Amy M. Clark

Amy joined the Smith & Strege Ltd. firm in August of 2011. She has a general practice with an emphasis on business planning, contracts, commercial litigation, estate planning, and family law.

Amy is a farm girl originally from Bertha, Minnesota. In 2004, she moved to Moorhead, Minnesota, where she attended Minnesota State University Moorhead and majored in Paralegal and Criminal Justice. During this time, Amy worked as a legal assistant in Fargo and interned with the Moorhead Public Defenders Office. After obtaining her undergraduate degree, Amy attended the University of North Dakota School of Law. During law school, Amy interned with the U.S. Attorney's Office and clerked during the summer at Serkland Law Office in Fargo, North Dakota. She received her law degree in 2011, at which time she graduated with distinction and was elected to the Order of the Coif and Order of Barristers. Amy also served as an associate editor of the North Dakota Law Review, as well as a Teaching Assistant for the law school's research and writing classes.

Amy and her husband, Joshua, reside in Colfax, North Dakota with their daughter and two beloved (but troublesome) huskies.

Areas of Practice

  • Business Planning
  • Contracts
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Estate Planning
  • Family Law

Bar Admissions

  • North Dakota, 2011
  • Minnesota, 2012

Education

  • University of North Dakota School of Law, Grand Forks, North Dakota
    • J.D. - 2011
    • Honors and Awards
      • With Distinction
      • Order of the Coif
      • Order of Barristers
      • Brief Writing & Appellate Advocacy – Oral Argument Section Champion; Best Brief
    • Activities
      • Law Review Member & Associate Editor
      • Teaching Assistant for (1) Legal Process and (2) Brief Writing and Appellate Advocacy
  • Minnesota State University Moorhead, Moorhead, Minnesota
    • B.S. Paralegal, Summa Cum Laude - 2007
    • B.A. Criminal Justice, Summa Cum Laude - 2007
    • Minor: Sociology - 2007
    • Honors and Awards
      • Lambda Epsilon Chi, National Paralegal Honor Society
      • Alpha Kappa Delta, Sociology International Honor Society
    • Activities
      • Student Advisory Board Member for the College of Social and Natural Sciences
      • Student Advisory Board Member for the College of Business and Industry
      • Tutor for Legal Research and Writing, Law and Society
      • Honors Apprentice

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • North Dakota Bar Association, Member
  • Minnesota Bar Association, Member
  • Southeast Judicial Bar Association, Member
  • Richland County Bar Association, Member
  • North Dakota Council of School Attorneys, Member
  • North Dakota Association for Justice, Member

Other

  • Member, Kiwanis Club