David Reyes

David Reyes represents people from all walks of life. Many of his clients have been referred to him from past clients, law enforcement officials, prosecutors, and judges. He has received the prestigious “AV Preeminent” Peer Review Rating from LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell, the “highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards.” He was also selected into The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers, a premier group of attorneys who exemplify superior qualifications, reputation, influence, trial results and leadership. 

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David Reyes’ background is truly unique. During law school, he was a law clerk for a federal district court judge.  He was on the National Mock Trial team and completed the Attorney General clinical program.  After graduating from Boston College Law School, David Reyes became a Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. He worked in several states conducting a variety of criminal investigations. After his career as a Special Agent, he was an Assistant Hennepin County Attorney and then an Assistant United States Attorney.  He is now a highly regarded managing criminal defense and DWI lawyer for Sabby & Reyes Law Offices.

He founded Sabby & Reyes Law Offices to protect the rights of individuals accused in criminal matters. His practice focuses primarily on Federal and State Criminal Defense and DWI/DUI Defense. David Reyes represents clients charged in Federal and State Courts through all stages of the criminal process, commencing with investigations and following through trial. He has extensive trial experience ranging from traffic matters to serious DWI charges to complex state and federal cases, including murders and federal white collar cases.

His experience provides him with the ability to analyze every case with the background knowledge of law enforcement, prosecution and criminal defense in both State and Federal Courts. He is able to build the most effective criminal defense strategy possible.  David Reyes’ invaluable knowledge of all sides of the legal equation could mean the difference for you and your case.

He has successfully tried hundreds of cases. He has argued before the Eighth and Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. He has obtained numerous acquittals and dismissals in a wide variety of cases.  David Reyes represents people from all walks of life.  Many of his clients include individuals who have been referred to him from past clients, law enforcement officials, prosecutors and judges.  He achieves excellent results.


David Reyes was selected into The Top 100 National Trial Lawyers. It is limited to America’s premier and Top 100 Trial Lawyers who meet stringent qualifications.  Membership is extended solely to the select few of the most qualified attorneys from each state who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature, trial results, and public profile.

He received the prestigious AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating from LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell, the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards. Sabby & Reyes Law Offices is proud to be recognized in The Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. Less than 5% of all Minnesota lawyers are members of the prestigious Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers published by Martindale-HubbellTM – the nation’s oldest source for dependable information about members of the legal community. This rating is reserved for lawyers who demonstrate the highest levels of professional skill, competency and integrity. This rating is a “significant accomplishment – a sign that a lawyer is considered by his or her peers to be at the highest levels of professional excellence.”

Sabby & Reyes Law Offices has an A+ Rating through the Minnesota Better Business Bureau.  They were nominated for the prestigious 2013 BBB Torch Award for Ethics. David Reyes’ AVVO legal rating is “SUPERB”.  Three years in a row, he received the Sun Current Readers Choice Award for various cities in Minnesota.

He is highly regarded and respected among peers, judges, and court staff.  Through Minnesota’s highly competitive judicial selection process he has been selected as a finalist and semi-finalist.  This challenging process requires input from peers and judges who have consistently praised his poised demeanor, character, balanced temperament, and exceptional courtroom abilities.

David Reyes is licensed to practice law in the State of Minnesota, United States Federal District Courts and Appellate Courts. He is a member of the Minnesota Society for Criminal Justice, Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, National College for DUI Defense, Federal Bar Association, Minnesota State Bar Association, and the Hennepin County Bar Association – Criminal Section.  He is a member of the Federal District Court Conflicts Panel.


Clients can expect full personal attention to their case, timely and concerned responses to any inquiry, and excellent legal representation.  David Reyes is a zealous, innovative, and effective lawyer.  He will work tirelessly to represent your best interests.  He takes pride in his work and is committed to providing you the best legal representation.

He personally appears at all court hearings.  He does not contract with other attorneys nor have associates appear in court on his behalf.  He will represent you in court and handle all aspects of your case.

For Help and Legal Representation

If you or a loved one has been accused of a crime, call reputable and respected Criminal Defense and DWI attorneys for a free consultation at 952.828.9000 or 651.592.3350.  Sabby & Reyes Law Office attorneys will explain the charges against you and explore your options for defense.  They will find the best defense strategy to minimize the professional, personal, and legal impact of your criminal charge and/or investigation.  It is extremely important to hire a knowledgeable and experienced attorney as soon as possible to ensure your case has the best possible outcome.  You have rights and the lawyers at Sabby & Reyes Law Offices can help.  Their attorneys are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to serve and help you.  Se Habla Espanol.