North Dakota Law

Updates from the University of North Dakota School of Law.

Ann Marcotte ’00 enters MN District 7 senate race

Categories: Alumni, Public

Aitkin County commissioner to seek seat in Minnesota Legislature By Duluth News Tribune March 15, 2022 07:23 PM DULUTH — Aitkin County Commissioner Ann Marcotte announced Tuesday she is seeking the GOP nomination for Minnesota State Senate, District 7, a newly formed senate district. Besides serving as a county commissioner since 2010, Marcotte represents the county […]

Brooke Bergeron ’23, receives Brink Lawyers UND School of Law Scholarship

Categories: Students

Bergeron named spring law scholarship winner Brink Lawyers PA recently announced that Brooke Bergeron of Crookston is the winner of the Spring 2022 Brink Lawyers University of North Dakota Law Scholarship. Bergeron is a second-year law student at the UND School of Law and currently serves as President of the Rural Practice Association, Treasurer of […]

Trent Barkus ’18 announces run for West Fargo judgeship

Categories: Alumni, Public

Barkus announces run for West Fargo judgeship Municipal Judge Michelle Donarski recently announced she would not seek re-election when her term ends in June. By West Fargo Pioneer staff reports March 08, 2022 06:55 AM WEST FARGO — U.S. Navy Reservist and attorney, Trent Barkus announced his candidacy for West Fargo Municipal Judge. West Fargo Municipal […]

UND School of Law Alum, Brent Thompson, Named Executive Director of Legal Aid Service of Broward County

Categories: Alumni

Legal Aid Service of Broward County Names Brent Thompson as Executive Director and Promotes Debra Koprowski and Carol A. O’Callaghan to Deputy Executive Directors NEWS PROVIDED BY Legal Aid Service of Broward County  Feb 28, 2022, 15:45 ET PLANTATION, Fla., Feb. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Board of Directors of Legal Aid Service of Broward County, Inc., (LAS) serving both Broward and Collier counties, is […]

Inside Climate News: Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation Chairman Mark Fox ’93 is quoted

Categories: Alumni

How One Native American Tribe is Battling for Control Over Flaring The Fort Berthold Indian Reservation walks a tightrope for economic development, allowing flaring from oil and gas development even though it’s harmful to the environment and climate. By Isaac Stone Simonelli, Maya Leachman and Andrew Onodera February 26, 2022 Gaslit: Third in a four-part series by […]

Melissa Nilsson ’00 Named to Twin Cities Business 2022 Notable Women in Law

Categories: Alumni

Melissa Nilsson ’00 Named to Twin Cities Business 2022 Notable Women in Law Twin Cities Business 29 Notable Women in Law are exemplary professionals who handle complex transactions and use their expertise to guide a variety of clients through obstacles. They also are instrumental in serving as mentors, doing pro bono work that addresses social […]

Wayne Solberg ’66 (1932-2022)

Categories: Alumni, Public

Longtime Fargo City Attorney Wayne Solberg dies Solberg served as city attorney for Fargo from 1968 to 1994. FARGO — Longtime lawyer and Fargo City Attorney Wayne O. Solberg died Monday, Feb. 21. He was 89. Solberg grew up in North Dakota and graduated from North Dakota State University before moving on to graduate from […]

Alumna Jana Aune Deach Re-elected to Moss & Barnett Board of Directors

Categories: Alumni

Moss & Barnett is pleased to announce that John P. Boyle and Jana Aune Deach were elected to three-year terms as members of the firm’s Board of Directors effective January 1, 2022. John P. Boyle is a member of the firm’s litigation, employment law, and financial services teams. His practice focuses primarily on the areas of litigation and trial work, particularly commercial dispute resolution, complex […]