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Northwest

Created in 1979 to include Burke, Divide, McKenzie, Mountrail, Ward and Williams counties. In 2014, Burke, Mountrail and Ward counties were transferred to the new North Central Judicial District.

District Administration:

Hearing Livestreams:

* Note - Not all hearings will be livestreamed. Recording of the hearing is not allowed.

Case Flow Management Plan

Judges

Robin A. Schmidt

Presiding Judge

Chambers: Watford City NWJD #4
Appointed in 2013

Daniel S. El-Dweek

District Court Judge

Chambers: Watford City NWJD #5
Appointed in 2015

Paul W. Jacobson

District Court Judge

Chambers: Williston – NWJD # 3
Appointed in 2013

Joshua B. Rustad

District Court Judge

Chambers: Williston – NWJD #1
Elected in 2010

Kirsten M. Sjue

District Court Judge

Chambers: Williston –NWJD #6
Appointed in 2015

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