The Law Office Of W. Harvey Skees

The Law Office Of W. Harvey Skees

2x voted "Super Lawyers - Rising Stars" in the area of DUI & Criminal Defense by other lawyers. Trust the lawyer that other lawyers have voted as the lawyer they would choose!

Firm Overview

As your defense attorney, my number one goal is to protect your future and help guide you through the process towards the best possible result given the facts of your case. I will make sure that you are seen by the judge and prosecutor as a person and not a case number. The criminal defense system is made to be efficient and keep people moving through. Having an experienced advocate on your side ensures that the relevant facts around your case are considered, and that your rights are protected. 1000's of cases handled and we always offer a FREE consultation.
Main Office
Main Office

Bismarck  ND 
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Criminal Defense
W. Harvey Skees has TWICE been voted a Super Lawyers "Rising Stars" which is an awarded given to the TOP 5% of lawyers and is an award given to attorneys by other attorneys. Trust the lawyer that other lawyers would trust.
If you have been charged with a crime in the Bismarck or Mandan area you DO NOT have to accept the plea agreement or plead guilty. Fighting the charges may lead to dismissal or acquittal, meaning you can continue with your day to day life without facing any penalties or having a criminal charge on your record. Even in cases where fighting the charges is not in your best interest, having an attorney on your side ensures the best possible outcome for your case. With 1000's of cases handled... I have the knowledge and experience you can trust to get the best result possible!
DUI and DWI
W. Harvey Skees has TWICE been voted a Super Lawyers "Rising Stars" which is an awarded given to the TOP 5% of lawyers and is an award given to attorneys by other attorneys. Trust the lawyer that other lawyers would trust.
As your DUI defense attorney, my number one goal is to protect your future and help guide you through the process towards the best possible result given the facts of your case. I will make sure that you are seen by the judge and prosecutor as a person and not a case number. The criminal defense system is made to be efficient and keep people moving through. Having an experienced advocate on your side ensures that the relevant facts around your case are considered, and that your rights are protected. With 1000's of cases handled... I have the knowledge and experience you can trust to get the best result possible!

What experience or education distinguishes your lawyers from others

Selected as a Super Lawyers - "Minnesota Rising Stars"

Selected by The National Trial Lawyers as a "Top 100 Trial Lawyer"

Selected by the The National Academy of Jurisprudence as a "Premier 100 Trial Attorney" for North Dakota

Selected by The American Society of Legal Advocates as a Minnesota "Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorney"

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

Selected as a Super Lawyers - "Minnesota Rising Stars"

Selected by The National Trial Lawyers as a "Top 100 Trial Lawyer"

Selected by the The National Academy of Jurisprudence as a "Premier 100 Trial Attorney" for North Dakota

Selected by The American Society of Legal Advocates as a Minnesota "Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorney"

W. Harvey Skees

For almost 20 years and over 1000 cases, attorney W. Harvey Skees has prided himself on providing high quality, aggressive, and honest representation of people when they need it most.

W. Harvey Skees has been continuously recognized throughout his legal training and legal career for his legal abilities including:

Twice selected a "Super Lawyers Rising Star" in Minnesota for DUI & Criminal Defense
Selected by The National Trial Lawyers as a "Top 100 Trial Attorney"
Awarded a Judicial Clerkship in the Minnesota 8th Judicial District
Awarded a Federal Internship with the United States Air Force - Judge Advocate General's Office
License
  • Bar Number: 0291547
    Minnesota , 1998
  • Bar Number: 08396
    North Dakota , 2016

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