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Jay E. Carey

Jay E. Carey


Minneapolis DWI Lawyer - Jay E. Carey - Carey Law Firm, LLCJay E. Carey has been practicing law in Minnesota since 2000. He started his legal career as an associate for one of the five largest law firms in Minnesota. He then went on to work for a prominent DWI defense lawyer who previously served many years as a district court judge. After gaining that valuable experience, Jay founded this firm in 2006, dedicating nearly 100% of his practice to DWI and criminal defense. Since then, he has personally handled over 1,000 DWI cases and hundreds of other criminal offenses. Accordingly, Jay has extensive experience defending clients charged with DWI and other criminal offenses in Minneapolis, St. Paul, and the greater Twin Cities area. He enjoys the many challenges the cases present and obtains great satisfaction helping people effectively resolve difficult circumstances in their lives. 




Bar Admissions:


2000, Minnesota

2001, U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota




Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, MO

J.D., 2000
Law Review: Member and Notes Editor of Washington University Law Quarterly (now known as Washington University Law Review) 

College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA
B.A., Economics, cum laude, 1997


Benilde-St. Margaret's High School, St. Louis Park, MN 




Minnesota State Bar Association
Hennepin County Bar Association, Criminal Law Section

American Bar Association




"Improving the Efficacy of CITES by Providing the Proper Incentives to Protect Endangered Species," 77 Washington University Law Quarterly 1291 (1999)






Hobbies and Interests:


Family, Hockey, and Golf

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