Scott P. Brand

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in West Fargo, ND

Brudvik Law Office, PC
 | 730 13th Ave E, West Fargo, ND 58078
Phone: 701-532-1008
Selected to Rising Stars: 2016 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2012
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense
Attorney Profile

Since joining Brudvik Law Office, PC, in Fargo, North Dakota, in 2013, Scott P. Brand has devoted his legal practice to criminal defense, representing clients throughout the state as well as in northwest Minnesota. He has assisted people who have been charged with a variety of crimes, including assault, drug possession and trafficking, driving under the influence, and he also handles appeals. Before joining Brudvik Law Office, PC, Mr. Brand was a judicial law clerk for the Northwest Judicial District of the North Dakota Supreme Court, assisting seven judges in a diverse range of cases.

Mr. Brand completed his undergraduate studies at the University of North Dakota, earning a Bachelor of Arts in political science in 2009. He was awarded his Juris Doctor from the University of North Dakota School of Law in 2012, graduating magna cum laude. While in law school, he served on the North Dakota Law Review and received a Lillian Elsinga Outstanding Student Leader Award. Mr. Brand played a key role in the re-founding of the law school's Environmental Law Society.

While pursuing his bachelor's degree, Mr. Brand joined the Minnesota National Guard. He was deployed in 2006 and served in Operation Iraqi Freedom. He returned home in 2007 to complete his undergraduate studies, and after graduation, he spent the summer of 2009 working in Washington, D.C., for Sen. Byron Dorgan.

Admitted to practice in both North Dakota and Minnesota, Mr. Brand is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of North Dakota. He is a member of the North Dakota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and The Ronald N. Davies American Inn of Court, and he has also been named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (100%): Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, False Accusations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Overdrawn Bank Account, Parole, Probation, Prosecution, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence

Focus Areas

Criminal Defense: Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, False Accusations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Overdrawn Bank Account, Parole, Probation, Prosecution, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence

Selections

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Rising Stars: 2016 - 2017

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About Scott Brand

Admitted: 2012, North Dakota

Professional Webpage: http://www.brudviklaw.com/Attorneys/Scott-P-Brand.shtml

Honors and Awards:

  • Lillian Elsinga Outstanding Student Leader Award, 2012
  • Memorial Union Leadership Scholarship, 2012
  • Refounder, Environmental Law Society, University of North Dakota School of Law
  • Moot Court Champion, University of North Dakota School of Law
  • Thormodsgard Law School Scholarship
  • Adrian McLellan Memorial Scholarship
  • Shirley A. Bakken Memorial Award
  • Olgar B. Burtness Constitutional Law Scholarship

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Cass County Inns of Court (Ronald N. Davies Inns of Court)
  • U.S. District Court District of North Dakota
  • Minnesota
  • North Dakota
  • Cass County Bar Association
  • North Dakota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • West Fargo Exchange Club Member

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Dismissal in case 09-2017-CR-01955, 2017
  • Dismissal in case 04-08-K-00010, 2017
  • Dismissal in case WF-2016-CR-01152, 2017
  • Dismissal in case 09-2017-CR-04499, 2017
  • Dismissal in case 09-2017-CR-00662, 2017
  • Dismissal in case FA-2016-CR-05562, 2017
  • Dismissal in case 30-2016-CR-01393, 2017
  • Dismissal of case 17-08-K-00045, 2017
  • Dismissal in case 17-2017-CR-00002, 2017
  • Dismissal in case 37-2015-CR-00156, 2017
  • Dismissal of Petition for Revocation in federal case 3:12-CR-00091, 2017
  • Dismissal in case 02-2016-CR-00221, 2017
  • Dismissal in file 47-2015-CR-00350, 2017
  • Successfully negotiated original DUI charge down to reckless driving, 2016
  • Dismissal in case 18-2016-CR-00706, 2016
  • Dismissal in case 47-2016-CR-00282, 2016
  • Dismissal in case 09-2014-CR-03093, 2016
  • Dismissal in case 09-2016-CR-00394, 2016
  • Dismissal in case 02-2016-CR-00019, 2016
  • Dismissal in case 51-2015-CR-01598, 2016
  • Dismissal in case 13-2016-CR-00084, 2016
  • Dismissal in case 32-2015-CR-00111, 2016
  • Dismissal in case 51-2015-CR-02397, 2016
  • Won jury trial in case 51-2015-CR-01210, 2016
  • Won appeal at North Dakota Supreme Court in City of Grand Forks v. Gale, 2016 WL 1029738., 2016
  • Dismissal in case 47-2015-CR-00400, 2015
  • Dismissal in case 09-2014-CR-03733, 2015
  • Dismissal in case 20-2015-CR-00040, 2015
  • Dismissal in case 05-2015-CR-00219, 2015
  • Dismissal in case WI-2015-CR-01718, 2015
  • Dismissal in case 53-2015-CR-01693, 2015
  • Dismissal in case 45-2015-CR-00711, 2015
  • Dismissal in case 30-2015-CR-00352, 2015
  • Dismissal in case DI-2014-CR-00966, 2015
  • Dismissal in case FA-2015-CR-00819, 2015
  • Dismissal in case 35-2014-CR-00228, 2015
  • Dismissal in case 02-2014-CR-00447, 2015

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Honorable Discharge from United States Army Reserves, 2015

Educational Background:

  • University of North Dakota, B.A. in Political science, Honors: Officer of Pi Sigma Alpha, 2009
Office Location for Scott P. Brand

730 13th Ave E
West Fargo, ND 58078

Phone: 701-532-1008

 

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Last Updated: 12/14/2016

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