David Spencer | Minot Criminal Defense Lawyer

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Mr. Spencer is an aggressive and experienced criminal law attorney.  His practice is focused on client representation in criminal and civil matters in Watford City, Minot, and Williston.  He has won numerous motions to dismiss and suppress evidence, has excellent real-time oral advocacy skills,  and he will work with you to obtain the best possible outcome in your case.  David grew up and went to law school in Michigan, but he fell in love with Western North Dakota after relocating there in 2014.  David opened The Spencer Law Firm in 2015 in Minot, North Dakota.  Prior to that he managed and oversaw the opening of the Watford City Public Defender's Office in Watford City North Dakota.  During his time there, David represented clients facing misdemeanor and felony charges.  He is a fighter in the courtroom and a vigorous advocator for Criminal Defendants and Civil Clients.  David maintains great contact with all of his clients and will return every phone call to his office.  

In addition to Criminal Defense, David is a court roster certified Mediator in the State of North Dakota.  He has background experience in civil law including contract disputes, family law, and personal injury matters.  
Position Organization Location Duration
OwnerThe Spencer Law FirmMinot, NDPresent
School Degree Major Graduation
Thomas M. Cooley Law SchoolJ.D. Law School2014  
Western Michigan UniversityBachelorsPolitical Science & Comparative Religion2007
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North Dakota2014
  • North Dakota State Bar Association | Member | 2014 - Present
    American Bar Association | Member | 2011 - Present
  • Mock Trial 1st Place | Cooley Law School | 2012
  • State v. Stafford
    Jury Trial Acquittal from an Aggravated Assault -- Domestic charge.

  • State v. Mahle 51-2018-CR-00640
    I was able to get this case reduced from a DUI 3rd (120-day mandatory minimum) reduced to a Reckless Driving.

  • State v. Campbell
    Client was charged with receiving greater than 50 grams of cocaine via USPS. I successfully argued for no jail time and for the charge to be dismissed after probation if completed successfully.

  • State v. Beane
    Case Dismissed.

  • State v. Beach
    Case Dismissed.

  • State v. Taylor
    51-2018-CR-01099. We took this case to jury trial and the judge dismissed it following the close of evidence for an acquittal.

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Fee: The Spencer Law Firm is committed to charging reasonable rates for legal services while still giving the best representation possible for clients. Because every client and case is different, there are no set rates for Criminal Cases. Rates for criminal representation is done on a flat fee basis. Once a client has paid a flat fee there will be no additional or extra fees. The flat fee includes all costs involved with representation up to and including trial. Fees for civil cases are either hourly or on a contingent fee basis--depending on the case. Offering free consultation. Call today to learn more about my fee structure.

Service Type: Private

Language: English | French

Update Date: 2019-07-11

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2017-07-09Firm NameWatford City Public Defender Office
2016-09-19Address340 N. Main St. Po Box 728 Watford City ND 58854 US
2017-07-09Address13 First Ave. S.W. #405 Minot ND 58701 US
David Richard Spencer
12 Main St S
Suite 3
Minot, ND 58701
48.2359124,-101.2935662

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