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Michael J Williams

Personal injury Attorney at Fargo, ND

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Michael J. Williams was born and raised in Wahpeton, North Dakota. He attended North Dakota State College of Science, and received his undergraduate degree from the University of North Dakota in 1976. He attended the University of North Dakota School of Law, where he was president of the Moot Court Association and on the North Dakota Law Review. Since being graduated in 1979, Mike's practice has focused on plaintiff's personal injury and cases involving the rights of people with disabilities.

He is licensed to practice in all state and federal courts in North Dakota and Minnesota. Mike was elected President of the North Dakota Trial Lawyer's Association (2004-2005) and President-Elect of the North Dakota State Bar Association (2004).

Mike is an active member of Hope Lutheran Church in Fargo. He has been active in numerous community activities, and has spent many hours coaching youth basketball, football and other sports. In 2001, he received the Community Service Award from the State Bar Association of North Dakota for his volunteer activities.

In his free time, Mike enjoys participating in many sport and lake activities. Mike and his wife Sherry live in Fargo with their two children.

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Licensed for 43 years
State MN
Status Authorized to Practice
Acquired 1985
Updated 01/24/2023
State ND
Status Authorized to Practice Law
Acquired 1979
Updated 03/18/2023

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  • University of North Dakota School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1979
  • University of North Dakota
  • 1976

Legal Cases

  • Lureen v. Mikkelson, Civ. No. 39-2011-CV-275 (Richland County District Court, ND)
  • Verdict after trial


  • North Dakota State Bar Association
  • President
  • 2005 - 2006
  • North Dakota Trial Lawyer's Association
  • President
  • 2004 - 2005

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2016
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2015
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2013
  • Leading Litigator
  • Chambers USA
  • 2012
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2011
  • Litigation Star
  • Benchmark Litigation
  • 2011
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2009
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2007
  • Community Service Award
  • State Bar Association of North Dakota
  • 2001
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Michael J Williams
Personal injury Attorney
Fargo, ND
Licensed for 43 years
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