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Attorney Bio

A native of St. Cloud, Tonya Hinkemeyer is a shareholder in the firm. She concentrates her practice in:

  • Criminal Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • General Civil Litigation

As a criminal defense and DUI attorney, Tonya’s expertise helps protect the civil rights of those accused of crimes. In her personal injury and civil litigation practice, Tonya also helps parties find fair and equitable resolutions to disputes and passionately represents her clients’ claims.

Education & Experience

Tonya graduated cum laude from St. Cloud State University with a Bachelor of Science degree. She received her law degree from Hamline University School of Law where she served as Editor in Chief for the Journal of Public law & Policy. Tonya was also the 2001 recipient of the Larry K. Bakken Excellence in Leadership Award. She joined Rinke Noonan in 2002.

Bar Admissions:

U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota


Tonya is a past President and Board member of the Stearns Benton Bar Association, she has been involved with the Central Minnesota Community Foundation-Emerging Leaders Forum, and has served as agency mentor for the Central MN Tri-County Action Program (Tri-CAP) and as a volunteer with Central Minnesota Habitat for Humanity. She is a member of the John E. Simonett Chapter of the American Inns of Court and a member of Minnesota Women Lawyers, Central Minnesota Chapter.


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