State. Federal. National


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Chances are you were referred here by a lawyer or trusted friend.  I don't advertise in the phone book, or on billboards.  Whoever sent you here knows you need a trial lawyer.  Over time I have built a reputation as a criminal trial lawyer that people rely upon in their most serious matters.

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Awards--every award that matters including:

SuperLawyer-- Rated as a Super Lawyer every year since 2014

Board Certified Trial Specialist-- Criminal law, every year since 2014.

Top 100 Criminal Lawyers since 2011

Top 100 Trial Lawyers since 2011

Avvo- 10 rating since 2010

Speaking Engagements:

Where do other lawyers go, when they want to improve their skills?

John C. Conard is invited to speak regularly for bar associations, and is national faculty at the most selective and prestigious trial college.  

The Trial Lawyers College-- National Faculty since 2015. 

MSBA-- Speaker, Trial School since 2012.

MACDL--Speaker 2014.

NACD--Speaker 2016.

Minnesota Association for Justice--Speaker since 2011.

Iowa Association for Justice--Speaker since 2016.

Nationally recognized expertise in forensic science, and cross examination of expert witnesses.


State and Federal Trial Acquittals:

The trial lawyer you choose makes a difference.  

I have received multiple not guilty verdicts in the following cases in state and federal court.



-Conspiracy to commit wire and mail fraud

-Mail Fraud

-Wire Fraud


-Felony Assault  


-Sex Crimes

-Drug Crimes

-Fleeing Police in a Motor Vehicle


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