Violent Crimes

Minneapolis Violent Crime Criminal Defense Attorney

Violent crimes are serious and can be some of the most harshly prosecuted cases in the criminal justice system.

If you’ve been charged with any violent crime, you are in serious trouble. That is why we’re here to defend your rights and offer you
immediate help.


Defending an individual charged with a violent crime takes experience, skill and a willingness to do extensive work. At the Law Office of John J. Leunig, you will receive this type of criminal defense representation from our criminal law attorneys.

We are aggressive, experienced criminal defense attorneys in Minneapolis who fight relentlessly for our clients.


You can rely on our criminal law attorneys to mount an intelligent, strategic criminal defense regardless of the complexity of the case. Whether we negotiate a settlement or go to trial, you can rely on our dedication and persistence when you are facing the toughest challenge of your life.

Founding criminal defense attorney, John J. Leunig, is certified as a Criminal Law Attorney Specialist by the Minnesota State Bar Association. This puts him in a small and very select group of criminal defense attorneys who have received this distinction. As a Criminal Law Attorney Specialist, he has tried dozens of jury trials and handled thousands of hearings. The legal community knows criminal law attorney Leunig as a fighter who aggressively protects his clients’ rights.


Criminal Law Attorney Violent Crime Charges

Our firm provides strategic representation to individuals in the Minneapolis and Wisconsin area charged with violent crimes such as:

  • Assault
  • Aggravated assault
  • Murder
  • Manslaughter
  • Homicide
  • Criminal vehicular homicide
  • Domestic assault
  • Sexual assault
  • Carjacking
  • Kidnapping
  • Weapons crimes
  • Burglary and aggravated burglary
  • Robbery and robbery with a deadly weapon
  • Criminal Sexual Conduct
  • Terroristic Threats
  • Threats of Violence
  • Criminal Vehicular Operation

Our criminal law attorney has the necessary resources to create a strong criminal defense.

Thorough investigation of the case will provide our criminal defense attorneys with crucial information to fight the charges. In cases such as murder, manslaughter and robbery, we will examine forensic evidence, ballistics reports, medical and autopsy reports, fingerprints, the crime scene and additional evidence. When appropriate to the case, our criminal law attorney will work with experts in these areas. We will file motions when possible to challenge the admissibility of the evidence in court.

Depending on the charge and the details of the case, a violent crime conviction may result in decades in prison. Lengthy prison sentences are also likely if you are facing weapons charges as well.

Criminal Defense Attorney Free Consulation

To schedule a free consultation with a criminal defense attorney, please call our Minneapolis area office 24/7/365 at 952-540-6800. You can complete the online contact form if you prefer.


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For a free consultation, please call our Minneapolis-area office at 952-540-6800.
You can complete the online contact form if you prefer.

The Law Office of John J. Leunig

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

Phone: 952-540-6800
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