Barton J. Cahill

Bart Cahill joined Fisher, Bren and Sheridan, LLP in 2024, enriching the firm with over four decades of invaluable legal experience. His career spans a broad spectrum of legal practice, encompassing intricate litigation, and strategic counsel. Bart’s arrival enhances our goal to deliver comprehensive legal solutions grounded in deep industry knowledge and a legacy of successful client representation.

Bart honed his craft as a civil litigator at the Cahill Law Office, where he specialized in a diverse array of practice areas. His expertise extends beyond personal injury and insurance defense to encompass premises liability products liability, torts, and alternative dispute resolution methods such as arbitration and mediation. Bart’s impact extends throughout the Fargo-Moorhead community and beyond, where his comprehensive legal skills and dedication to client advocacy have earned him a reputation for excellence in civil litigation.

He has completed over 100 jury trials throughout his career, demonstrating his extensive experience across a wide spectrum of civil litigation cases. His trial experience spans various complexities and includes cases ranging from insurance defense and personal injury to complex commercial disputes,
consistently delivering effective advocacy and strategic representation in the courtroom.

Bart holds an esteemed membership in the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys, an exclusive national organization comprising top-tier professionals recognized for their exceptional expertise and experience in their respective areas of law.


  • Hamline University School of Law, J.D., 1985
  • Concordia College, B.S. Political Science / English, magna cum laude,

Bar Admissions:

  • Minnesota, 1986
  • North Dakota, 1986
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 1987
  • U.S. District Court District of North Dakota, 1987
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 2000

Practice Areas:

  • Personal Injury
  • Insurance Defense
  • Premises Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Torts
  • Arbitration and Mediation

Certified Legal Specialties:

  • Civil Trial Specialist, Minnesota State Bar Association, Civil Trial
    Certification Council, 1991
  • Civil Trial Specialist, National Board of Trial Advocacy, 1992

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Jaycees, Executive Board 1991-1992; State Legal Counsel, 1991 to
  • State Bar Association of North Dakota, Member, 1986
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Member, 1986
  • Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association, Member
  • Defense Research Institute, Member
  • Association of Defense Trial Attorneys, Member
  • North Dakota Defense Lawyers Association, Member
  • Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Business Networking International, Moorhead, MN Chapter, President,
    2003 to 2004

Barton J. Cahill
(701) 356-4051 direct dial
(701) 364-5603 facsimile

Legal Administrative Assistant:
Katie Rudnick
(701) 205-4242