Jack G. Marcil, Esquire

Serkland Law Firm
10 Roberts Street North
P.O. Box 6017
Fargo, ND 58108-6017

Phone: 701-232-8957
Fax: 701-237-4049
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Mr. Marcil joined the firm in 1969 after serving one year as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of North Dakota. He has been a trial lawyer since that time. Mr. Marcil is a past president of the Cass County Bar Association and the State Bar Association of North Dakota. He has been certified as a trial advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy since 1980. Mr. Marcil is qualified as a neutral arbitrator and mediator in both North Dakota and Minnesota. He has spoken at many seminars on the subjects of arbitration and mediation. Mr. Marcil's areas of practice are litigation dealing with personal injury, wrongful death claims, medical malpractice defense, school board matters, and construction and commercial disputes. Mr. Marcil has conducted over 2,500 mediations covering a wide range of tort and contract disputes. He has also arbitrated over 400 disputes.

Types of Cases Mediated

  • Banking
  • Business
  • Civil (general)
  • Commercial
  • Construction
  • Contracts
  • Discrimination
  • Education
  • Employment
  • Harassment
  • Insurance
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Probate
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Torts

MEMBER: 2007



Mr. Marcil is included on North Dakota's "Top 5" list of Super Lawyers for 2019; he was recognized by Law Dragon Magazine as one of the Top 500 judges/arbitrators in the county in 2006; he received the State Bar of North Dakota Distinguished Service Award in 2007; and the "Richard S. Arnold Award for Distinguished Service and Lifetime Achievement" by the Association of the Bar for the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit in 2016. He first appeared in Best Lawyers in America in 1987 and has continued to be selected by his peers for inclusion for the past 32 years, including the 2019 edition. Mr. Marcil has a Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell AVĀ®.


University of North Dakota School of Law, Grand Forks, North Dakota, 1968, J.D.
University of North Dakota,

Practicing in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota


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