Scott Strand

Scott M. Strand

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Strand is a civil litigator practicing in the areas of personal injury, insurance defense, construction litigation, commercial litigation, collections and subrogation. He is admitted in Minnesota and North Dakota and has tried several cases for individuals and companies in both states.

Strand is actively involved and has held leadership positions in several legal associations. He has previously served as president of the North Dakota Defense Lawyers Association. Strand currently serves as President of the Cass County Bar Association. He also served as District Representative of the YLD ABA, representing the districts of North Dakota and South Dakota. Strand is an active of the North Dakota and Minnesota State Bar Associations and the Defense Research Institute.

Strand also serves on the board of directors for Access of the Red River Valley.

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Subrogation


  • North Dakota, 2003
  • Minnesota, 2005
  • U.S. District Court of North Dakota, 2004
  • U.S. District Court of Minnesota, 2011


  • University of North Dakota School of Law, 2003
    J.D., Juris Doctor
    Honors: Order of the Coif
  • University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND, 2000
    Honors: Magna Cum Laude
    Major: B.B.A and Honors

Representative Clients

  • State Farm Mutual Insurance Companies
  • North Star Mutual Insurance Company
  • American Family Insurance Company
  • QBE
  • The Hartford Insurance Company
  • Capital Indemnity Corporation
  • Travelers


  • Defense Research Institute
  • North Dakota Defense Lawyers Association (past president)
  • State Bar Association of North Dakota
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Past President, Young Lawyers Division of the North State Bar (past president)
  • Past Editorial Board Member, 'The Young Lawyer' publication of the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
  • American Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division (past District Representative for districts of North Dakota and South Dakota)
  • American Bar Association