Andy LeFevour serves as a senior attorney and criminal prosecutor in our Municipal Law practice area. Andy has spent the majority of his career working for the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office. Most recently, he served as the Chief Deputy County Attorney overseeing and managing the daily operations of the criminal division, all while navigating difficult periods of unrest and management.

With over 33 years of criminal law experience prosecuting violent offenders, drug crime, homicide, environmental law, and mental health – Andy is a highly accomplished lawyer who has managed and prosecuted thousands of criminal cases, bringing an excess of 100 cases through trial. He has managed complex litigation, jury trials, 4th and 5th amendment litigation, as well as sentencing and post-conviction. His extensive experience led him to the implementation of organizational policies and procedures within the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office that have been adopted by other local jurisdictions and recognized nationally as standard models, such as:

  • 3rd Precinct Community Prosecution Initiative: Combat Chronic Offenders and Livability Crimes, recognized as a national model by the National Association of Counties (NACO)
  • Community Prosecution Initiative to Minneapolis and Hennepin County, recognized by the U.S. Department of Justice as a National Leadership Site
  • Public Nuisance Enforcement Model, recognized as a national model by the National Association of Counties

During his career, Andy developed educational programs and training focusing on community, policymaking, enforcement, and investigation. Training at both a local and national level, Andy provides law enforcement agencies with Crisis Management Solutions, Internal Investigations, Administrative Compliance, Diversity and Inclusion, and Special Prosecutor Services. Andy is also a Certified Teacher for the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC), which provides training for all federal law enforcement agents in the United States.

Education & Admissions


George Washington University National Law Center, Washington, D.C.
– LL.M.

Loyola University of Chicago Law School, Chicago, IL
– J.D.

Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.

Bar Admissions



Affiliations & Involvement

Professional Affiliations

Minnesota State Bar Association
-Criminal Law Section

Hennepin County Attorney’s Office Law Clerk Committee
-Chair (2012-2020)

Hennepin County Attorney’s Office Law Training Committee
-Chair (2015-2020)

4th Judicial District Security Policies and Procedures Committee
-Member (2015-2020)

Community Involvement

One World Surgery, Honduras
– Board Member

Hill Museum and Manuscript Library
– Board Member

The Jeremiah Program
– Volunteer




Discussing No-Knock Warrants – The policy, the law, and Alternatives
Minnesota State Bar Association, March 8, 2022

Asset Forfeitures: Minnesota Statutes
Minnesota County Attorney Association

Local Environmental Law Enforcement
14th Annual Environmental Law Institute

Hennepin County Community Prosecution Program
Department of Justice Community Prosecution Leadership Site Awards, Washington, D.C.

Community Prosecution: Improving the Quality of Life in Your Community
NDAA Summer Conference, Snowmass, CO

Overview of the Hennepin County Community Prosecution Model: Recognized as Department of Justice National Leadership Site
Community Prosecution Implementation Workshop, Indianapolis, IN

Fighting Crime by Involving the Community
Minnesota County Attorney Association and AARP, 6 presentations statewide

Fighting Crime by Involving the Community
Minnesota County Attorney Association and AARP, 6 presentations statewide

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As a career prosecutor, I am dedicated to public service and enhancing communities through legal consultation, policy, education, and facilitation of ensured legal standards. I look forward to partnering with agencies with a focus on community policing.
Andrew LeFevour