Serving the Injured Across North Dakota, Minnesota & Montana
Best Lawyers

Best Lawyers

Dave Maring, Mike Williams, Dan Dunn, and Duane Lillehaug of Maring Williams Law Office have been designated for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America. In addition, senior partner Dave Maring was named the 2018 “Lawyer of Year” in the Bismarck region in the area of “Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs” based upon his expertise in this field.

Dave Maring was selected in the practice areas of “Bet-the Company Litigation,” “Commercial Litigation,” “Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs,” and “Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs.”

Mike Williams was included in the practice area of “Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs.”

Dan Dunn was named in the areas of “Commercial Litigation,” “Construction Law,” and “Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs.”

Duane Lillehaug was chosen for inclusion in the practice areas of “Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs” and “Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs.”

Best Lawyers also ranks law firms. Maring Williams Law Office has been designated by Best Lawyers in America for a Tier-1 ranking in the areas of “Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs,” “Commercial Litigation,” and “Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs.”

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, trucks accidents, motorcycle accidents, unsafe products, construction site mishaps, oil rig worker accidents, and a variety of other cases that have resulted in catastrophic personal injury or death. All of the lawyers at Maring Williams are civil litigators. Maring Williams has attorneys licensed in North Dakota, Minnesota, and Montana. Their combined experience in the field of civil litigation exceeds 150 years.

Best Lawyers in America calls itself the oldest and most respected peer review publication in the legal profession. Its goal is to compile a list of outstanding attorneys by conducting extensive peer review publication in the legal profession and by conducting extensive peer review surveys in which “thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers.” Because no fees or purchases are required to be recognized in Best Lawyers, being listed is considered a singular honor. Best Lawyers publishes peer review listings in more than 48 countries in the world. The methodology used by Best Lawyers for selecting individuals to be called “Best Lawyers” is found at

Successful Verdicts & Settlements

Victories On Behalf of Our Clients & Community
  • 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 $1.8 Million Settlement

    Our client experienced a catastrophic ankle injury resulting in multiple surgeries while working on a work over rig in the Bakken Oilfields. He suffers from permanent damage to his right ankle and this recovery will help defer the cost of future treatment and decrease in future earning potential.

  • 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
  • “Lindsay was more than just an attorney. She was very passionate about our case and I felt confident in her with every aspect. Not too many attorneys out there that you can laugh and cry with at the ...”

    - Donna L.
  • “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.