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About Our Criminal Defense Firm

Facing the criminal justice system without the guidance of a knowledgeable criminal defense attorney can be a frightening, intimidating experience. From what might appear to be a simple traffic ticket to homicide, a criminal conviction can violently disrupt your life and future. When you need an experienced defense attorney in either Minnesota or Wisconsin, it is crucial that you contact a lawyer at The Law Office of John J. Leunig. We have decades of combined experience defending clients against the full range of criminal offenses. We can explain the legal process and the penalties you might face if convicted. At every stage of the legal process, we keep our clients informed and answer their questions in an honest, clear manner. Trust our experience to get you through this difficult time.

About Our Founding Attorney

Attorney John J. Leunig has distinguished himself in the field of criminal defense as a highly skilled trial lawyer and an extremely effective negotiator. He is well-known and respected in the legal community and has gained a well-deserved reputation for being professional, well-prepared, honest and diligent in dealing with prosecutors and judges, while providing an aggressive and spirited defense for his clients. Mr. Leunig’s unique blend of poise, persistence, optimism, intelligence and humor, coupled with his reputation for winning, gives his clients a distinct edge in an arena where the stakes are huge and the skill and reputation of one’s lawyer are paramount.

Mr. Leunig has successfully handled virtually every type of criminal matter imaginable in both state and federal court, from DWI, domestic assault and homicide to narcotics, serious sex crimes, armed bank robbery and Internet crime.

About Justin Duffy

Attorney Justin Duffy knew from the time he was in college that he wanted to be a criminal defense lawyer. While working his way through college and excelling in every subject he studied, he worked for a local criminal defense lawyer and began learning about the profession before even going to law school. While in law school, as a certified student attorney, he regularly appeared in court on cases involving everything from misdemeanors to felonies.

He began working with The Law Office of John J. Leunig while in law school, and after graduating magna cum laude he came on board as a trial attorney. Since that time he has distinguished himself as an incredibly hard-working, intelligent and imaginative criminal defense lawyer. He has been involved in every aspect of the firm’s work in cases involving DWI, assault, drugs, criminal vehicular homicide, criminal sexual conduct and many other areas of criminal defense. His strong work ethic, intelligence and unique ability to relate to clients, judges, prosecutors, jurors and others in the court system are a great asset to the firm and help ensure optimum results to all the firm’s clients in the collaborative environment that exists in the law firm.


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The Law Office of John J. Leunig

The Wells Fargo Plaza
7900 Xerxes Avenue South Suite 815
Bloomington, MN 55431

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