Ross Nilson

Top rated Civil Litigation attorney in Fargo, North Dakota

Nilson Brand Law
Ross Nilson
Nilson Brand Law

Practice Areas: Civil Litigation, Business Litigation, Estate & Trust Litigation; view more

Licensed in North Dakota since: 2010

Education: University of Minnesota Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2016 - 2018, 2020 - 2022

Nilson Brand Law

4950 13th Ave S
Ste. 20
Fargo, ND 58103 Visit website


Attorney Ross Nilson is a founding partner with Nilson Brand Law, which has law offices in Fargo and Mayville, North Dakota. A top-rated and versatile trial attorney with more than 11 years of legal experience, Mr. Nilson provides invaluable counsel and support to a diverse range of clients throughout North Dakota and the surrounding regions of northwest Minnesota who have legal needs involving any of the following:

  • Probate litigation
  • Family law litigation
  • Business litigation and contract disputes
  • Employment law
  • Professional liability and board disputes
  • Professional associations and membership issues
  • General civil litigation

Borne from his extensive trial experience, Mr. Nilson has considerable knowledge of courtroom policies and procedures, and he has an uncommon ability to present the most compelling case possible to help his clients achieve the positive outcomes they expect and deserve. As an attorney, he has gained a reputation for his preparedness, diligence and aggressiveness in protecting his clients' rights and interests; however, he is also a very personable attorney who explains complex legal issues in a way his clients can easily grasp.

A father and husband himself, Mr. Nilson fully understands the stress and anxiety his clients are likely feeling regarding the serious, pressing and sensitive legal issues they need to address, and he guides his clients throughout all legal proceedings to set their minds at ease and improve their likelihood of obtaining the favorable results they seek.

Honored for his impeccable professionalism and service, he has earned consistent top rankings and endorsements from his peers along with the respect of judges and other legal professionals. He has also received Superb, 10 out of 10 client ratings on Avvo as well as numerous testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients.

A 2005 honors graduate of North Dakota State University, Mr. Nilson obtained his Juris Doctor cum laude from the University of Minnesota Law School. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the districts of North Dakota and Minnesota, and he is an active member of the State Bar Association of North Dakota and the Minnesota State Bar Association, among his other professional affiliations.

Practice areas

Civil Litigation: Plaintiff, Business Litigation, Estate & Trust Litigation, Civil Litigation: Defense, Construction Litigation: Consumer, Estate Planning & Probate, Family Law

Focus areas

Construction Defects

  • 20% Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 20% Business Litigation
  • 20% Estate & Trust Litigation
  • 10% Civil Litigation: Defense
  • 10% Construction Litigation: Consumer
  • 10% Estate Planning & Probate
  • 10% Other

First Admitted: 2008, Minnesota

Professional Webpage:

  • Rising Stars by Super Lawyers, 2016 - 2018
Educational Background:
  • North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota, B.S., Bachelor of Science, Major: History, Honors: Honors, 2005
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • North Dakota
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota
  • Ronald N. Davies Inn of Court, Treasurer
  • U.S. District Court District of North Dakota
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Member
  • Minnesota
  • State Bar Association of North Dakota, Member

Office location for Ross Nilson

4950 13th Ave S
Ste. 20
Fargo, ND 58103

Phone: 701-864-3417


1 Year Super Lawyers
6 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2016 - 2018, 2020 - 2022

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