About Our Criminal Defense Firm
From a seemingly simple traffic ticket to homicide, a criminal conviction can violently disrupt your life and future.
When you need an aggressive Minneapolis criminal attorney, you need to call The Law Office of John J. Leunig right away.
We have decades of combined experience defending clients against the full range of criminal offenses. Our criminal law firm can explain the legal process and the penalties you might face if convicted.
At every stage of the legal process, our criminal law office keeps our clients informed and answers their questions in an honest, clear manner.
This is a difficult time and we hope to earn your trust.
About Our Founding Criminal Attorney
Criminal defense 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 criminal defense 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 drug crimes, serious sex crimes, armed bank robbery, and internet crime.
About Justin Duffy
Defense 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, drug crimes, criminal vehicular homicide, sex crimes 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 criminal defense 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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*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories — legal ability and general ethical standards.
….I do believe that God guided me through all the Attorney letters, emails and phone calls to meet you. I must admit that neither the implied consent decision or this last plea agreement came as a surprise, I thank you for that. From day one, you were open and honest about what could happen to me leaving a window of optimism open. I’ve also felt from day one a feeling of comfort knowing that the office of John Leunig cares about his clients far beyond the income they generate for you. …It’s hard to find honesty and sincerity nowadays from anyone, but I’ve found that with you, I appreciate that. I will be advertising your law office to all my friends or anyone I run across in the future. Yes, I’d like to be the CEO of the John Leunig Law Office Fan Club. lol.
I just wanted to communicate my thanks for the professional legal representation provided by you and your firm… Please know that I really appreciate the way you guided me through the somewhat foreign processes of our justice system. John, you really are an excellent attorney. You gave me confidence with a dose of reality all at the same time. Your experience, pragmatism, and charisma really made me feel good to have your representation.
Thanks so much for all your help with the whole ordeal.
I just wanted to thank you for your help with my recent case. It was nice to have someone on my side. Thank you for helping me get a favorable outcome in my case.
Thank you both for all your help in getting Mary and I through a very difficult time. You made a very stressful event more comfortable so thank you for your counsel and guidance. I look forward to making wiser decisions.
Thanks Mr. John Leunig for representing me! I wanted to scream very loudly at the court house but I could not because I was afraid that I may talk in my African language. It felt SUPER DUPER GOOD!!!! but also felt like I was in a very good dream that I did not want to wake up from. The sentence has not sunk in yet. What? Are you serious! That’s it! You are the best Lawyer not only in the continental USA but in all the five continents in the world and I am thankful for choosing you out of the load of names I had. I cannot find better vocabulary in any language to describe what you do and how great you are at it!…But I say Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!
Words cannot express how grateful I am to you John! You made a very stressful situation sooo much easier for me and I will never forget your kindness and generosity. I give you all the credit for saving my sanity throughout this nightmare. I will keep my promise and send all of my “troubled” friends your way too – you are without a doubt a very talented attorney. Thank you – Thank you – Thank you!
Thank you so much for all your help. …It meant so much to me at such a time in my life! You made things so much easier for me and made me feel a lot better with my situation.
Thank you for your time, counsel and reassurance yesterday. I respect and admire all that you do.
This letter is to thank you for representation that was above and beyond what we expected to receive. You are a clever, extremely professional, comforting individual and always kept us informed during the process. It was apparent to me that you care about the outcome as much as we did. Your style of representation was impeccable, classy, and cleverly executed throughout every facet of the case. We were proud to have you as our lawyer. We felt comforted by your portrayal of experience and knowledge. You were protective, well-prepared, thorough, convincing, and always accurate. I could see the others had respect for you and what you had to say. John did everything he promised and more. He comforted us when we were worried, and fought hard for us. He was our friend. I would recommend anyone to John. John is truly a terrific person and attorney. Thanks for excellent representation. Sincerely yours.
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