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H. Patrick Weir, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Fargo, ND

Vogel Law Firm
218 Northern Pacific Avenue
Fargo, ND 58102
Phone: 701-237-6983
Fax: 701-356-6395
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2021
Licensed in North Dakota Since: 1990
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Attorney H. Patrick Weir, Jr., is a managing partner with Vogel Law Firm, and he works primarily out of the firm's law office in Fargo, North Dakota. The leader of the firm's personal injury and wrongful death practice group, Mr. Weir has more than 31 years of total legal experience, and he provides unmatched advocacy and support to clients across his region who have suffered injuries or lost loved ones due to someone else's negligence or wrongdoing.

For more than 25 years now, Mr. Weir has focused solely on plaintiff injury representation, and he has recovered millions of dollars in total compensation for individuals and families adversely affected by motor vehicle accidents, defective products and other preventable tragedies. From his efforts, he has earned a membership in the Million Dollar and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forums, and he has received many top rankings and endorsements from his peers. 

Among his most notable accolades, Mr. Weir has received consistent recognition from The Best Lawyers in America©, including the organization's 2014-2015 Lawyer of the Year award for Plaintiff's Personal Injury for Fargo, North Dakota. He has also received a Top 100 Trial Lawyer designation from The National Trial Lawyers, and Minnesota Monthly Business Magazine named him on of Minnesota's Best Lawyers for Personal Injury Litigation between 2012 and 2014. He has also received a Litigation Star designation from Benchmark Litigation.

A 1985 graduate of the College of St. Scholastica, Mr. Weir obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law in 1989. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of North Dakota and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit. He has also served as adjunct professor of Litigation at Minnesota State University as well as mentor to pre-law students at the College of St. Scholastica.

Mr. Weir is an active member of the Cass County Bar Association and the State Bar Association of North Dakota as well as the Minnesota and North Dakota Associations for Justice, the North Dakota, Minnesota and Montana Trial Lawyers Associations, the American Bar Association and the American Association for Justice as well as The Association of Trial Lawyers of America, among his other professional affiliations.

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Practice Areas
  • 100%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents


10 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2021

About H. Patrick Weir, Jr.

First Admitted: 1990

Professional Webpage:

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Mentor- Pre-Law Students College of St Scholastica Duluth, MN 
  • Tort Law Desk Reference, A Fifty-State Compendium, (North Dakota)
  • Adjunct Professor of Litigation, Minnesota State University – Moorhead, Minnesota

Bar/Professional Activity

  • American Bar Association
  • Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association
  • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • North Dakota Trial Lawyers Association
  • State Bar Association of North Dakota
  • North Dakota Association for Justice
  • Minnesota Association for Justice
  • American Association for Justice
  • Montana Trial Lawyers Association
  • Cass County Bar Association
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1997
  • U.S. District Court District of North Dakota, 1991
  • North Dakota, 1990


  • Listed in Great Plains Super Lawyers (Plaintiff’s Personal Injury) (2012-2019)
  • Listed in the National Trial Lawyers “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” (2015-2017)
  • Listed as a Star Litigator, Plaintiff’s Personal Injury and Wrongful Death, Chambers USA (2012-2017)
  • Listed in Minnesota’s Best Lawyers, Personal Injury Litigation, Minnesota Monthly Business Magazine (2012-2014)
  • Listed as a Litigation Star – Benchmark Litigation: The Definitive Guide to America’s Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys. (2010-2015)
  • Named as Best Lawyers’ 2014-2015 Plaintiff’s Personal Injury “Lawyer of the Year” for Fargo, North Dakota
  • Member, The Trial Law Institute
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America (2011-2019)
  • Best Lawyers in America Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America Member, Diversity Law Institute Member, The Trial Law Institute Minnesota's Best Lawyers (Personal Injury Litigation), Minnesota Business Magazine, March 2012 Benchmark Litigation: Litigation Star (Plaintiff's Personal Injury, Product Liability, Wrongful Death)
  • Member, Diversity Law Institute
  • Member, Multi-Million Dollar and Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America, The Trial Lawyer Honorary Society
  • Member, Million Dollar Roundtable and Multi-Million Dollar Roundtable

Educational Background

  • College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minnesota, 1985
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Office Location for H. Patrick Weir, Jr.

218 Northern Pacific Avenue
Fargo, ND 58102

Phone: 701-237-6983

Fax: 701-356-6395

Last Updated: 12/31/2020

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