Frank L. Racek

Presiding Judge

Chambers: Fargo – ECJD #5
Appointed in 1988

Cass County Courthouse
P.O. Box 2806
Fargo, ND 58108-2806
FRacek@ndcourts.gov
701-451-6940

Staff:

Denae Hovland
Court Reporter
DHovland@ndcourts.gov
701-451-6927

Charmel Howard
Court Reporter/Court Reporter
CHoward@ndcourts.gov
701-451-6959

Dacell Nygaard
Court Reporter/Court Reporter/Court Recorder
DNygaard@ndcourts.gov
701-451-6961

Born in 1957. B.A., Cum Laude, St. John's University, Collegeville, MN, 1979. J.D., with distinction, University of North Dakota 1982. Private practice in Fargo, ND 1982-88; appointed Judge of County Court August 1988. Elected District Judge in 1994, 1996, 2002, 2008 and 2014. CPA certificate.