|East Central Judicial District,|
Judgeship No. 6
Cass County Courthouse
P.O. Box 2806
Fargo, ND 58108-2806
Native of Minto, North Dakota. Undergraduate degree in information management from the University of North Dakota, 1993. Law degree from the University of North Dakota School of Law, 1997. Law clerk to the North Dakota Supreme Court, 1997-1998. Private legal practice, 1998-2001. Cass County Assistant State's Attorney, 2001-2005. North Dakota Commissioner of Labor, 2005-2010. Worked for the Northeast Judicial District in court administration for seven years prior to attending law school. Served on the Judicial Education Committee, the Judiciary Standards Committee, the State Bar Association's Commission for Continuing Education and the Rough Rider Industries Prison Advisory Board. Appointed District Judge by Gov. Hoeven 2010. Elected 2012.
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