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Robert V. Bolinske, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Bismarck, ND

Bolinske Law Firm
201 Slate Drive, Suite 2
Bismarck, ND 58503
Phone: 701-516-8105
Fax: 701-222-1112
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2022
Licensed in North Dakota Since: 2000
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Attorney Robert V. Bolinske Jr. is the founder and owner of Bolinske Law Firm in Bismark, North Dakota. Mr. Bolinske practices criminal and personal injury law and represents clients throughout central and western North Dakota and provides specialized services in locations, including the Bismarck, Dickinson, Mandan, Minot, Watford City and Williston surrounding areas.

Mr. Bolinske graduated with honors from the University of North Dakota, where he earned a degree in social science, and later attained his law degree and graduated with distinction from the University of North Dakota School of Law. His additional training includes attending and graduating from the Western Trial Advocacy Institute in Laramie, Wyoming.

Mr. Bolinske has a wide range of litigation experience in both civil and criminal law and has successfully tried and settled numerous successful cases over the course of his career. He has handled matters involving automobile accidents, divorce, product liability and various other legal matters.

Possessing an extensive combination of experience and knowledge, Mr. Bolinske has been recognized by numerous organizations. He was named one of the top 100 trial lawyers by The National Trial Lawyers in 2014, and was also selected as one of the top 10 criminal attorneys in the state of North Dakota by the National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys in 2015.

Mr. Bolinske belongs to a number of professional legal organizations, including the State Bar Association of North Dakota and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He also belongs to Ducks Unlimited, the North Dakota Mule Deer Foundation, Pheasants Forever and the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Criminal Defense
  • 30%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 20%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Murder, Sex Offenses, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury


8 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2022

About Robert V. Bolinske, Jr.

First Admitted: 2000, North Dakota

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Educational Background

  • University of North Dakota, Major: Social Science, Honors: with Honors, 1996

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Criminal Law Advocacy Program, WTAI (Western Trial Advocacy Institute with Attorney Gerry Spence), 2007

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Received a letter of recommendation from a law professor by the name of Michael Ahlen. This letter to renowned trial lawyer Gerry Spence created a vision for Mr. Bolinske about his future goals as a trial lawyer


  • 10 Best Client Satisfaction Award, American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys, 2016
  • Best Attorneys of America, Best Law Firms of America, 2015
  • Super Lawyer, Great Plains Super Lawyers, 2015-2016
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers, 2014
  • Top 10 Criminal Lawyers in ND, National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys, 2015

Bar/Professional Activity

  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member, 2008 - Present
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Office Location for Robert V. Bolinske, Jr.

201 Slate Drive
Suite 2
Bismarck, ND 58503

Phone: 701-516-8105

Fax: 701-222-1112

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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