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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 […]

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 […]

UND School of Law mentioned in ABA Journal

Categories: Alumni, Public, Students

Despite the COVID-19 crisis, some law school’s see increases in jobs for new graduates When the pandemic started, law schools feared 2020 would be a year like 2009—which was during the Great Recession and saw significantly fewer job opportunities for new graduates, along with many attorney layoffs. But those fears don’t seem to have come […]

Ballard Spahr’s George Singer, ’93, Named Fellow of American College of Bankruptcy

Categories: Alumni

George H. Singer, a Finance, Bankruptcy, Reorganization and Capital Recovery partner in the Minneapolis office of Ballard Spahr, has been named a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy. Mr. Singer practices in the areas of corporate and commercial law, including mergers and acquisitions, finance, financial restructuring, capital recovery, and bankruptcy. He advises firms with […]

Mark Spain real estate names Brett Huelsman, ’09, sales director for Nashville office

Categories: Alumni

Mark Spain Real Estate has hired Brett Huelsman as director of sales for its Nashville office. Huelsman has a long family background in real estate, as well as professional management experience in forming, growing and leading sales teams. Originally from North Dakota, Huelsman is a graduate of the University of North Dakota with a degree in […]

Professor Christensen publishes article in University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law

Categories: Faculty

UND School of Law Professor Grant Christensen recently published an article titled Indigenous Perspectives on Corporate Governance in the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law. Article Abstract  – The foundation of the modern corporation is built upon the separation of labor and capital. These entities were anathema to most Indigenous peoples when the Virginia Company was […]

Professor Grijalva to publish in Harvard Environmental Law Review

Categories: Faculty

Professor James M. Grijalva has recently had an article accepted by the Harvard Environmental Law Review for publication in the winter of 2020-21. The article, Ending the Interminable Gap in Indian Country Water Quality Protection, examines the 30-year history of the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s water quality programs in Indian country and identifies a […]

Professor Sickler’s forthcoming article, Bankruptcy’s Adjunct Regulator featured on Duke’s FinReg blog

Categories: Faculty

Original Post on Duke’s FinReg Blog, December 9, 2019 Courtesy of Alexandra Sickler and Kara Bruce Bankruptcy and consumer finance laws operate in independent silos. Many consumer advocates view bankruptcy as a remote and specialized field, while bankruptcy proponents tend to view bankruptcy as a complete and exhaustive system. Our forthcoming paper, Bankruptcy’s Adjunct Regulator (Florida Law Review), bridges these […]

President Trump nominates Devils Lake attorney for ND federal judgeship

Categories: Alumni

President Donald Trump has nominated Devils Lake attorney Daniel Traynor to succeed federal Judge Daniel Hovland. Traynor is a shareholder in the Traynor Law Firm in Devils Lake, where he practices insurance defense, personal injury, business litigation and American Indian law. He also has served on North Dakota’s State Board of Higher Education since 2018. He […]