Adam Justinger

State Bar Association of North Dakota
Minnesota, North Dakota

About Adam Justinger

Adam Justinger recognizes that some of the most difficult times in an individual’s life is when they have been charged with a crime. As a criminal defense attorney for SW&L Attorneys, Adam vigorously defends his clients and strives to get his clients the best possible outcome in their case.What Made Adam Want to Practice Criminal DefenseDuring his first year of law school, Adam was unsure of what area of law he wanted to practice. At the end of his first year, Adam accepted a law clerk position with a criminal defense firm in Grand Forks, North Dakota. During his two years as a law clerk, Adam found his passion doing criminal defense law. After clerking, Adam was hired by SW&L Attorneys to practice in the area of criminal defense and has decided to focus his career on the defense of people accused of crimes.Educational BackgroundAdam attended the University of North Dakota and received a degree in Political Science with a minor in Public Administration. After graduation, Adam enrolled in law school at the University of North Dakota School of Law and earned his law degree in 2018.Personal BackgroundAdam was born and raised in Kimberly, Wisconsin by his mother who taught him the importance of an education. At age five, Adam looked at his mother and told her that he wanted to be an attorney because he enjoyed arguing. Although that has always been Adam’s dream, he began working for his grandparents construction business, which taught him the importance of hardwork, and communication. Even though Adam enjoyed working construction, he never forgot about his goal of becoming an attorney and went on to receive his law degree in 2018. In his spare time, Adam enjoys traveling/spending time with his girlfriend, hunting and fishing, socializing with family and friends, listening to music, and cooking.Other InformationFor Adam’s blog articles, current criminal defense issues, and other relevant information, add Adam on LinkedIn.


Work experience

State Bar Association of North Dakota
2018 - Present
Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
2018 - Present
North Dakota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
2018 - Present


Order of the Barristers
University of North Dakota | 2018


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