Bill Briggs has practiced law with his firm since
1970 and has extensive legal experience with special
emphasis on general civil litigation, personal injury claims, real estate, wills, trusts & probate and municipal law. He
is a 1967 cum laude graduate of Minnesota State University
Moorhead and a 1970 graduate of the University of Minnesota
Law School where he was a member of the Moot Court
Team and received a Bush Foundation Criminal Justice Studies Grant.
Mr. Briggs completed Certified Alternative Dispute Resolution Training and has been involved in mediation and arbitration throughout his career.
He is a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association, Minnesota Defense Lawyers
Association, Seventh Judicial
District Bar Association, Becker County Bar Association, and Minnesota
Association of City Attorneys.
Although in private practice, Bill Briggs is City Attorney for Detroit Lakes. He has served as President of the Minnesota Association of City Attorneys, President of the Becker County Bar Association, Seventh Judicial Ethics Committee Member, and Minnesota Municipal Amicus Project Board Member.
Mr. Briggs led St. Mary's Regional Health Center, Detroit Lakes, Minnesota as its Board Chair and also served on the Board of its parent organization, the Benedictine Health System of Duluth, Minnesota.
Mr. Briggs has held leadership positions in many community organizations including Detroit Lakes Kiwanis President, Detroit Lakes United Way President, Becker County Developmental Achievement Center President, Becker-Lakes Industrial Development Corporation President, Detroit Lakes Jaycees and Dollars for Scholars Boards of Directors.
When not working for the firm's clients, Bill enjoys hunting, fishing, sailing, traveling, reading and spending time with his family. Bill and his wife, Mary, are proud parents and grandparents.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Bush Foundation Criminal Studies Grant||Bush Foundation||1969|
|Cum Laude||Minnesota State University Moorhead||1967|
|City Attorney||City of Detroit Lakes||1987 - Present|
|Attorney||Briggs, Ramstad & Skoyles, P.A.||1970 - Present|
|Director||Benedictine Health System||1998 - 2000|
|Chairman of the Board of Directors||St. Mary's Regional Health Center||1990 - 1998|
|Legal Counsel||Pelican River Watershed District||1971 - 1987|
|District Public Defender||Minnesota Seventh Judicial District Public Defenders||1971 - 1991|
|Assistant City Attorney||City of Detroit Lakes||1970 - 1987|
|Legal Counsel||Cormorant Watershed District||1970 - 1987|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association||Member||1980 - Present|
|Becker Lakes Industrial Development Corporation||Board Member and Past President||1980 - Present|
|Minnesota State Bar Association||Member||1970 - Present|
|7th Judicial District Bar Association - Minnesota||Member||1970 - Present|
|Becker County Minnesota Bar Association||President & Member||1970 - Present|
|Detroit Lakes Kiwanis||Member, Past President and Board Member||1970 - Present|
|Becker County Developmental Achievement Center||Past President and Board Member||N/A|
|Detroit Lakes Area United Way||Past President and Board Member||N/A|
|Detroit Lakes Dollars for Scholars||Board of Directors||N/A|
|Minnesota Association of City Attorneys||President||2007 - 2008|
|Minnesota Association of City Attorneys||Board of Directors||2005 - 2008|
|Benedictine Health System - Duluth Minnesota||Board Member||1998 - 2000|
|St. Mary's Regional Health Center - Detroit Lakes||Board Chair||1995 - 1996|
|St. Mary's Regional Health Center Board of Directors||Board Member||1990 - 1998|
|Minnesota State Bar Association, 7th District Bar Association, Ethics Committee||Member and Ethics Investigator||1985 - 1988|
|University of Minnesota Law School||Juris Doctor||1970|
|Minnesota State University Moorhead||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1967|
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