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Terry Effertz ’18 joins Olson Effertz Lobbying & Consulting

Categories: Alumni

Olson Effertz Adds Principal Consultant Published June 18, 2022 12:02 AM The Olson Effertz Lobbying & Consulting firm announces the addition of Terry Effertz as a Principal Consultant. In her new role, Terry will provide lobbying consulting and legal analysis services, as well as supporting the Olson Effertz Executive Search team. “We are happy to welcome […]

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 […]

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 […]

Aaron Birst ’01 named next executive director for the North Dakota Association of Counties

Categories: Alumni, Public

UND School of Law alumnus, Aaron Birst, named next executive director for the North Dakota Association of Counties The Jamestown Sun January 04, 2022 04:09 PM The North Dakota Association of Counties Board of Directors (NDACo) has selected Aaron Birst to serve as the next NDACo executive director. Birst will begin the role in May. […]

Mags Gutierrez ’15 is a third-year medical student learning rural medicine

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Third-year medical students learning rural medicine Bothwell welcomed third-year medical students Madison Bulger, Magdaleno (Mags) Gutierrez and Brittney Marshall as the first Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship (LINC) students this summer. The three are in the University of Missouri School of Medicine Rural Track Pipeline Program and will be at Bothwell for clinical training for one year. […]

ND Attorney General, Wayne Stenehjem ’77 announces retirement

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Longtime North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem announces retirement Wayne Stenehjem announced Friday, Dec. 17, that he will not seek reelection next year to the office he has held since 2001. Grand Forks Herald By Jeremy Turley December 17, 2021 11:31 AM BISMARCK — The longest-serving attorney general in North Dakota history will retire at the […]

Brady Pelton ’17 Named North Dakota Petroleum Council Vice President

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BISMARCK — The North Dakota Petroleum Council (NDPC) has named Brady Pelton as its new Vice President and General Counsel. The Vice President position was previously held by Kari Cutting, who retired from the organization in June 2021.  Pelton has worked as the organization’s General Counsel and Director of Government Affairs since September 2017. In […]

Krista Thompson ’15 appointed a judicial referee and magistrate in the South Central Judicial District

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New magistrate named in South Central District BISMARCK TRIBUNE STAFF Sept 24, 2021 South Central Judicial District Presiding Judge Bruce Romanick has appointed Bismarck attorney Krista Thompson as a judicial referee and magistrate. Thompson replaces Lindsey Nieuwsma, whom Gov. Doug Burgum earlier this month appointed to fill a vacant judgeship in the district. Thompson is a University […]

Evan Nelson ’16 recognized as a 2021 Up & Coming Attorney by Minnesota Lawyer

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2021 Up & Coming Attorneys: Evan Nelson By: Frank Jossi September 18, 2021 In his legal work at Maslon LLP, Evan Nelson focuses on property rights cases, from homeowners seeking just compensation for the value of their land in eminent domain disputes to fights over family trusts.Nelson expands his expertise into many high-profile pro bono cases, including […]

Lu Jiang ’12 appointed commissioner on the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Commission for the city of Lynwood

Categories: Alumni

On August 9th, Lu Jiang was appointed by Mayor Nicola Smith, and by a unanimous vote from the city council, to commissioner on the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Commission for the city of Lynnwood, Washington. She will serve a three-year term effective immediately. According to the city’s website, the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commission is […]