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Charles G. DeMakis - Minot, ND

1408 20th Ave SW, Suite 11PO Box 1748 Minot, ND 58701

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Updated: 02/27/2024

Minot Minerals - Oil and Gas Lawyer

Overview

Charles G. DeMakis was born and raised in Minot, North Dakota. Mr. DeMakis graduated from Minot High School in 1996. Mr. DeMakis obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice Studies from the University of North Dakota in 2000 and his Juris Doctor degree (with distinction) from the University of North Dakota School of Law in 2004...
Charles G. DeMakis was born and raised in Minot, North Dakota. Mr. DeMakis graduated from Minot High School in 1996. Mr. DeMakis obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice Studies from the University of North Dakota in 2000 and his Juris Doctor degree (with distinction) from the University of North Dakota School of Law in 2004. Mr. DeMakis is admitted to practice before the North Dakota Supreme Court, the State of Minnesota, the United States District Court for the District of North Dakota, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, and the United States Tax Court.
Mr. DeMakis focuses his practice in the areas of oil, gas, oil and gas title opinions, estate planning, probate, lease drafting and negotiating of oil and gas leases. Mr. DeMakis has prepared numerous division order drilling title opinions for operators in the Bakken and has assisted hundreds of clients in regards to curative matters related to their oil and gas interests and oil and gas leases.
Mr. DeMakis is a member of the American Bar Association, State Bar Association of North Dakota, the Ward County Bar Association (past President, past Vice President). He is a past President of the State Bar Association of North Dakota and served on its Board of Governors from 2011 to 2018

About Charles G. DeMakis

Practice Areas

  • Minerals - Oil and Gas 50%
  • Probate 25%
  • Estate Planning 15%
  • Real Estate 5%
  • Business Planning 5%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • President

Languages

  • English

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • North Dakota, 2004
  • Minnesota, 2010
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 2004

Other Affiliations

  • State Bar Association of North Dakota, 2004 - Present (Member)
  • Ward County Bar Association, 2004 - Present (Member)
  • American Bar Association, 2004 - Present (Member)

Education

  • University of North Dakota School of Law, Grand Forks, North Dakota, 2004
    J.D.
    Honors: With Distinction
  • University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota, 2000
    B.S.
    Honors: Dean's List
    Major: Criminal Justice Studies
  • Minot High School, 1996

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Delta Tau Delta

Past Positions

  • Olson & Burns, PC, Attorney, 2004 - 2012

Pro Bono Activities

  • Member, Kenmare Lions Club

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Charles G. DeMakis

Included on the 2023 Great Plains list


Past Lists

  • 2022 Great Plains Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Great Plains Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Great Plains Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Great Plains Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Great Plains Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Great Plains Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Great Plains Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Charles G. DeMakis on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Super Lawyers, 2022 - 2023
  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2013 - 2018
  • Board of Governors, State Bar Association of North Dakota, 2011 - 2018
  • President, State Bar Association of North Dakota, 2016 - 2017

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Office Information

Address

1408 20th Ave SW, Suite 11PO Box 1748 Minot, ND 58701

Accepts Credit Cards

Yes

Office Hours

M-F, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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