prosecuting serious felony crimes. In these positions, he gained valuable experience and knowledge working on the opposing side of the legal aisle. He also garnered numerous contacts in the legal community that continue to benefit him and his clients today. He was admitted to the Minnesota State Court in 1992 and to the United States District Court – Minnesota District in 2006 and has all the experience, skills, and contacts needed to provide his clients with  accomplished and highly competent legal representation.

Mr. Thole opened his law firm in 2005 and currently represents clients on a variety of different matters. One of his specialties is white-collar crime and he helps clients defend their rights against crimes such as embezzlement, credit card fraud, bank or check fraud, identity theft, tax evasion, healthcare theft, employee theft, and forgery. Once retained, Mr. Thole will take immediate steps to protect the rights of his clients while also preparing each and every case as if it will go to trial. His law firm will explore every option, develop a cohesive strategy to protect a client’s rights, and minimize the potential negative effects on their reputation and future.

Attorney Eric Thole is proud to represent the citizens of Minnesota and Wisconsin and will use his skills and extensive knowledge to protect a client’s rights and find the best possible outcome for every case. Mr. Thole offers a free consultation for anyone who seeks high quality legal representation, and his team of attorneys are ready to handle any type of white-collar defense.