Rebecca Duren

Rebecca received her bachelor’s degree from St. Olaf College and her law degree from William Mitchell College of law in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Rebecca maintains an aggressive posture toward litigation on behalf of her clients. Her successful track record has earned her the 2016 Up & Coming Attorney by Minnesota Lawyer Magazine and 2019 Rising Star by Super Lawyer Magazine. Most notably, she was certified as a criminal law specialist by the Minnesota State Bar Association. Less than 3% of Minnesota lawyers are certified specialists in their field.

Rebecca prepares thoroughly, advised appropriately, and engages relentlessly. Her experience and tenacity has yielded back-to-back acquittals of her clients in recent years including criminal sexual conduct and first degree premeditated murder charges.

During law school, Rebecca clerked at the Ramsey County Public Defender’s Office. Following law school, she served as an Assistant Public Defender in Southwest Minnesota and Ramsey County Minnesota where she represented clients in misdemeanor and serious felony matters.

After her tenure with the Public Defender’s Office, Rebecca co-founder the law firm of Lesch & Duren which represented clients exclusively in criminal defense.