Godwin Adkins

Godwin Adkins is an association of two independent and separate law firms: Godwin Law Office, PLLC and Adkins Law Office, PLLC.

When You Need A Strong Advocate In Your Corner

At Godwin Adkins We Provide Strong Legal Representation In Business Law, Criminal Defense, Estate Planning, Commercial Real Estate, DWI Defense, and Civil Litigation.

Located in Rochester, MN.



“I had a fantastic experience working with Jay Adkins. He is excellent at communicating and provided clarity when it came to legal terms that I struggled to understand. His honestly throughout the entire process was greatly appreciated. I would highly recommend this firm, and Jay Adkins to anyone seeking legal counsel.”


“Jay Adkins exceeded my expectations with my order for protection case every step of the way. He listened thoroughly to my back story, kept me informed of developments, and reviewed all available options. Jay was a perspicuous attorney allowing me to make decisions with ease during a stressful time. I can’t say enough good things about him and his firm.”


“Jay Adkins is truly an incredible attorney and in many ways helped save my life. Keep doing great things for great people that sometimes make mistakes. This work takes a particularly special, talented, understanding, and compassionate person, all of which Jay exemplifies. I’ve already referred to friends and will continue to do so. Thank you.”


“Jay Adkins was very professional as well as motivated to get me through a really hard and stressful time. Thanks to his hard work and knowledge I was able to get my case resolved quickly and better than I would have ever anticipated.”


Practice Areas

Business Law, Criminal Defense, Estate Planning, Commercial Real Estate, DWI Defense, and Civil Litigation.

Jay S. Adkins Practice Areas

Criminal Defense

Criminal Defense

Godwin Adkins will fight for your rights when you are in a difficult spot. We zealously defend any charges brought against our client and contest the state at every turn. From getting charges dismissed to winning at trial to avoiding jail or prison, Godwin Adkins is who can help when winning is your only option.

DWI Defense

Jay Adkins has quickly built a reputation for defeating DWI charges and getting his clients their licenses back. Jay has successfully challenged the results of alcohol concentration tests to show the results are not valid, reliable, or accurate. This expertise is unmatched in the Rochester, Minnesota area.

James A. Godwin Practice Areas

Business Law rochester mn

Business Law

From business formation and contracting to business succession planning, we assist local companies to maximize their effectiveness and profitability.

Employment Law

Employment Law

We counsel business clients and litigate disputes in employment discrimination, wage and hour law, and employment contract matters including restrictive covenants and non-competes.

Civil Litigation

Civil Litigation

We litigate business contract and tort claims in disputes involving businesses, individuals, and government entities.

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