The three attorneys who applied for the North Central Judicial District vacancy were asked to provide brief information on their background, education, and legal careers. Here are highlights with links to more detailed information provided by the applicants:
Kelly Dillon is Deputy Ward County State’s Attorney. She has served with the State's Attorney's Office since 2003. She prosecutes misdemeanor and felony offenses from charging through appeal among other duties. A 1994 University of North Dakota School of Law graduate, she has also taught in the criminal justice department at Minot State University and worked as attorney in private practice in Minot.
Stacy Louser has been an attorney in private practice in Minot since 2007 and is currently a partner at Louser & Zent, P.C. She represents clients in family law matters and business related areas and is a qualified mediator, parenting investigator and guardian ad litem. A 2007 graduate of the University of North Dakota School of Law, she worked three years as an occupational therapist before becoming an attorney.
Robert Martin has been Supervising Attorney with the North Dakota Public Defenders Office in Minot since 2006. He is responsible for a staff of five and also works as a full-time trial attorney. A 1988 graduate of the Hamline University School of Law, he has also worked in private legal practice, been a contract legal defense attorney, and served as a staff attorney for the Bismarck Regional Child Support Enforcement Unit.
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