Brent returned to private practice with the firm after a stint in public service, most recently as North Dakota’s Disciplinary Counsel and previously as Executive Director of Workforce Safety & Insurance.
Brent received his undergraduate degree from North Dakota State University and graduated with distinction from the University of North Dakota School of Law. He has also attended regional and advanced trial advocacy training sessions of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy.
Brent is a frequent author and lecturer on legal ethics and professional responsibility issues.
A native of Milnor, Brent lives in Fargo where he is a member of the Northland Regional Board of the Thrivent Financial Member Network. His wife, Jacqueline (Jaci), is a licensed professional counselor. Brent and Jaci have four adult children. In his spare time, Brent prefers to be outside hiking, cross country skiing, kayaking or enjoying the lake country.
Trial and Appellate Practice
Professional Liability Defense
Professional Licensing and Discipline
Oil and Gas Litigation
United States District Court, District of North Dakota
Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals
United States Supreme Court