Fossum Named a Certified Criminal Law Specialist by the Minnesota State Bar Association

Attorney John L. Fossum, of the Fossum Law Office, LLC was named as  Certified Criminal Law Specialist by the Minnesota State Bar Association.   According the announcement from the MSBA:

The certified specialist designation is earned by leading attorneys who have completed a rigorous approval process, including an examination in the specialty area, peer review, and documented experience. Certified attorneys have demonstrated superior knowledge, skill and integrity in their specific field and can use the designation of specialist to advertise their credentials. This achievement has been earned by fewer than 3% of all licensed Minnesota attorneys. More information about Certified Legal Specialists is at

With over 16,000 members, the MSBA is the state’s largest and most influential voluntary organization of attorneys, providing continuing legal education and public service opportunities for lawyers, and assistance to the legal system. The MSBA has been accredited as an independent professional organization for certifying attorneys as Criminal Law Specialists, Real Property Law Specialists, Civil Trial Law Specialists and Labor and Employment Law Specialists since 1989

John L. Fossum is admitted to practice in state and federal courts in Minnesota, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, the United States Supreme Court, the International Criminal Court, the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, and the Special Tribunal for Lebanon.

Fossum Law Office, LLC has offices in Northfield and Bloomington and John L. Fossum has frequently handled cases in Rice, Steele, Waseca, Freeborn, Mower, Olmsted, Dakota, Scott, Goodhue, Ramsey, and Hennepin counties as well as elsewhere in Minnesota and in the Federal District Courts of Minnesota.  He also teaches criminal law, business law, and ethics as practitioner faculty for the University of Phoenix. If you have a case in Minneapolis, St. Paul, Hastings, Shakopee, Faribault, Owatonna, Rochester, Mankato, Albert Lea, Austin, Red Wing, or elsewhere in Minnesota or Federal Court in the United States, contact John L. Fossum, board certified criminal law specialist for help.

3 comments for “Fossum Named a Certified Criminal Law Specialist by the Minnesota State Bar Association

  1. Eric Flamm
    May 23, 2012 at 9:39 am

    Congratulations on your certification!

  2. June 11, 2012 at 8:10 pm

    Congratulations, John! I hope all is well in Northfield.

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