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Joseph Leoni

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Virginia, MN

The Trenti Law Firm
225 1st Street N, 1000 Lincoln Bldg., PO Box 958
Virginia, MN 55792
Phone: 218-749-1962
Fax: 218-749-4308
Email: Joseph Leoni
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2002 - 2021
Selected to Rising Stars: 1998
Licensed in Minnesota Since: 1984
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (60%), Criminal Defense (30%), Business Litigation (10%)

About Joseph Leoni

First Admitted: 1984, Minnesota

Professional Webpage:


  • 2002 - 2010: I have been the Editor the the Criminal Law section of the MAJ Magazine., Criminal Law Editor -- MNAJ Magazine

Educational Background

  • 2000 - EMT-Paramedic Certification; 1984 - Law Degree; 1981 - BA Degree

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • I am on the Executive Board for the Voyaguers Boy Scout District, Board member of the Virginia Regional Medical Center, Board member of the non-profit group called Chicagami, Eagle Scout, and Who's Who in Personal Injury-2009

Representative Clients

  • I represent several mining related businesses in Northern Minnesota. They have asked that I not disclose their names.


  • I have tried cases for 25 years and have had several Plaintiff Jury Verdicts and Settlements on a yearly bases in excess of six figures.

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • I write quarterly criminal articles 2003-present, Criminal Editor MJA Quarterly Magazine, Criminal Editor

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Volunteer EMT- Paramedic for Biwabik and Biwabik Township, Volunteer Services for Meds-1

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Since 2000  I have been actively practicing as a volunteer EMT Paramedic for local community groups and sercvices.

Bar/Professional Activity

  • No-Fault Standing Committee, MN Supreme Court 1999-2007, MJA Board of Govenors 2000-present, Superlawyer 2002-present, Civil Trial Specialist, MN & National 1998-present, Arbitrator for AAA, Federal Public Defenders Panel, Publication Committe MNAJ, Criminal Law Editor- MNAJ Magazine, 1999


  • The above honors are cited due to the nature of the awards. They were presented for individual volunteerism outside the role of an attorney., Boy Scout District Award of Merit & Virginia Foundation Volunteer Award, Boy Scouts of America, Sleeping Giant District & Virginia Foundation, Virginia Minnesota, 2008
  • Iron Mining Association of Minnesota Board of Governors, Minnesota Justice Association Executive Board, United States District Court Merit Selection Committee, United Way Board of Directors in Northeastern Minnesota, Voyageur Council Boy Scout of America Executive Board, Chicagami Board of Directors, 2010

Industry Groups

  • Construction
  • Mining
  • Timber
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Office Location for Joseph Leoni

225 1st Street N, 1000 Lincoln Bldg.
PO Box 958
Virginia, MN 55792

Last Updated: 1/29/2021

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