Practice Areas: Civil Litigation in all Courts; Insurance Litigation; Construction Litigation; Personal Injury Litigation;Products Liability Litigation
Law School: University of North Dakota, J.D.
Admitted: 1995, North Dakota, South Dakota, U.S. District Court, District of North Dakota and U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit; 1997, Minnesota; 1999, U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota and U.S. Supreme Court
Member: American Board of Trial Advocates; State Bar Association of North Dakota, North Dakota Pattern Jury Instruction Commission ((2001-2010, Chair 2005), North Dakota Supreme Court Joint Procedure Committee (2012-present), Joint SBAND and NDMA Committee (1999-2005), Continuing Legal Education Committee (2004-2012), Young Lawyers Section (1995-97, past President); Minnesota State Bar Association; State Bar Association of South Dakota; North Dakota Defense Lawyers Association (President 2005); Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association; Defense Research Institute (Exceptional Performance Citation – North Dakota 2005-06); International Association of Defense Counsel; Claims & Litigation Management Alliance; Association of Defense Trial Lawyers; Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel; Greater Grand Forks County Bar Association. The American College of Board Certified Attorneys.
Place of birth: Bismarck, North Dakota
Cases: St. Yves v. DJ’S Dance & Arcade, Inc., 606 NW 2d 137 (ND 1999); Effeland v. Holte, 1998 WL 887480 (MN. Ct. App. 1998).