Judge Borgen was elected as District Court Judge in 2018 for the South Central Judicial District judgeship #4 located in Bismarck, ND.
Born in 1972; Judge Borgen attended Devils Lake High School and graduated in 1990. He served in the United States Navy from 1990 to 1993. He was a North Dakota Police Office Training Course graduate in 1995 and was a police officer in Cando and Devils Lake, ND from 1995-1997. Judge Borgen attended the University of North Dakota and received his Bachelor of Business Administration in 2000. He received his Juris Doctor from the University of North Dakota School of Law in 2004, and was admitted to the N.D. Bar on September 27, 2004. He worked in private legal practice in Grand Forks from 2004-2007, and was a public defender in the Grand Forks from 2007-2012. He moved to Bismarck working in private legal practice from 2012-2018.