|Northeast Central Judicial District|
Born in 1952, Fargo, ND. BA in Social Work, University of North Dakota, 1973. JD degree, University of North Dakota School of Law, 1979. Private practice in Grand Forks, ND 1979 - 2000. Elected Northeast Central Judicial District Judge in 2000, reelected in 2006, 2012. Married: husband, Jerry, 4 step-children. Judge Braaten died Oct. 4, 2014, at the age of 62.
Biographical Sketches of the North Dakota District Court Judges