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John Fossum - Fossum Law Office, LLC. Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area, MN, US

John Fossum John Fossum

Attorney | Fossum Law Office, LLC

Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area, MN, UNITED STATES

International Lawyer, Litigation and Dispute Resolution Professional.





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Attorney with International experience, litigation, dispute resolution and transactional background.

Admitted to practice law in state and federal courts in Minnesota, the Eighth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, the United States Supreme Court, the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands, the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia in The Hague, Netherlands, the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and the Special Tribunal for Lebanon.

Vice-Chair, Criminal Law Section, Minnesota State Bar Association. 2008-2009, Chair of the Criminal Law Section, 2009-2010, Minnesota State Bar Association Assembly member and legislative committee member, 2010-2011.

Elected to Northfield School Board, 2010.

Served as a Justice Advisor in Afghanistan from 2007-2008.

Industry Expertise (3)

Legal Services


International Affairs

Areas of Expertise (5)


Criminal Defense

Human Rights

International Law

International Criminal Law

Education (4)

William Mitchell College of Law: Juris Doctor, Law 1993

Warnborough College, Oxford: Communications 1985

Uppsala universitet: International Law 1992

Macalester College: B.A., Speech/Communications 1987

Affiliations (10)

  • Rotary
  • Chair Criminal Law Section of the Minnesota State Bar
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • 2010-2011.
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Minnesota State Bar
  • International Criminal Bar
  • Assembly and Legislative Committee
  • Past President of Northfield Historical Society
  • 2009-2010


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  • Host/MC
  • Author Appearance


1000 to 10000 *Will consider certain engagements for no fee