Ronald I. Meshbesher
Ronald I. Meshbesher is a trial attorney and president of the Minnesota law firm Meshbesher & Spence.
Early life and career
Upon graduating from the University of Minnesota Law School, Meshbesher began practicing law at the age of 24 in the Hennepin County Attorney's Office as a prosecutor, where he tried 45 felony cases in his first three years with a 92% conviction rate. He founded the law firm of Meshbesher & Spence in 1961. The Minneapolis Star Tribune called him "a dean of the Minnesota criminal-defense bar for 45 years".
In 1992 Mr. Meshbesher wrote the Trial Handbook for Minnesota Lawyers. He has also founded or served as president or vice president of numerous legal associations, including the Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (1984–85) and the American Board of Criminal Lawyers.
In popular culture
- "Inside Track: Meshbesher's moment". Minneapolis Star Tribune. November 30, 2008.
- "Trial Handbook for Minnesota Lawyers, 2008-2009 ed.publisher=West Law". Retrieved 2009-08-30.
- "Past Presidents". www.nacdl.org.
- C.J. (October 2, 2009). "Meshbesher's star turn". Minneapolis Star Tribune. StarTribune.com. Retrieved 2009-10-01.