Mark McDonough

Apple Valley attorney Mark McDonough vigorously defends the rights of those accused of crimes in Minnesota. He is dedicated to offering thorough and effective service to each of his clients. A criminal conviction can have serious consequences. If you have been charged with a crime, your career, family, reputation, and freedom may all be at risk. With so much at stake, you need to have qualified and experienced legal counsel on your side.

Experience and Education

Mark McDonough has been licensed to practice law in Minnesota since 1983. For more than three decades, Mark has developed his deep understanding of criminal law and procedure, has become well acquainted with the rules and procedures of Minnesota courts, and has tirelessly protected the rights of those accused of all types of crimes. Mark has received “Distinguished” and “Client Distinction” Awards from Martindale-Hubbell. Whatever the nature of your case, criminal defense attorney Mark McDonough can vigorously and effectively defend you.

  • Earned his BA from St. Cloud State University in 1978
  • Earned his JD from Hamline University School of Law in 1982
  • Admitted to MN Bar in 1983

Areas of Focus

  • Criminal Defense


  • Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished Award – 2017
  • Martindale-Hubbell Client Distinction Award – 2011
  • Martindale-Hubbell Distinction Award – 2009
  • Martindale-Hubbell Distinction Award – 2008
  • Selected to Super Lawyers

Contact McDonough Law to Discuss Your Case!

If you have been charged with a crime in Minnesota, it is imperative that you mount a vigorous defense. Attorney Mark McDonough can investigate the facts of your case to identify any possible defenses, negotiate with the prosecution to have charges reduced or dropped, protect your procedural and substantive rights at every stage of the prosecution by filing appropriate pleadings with the court, develop your legal arguments, and if necessary vigorously represent you at trial.

Criminal defense and DUI/DWI attorney Mark McDonough can ensure that your rights are protected, that your defenses are explored, and that you avoid a conviction or overly-harsh punishment. Mark is admitted to practice in every state court in the State of Minnesota. McDonough Law is located in Apple Valley, Minnesota, and serves clients in Chisago, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott, and Washington counties. If you would like to discuss your case, contact McDonough Law at (952) 431-1222 today.

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