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North Dakota Supreme Court Law Library

Law Library Mission Statement

The Primary purpose of the law library is to support the legal information needs of the North Dakota Supreme Court and the judicial system. The secondary purpose is to support the legislature and administrative agencies of the state. The library's resources are also available to the members of the North Dakota bar and the public. The availability to others is limited to the extent it does not compromise the library's primary purpose.

Overview of Law Library

The Supreme Court Law Library is located at 600 East Boulevard Avenue, Judicial Wing Second Floor, Bismarck, North Dakota 58505-0530.

The library provides general reference, legislative research, and interlibrary loan services in addition to lending materials to the Unified Court System.

The library is open to the public; however, library holdings cannot be checked out by the public.

Search the Law Library Collection

ODIN is a shared library database of many North Dakota academic, public, state agency, and special libraries.  The Supreme Court Law Library’s collection is searchable in ODIN.

Other Resources

Law Library Personnel

Paula Amelsberg
Law Library Assistant II
e-mail: PAmelsberg@ndcourts.gov
Phone: 701-328-4496
Fax: 701-328-3609

Catie Palsgraaf
North Dakota Legal Self-Help Center Director
Website: Legal Self-Help Center
e-mail: ndselfhelp@ndcourts.gov
Phone: 701-328-1852
Fax: 701-328-3609