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Serving the Injured Across North Dakota, Minnesota & Montana
Benchmark Litigation

Benchmark Litigation

Benchmark ranks Maring Williams Law Office as a “Highly Recommended” litigation firm, its highest category. Dave Maring is listed as a North Dakota litigation star in the areas of personal injury, commercial litigation, and professional liability. Mike Williams is listed as a North Dakota litigation star in the area of personal injury. Dan Dunn is also listed as a North Dakota litigation star with practice areas of personal injury, business litigation, and product liability. Finally, Duane Lillehaug is listed as a North Dakota litigation star in personal injury, commercial litigation, and insurance.

In a recent Edition of Benchmark Litigation, Benchmark referred to Maring Williams Law Office as “the pre-eminent firm in the state for personal injury litigation.” Benchmark also quoted a client of Maring Williams who described Dan Dunn as a “no nonsense, polite, respected, and extremely knowledgeable lawyer.”

Maring Williams Law Office has offices in Fargo and Bismarck, North Dakota and Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. The firm handles cases involving personal injuries caused by motor vehicle accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, unsafe products, construction site mishaps, oil rig worker accidents, and a variety of other cases which have resulted in catastrophic personal injury or death. All of the lawyers at Maring Williams are civil litigators licensed in both North Dakota and Minnesota. Their combined experience in the field of civil litigation exceeds 150 years.

Benchmark Litigation describes itself as the “definitive guide to America’s leading litigation firms and attorneys.” Each year, Benchmark utilizes a six month research period to conduct extensive interviews with litigation attorneys and their clients. Benchmark examines the case work handled by the firms and asks sources to offer opinions on other litigators practicing within their state. Benchmark is published by Legal Media Group. The methodology for selection to Benchmark can be found at

Successful Verdicts & Settlements

Victories On Behalf of Our Clients & Community
  • Rear-Ended Car Accident $2.35 Million

    Our client was rear-ended while stopped on the highway and sustained significant injuries to his back, ribs and lung.

  • Car Accident and Tractor-Trailer Accident $2.25 million

    Our client was a passenger in a vehicle that collided with a semi-tractor on a highway.

  • Oilfield Accident & Traumatic Brain Injury $19 Million

    Our client suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI), severe burns, and permanent disfigurement when he was involved in a gas explosion in the Bakken oil fields of western North Dakota.


Our Values

How We Provide Exceptional Legal Service to Our Cleints
  • Integrity

    We abide by a strong code of ethics in serving our clients & our communities.

  • Respect

    We respect our clients & their time, & we are committed to being responsive to their questions & needs.

  • Compassion

    We care about every client who walks through our doors and will stop at nothing to fight for them.

  • Professionalism

    We have more than 150 years of combined experience - and we're just getting started.

  • Excellence

    We are proud to be one of the region's most-trusted and respected personal injury law firms.

  • Commitment

    We are committed to not only fighting for your recovery, but to guiding you through the entire process.

Client Testimonials

Success Stories From Members of Our Community
  • “I was totally impressed with the quality of service that was provided to me during my journey. Words can not truly express my gratitude for Lindsay and the staff that worked on my file. Lindsay's work ...”

    - S.A.
  • “I really enjoyed working with Jim and team!”

    - Nicole A.
  • “The insurance companies would never treat us fairly without great attorneys like you and your team at Maring Williams Law Office!”

    - M.B.
  • “Everything was explained to me in detail and I felt just as much apart of the legal process as he was. I can't recommend the Maring Williams enough. Amazing people.”

    - H.D.
  • “At each point in the process, they carefully and thoroughly explained what was happening. My attorney made me feel as though my case was the only one he was working on—always accessible, always compassionate, and always detailed.”

    - J.M