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Richard Edward Edinger

Richard Edward Edinger

Richard Edinger Law Office
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Appeals & Appellate
  • North Dakota
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Since the age of 10, Richard Edinger has lived in Fargo, North Dakota.

In 1991, he graduated from North Dakota State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in political science. In January 1996, he graduated cum laude with a Juris Doctor degree from Western Michigan University Cooley Law School.
For the last twenty-one years, Mr. Edinger has focused on criminal defense and DUI defense. From July 2001 to January 2006, he was a public defender for Cass County, North Dakota. He has zealously defended thousands of criminal cases and hundreds of DUI cases. He has a wide range of experience in all types of criminal cases–driving under suspension cases, DUI cases, drug cases, sexual assault cases, domestic violence cases, murder cases, and many other types of cases. Mr. Edinger is one of the few criminal defense attorneys in the area that has a winning jury trial record.* He also has extensive appellate experience, having represented clients in over 45 appeals.

Mr. Edinger has been recognized by the National Trial Lawyers and The National Advocacy for DUI Defense for his exemplify qualifications and experience. He has also served as a lecturer for Lorman Education Services, educating other attorneys on DUI law. However, his primary focus is serving and helping his clients.

Mr. Edinger is currently licensed in the State of North Dakota, the United States District Court for North Dakota, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States of America.
*In 24 jury trials, Mr. Edinger has obtained 12 acquittals and two hung juries.

Practice Areas
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Appeals & Appellate
Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
North Dakota
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8th Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
J.D. (1996)
Honors: Mr. Edinger graduated cum laude. He also received the American Jurisprudence Award in Advocacy and Research and Writing.
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North Dakota State University
B.S. (1991) | Political Science
Activities: Powerlifting.
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Professional Associations
North Dakota State Bar  # 05488
- Current
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Speaking Engagements
Strategies in Defending DWI and DUI cases in North Dakota, Continuing Legal Education Seminar, Fargo, ND
Lorman Education Services
Websites & Blogs
Richard Edinger Law Office
Contact & Map
118 Broadway, Suite 802
Fargo, ND 58102
Telephone: (701) 298-0764
Fax: (701) 298-6234