Lisa K. Fair McEvers
District Court Judge/Justice of the Supreme Court
Minto, North Dakota
Lisa K. Fair McEvers is a native of Minto, North Dakota. She earned her B.B.A. degree in Information Management from the University of North Dakota in 1993. She earned her law degree from the University of North Dakota School of Law in 1997. She served as a law clerk to the North Dakota Supreme Court during the 1997-1998 term. She was in private legal practice from 1998-2001 and became a Cass County Assistant State's Attorney in 2001. She was appointed North Dakota Commissioner of Labor by Governor John Hoeven in 2005. She was appointed District Judge by Governor Hoeven in 2010 and elected to the position in 2012. Effective January 1, 2014, she was appointed by Governor Jack Dalrymple to the North Dakota Supreme Court. She was elected in 2016 and re-elected in 2018. She is married to James McEvers.