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Jessica L. Rugani

ASSISTANT MANAGING ATTORNEY

Biography

Jessica is passionate about listening to you and meeting you where you are on life’s journey. As an experienced former felony prosecutor who knows how to try a case, Jessica truly enjoys defense work - helping people successfully navigate life’s most stressful and challenging events. With 28 years of courtroom experience, there isn’t much she hasn’t seen, heard, and fought through - and would do with you. Whether you want to drill down on every issue or resolve your case in the quickest and most painless way possible, Jessica will listen to you and guide you through each step of the process; advising you according to your goals. There is hope, Jessica believes in second chances. 

Education

  • Mitchell Hamline School of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota
    • J.D.
  • University of MN - Twin Cities
    • B.A.
    • Major: Spanish, Sociology

Litigation

  • 100%

language

  • English
  • Spanish

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 2001

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers, Volunteer: Cases and Intervention, 2011

Honors

  • Chief’s Award of Merit - Minneapolis Chief of Police
  • Volunteer Service Award - Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers
  • Honor’s Graduate, University of Minnesota
Jessica L. Rugani, Assistant Managing Attorney

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Practice Areas:

  • Criminal Defense for Adults and Juveniles
  • Criminal Sexual Conduct
  • Child Abuse Felony
  • White Collar Fraud
  • Federal Fraud
  • Children in Need of Protective Services
  • Controlled Substance Crimes
  • Appeals
  • DWI

Past Positions

  • Assistant Anoka County Attorney, Prosecutor, Criminal Division, 2008 to 2022
  • Assistant Minneapolis City Attorney, Prosecutor, Criminal Division, 1997 to 2008

Honors

  • Chief’s Award of Merit - Minneapolis Chief of Police
  • Volunteer Service Award - Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers
  • Honor’s Graduate, University of Minnesota

Classes & Seminars

  • A-H School District, Anoka County Bar Association, 2016 to Present
  • How to Manage Extreme Stress, Anoka County Attorney’s Office
  • Bias and Addiction in the Legal Profession, Minnesota County Attorney’s Ass’n
  • Minnesota County Attorney’s Ass’n, Minnesota CLE, 2014 to Present
  • DWI laws, Anoka County Bar Association, 2014 to Present

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Dress for Success, 2017 to 2020
  • A-H School District, 2017 to 2020

Why Hire Us?

At Groshek Law PA, each client is viewed as an individual, not a legal problem.

Proactive

We start with a proactive approach through mutual education.

Prepared

We expect the unexpected, so we are always prepared.

Professional

Our attorneys adhere to the Highest Professional Standard.