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Robert G. Manly

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Fargo, ND

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Meet Robert

Rob Manly is a litigation attorney with an active trial practice assisting his clients with a wide variety of disputes throughout North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota. Rob’s areas of concentration include personal injury claims, trust and estate litigation, contract disputes, and agricultural-related litigation.

Rob has been with Vogel for over 20 years, and has cultivated a reputation as a respected and formidable trial attorney. During his time with Vogel, Rob has handled numerous trials and appeals to successful conclusion. Rob is comfortable in the courtroom, and is a natural communicator whether working with clients, negotiating with adversaries, or serving as an expert consultant in trust and probate controversies. He has also served as a leader at Vogel Law Firm in a number of critical management roles throughout his career, including a recently completed eight-year term as firm president, and previous service leading the firm’s recruiting and compensation committees.

A proud native of New Rockford, North Dakota, Rob resides in north Fargo with his wife Julie, and they have three adult children. He is a graduate of Dartmouth College and the University of North Dakota School of Law. Rob is active in his community, serving on boards and volunteering with several local non-profit organizations. Rob is the Secretary-Treasurer for the State Bar Association of North Dakota Board of Governors, and is very active in bar association activities, serving as a mentor in SBAND’s Lawyer’s Assistance Program, and having served for over 24 years on the Board of Directors for Legal Services of North Dakota.

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE

  • North Dakota
  • Minnesota
  • United States District Court, District of North Dakota
  • United States District Court, District of Minnesota

MEMBERSHIPS 

  • Cass County Bar Association
  • Clay County Bar Association
  • State Bar Association of North Dakota
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Inns of Court

HONORS AND DISTINCTIONS 

  • AV® Preeminent ™ Peer Review Rated from Martindale-Hubbell
  • Great Plains Super Lawyer®, Thomson/Reuters, 2016-2024
  • “The Best Lawyers in America,” in Litigation – Trusts and Estates, Woodward/White, 2021, 2024
  • Recognized as a leading North Dakota Commercial Litigation Attorney by Chambers USA

REPRESENTATIVE/PUBLISHED CASES

  • In re: Zych, 983 N.W.2d 466 (Minn.Ct.App.2022)
  • Estate of Brandt, 924 N.W.2d 762 (N.D.2019)
  • Oakland v. Bowman, 840 N.W.2d 88 (N.D.2013)

PUBLICATIONS

  • Criminal Procedure- Evidence:  Defining the Exclusionary Rule in the Information Age, 72 North Dakota Law Review, Vol. 1 (1996)

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Board of Governors, State Bar Association of North Dakota (2020 – Present), Board of Directors, Fargo North Spartan Booster Club (2020 – Present) Fargo North Baseball Board (2016 – Present) Board of Directors, Legal Services of North Dakota, (1999 – 2023) Board of Directors, Spartan Youth Basketball Association, (2009 – 2018) Volunteer, Legacy Children’s Foundation, Mentor, North Dakota Lawyer Assistance Program, (2017- 2021)

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