North Dakota Law

Updates from the University of North Dakota School of Law.

How ND is combatting an attorney shortage in rural areas: Liz Fordahl ’21 is quoted

Categories: Alumni, Public

How ND is combatting an attorney shortage in rural areas By Joel Crane Published: Feb. 9, 2022 at 6:59 PM CST BISMARCK, N.D. (KFYR) – There are about 1,700 licensed attorneys in North Dakota, but most of them practice in the state’s seven most populous counties. In response, the state is implanting a program to help […]

What to Do After a Car Accident: Professor Paul Traynor offers expert advice to WalletHub

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Paul E. Traynor Assistant Professor of Law, School of Law, University of North Dakota Should a driver always report an accident to their insurance company, regardless of the scale? No. If the property damage is minimal and below a collision deductible there is no reason to report every incident to your insurance company, however, always […]

Katherine Raymond ’18 Featured in MN Women Lawyers’ 50 Years, 50 Voices

Categories: Alumni

Minnesota Women Lawyers 50 YEARS, 50 VOICES As MWL celebrates its 50th Anniversary, we are pleased to share the stories of 50 diverse women attorneys from across the profession and throughout the state during the coming year.  Our goal is to feature individual experiences and achievements; to highlight the tremendous advancement of women attorneys across […]

North Dakota attorney general’s death mourned by hundreds at Bismarck funeral

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Wayne Stenehjem’s unexpected death has captured the attention of the capital city in recent days. Friends and family eulogized him on Thursday as a figure whose long career in elected office, humor and physical stature loomed larger than life in North Dakota politics for years. The Grand Forks Herald By Adam Willis February 03, 2022 […]

North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem ’77 dies unexpectedly

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Stenehjem’s office said in a statement Friday night that the longtime attorney general died after his admission to the hospital that morning. The Grand Forks Herald By Adam Willis, Patrick Springer, Barry Amundson January 28, 2022 01:31 PM BISMARCK — North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem died Friday, Jan. 28, following his admission to a Bismarck hospital […]

Randal O. Carlson ’81 joins Foulston Siefkin LLP

Categories: Alumni

Overland Park, KAN. – Kansas City attorney Randal O. Carlson has joined Foulston Siefkin LLP’s transactional law practice group in the firm’s Overland Park office. Carlson will continue to advise clients in estate planning, trust and probate administration, real estate transactions, tax, and business law. For four decades, Carlson has worked extensively in estate and […]

Professor Kathryn Rand, co-director of the Institute for the Study of Tribal Gaming Law and Policy at UND is quoted

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Koi partnering with Chickasaw Nation on Shiloh casino proposed for Windsor area PHIL BARBER THE PRESS DEMOCRAT January 24, 2022 When the Koi Nation, an economically disadvantaged local Pomo band with approximately 90 members, announced last September that it had purchased land for a major casino project in an unincorporated area near Windsor, many wondered from where […]

Alumna Rhonda Larson Elected to Chair the 2022/23 U.S. Wheat Associates Officer Team

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U.S. WHEAT ASSOCIATES ELECTS NEW OFFICER TEAM Jan. 17, 2022 Source: U.S. Wheat Associates news release Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) board of directors elected new officers for the organization’s 2022/23 (July to June) fiscal year at their meeting Jan. 14, 2022, in Washington, D.C. The board elected Clark Hamilton of Ririe, […]

Justice Daniel Crothers ’82 seeks final term

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North Dakota Supreme Court justice seeks final term JACK DURA Jan 17, 2022 North Dakota Supreme Court Justice Daniel Crothers will seek reelection for what he says would be a final term. Crothers, 65, told the Tribune that he is circulating petitions to be on the ballot. North Dakota’s judiciary is nonpartisan. Crothers said he has […]