North Dakota Law

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Judge Leslie Beiers ’83 has been elected to serve as chief judge of Minnesota’s 6th Judicial District

Categories: Alumni, Public

District Court in Northeastern Minnesota selects new leader Judge Leslie Beiers will elevate to chief judge July 1. Beiers, based in Duluth, will be backed by a new assistant chief judge, Hibbing’s Rachel Sullivan. Duluth News Tribune By Staff reports June 01, 2022 03:37 PM DULUTH — Judge Leslie Beiers has been elected to serve as […]

South Central District Judge John Grinsteiner ’98, announces retirement

Categories: Alumni

Bismarck Tribune:  Bismarck native John Grinsteiner’s last day on the bench is Aug. 20. He notified North Dakota Supreme Court Chief Justice Jon Jensen and South Central District Presiding Judge Bruce Romanick in a June 21 letter. “After 18 years of wearing a judicial robe, first as a judicial referee/magistrate and then as a district […]

Burgum appoints Kari Agotness, ’06, to judgeship in Northeast Judicial District

Categories: Alumni

North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum has appointed Ramsey County State’s Attorney Kari Agotness of Devils Lake to a judgeship in the Northeast Judicial District, effective Feb. 1. Agotness was appointed Ramsey County State’s Attorney in 2017 and elected to the position in 2018, overseeing criminal prosecutions, juvenile court, child support enforcement and civil actions, among […]