John Leif Fossum

Also known as John L. Fossum

John Leif Fossum

Federal Crime Lawyer

Bloomington, MN





No Misconduct

Answers and Advice

2022 questions answered.

About Me

In 2007-2008, I was a Justice Advisor for the Afghanistan Justice Sector Support program.  When not working, I enjoy skiing, sailing, hiking and many other outdoor activities.

Practice Areas

Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Always)

Client Reviews

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A Knowledgable and Compassionate Lawyer

Posted by: Diane almost 3 years ago.

I heartily recommend John Fossum. He has both represented and advised us, on many occasions, concerning both corporate and personal issues. His...
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Hovanes Margarian
Hovanes Margarian

Glendale, CA

3 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer.
John Michael Phillips
John Phillips

Jacksonville, FL

10 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse Attorney Fossum. From his answers and time on Avvo, it is clear he is dedicated to serving those in need and his clients. It's rare that...
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1993 License Status: Authorized to practice for the state of Minnesota.
Last updated by Avvo: 10/05/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2008 – present

Fossum Law Office, LLC


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1993 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

William Mitchell College of Law


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2014 Super Lawyer

Super Lawyers Magazine


Showing 1 of 14 association entries

1996- present

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

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Showing 1 of 1 publication

2009 First Sudan Case advances in the International Criminal Court

African News Journal

Speaking Engagements

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2014 International Criminal Court Defense Function

at Beyond Africa, The Future of the International Criminal Court

2013 History and Overview of International Criminal Law

at International Criminal Law, Promise and Practice

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