Ms. Shmidov has been a strong advocate for her clients in Minnesota Courts for the last 20 years. She started her legal career defending clients for Mr. Richard Meshbesher’s law firm and continued representing thousands of individuals since in her own firm, Julia Shmidov Law Firm, P.A.

Ms. Shmidov provides her clients with a wide array of knowledge and experience, having worked as both a prosecutor and a defense attorney. Her ability to evaluate the case from different angles strengthens her clients’ case preparation and achieves solid results.

As part of her practice, Ms. Shmidov has handled civil cases, and criminal defense and prosecution. She has served on the Misdemeanor Defense Panel in Hennepin County for 15 years and chaired the Lawyer Referral and Information Services Committee. Ms. Shmidov has shared her experience by teaching other attorneys as the presenter in a continuing legal education (CLE) seminar on the necessity defense and conducted general legal seminars. Furthermore, she will be one of the judges at the Minnesota State Bar Association Mock Trial competition coming up in January of 2014.