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David D. Schweigert

David D. Schweigert

Certified Civil Trial Specialist
National Board of Trial Advocacy

Location: Bismarck, North Dakota


Dave and his wife Suzanne, who is also an attorney, have three boys. When Dave is not in the office, he can be found coaching and taxiing his three boys around to football, hockey and basketball games and practice. He enjoys being outdoors hunting, running or helping out on the family ranch located in the Williston Basin that has been in his family for generations. Dave has successfully handled numerous jury and bench trials and is board certified as Certified Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.


NBLSC Member Website Medallion

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Product Liability
  • Insurance Defense
  • Business Disputes Litigation


Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation


Bar Admissions

  • North Dakota, 1993
  • Montana, 1994
  • South Dakota, 1993
  • U.S. District Court District of North Dakota
  • U.S. District Court District of Montana
  • U.S. District Court District of South Dakota
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit


Representative Clients

  • Wells Fargo Bank
  • Farmer’s Alliance Mutual Insurance Company
  • Sedgewick
  • American Claims
  • numerous individuals and businesses


Professional Associations and Memberships

  • North Dakota State Bar Association
  • North Dakota Association for Justice, Treasurer
  • North Dakota Association for Justice, Past President
  • President Elect
  • Montana State Bar Association
  • South Dakota State Bar Association
  • Super Lawyers
  • Certified Civil Trial Specialist – National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • University of Jamestown – Alumni Board



  • University of North Dakota School of Law, Grand Forks, North Dakota
    • J.D. – 1993
    • Honors: With distinction, Law Review


  • University of Jamestown, Jamestown, North Dakota
    • B.A. magna cum laude – 1990
    • Honors: With Honors, College Fellow in Business and History, NDAC All-Conference (Football)
    • Major: Business
    • Major: History
    • Major: Political Science