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Anthony M. Grostyan is an experienced criminal defense attorney with a successful record of representing thousands of clients facing criminal charges, including: DWI, assault, domestic assault, drug or controlled substance possession or sale, credit card fraud, theft by swindle, identity theft, white collar crimes, criminal sexual conduct and serious Felony crimes.  Mr. Grostyan is licensed to practice law in Minnesota State District Courts and Federal Court.  He is a member of the Minnesota Society for Criminal Justice, whose membership is limited to the top DWI lawyers in Minnesota.

Anthony Grostyan obtained his J.D. from William Mitchell College of Law in 2001 and his B.A. in Criminology from the University of Minnesota in 1998.  He is a member of the Minnesota and Hennepin County Bar Associations as well as the Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys and the National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys.


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  1. DUI & DWI: 60%
    15 years, 2.5 thousand cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 40%
    15 years, 2 thousand cases



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Attorney endorsements

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  • John J. Leunig

    I endorse this lawyer. Tony is an aggressive and passionate criminal defense lawyer who gets excellent results for his clients.


    John Leunig Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Matthew Thomas Martin

    I endorse Mr. Grostyan. He is one of the most aggressive advocates I have worked with on a case. Mr. Grostyan uses his experience and passion for the profession to achieve the best possible result possible. I have tried a felony case with him and know he is a quality attorney.


    Matthew Martin Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker


MNAuthorized to practice200108/14/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerGrostyan & Associates, PLC2001 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Minnesota Society for Criminal JusticeMember2012 - Present
Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
National Association of Criminal Defense AttorneysMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. B.M.P.Client Avoided Mandatory jail and retained vehicle
State v. J.D.G.Acquitted on Felony Domestic Charge
State v. J.J.C.probation dismissed; client avoids 180 days jail.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
William Mitchell College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
University of MinnesotaCriminologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1998

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