North Dakota Law

Updates from the University of North Dakota School of Law.

Lommen Abdo Welcomes Joseph A. Wetch, Jr. ’01

Joseph Wetch ’01 joins Lommen Abdo, Minneapolis

Joseph Wetch joined Lommen Abdo on February 1, 2023.  Providing legal leadership to his clients, Joseph has focused on litigation in multiple areas including injury, commercial, construction law, contract disputes, and oil, gas and mineral cases.  Joseph hosts a weekly podcast called Midwest Law Talk With Joseph Wetch which covers current issues in law including IP, technology, energy, and judicial perspectives.  He served as president of the State Bar Association of North Dakota from 2015 to 2016, on the Board of Governors of the State Bar Association from 2011 to 2017 and on the Ethics Committee where governance of the state bar was involved.  He obtained his J.D. from the University of North Dakota School of Law in 2001and received a B.A. from the University of North Dakota in 1998.

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