Mara C. Brust

Mara C. Brust

Associate Attorney
Location:
Fargo, North Dakota
Phone:
701-353-0454
Fax:
701-293-3133
Email:

Mara Brust is an associate attorney at the Fargo law firm of Conmy Feste Ltd.  She focuses her practice on the areas of personal injury law, family law, commercial litigation and land use law. Mara is licensed to practice law in North Dakota and Minnesota.

 

A Fargo native, Mara graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, Broadcasting & Mass Communication Technologies from North Dakota State University. She earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia School of Law. While in law school, Mara served on the editorial board and article review board of Virginia Journal of Social Policy and the Law, and she was recognized for her volunteer work at Legal Services of Northwest Minnesota. The Fargo attorney interned for U.S. Senator Byron Dorgan (N.D.) and the Department of Justice’s Fraud Section in Washington, D.C., and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of North Dakota in Fargo.

 

Mara is actively involved in the community. She serves on the City of Fargo’s Planning Commission, the Board of Directors of The Arts Partnership, and the Board of Governors of the North Dakota Association of Justice. Mara is a member of the Cass County Bar Association, the State Bar Association of North Dakota, the Young Professionals Network and the Fargo Moorhead Ballet. Mara was selected to attend the 2011 State Bar Association of North Dakota Leadership Forum, a program designed to develop the leadership skills of promising attorneys in their early years of practice.

 

Bar Admissions

  • North Dakota
  • Minnesota

Education

  • University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia
    • Juris Doctor
  • North Dakota State University
    • B.A. summa cum laude
    • Major: Journalism
    • Major: Broadcasting & Mass Communication Technologies

Honors and Awards

  • Legal Services of Northwest Minnesota - Volunteer Work
  • State Bar Association of North Dakota Leadership Forum - Attendee

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Virginia Journal of Social Policy and the Law, Editorial Board and Article Review Board
  • The Arts Partnership, Board of Directors
  • City of Fargo’s Planning Commission, Member
  • Board of Governors of the North Dakota Association of Justice, Member
  • Cass County Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar Association of North Dakota, Member
  • Young Professionals Network, Member
  • Fargo Moorhead Ballet, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • U.S. Senator Byron Dorgan (N.D.), Intern
  • Department of Justice’s Fraud Section in Washington, D.C., Intern
  • U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of North Dakota in Fargo, Intern